3D modeling tool Mayafrom Autodesk is a monster of a program, able to do SO many things. One of the things you'll need to learn is how to use the CV Curve tool. This will allow you to create objects with curves of any shape or dimension you desire. Let's be honest, most of your models will require curves, so check out this tutorial and find out how to do it. Maya is used in everything from small animation to feature films like Spiderman. If you want to be in the biz, expand your skill set wit...
New to Microsoft Excel? Looking for a tip? How about a tip so mind-blowingly useful as to qualify as a magic trick? You're in luck. In this MS Excel tutorial from ExcelIsFun, the 350th installment in their series of digital spreadsheet magic tricks, you'll learn how to use conditional formatting and the COUNTIF function to highlight values that are repeated a given number of times.
This video uses Nero Burning ROM. First you must open Nero. Then choose Burning ROM. Scroll down to the CD-ROM(BOOT) icon. Click it. From there you choose you ISO image. To do this just browse and navigate to the correct directory where your ISO image is stored. From there be sure to set the emulations to No Emulations and change your available sectors to 4. Next change to the ISO tab. Be sure that it is set to run ISO+Juliet and that the max characters are set for Level 1. Next choose the La...
In this video tutorial, Creative Cow Leader Aharon Rabinowitz shows you a an often-missed tool in After Effects (Grow Bounds) that can help you out in a pinch, by expanding the boundaries of your footage. Expand the boundaries of footage in After Effects.
NFX shows you how to remake the 50 cent hit In Da Club produced by Dr. Dre in FL Studio (fruity loops) using free sounds.
See how to organize your email by creating categories and flagging individual messages within Microsoft Office Outlook 2010. Whether you're new to Microsoft's popular email and scheduling application or a seasoned MS Office professional just looking to better acquaint yourself with the Outlook 2010 workflow, you're sure to be well served by this video tutorial. For more information, and to get started organizing your own inbox, watch this free video guide.
Take a look at this instructional video and learn how to include your company logo in the background and add a watermark in just a few quick steps with Microsoft Visio 2007. And you can reuse this background on every page in your Visio drawing.
This Photoshop Mama tutorial will show you how bring back flesh tones to isolated gray tone areas on the skin of a color image in Photoshop.
Every good illustrator knows the advantage of using a Wacom tablet with Adobe Illustrator. When you plug in a Wacom tablet it doesn't automatically set your tools to be pressure sensitive. Terry White will show you how to set your brushes to really take advantage of your new tablet.
The key to being able to animate realistic smoke or dust is being able to master the particle texture rate technique in Maya. Once you have gotten this down, you can create any sort of particle effect, such as sand or bubbles in addition to smoke and dust. This three part tutorial series goes in depth into the subtleties of Maya, showing you how to get the most out of working with particles to lend an extra layer of realism to your project.
Sure, there are a lot of videos out there that will teach you how to make burning letters or icy letters in Photoshop. But how many will teach you this? This video will show you how to make letters in Photoshop that look like glass, forming a window to the background behind them. It looks really cool, isn't too hard to pull off, and should make your website or film titles much snazzier.
This video describes how to put eyeshadow on someone in Photoshop CS3 and CS4. 1.First open the Photoshop CS3 or CS4 and open your image in which you want to put eyeshadow.
This video shows you a creative way to get a waving flag effect using distortion in Photoshop. This method also gives some depth with shadows and highlights.
Formatting is everything in InDesign. Here are a couple tips to help you out when formatting type in InDesign: word wrap and story. Use these tools to achieve correct spacing for a truely professional look. Use Word Wrap and Story in InDesign.
In this web design tutorial learn how to apply flat fill transparency vs. linear transparency fill. This web design tutorial will give you a very basic understanding of how to apply transparencies and show objects that are underneath transparent objects.
Learn how to use the Ortho and Polar modes to lock angles in AutoCAD 2011. This clip will teach you everything you'll need to know. Whether you're new to Autodesk's popular 3D drafting application or a seasoned professional just looking to better acquaint yourself with the newest iteration of the program, you're sure to be well served by this video tutorial. For more information, including step-by-step instructions, watch this free video guide.
In this video, Lance Sisiolo draws a beautiful house using Microsoft Paint. He uses line tool to draw most part of the house. He uses different types of lines. He also uses curve tool to draw sky and the entrance of the house. The unwanted part of the picture is erased using erase tool. Then he uses fill with color tool and airbrush tool to paint the picture. He uses different colors to increase the beauty of sky and the house. Then some trees are added. Using airbrush tool he increases the b...
This Photoshop software tutorial shows you how to create a shirt mockup so convincing, you'll have people emailing you asking where you got it printed! Take a look inside Go Media's Apparel Template pack in this video that shows how the layers are set up and demonstrates how to paste your artwork onto a tee shirt, mask it out, and change the color of the shirt all within Photoshop CS3. The tutorial has no verbal instruction but is clear enough to watch and understand.
This tutorial explains how to create transparent images in Adobe Photoshop and how to turn them into smart objects.
Learn how to create a blue toned effect on images with the "Deep Blue Sea" action in Photoshop.
Colin Lea has come up with a tutorial for creating animation that simulates slot machine reels. Ko Maruyama has made this video version of the tutorial for you to learn from.
So you need to find the p-value for your hypothesis test. To do so, employ the spreadsheet program Microsoft Excel. Using a simple formula, you can easily determine the p-value for your tests and thereby conclude strong or weak support of the null hypothesis.
