A guide designed to help the beginning DAZ Studio user install their content files for use with the 3D rendering program.
This video tutorial outlines how to transfer the video from your Sony Handycam to your computer, including prerequisite software and step-by-step instructions.
Have you ever wanted to create your own artistic images with the computer, but felt that the programs you were interested in were too difficult to learn? This tutorial helps beginners understand how they too can create 3D art as well as links where they can find the software.
This hub on "10 Steps to become a Great Animator" is a one stop-solution, filled with rich tips that if followed religiously is sure to make you a winner.
Ever wondered how to change the face of your 3D models? Or maybe you wanted to give them muscles or vampire fangs? Whatever the case, the thing you want is morphing, and I'm here to tell you how to do it.
What size is it? There's several ways to detect the dimensions of a graphic found on the web or your computer.
3D printers are becoming very popular, but many of us do not have 500$-1000$ to buy a 3D printer. Luckily, there are 3D printing services that will print your models for you and ship them to you.
Learn how to brighten images without blowing highlights, using free software! We create an overlay layer and a screen layer, to brighten an image in the gimp.
Glossy buttons are very popular these days and can be found anywhere, on the web, on your computer, in your phone. In this tutorial I will show you how to create a cool glossy button with play symbol.
Rivers are easy to draw realistically once you know this little secret technique. I'll show you how to taper that river line from mouth to source so it looks realistic.
A simple analogy helps explain of the differences between sRGB, AdobeRGB and ProPhotoRGB colour spaces and the processes used to encode, decode and convert between them including examples of a variety of images rendered in each colour space.
This hub is about graphic design including pre-press procedures, paper sizes, bleeds, margins and final trim sizes. There is important information about what your printer needs to be able to output the best quality product possible. It also includes step by step procedures on how to set up documents using Adobe Suite programs.
Creating a .GIF animation is fun and easy with GIMP. Simple instructions, photos, and a video await your imagination!
A dissertation on what the concept of Drawing Levels mean. There is a surprising lack of understanding when a "Level 3 drawing package" is the topic under discussion. This is a standard set of terms.
In this tutorial I'm going to demonstrate how to use the canvas element in HTML5 to draw colorful graphics for your website. The tutorial features two rich examples which are explained step by step.
If you share video online, you should learn how to use the free online video editor at YouTube.com. It is quick and easy to use with a variety of great features.
Voxels are great for their intuitive build-up and break-down interface, but they are a problem for speed and memory use. In this article, I describe a library that solves both problems.
Microsoft Word provides templates and tools that make designing an ad easy for even people with the least bit of design knowledge. Detailed instructions with design tips to make it easy for most.
Learn how to create an abstract background with curves in GIMP. Find step-by-step explanations in this easy to follow tutorial.
Editing video on a PC at home is actually pretty easy and the chances are you have all the hardware and software you need. Follow these 5 simple steps to master the basics of video editing with Windows Movie Maker for PC and to make your own movies and slide shows.
Infographics can generate three times more shares than other content forms, but what kind of infographic should you make for your content? Here are various types of infographics that will fit perfectly with your content.
Have you wanted to paint like Bob Ross and feel the joy of painting? Did the cost of supplies and paint put you off? However, you can get started painting like Bob Ross completely free using your computer.
Here's a tutorial for creating animated gifs from your videos, using VLC media player and Photoshop on Mac OSX.
Step-by-step instructions for converting a Microsoft PowerPoint slideshow into video, including adding sound.
If you’ve wanted to start painting like Bob Ross, to feel the joy of painting, and felt like you had no idea how to get there, then here is a list of tutorials that I found particularly helpful in my own journey. Best of all, you can start painting like Bob Ross for free and without the mess.
Is Photoshop a tad too expensive? Check out these Photoshop alternatives that can be just as powerful.
Learn how to make stop motion video and get the ideas you need to achieve great results with very little effort. All you need is an app and some imagination!
When creating a book or resume or even a greeting card, the font is a part of the creative choice. How do you choose which font to use for your resume? Do you go with the default or make a guess? Here are a few things to think about when making your choice.
Animotica is a free video editor for Windows 10 that is incredibly easy to use. This tutorial shows you how to use Animotica to make memorable home movies.
