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Learn how to make crystals. This is a collection of easy crystal growing recipes, with photos of what the crystals look like and tips for how to make your crystals a success. Sugar Crystals or Rock Candy Anne Helmenstine Rock candy or sugar crystals are especially good to grow because you can eat the finished crystals! The basic recipe for these crystals is: 3 cups sugar 1 cup boiling water You can add food coloring or flavoring to the liquid, if you want.
About a month ago, we introduced a new interface element to MakeUseOf – a floating navigation and search bar. The feedback we’ve been getting is almost entirely positive, internal search traffic has rocketed, and some readers having been asking about how to make one for their own site, so I thought I’d share. We’ll use jQuery to stick the bar to the top of the screen – but only past a certain point. I’ll do all this in the default WordPress theme – Twenty Eleven, though of course it can be applied to any theme or website which you sufficiently understand how to modify. The HTML First up, open the themes header.php and identify the navigation bar that we’ll be making sticky.
For many thing that we all day see in our lives, we don’t know how some of that things work. Here you can see how things really work. How a Zipper Works Illustrating Pi: Unrolling a Circle’s Circumference
1. If the enemy is in range, so are you. 2. Incoming fire has the right of way. 3. Don't look conspicuous, it draws fire. 4.
Now here's a very odd but simple project that doesn't involve electronics at all, but has a very delicious element of darkness to it in more ways than one. It's a scrying mirror. Basically a black mirror used to focus (or defocus) the mind to perceive images often perceived as spiritual. Have you ever laid in a dark room and gradually seen random images like people or portals into other places?
More work than ever; less time than ever. How will you get it all done? That's a question I ask myself endlessly but I find I return to the same key habits: Little and large I think of work as either large or little. The large work requires thinking and focus.
While there is simply no comparing robust photo editors like Photoshop or Gimp to online alternatives, sometimes a simple online tool is all you need to get the job done. Whether it’s content aware cropping and filling, applying filters and textures, or even doing a little bit more Photoshop-like tasks like using a cloning stamp, there’s a wide array of online tools that will get the job done, and for free. We’ve put together a list of four online tools that should be in the arsenal of any photographer, designer, or blogger, making it easy to get basic photo editing tasks done on the fly, and in some cases, even on your mobile phone. In no particular order, here they are.
Chapter 2. Human anatomy and figure drawing Before we start, I'd like to point out that knowledge of human anatomy is not a replacement for studying the body from real life or photos. So keep cranking out those sketches! (And hoarding those Victoria's Secret catalogs and similar magazines.
When applying for a job, you have no choice but to do your best to outshine competition. Even before winning an interview, your qualifications (or in some instance, your character) are already judged by the resume you’ve submitted. It is then important to make your resume or CV as honest, concise, and striking as possible. If you are looking forward to a creative position, you will be expected to come up with something grand and extra creative as well. Take a look at how other designers compose their creative resumes. Below is a collection of excellent resume designs that will definitely catch employers’ attention.
In this article, we will go through some hand-picked, awesome tutorials for wonderful buttons you can put on your site using only CSS3. Some of these buttons play with colors, gradients or shapes while others are programmed to animate with hover or click actions, giving effects like it’s being pushed down ; extending, shrinking or switching frames to reveal more information. Anything you can think of to do with buttons, there’s probably an example of it here. So without further ado, here are 40 Awesome CSS3 button tutorials for web designers . Drop a comment at the end of the article stating your favorite. Recommended Reading: CSS3Tutorial: Create A Sleek On/Off Button
"How to Draw" is a collection of tutorials that will teach you everything from perspective basics to shading chrome. Never picked up a pencil before? Fear not!
So everybody knows that the hands and the fingers are one of the hardest things to draw. So here is a personal collection of different hand references, hope to enjoy it and never stop practice. Hogarth hand poses from Iron Giant (middle of page) Mickey Mouse Hand Model Sheet by Les Clark ca. 1932 Merlin hand poses via Deja View
Oil Painting Lessons How to Draw Art Books Charcoal Lessons Pastels Acrylics Perspective for Artists Step One - Drawing and First Layers This painting is quite large - over 22 inches wide, but rather than get daunted with the size , we must remember to apply the same principle that we would on a smaller painting, breaking it down into easy stages. Above you can see my pencil drawing on my already primed canvas. Step Two
For many years, Dreamweaver has had a feature called Create Web Photo Album. It builds a photo album quickly, but the result is—quite frankly—horrible. The code is ancient and bloated. It deserves to be consigned to the scrapyard. Fortunately, there is a much better solution, although many people have not discovered it, because it's part of Adobe Bridge CS4, which is installed automatically with a default installation of Dreamweaver CS4. Adobe Bridge is a powerful program that lets you organize your visual assets, such as photographs, illustrations, PDFs, and Flash movies.
Learn how to earn $125 or more per hour as a freelancer - Click Here Wacom tablets allow graphic designers to extend their abilities. If you’re like me and you’re interested in learning more about working with Wacom tablets, there are plenty of tutorials available. This post features more than 40 such tutorials, including a number of video tutorials. Some deal with the basics of Wacom tablets and getting them setup correctly, while others demonstrate more advanced usage.