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How To: Make a ceramic slab plate

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....

How To: Draw a BMAC graffiti tag in pencil and pen with Wizard

Drawing graffiti tags is an art form like any other, full of history, conventions, and styles that have to be learned before an aspring tagger can have their work taken seriously. Copying the videos of established graffiti artist Wizard is a great way for all the taggers out there looking to improve their skills to do just that. This particular video features Wizard demonstrating his creation of a custom script design of the name BMAC. He uses a light pencil underdrawing followed by Sharpie p...

How To: Draw horror anime

This video is about drawing a horror anime.The materials required for this are a large sheet of paper,a pencil and an eraser.To create the anime, you need to fist draw the skeleton, then do the eyes followed by the eye brows. You should add more details to the face as this would help in creating the nose.Switch over to the mouth,then the ears and the hair.After you are finished with the head,erase the inner circle and start drawing the neck.Then you have to draw the shoulders and the collar b...

How To: Write the letter P in calligraphy copperplate

This video demonstrates how to write the letter P in calligraphy copperplate. The technique that is illustrated in this video show you the proper way draw the letter P effectively and beautifully. The video first shows you how to draw the capitalized letter P. The first step is to create a slightly S-curved stroke downward from the top margin to the bottom-middle margin--thickness in the middle. You end the line with a curled tail. To complete the letter you then have to draw a looping, curle...

How To: Use Bitumen and glue to add texture to paint

This instructional painting video demonstrates how to create texture and layers to a mixed media painting using Bitumen and glue. You will also need acrylic paint, contact glue, a spray paint, rust protector, and some type of thinner. Experiment with these materials to generate unique texture to a collage or painting.

How To: Convert images to spot colors using Photoshop

In screen printing, Photoshop can be a powerful tool. If you have a jpg, tif, eps, or other type of file in which you can't alter, printing from Photoshop will give you too many separations. Here is a way to take a simple design in Photoshop and convert it to spot colors in order to print solid colors instead of mixing inks.

News: Edible (and Itchy) Icelandic Landscapes

Inspired by the vast and exotic geography of Iceland, Canadian-Hungarian artist Eszter Burghardt uses food and wool to reconstruct her memory of the landscape. The series, "Edible Vistas and Wooly Sagas", is molded from "poppy seeds, coco powder, coffee, milk, and chocolate cake crumbs" and Icelandic wool—there are endless herds of native sheep wandering the countryside. She then captured the dioramas with a macro lens.

How To: Draw a graffiti alphabet

In this tutorial, we learn how to draw a graffiti alphabet. If you aren't familiar with drawing graffiti, this is a very personal type of drawing that you can do anyway you would like. Make the letters close together, but give them wide arches so they look bold. When you write out the alphabet, you will color the space between them black, and then shade the inside of them. It may be hard to see exactly what the letters are, but that is the fun with graffiti. Make it completely unique to you a...

How To: Draw Naruto Fuuton Rasen-Shuriken

In this video, we learn how to draw Naruto Fuuton Rasen-Shuriken. To start, you will first draw the outline with a light pencil. Then draw it darker over the outline with more details to make the final outline. From here, start to add details into the middle and then draw on the entire body. From here, draw on the clothes and make sure to put the lines on to show the folds and creases of them. Draw on the details of the face and finish off cleaning up any lines that aren't needed. Shade in wh...

How To: Draw manga shoes

In this tutorial, we learn how to draw manga shoes. First, you want to sketch the basic shape of the foot. On top of this, you will draw a rough shoe shape with a different colored pencil. Next, draw in the details of where the laces are going to go, and where the lip of the shoe will be. Also draw in the soles and any other details you feel you need. Switch over to a black pencil to draw in darker details and add in shading throughout the drawing. When you are done, sign your name by your dr...

How To: Make a cat-ear fleece hat

In this tutorial, we learn how to make a cat-ear fleece hat. First, take fleece and combine two edges together to make two cat ears. Sew these together and then turn them inside out so you have the ears you like. Next, take a piece of fleece and sew it together so it becomes a hat. Turn it inside out so you can't see the marks on it. When you are finished, you will have a cute fleece hate perfect for anyone in the winter! You can jazz this up by using any type of material you would like and p...

How To: Write in lowercase calligraphy letters

In this tutorial, we learn how to write in lowercase calligraphy letters. To begin, you will write in lower case letters just use a more find edge then you do when writing normally. The letters will all have a twist to the edge of them to make them look more fancy than normal. There are no straight lines, all the lines have a slight curve or curl at the end of them. Practice doing each letter on a piece of paper with a calligraphy pen or marker. The letters will look very similar to the usual...

