Watch this video to learn how to make a simple mold and cast Smooth-Cast 300 liquid plastic and resin into it.
Drawing a person sitting down and other sittign positions can sometimes be really tricky. The next time you run into a problem, be sure to use this great video as a guide. In this video, black charcoal is used and three different sitting positions are gone over.
In this video, we learn how to make a ceramic slab plate. First, roll out the ceramic. After this, place the clay on butcher or newspaper and smooth it out with a plastic card. Repeat this on the other side. Next, use a paper template to help cut your design or use a circular object. Cut slits to help remove the surrounding clay. Use the excess clay to build support pieces then curve the edges of the plate up and place the support pieces underneath. Use a piece of leather to smooth the edges....
This video will be useful to a select group of people, who are still interested in developing film by hand using the Kodacraft film canisters. Practice loading Kodacraft film tanks with plastic film aprons. Use an exposed roll of film to do try this process in the light. Now, let's see if you can do it blindfolded, or in the dark room.
Watch this instructional fashion design videos to customize a pair of Nike Air Force One sneakers. Make sure to clean the shoe with nail polish remover, or acetone to remove the finish. Tape off the areas of the shoe you want to protect. Here is one example of how to paint your Air Force Ones and give them a customized look.
Got an old pair of Nikes or other sneakers lying around? Learn how to customize your shoes and paint your own designs and graphics on them. You'll need acetone to treat the sneakers and water-based acrylic paint.
Wilson Bickford teaches us how to paint believable rocks in this tutorial. To begin, you will first start with an easel and several paints. Wet your small paint brush with a mixture of brown and black and paint a rock shape on the paper. You will do this by drawing many lumps and bumps to make it look like a natural rock. Use white paint on the side of the rock to give it a light glare where the sun would naturally hit it. To finish the rock, paint on browns to it, to add a dirt color and mak...
Not many people use film cameras anymore, so it can be hard to find the materials to develop your own photos at home since most local camera stores are closing. But it's actually relatively easy to make homemade developer, and you can make it with a few relatively common ingredients.
Remember the young Parker who taught us how to make fun things like the ghost trap from Ghostbusters and the cheap severed leg effect? Well, he's definitely grown since then, and in his latest video he takes a more practical approach to DIY with a cheap and easy soft box for you home photography studio.
Transferring a image to silk for silk painting is easy. You can easily transfer any image or design with a few simple steps.
Using the DIY CD Platen and Nazdar 59000 Series Ink, you can print on CDs and DVDs with excellent registration and print quality. This is a simple demonstration on manually printing CDs with a 2 color design.
Learn how to draw from a professional artist! This drawing video tutorial will teach you how to draw a front view of a nude woman. This drawing demonstration will help you in the art of sketching and drawing naked women for your art projects. This is the Reilly technique for a front nude pose.
Learn how to draw from a professional artist! This drawing video tutorial will teach you how to draw a back view of a nude woman. This drawing demonstration will help you in the art of sketching and drawing naked women for your art projects. This is the Reilly technique for a back nude pose.
Learn about using the Dremel™ tool for engraving glass. A Dremel tool can be used for creating decorative effects.
In this series you will first learn how to break down a character or idea when drawing into shapes. Then learn how to draw your character in a front view, clean it up, then draw an accurate side view. These front and side views are then used on image planes in a 3D modeling software to actually create a 3D character.
Tips for the beginner borosilicate glass artist. This video demonstrates cold and hot seals, pulling curves, and more.
Improve your drawing from memory and your ability to sketch sexy female figures by mastering a few techniques to drawing hourglass hips. This easy tutorial shows you how to really master the technique of drawing sexy, feminine and curvy hips.
This video discusses how to emboss using acrylic paints, like faux plastic.
Learn how to draw from a professional artist! This drawing video tutorial will teach you how to draw a reclining view of a nude woman. This drawing demonstration will help you in the art of sketching and drawing naked women for your art projects. This is the Reilly technique for a reclining nude pose.
In this video, we learn how to pain orchid flowers with watercolor paints. Start out by using a light lilac color on the petals. Use a thin brush to push the colors around on the picture so you have slight shading around the different petals. Use a darker purple color in the middle of the flower. Then, use a yellow color in the very middle. Add in a green leaf and stem on the bottom of the flower. Use a paper towel to smudge any excess moisture or water off of the flower to make it more prist...
Designing panties and lingerie takes a talented fashion designer who knows sexy, comfort and materials well. Learn to design panties and lingerie bottoms from a designer in this free fashion design video series.
In this how to video, you will learn how to draw a full moon. First, draw a large circle. Now fill the circle in with an orange color. Add shading with a darker shade of orange to create texture. Next, fill in the back of the moon with a black color. Make sure no white is showing. Next, a silhouette in front of the moon will be created. This is done by creating tree shapes in the bottom half of the moon in a black color. Fill in the outlines with black. Once this is done, your full moon image...
Learn how to design flip-flops to wear this summer with Gianny L! This instructional fashion design video demonstrates how to turn an old pair flip-flops into a hip pair of sandals, using some denim scraps. It's affordable summer fashion and easy to put together.