This tutorial is on how to make a square glossy button from scratch in GIMP 2.8 See my easy to follow tutorial with step-by-step instructions and images.
In this tutorial I will show you how to make a summer poster in Photoshop inspired by the 80s retro design.
Have you always wanted to create your own 3D models? Would you like to create beautiful CG art and stunning 3D animations? Do you need to create assets for your game and can't afford 3D Studio Max or Maya? This tutorial will get your foot in the door with Blender, a fabulous, free 3D modeling and animation package.
If you want to remove a green background from your footage, you need chroma key software. In this post, you'll find 3 tools that are capable of this task and available at zero cost.
A quick and simple way to pull out specific colors in the photograph while keeping the rest of the photo black and white. Using all versions of Adobe Photoshop including Adobe Photoshop Elements, photographers can easily create beautiful images but highlighting specific colors.
Tired of seeing all those pretty graphics? Want to drop a thick veil of nighttime darkness on your scene? Let's see how it's done.
This post covers batch or "array" editing of shapes in Photoshop. Learn how to use Photoshop to edit and duplicate many shapes at once.
In this article we look at inserting images with transparent backgrounds into our Sony Vegas Movie Studio clips.
Create a glossy black metal effect for text and images in Adobe Photoshop. You can use the beautiful technique for a number of other projects in the future.
This article is for beginners learning Adobe Photoshop software. It covers the tool bar and how to best use the tools to make your work flow more efficient. By understanding what the basics are, you will be able to more easily learn more advanced features.
It's an effect we've all seen: a black and white photo with one part in full color. This tutorial will show you how to create this striking effect yourself using Adobe Photoshop.
You can do much more than just drawing text in HTML5! In this tutorial I'll show various effects to make some fancy texts, including shadows, gradients and rotation.
Cartoons are famous for their vibrant colors, lovable personalities, and humorous acts. Who in the world don’t know Bugs Bunny or Mickey Mouse? Their fans worldwide are not only limited to kids since most adults find them very entertaining as...
This is the easiest and clearest beginner tutorial of Paintnet on the web. Paintnet is a free image editor that enables you to update photos and change artwork. It does most things that an expensive software brand like Photoshop can do,
Stop motion animation and time-lapse video can create phenomenal eye-candy for the viewer. Learn how to make your own using Apple's QuickTime Pro.
Unity developer skills are in demand and getting certified can help demonstrate your knowledge and dedication to employers and peers in your field. This article will explain the basics of Unity, Unity 3D Artist certification, and what you can do to be well prepared for the certification exam.
Knowing how to use 3D rendering programs is one thing, but creating art with them is another. While there are no specific steps to creating art, there are some tips I can offer to help you to make your renders come alive.
This article guides users on the choice of the best photo editing software by letting them know the strengths and loopholes of each type of software.
This is a step-by-step tutorial on how to add water reflection to a photograph using GIMP, which will add extra interestingness to your images.
This easy to follow tutorial shows a step by step method to make a diamond from scratch supported by lots of images so one can design jewelry or suchlike.
Do you need to make digital copies of multiple paper prints? A lot of software can make this process much easier. Read on to find out which application suits you best.
MATs are like skin for 3D models and objects. Usually when you download these 3D objects they come with some default MATs, but with this tutorial you can create your own textures, transparencies and bump maps to customize the heck out of your 3D experience.
Buying new props can be expensive and there is no guarantee that the prop you buy is going to match up to the artistic vision in your head. This Guide teaches you a cheap creative alternative.
Google SketchUp Make is a simple to use, free, intuitive software application for creating basic 3D models. This 5 minute tutorial shows you how to create a simple 3D object
Even a seasoned graphics designer might have trouble with some of the classifications of fonts. Here are a few tips to make solving your font issues a little bit easier.
Create professional business documents, newsletters, e-books, and more, even if you don't have any graphic design experience.
In this article, I’ll show you how to use Publisher 2007 for graphic design (but not book layouts) and crafting (later versions of Publisher work the same way). If you’re using graphics in a certain way (for example, programming them into sewing machines), then other software will suit you better.
Photo composites as an artistic expression have come a long way. I have learned a lot over the last decade and I share some of my journey here.
This tutorial will show you how to batch process images and automatically save them with an image of your choice placed on top!
