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Learn how you can draw an "imaginary box" and then replace the box with 3-D everyday objects. You can learn to do just that by watching this video. There are hundreds and hundreds of objects that you will be able to draw after learning how to draw this imaginary box and build off of it. You can draw a floor lamp, a refrigerator, a house and so much more just by using this neat artist' tip. The lines of the box help you to center your picture and make it look more realistic and the shading is ...
Learn how to sketch a dragon-like fantasy creature design. This step by step video tutorial lesson covers concept design sketching and drawing perfect for comics cartoon illustration, manga, and anime.
Today Leah shows us how-to turn a tee into a simple shrug to wear over all your new halters while in a chilly restaurant.
In this video, we learn how to draw a basic eagle. Start off with the outline of the eagle with a light pencil. After this, use a bold paintbrush to fill in the outline of the bird and then use marks to make the wings show the feathers better. Next, draw in the facial features and the beak, as well as the tiny feet on the bottom of the body. Next, color in the bird to be brown and then color the sky white with blue to show it's cloudy. When finished, save this and enjoy your basic eagle drawing!
Out of time and/or money to put together a costume for Halloween? Don't give up! You can make a variety of interesting and creepy Halloween costumes just by raiding your closet. Here are a couple good ideas for simple but effective costumes.
If you have any mexican blood in you, you may already know what a cholita is defined as. If you don't know the urban dictionary defines a cholita as, "pretty much a tough girl.Usually a female version of a vato. They draw their eyebrows on and wear chuck taylors and carry a glock." There you go! Now if you're interested in drawing a cholita, this video will show you how to draw one crazy looking cholita. So good luck and enjoy!
Dragons are one of the most fun, traditional, and challenging things an artist can draw. Fortunately, Drawing Now is here to help you get started with this tutorial on how to draw a cute, simple, Western-style dragon. Here are their step-by step instructions:
This video illustrate us how to draw a graffiti character. Here are the following steps:Step 1: First of all take a paper and start drawing a semi circle and then from this semi circle draw another semicircle bigger then the previous one.Step 2: Now draw two oval within the semicircle and one small square showing the face and the belly of the character.Step 3:Now draw two lines sideways to the character and draw a small circle on these lines showing a tree.Step 4: Now write free hand letters ...
Have a tee shirt that has lost all of its spunk? Instead of letting it linger in the closet for the rest of its life, bring it back to life with a makeover. A T-shirt doesn't just have to be a T-shirt! See how to turn a tee shirt into a sleeveless top in this video from GiannyL.
Draw scary cartoon witches for Halloween cards and birthday cards. You might be able to use a dry erase marker to trace the drawing steps directly off of the computer screen. Of course, you can only participate in this practice if you have a glass computer screen. Otherwise, use paper.
This lampworking tutorial shows how to make a little hot air balloon.
Simon Leach shows us how to quick trim bud vases.
Jorge Benlloch shows you in this series of videos how to sculpt a human figure. The instruction is step by step and easy to follow.
Precise drawing, as needed in fields like comic book art and architecture, forces you to really perfect your draftsmanship and get every last line and dot down to perfect scale. But art also requires a bit more looseness, especially if you're sketching at a museum or doing a figure drawing class without much time allotted to you.
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.
Watch this video to learn how to make a mold of a female torso using Body Double RTV silicone rubber. This is a great technique for sculptors!
Yay, you can now own the iconic Hermès bag for next to nothing! There's one catch—it's made of paper. Hermès is currently offering several free downloadable templates for the "Kelly Paper Bag" on the company's Facebook page. Not exactly usable in the traditional sense, but it still comes directly from the official Hermès design studio, and who doesn't love papercraft?
This video shows you how to make fabric dye using ingredients you can find in your kitchen. Perfect for an arts and crafts project or a handmade fashion statement!
How do you make a plastic bottle sit on top of a Rubik's Cube without a Rubik's Cube? It may seem like a brain teaser, but it's more like something you would see in an Escher drawing. An optical illusion. A three-dimensional world trapped in a two-dimensional image, which is exactly what's going on in this Rubik's Cube illusion.