When Halloween comes around it's easy to give in to the rampant orange and black decor paraded at every drugstore and mass retailer. But if you truly want a unique decoration for the spooky holiday, consider watching this tutorial to learn how to make a glow-in-the-dark portrait.
You may love your old electric kiln like a child, but it's time to get in touch with the times and update that sucker! Watch this ceramics tutorial by potter Simon Leach to learn how to turn your old electric kiln into a snazzy new propane gas kiln.
When painting the foliage make sure that you use a dry brush technique and that you use this to break up the harsh rock formations that you have created by simply pressing the brush down against the rock formation. Make sure that you don't segregate the areas in the painting. Make sure that you blend the areas together to make the picture complete. You want to take the warm, more contrasting areas and use them to break up the harsher style of the rest of the picture. You want to layer the col...
Sessions Online School of Fine Arts brings you this tutorial video on painting. Search WonderHowTo for Sessions Online School of Fine Arts for more art tutorials. This video art lesson demonstrates how to do an underpainting for portrait painting.
In this video you get to watch a talented mache artist make a fishwichwich from paper mache. It is fast paste but you get the idea of how he does it. Starting with the paper mache materials, the paste and paper, he makes the body and head in several pieces. He pastes these together and uses some sort of stick to make its spikes. He covers the spikes with mache so they have a more realistic look and starts to smooth out the features of the fish. Once the body is done, he's got the teeth and so...
In this video, we learn how to draw a waterfall landscape by hand. Start out by drawing the outline for the drawing with a light pencil. From here, you will start to fill in the different areas with the shading where you would like it. After this, bring in your browns to the rocks and then bring in your greens and oranges. Once you have added the blues and whites, then complete the outline of all the different images. When finishes, you can add in the final details for the drawing. This will ...
In this video, we learn how to draw an eye step by step. First, draw the curve of the eye on the top and on the bottom. Then, draw in the pupil of the eye and the inner corner of the eye. Use a light touch with the pencil to make the circle in the middle of the eye. Then, draw around it with a bolder line. After this, draw the crease above the eye, then draw shading to show where the crease line is. Next, fill in the pupil and add in a circle to make the eye appear glossy or that light is hit...
Sasukeisahotie shows you how to draw an Emo Chibi. Start by drawing a prominently spiky, asymmetrical, "emo" haircut, wider than tall. Then draw a line making the outline of the face from the right bottom of the haircut, to the left clump of hair, again this should be wide. Draw one eye on the face (where the other eye is, it should be hidden underneath hair). Draw in the shirt/jacket/top half of the character underneath the head, but make this smaller than the head. Decorate the shirt with s...
This is a video in which drawing artist Wayne Tully demonstrates an easy and simple method of drawing a dragon's wing. Wayne points out that the dragon's wing is identical in shape to a bat's wing and advises the viewer to study some pictures of bat's wings. This helps one get a good idea about what a dragon's wing should look like. Shading the inside parts of bone structure of the wing improves the quality of the drawing and gives it a realistic feel.
Watch this instructional lampworking video to use a holey marver for making strings of glass beads using a lampwork torch and an electric mandel spinner. A marver is a tool used in glassblowing. It generally is made of a polished steel surface and is used to shape molten glass. A warm piece of glass is rolled on the marver, for two reasons: controlling temperature and adjusting shape. Because the glass comes in direct contact with the steel, it must be kept very clean. A holey is usually rubb...
If you have ever screen printed, you most likely have been asked to print CDs. Here is a simple way to create a CD platen for under $15. This type of printing generally requires a vacuum frame, but not if you use the DIY CD Platen. It holds the CD in place extremely well and can be used to print more than one color. Print one color and let it dry completely before printing additional colors.
A beauty dish is a device that redistributes the flash on your camera to make the lighting more flattering in portraits. It's called a "beauty dish" because it's used most commonly in fashion and beauty photography.
This is silk screen production, the cheap and easy DIY way! In order to make this easy silkscreen for making cool T-shirt logos and designs, you'll need some acrylic paint, paintbrushes, cheap net curtain (patterned or plain), vinyl sign sheets, blackboard (or cork board), and some fabric paints to paint with. Also, you'll need a CraftROBO precision cutter. Soon, you'll have your very own screen-printed tee shirt, thanks to your very own homemade silkscreen.
Today you can be just like Kim Kardashian and take an awesome booty selfie. Taking a booty selfie is So Easy a Guy Can Do It!
This how-to video series is a step-by-step guide to molding fiberglass. These videos give a simple introduction to fiberglass mold construction, explained using a model aircraft cowling but the same technique applies to any fiberglass sculpture. The entire process is detailed from plug, to mold, to finished fiberglass part. Follow along with the eight steps: develop the plug, construct the parting board, lay up the mold, release the mold from the plug, prepare the mold for fabrication, lay up...
Watch this video to learn how to make a mold of a face using Body Double Silicone Rubber. This is a great technique for making masks or sculptures! Watch as he casts a finished lightweight casting.
Check out this video for a primer on Sumi-e painting. This video show you how to prepare your ink, table and brush to begin painting.