This video shows you how to generate random numbers with decimals in Microsoft Excel.When generating random numbers you must have a lower and upper limit, so that your number will be generated between the two limits. For a number without decimals, you only have to use the "=randbetween" function. If you want to use decimals, you will have to use a different but similar function. Start by typing "=rand()". Next, you multiply this by the difference between the limits and add the lower limit. Fo...
Open Microsoft Office Excel. Across the top notice letters (columns), along the sides are numbers (rows). The columns and rows can be extended by highlighting sections and right clicking and choosing the high of the row. You can also select to add a border, and change the orientation of your cells.
Anyone with a Mac knows the power of GarageBand, but not all iLife users know the ways to slow or speed up their songs in GarageBand. This video will show you exactly how to change the tempo of your song creations, which is actually a really simple thing to do.
If you can't seem to find any photos of naked people on the internet, don't fret, this how to will show you how to "see through" clothing using some simple techniques with Gimp 2.6 photo editor. Gimp is like Adobe Photoshop without the heavy price tag. Tight, white clothing works best for this trick, so keep that in mind. Watch the video and get one step closer to seeing someone naked. Right on your own computer! See through clothes with Gimp 2.6.
If you're not much of a drawer, you can still get the look of a detailed drawing simply by taking a picture and using Photoshop's tools and filters to transform it into something that looks drawn by hand.
This is a great how to for all users in Final Cut Pro X 10.1.2 Video: .
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to re-size an image or video in Sony Vegas. Begin by opening the image or video that you want to re-size in Sony Vegas and drag it into the time line. Then click on Event/Pan Crop on the right side of the clip in the time line. Now re-size/rotate the video/image by dragging in and out. Finish by simply closing the window. This video will benefit those viewers who create videos using Sony Vegas and would like to learn how to make their video image smal...
Given a function, you can easily find the slope of a tangent line using Microsoft Excel to do the dirty work. That is to say, you can input your x-value, create a couple of formulas, and have Excel calculate the secant value of the tangent slope. This is a fantastic tool for Stewart Calculus sections 2.1 and 2.2.
If you're looking for a way to create a student report, Microsoft Excel makes it easy to create a wonderful spreadsheet with tons of information. This video shows an example of a student report being created, which has three simple items in the columns of the sheet, which are the names of the students, the marks obtained and the grades.
Dave shows you how to produce a glass three different ways in 3ds Max in the video tutorial. Put two panels away, then concentrating on sensor one press m on the keyboard to bring up the materials editor. On the material editor go to the first sphere, choosing a slight blue color, bring up the specter level, bring up the glossy level, click on two sided and bring down the last two to about four. Look to see it is fairly transparent, in a test window. This is glass one, put on hide. Go to glas...
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to reverse video direction in Sony Vegas Movie Studio. This task is very easy, fast and simple to do. Begin by importing the video clip(s) and/or audio into the time line. Then right-click on the clip and select Reverse. To reverse the audio, right-click on the track and select Reverse. To undo the video or track, right-click it and select Reverse once again. This video will benefit those viewers who enjoy editing and creating videos, and would like t...
Want to sound a little bit older? As if you've just inhaled helium? With Audacity, it's easy to manipulate or even entirely disguise a human voice. And this clip will show you just how it's done. Whether you're new to computer recording, new to the Audacity DAW (digital audio workstation) or just looking to pick up a few new tricks, you're sure to benefit from this video software tutorial. For more information, including detailed, step-by-step instructions, watch this free video Audacity lesson.
In order to clear the cell content in Excel, using a macro, you will first need to have a table. If you don't already have a spreadsheet, you will need to create one with random numbers. Next, highlight some numbers, by clicking one box and dragging in order to select a number of boxes. Click Alt + F11.
In this video, we learn how to resize an image in MS Paint without losing resolution. First, you will go to the file menu and then open. From here, open up the photo you want to resize. After this, go the 'image' section on the toolbar and then click 'stretch and skew'. From here, change the vertical and horizontal stretches until you have the size of picture that you want! Continue to play with it until it's right and then save this over again. This should only take a few minutes and will ke...
If you're a user of digital editing software Audacity, you already know you can do a ton of cool things. One of the cooler things you can do is changing a guy's voice to sound like a woman's. This is done with pitch control, or autotune, and will like you modify the voice by a number of octaves. I this video, rock band 30 seconds to Mars is made to sound like Avril Lavigne. Check it out! Of course, this can also be done with your own voice too!
How to Make Anything demonstrates how to make a freeze frame in Sony Vegas. You can go to the preview window and click on save snapshot to file. The program will then create a jpeg which you can lay into your video to create a freeze frame. You can also use Vegas' velocity envelopes to create a freeze frame. First, zoom into your video in the timeline so that you see each individual frame. Make sure that quantize to frames is toggled in the options menu. Then, hit S to split the video. Right ...
New to Microsoft Excel? Looking for a tip? How about a tip so mind-blowingly useful as to qualify as a magic trick? You're in luck. In this MS Excel tutorial from ExcelIsFun, the 673rd installment in their series of digital spreadsheet magic tricks, you'll learn how to use the SUMPRODUCT formula to calculate commission amounts based on varying commission rates based on cumulative sales totals for each month.
This Excel Statistics series of video shows how to calculate proportions and percentages in Microsoft Excel. This video shows how to do percentage calculations using formulas in Microsoft Excel. To make a formula for a percentage, you need to first make a formula to calculate the total sum of objects you are going to use. To do that, use the sum formula. Now, divide the current object's value with the previously generated sum formula, which gives you the frequency. When you multiply this by 1...