How To: Throw a wavy edged pottery bowl

This video illustrates the method of throwing a wavy edged pottery bowl. This process comprises of the following stepsStep 1This process needs clay, pottery wheel and water in a bowl.Step 2Place the clay on the moving wheel.Step 3Now give the clay a desired shape with the help of your hands.Step 4keep wetting your hands at desired intervals and insert your fingers inside the clay so that it gives you the shape of a bowl.Step 5When your desired shape and size is ready take the clay bowl out of...

How To: Draw Goku in MS Paint

The video demonstrates how to draw Goku in MS Paint. The whole picture is drawn using the curved lines. First the jaw part of the face is drawn and then the back ground of the face. After this the hair is drawn, it is drawn like many big leaves which are separated with vein in the center. The ear is drawn after that, which is seen in between the hair. The nose, eyes and the brows are completed next. A pointed nose is drawn. The picture is completed by drawing neck and the gown. Goku's back si...

How To: Draw Sonic from Sonic the Hedgehog

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to draw Sonic from the Sonic the Hedgehog. Begin by drawing a circle for the head and 2 triangles for the ears. Then draw the lines for the spikes and a small oval for the stomach. Now draw the hands, legs and feet. Draw the eyes. Now draw the tail and outline the image. Add the details and delete the guidelines. Start adding color to the image. Add some darker colors around to create shading. This video will benefit those viewers who enjoy drawing on...

How To: Draw cartoon character Dale from Chip & Dale's

This video shows us how to draw a Dale character. First you draw a ball about the size of an orange. Insert construction lines in the shape of a cross. Starting with the small middle area, draw the mask outline and add the ears at the top. Draw in the nose under the middle line. Draw the cheeks outside the construction line on both sides. Add smile lines on each side and draw a curve between them for the mouth. Extend the lower part of the mouth outside the construction line. Insert teeth and...

How To: Easily draw flowers step by step

This video demonstrates the process of drawing flowers. The camera is over the artists shoulder shooting down at a sketch pad the artist is drawing flowers on. There is no audio or sound in this video so you must simply watch the artist draw. She is using a pencil and draw a larger flowering plant in great detail. The camera zooms out and we see that the artist is actually sketching the flower that is directly in front of her. When she is finished she zooms in on the actual flower and the mov...

How To: Walk like a male / female model on the catwalk

Are you interested in fashion? Let's try a catwalk. For guys, walk straight and the feet shouldn't cross while walking. For girls, walk with one foot in front of the other, look straight forward and shoulders should pull back. Walk with your hands on the hip or let loose. There must be attitude on both the boy as well as the girl which will create a niche. This will help in launching your fashion career as well as maintain your posture.

How To: Write punctuation marks in calligraphy copperplate

Have you ever tried to write in calligraphy copperplate?Let's start with the basics-punctuation marks. First we nee a book and a pen to write in calligraphy. The letter '&' looks similar but has a long tail. The question mark,exclamation mark and brackets look similar like in a normal font except all have the similar properties of calligraphy i.e., the variation in thickness. This will add a unique style in hand written documents as well as to add some charm in your letters.

How To: Make a silicone face with Gel-10 & Polyfoam

Attention aspiring horror movie makers! Have an interest in making fake heads to use as your gory extras? BITY Mold Supply has supplied the world with this great tutorial on how to cast a silicone head or face from Gel-10 and Polyfoam. In the later half of this video, BITY lends great tips on how to paint your finished silicone face for a realistic look.

How To: Make a fancy, beaded, princess tiara

In an hour, make your own fancy beaded princess tiara with some help from ThreadBanger. You'll need a skinny stiff headband, 24-gage floral wire, a wire cutter, plastic beads and a creative sense of spirit! With a few twists, ties, and beads, you'll have a new piece of head decor to crown yourself princess for the day.

How To: Make a duffel bag out of old umbrellas

ThreadBanger pays homage to the movie "Fame" by showing us how to make the perfect "80's-tastic" duffel bag out of old umbrellas. With this thrifty idea, you will need a few umbrellas (broken is fine), scissors, a square pattern, a sewing machine, a zipper, and anything handy that will work as a strap. Use your new custom duffel bag to carry all your leotards or dance shoes in, or make a statement on your way to the video store to rent "FAME!"