In this tutorial, we learn how to make a paper mache baby elephant. To begin, you will need a pattern, which you can find at Ultimate Paper Mache. There is a grid on the pattern that you can use to expand onto a large piece of particle board. This will give you the entire body for the elephant. After you cut the elephant out of the board, glue and nail it together with spacers in between the body parts. After this, crumple up newspaper and then tape and squish it onto the wood until the muscl...
So, we know how to make boobs emerge with oh-so-handy Photoshop. However, not quite as satisfying as this new piece of fashion-tech. Daan Roosegaarde, V2 Lab, and Maartje Dijkstra have designed a dress that goes from opaque to clear, controlled by a "magic ball".
In this Ovation TV original special, acclaimed photographer Gregory Crewdson shares with us his insight into his photographic techniques. Like a film, he uses a lot of production, a lot of lighting, a lot of set design. He is an American photographer best known for elaborately staged, surreal scenes of American homes and neighborhoods. Learn how to take pictures like this master artist.
This video drawing tutorial demonstrates an original fanart of Defective Reaper (meaning not "eyeballed", "copied" ,"pose-jacked", or "traced" from another existing source). For devotees of anime or hentai style, or those looking to get inspired by the Japanese manga type technique, this video will offer some inspiration. Check out this video drawing tutorial and learn how to sketch a hentai style Defective Reaper from Soul Chasers.
Watch this fine art video tutorial to learn how to draw the differences between male and female faces. Make sure to pause the video after each step and look at the screen every few seconds while you are drawing.
Once you've learned to draw sculptural forms in perspective you will naturally want to begin placing several objects within a common space. You would like to draw a background. The trouble is, when drawing in perspective, there is no flat background. It helps to map out the space using halfway points to make note of significant objects. Watch this four part instructional video to draw several objects against a single background.
If you consider yourself a "laser" man, then you probably know all about front-surface mirrors. But do you know how to make an FS mirror? This video from AP Digital light will show you how to make cheap first surface mirrors.
Remember KODACHROME? That color reversal film from Kodak? The film that was the inspiration for Paul Simon? The only brand of film to have a state park named after it?
Love taking photos with your smartphone, but don't have a zoom? This tutorial by Unitips will show you how to DIY one with a few simple parts. All you'll need is 1/4" bolts, washers, and wingnuts (two each), some sheet metal, and a pair of binoculars.
Do you believe you can fly? Or at least, believe that you can take pictures where it looks like you or other people are flying? Or at least jumping really high? This video will show you how to take pictures of flying, floating, levitating, or high-jumping people using a digital camera, tripod, stool, and photo editing software like Photoshop or GIMP. Either way, the effect is surprisingly easy to create and can help you make some really amazing photos.
Simon Leach is an online pottery instruction legend, and in this three-part video, he instructs us in a procedure somewhat outside his normal area of expertise by creating a homemade plaster bat, which is basically a flat plaster block used for drying wet clay. For the hardcore at-home ceramics whiz this could be a very fun and rewarding project. Just make sure you are comfortable working with both plaster and clay!
The woman in the video want to show how to tie a toga for men and woman. Everything you need for both types of toga is a bed sheet, folded in half. First, men toga. You wrap the sheet around once and then roll it over your shoulder. For the woman toga, take the sheet, wrap is around you, and than roll it over your shoulder. You can even have clothes under it, because the most part of them won't be able to be seen. You can also put a crown on your head, made from leaves. Enjoy your toga!
This video will show you how you can take UV (ultraviolet) pictures with any basic camera. In a few easy steps, you too can be seeing the world in a whole new way.
You may have already heard of Zazzle, an online service that allows you to print on a variety of goods (tees, mugs, posters, etc.). You can design-it-yourself, or choose from Zazzle's library of available designs.
Polymer clay is an exciting arts & crafts medium. Actually, "clay" is a misnomer; it contains no true clay, but rather consists of tiny particles of polyvinyl chloride (PVC) combined with plasticizer, which is what makes it malleable like clay.
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.
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.
Toga parties are an essential part of the college experience! Don't get stuck at your next toga party with a sheet that keeps falling off, check out this video and learn how to tie your outfit properly.
This video tutorial is a quick run-through on the process used to make a plaster mold from a skull, and then a couple casts from it.
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.