There are about a million different ways to use fonts and to manipulate them so they look fantastic. Here are just a few of them.
An easy technique in Adobe Photoshop to overlay text on a photo of your choice. This tutorial shows you how to use the eye dropper tool and change the opacity of the text.
So all the footage is shot, but now what? Video editing can seem easy, but is actually one of the most challenging parts of making a movie. Considering this, here are 4 ways to tighten up your cuts.
If you look at Pinterest you'll notice many pictures have text inserted into them. This article will show you how to add text to pictures using Microsoft Word 2007. The process is very simple and can produce some great results.
This hub will give you the foundation for face swapping images using a variety of tools and techniques to achieve our goal.
You can create tutorials, presentations, and software demonstrations in a snap using Camtasia Studio. This nifty video editing software is made by TechSmith, who also make Snagit. Learn more.
This tutorial basically revolves around the complete procedure involved in creating a necklace and earrings in Corel from the beginning. Here you will make the necklace by using tools such as shape, bezier, interactive blend, fill, and some other features.
You probably don’t want to spend a fortune on making your first video tutorial. And guess what? You don’t have to! All the software you may need can be found for free.
Any photo can be turned into a stunning piece of art by using selective colorization. Use the free GIMP photo editing software to create a black and white photo with a splash of color!
Green is perhaps the most tranquil, the most passive, and the easiest on the eye of the three primary colours of light. In this article, I look at shades of green in the RGB colour production system
A basic tutorial on how to place your face in a photo! These simple steps will make you look like a pro.
Once you create a basic video in Camtasia, it’s time to add bells and whistles! Modify Zoom and Pan Properties, change the mouse pointer, and add transitions, highlights, and captions. Learn more.
Masking in Photoshop (or other graphics programs that use layers) is a powerful technique that's easy to learn and powerful to use! Here's how.
This is a super simple, easy to follow tutorial on creating a glowing colorful text effect for headings and images in Adobe Photoshop. Follow along step by step to create this for yourself.
In this article we look at creating text boxes for your Sony Vegas Movie Studio and Platinum projects. It's not as straightforward as you'd think.
Deep-etching is a graphic design term used to describe the process of removing a specific section of a photograph or image from its background so that it stands alone. This means that you can use just that part in a different way or on a different...
Here are 10 beautiful coffee/tea inspired color palettes you can use for your next design project. You can use it for your website design, social media ads, logo, business card, and even in interior design.
Not many of us have access to a large format printer for paper larger than A4; this guide can be handy for when you need to transfer something significantly larger than an A4 page into more than 2 A4 papers.
Planning an event for a family or loved one is an extraordinary privilege. One of the most important things to prepare for an event is getting out invitations in time with the appropriate information. If you have, or are interested in using Adobe...
I use Powerpoint for presentations in order to make things look prepared and professional. However, when the built-in Powerpoint video program starts hiccuping and stuttering when playing my video during the presentation, any attempt at looking...
Take a picture with your camera then make it look like a drawing or painting using color filters. Paintings and drawings can be more interesting to look at than regular photos. If you don't have the time, materials or the skill to make art by hand you can do it with a computer program.
Ever wanted to add rain to a photo or wallpaper? You might be surprised to hear it can be done with just the basic photoshop tools.
Good pictures make online articles more attractive. There are plenty of royalty-free images on the internet. Here are some tips on how to find the best.
GIMP is a powerful, and free, photo editing program. The features rival Photoshop, but more features means it's more complex to learn. Hear are a few tips for getting started.
Welcome to this tutorial which will show you how to create simple borders using MS Paint by using both the paint tools as well as using a picture of your choosing.
This tutorial will take a beginner through the whole process with clear and easy-to-follow instructions. Each step has images to follow along with.
For most Microsoft Windows users, a free program called Paint will allow you to crop photos or to put words on the photos for social media sites like Pinterest. You can also make your own memes.
After you've captured your gameplay footage, it's essential to cut down and edit your commentary to make sure your audience is entertained and doesn't become bored.
Photoshop can look intimidating to a beginner. But, with a few simple tools, you can clean, brighten, or change the color of your digital photos.
Old black and white photographs may be colorized using digital photo editing software. GIMP is a free photo editing program available for download, and can be used to add a touch of color to old photographs.