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Scribit robot could soon be drawing on your walls

Like a smaller indoor version of the firm's one-off 2015 Vertical Plotter, Scribit moves on a 2-axis plane across vertical surfaces such as walls, …

Drawing

Top 10 Overnight Backpack Trips in Southern California

The word is out. Southern California has a veritable plethora of hiking trails. And a plethora and a half of hikers exploring them. 99.9% of hikers …

Building a Loc-Line Close-Up Work Light with Adam Savage

Loc-Line is an amazing technology. It is a modular, flexible hard plastic hosing system used in machining and other industrial and shop applications to deliver coolant and other liquids where it is needed. The sturdy, flexible, and very customizable system also means that it is used in many other …

Maker Faire

Bosch EasyCut NanoBlade Mini Chainsaw

Thanks to a micro-chain with four-millimeter links that wraps around the saw blade, the Bosch EasyCut NanoBlade Mini Chainsaw keeps vibrations to a …

Chainsaws

Enhance the Eyes of Your Subject in Seconds Using This Photoshop Technique

The character of your portraits is conveyed by many different elements, but a crucial one is the eyes of your subject. In this short tutorial, I’ll …

Tutorials

Creating A UX Strategy

Creating A UX StrategyCreating A UX StrategyChristopher Murphy 2018-03-23T11:25:01+01:00 2018-04-09T11:06:41+00:00(<i>This is a sponsored article</i>.) As …

UX Design

How to Enlarge Photos Without Losing Detail in Photoshop CC 2018

With the new Adobe Photoshop CC 2018, a new image enlargement algorithm, “Preserve Details 2.0,” came as an improvement over the previous upsampling …

Tutorials

Popular ‘Golden Ratio Grid’ Freebie Has Been Upgraded For Responsiveness & More

[Click here to view the video in this article] <br>Image via Adrián Somoza<br>Designer Adrián Somoza’s free-to-download ‘Golden Ratio Grid’ has played a role …

Freebies

My 10 almost essential woodworking jigs

Fragmented Figurative Sculptures Pay Tribute to Human Emotion and Strength

Barcelona-based sculptor Jordi Díez Fernández creates magnificent figurative sculptures out of steel. His growing collection of shiny metalwork includes various detailed depictions of the human form that brilliantly capture the essence of each subject. In 2016, the artist made a sculptural tribute …

How to quickly and easily replace your portrait background

In a new video tutorial for Adorama, Gavin Hoey shows us how to quickly replace a background for a portrait. If you work in a small studio space, you …

Tutorials

How to use channels to create masks in Photoshop – a comprehensive tutorial

If you are doing any kind of compositing or digital work that requires masking and object extraction you owe it to yourself to watch this video. …

Tutorials

How to Animate a Vector Mask's Position in Adobe Photoshop

A few weeks ago, I wrote about how to add a vector mask to video in Adobe Photoshop. I’ll give you the link to that post below. Adding vector masks …

Photoshop Tips | Advanced Hair Masking

Layers and layer masks are vital elements in Photoshop, and they have played an enormous role in Photoshop’s trajectory toward its adoption as the …

How to Draw Eye-pleasing Arches

I use a lot of arched shapes in my work. They are a pleasing geometrical construction that can be used in doors, on the ends of bookshelves or on the …

Woodworking

DIY Dust Collector System with Homemade Blast Gates and Automatic Start/Stop Function

Homemade

Easy Entry Digital Woodworking — Preparing Patterns for an Outside CNC Service

In earlier posts in this series, I explained how you can take simple computer drawings and make paper patterns. In my last post, I revealed the …

Woodworking

Bombproof Shop Storage - Modular Miter Saw Station Base

Power Tools

5 Foam Roller Stretches You Need To Know About If Your Back Is Always Sore

Dealing with a perpetually sore back can be uncomfortable as hell. Whether you're going super hard with deadlifts in the gym, or your spine insists …

Massage Therapy

Talented Kinetic Artist Talks About His Love for the Wonderful Lost Art of Zoetropes

Artist and filmmaker Eric Dyer gave a wonderful TED talk about his love of the zoetrope, sharing a number of stories about what inspired him to …

Art

How To: Turn Any Phone into a Hacking Super Weapon with the Sonic

The Watch Dogs video game series came out in 2014, enamoring audiences with the idea of a seemingly magical smartphone that could change traffic …

Raspberry Pi

Adobe Announces New Features for Photoshop CC 2018

I’m excited to announce new and improved features in Photoshop CC 2018! Color and Luminance Range Masking in Adobe Camera Raw In this video, …

Tutorials

How to Properly Blend and Match Lighting and Colors for a Composite Image

When you're creating a composite image, it's a game of balancing and matching a ton of parameters to make the different elements convincingly look as …

Tutorials

Here’s a Complete Timelapse Tutorial for Noobs

Everyone needs a <b>Complete Timelapse Tutorial</b> right?I find it interesting because frankly, many people said 5 years ago that timelapse was dead (or at …

Time-lapse Photography

How to Make Double Exposures in Photoshop

Double exposure photography is a genre that merges multiple photographs to create a single story. Stories told through double exposures are often …

Tutorials

5 Free Guides That Will Make You Better at Photographing Architecture

Architectural photography may seem fairly straightforward but to get good results consistently, there are some important points to remember before …

Landscape Photography

2 Tricks for Working Better and Faster with Photoshop’s Clone Stamp Tool

The Clone Stamp tool is a powerful option in Photoshop for removing or duplicating parts of an image. There are some tricks and shortcuts that will …

Watch: How To Change The Color Of Anything Using Photoshop

Composite image by DesignTAXI, images via video screenshot<p><b>Knowing how to</b> change colors in your images can be an incredibly useful skill. Clients …

Tutorials

Open World: South London Makerspace’s DIY Solutions for a Small Space

<i>The Open World series of articles documents Liam Grace-Flood’s year of traveling all over the world exploring maker culture and spaces.</i><p>Many of our workshops aren’t quite as large as we’d like. South London Makerspace’s 250 members squeeze a wood shop, a laser cutter, a metal lathe, several 3D …