Archive for the ‘Hobbies and Crafts’ Category

postheadericon How to Create Jewelry Through Wire Wrapping

How to Create Jewelry Through Wire Wrapping

The techniques that you will learn here teach you to wrap a wire loop. The loop itself serves no purpose until it is connected with other wire loops in order to create necklaces and bracelets. This will take approximately ten minutes or less. 1 Using wire cutters, cut approximately 6” piece of wire to work with. Be sure the wire you cut is mostly straight before you move on to the next step. If it isn’t you can straighten it by running it between your fingers. Try using a piece…

postheadericon How to Create High Dynamic Range Photographs

How to Create High Dynamic Range Photographs

Two Methods:Taking Your PhotographsCreating and Tone-Mapping an HDR ImageCommunity Q&A Have you ever seen those hyper-real and ultra-contrast photos and wondered how they’re done? A normal digital camera sensor cannot capture all the detail in a scene—some parts will usually end up over-exposed (which will lose, for example, cloud detail), or some parts might be under-exposed—because the sensor has low dynamic range. However, by taking three different shots, merging them into a high dynamic range image, then employing some digital trickery to reduce the dynamic range without noticeably losing detail…

postheadericon How to Create Giant Reusable Bubbles

How to Create Giant Reusable Bubbles

Looking for a fun summer project to do with the kids? Create these huge reusable bubbles using gak and a little air to create these super stretchy bubbles. 1 Make your gak. This is the material that will become your bubble. Combine the bottle of glue and watercolors together first. Add glitter as color is integrated into the mixture. Mix well with hands. Add starch in small increments while mixing. Mix and stretch until you reach the desired consistency (you could end up only using ? cup of the starch–it…

postheadericon How to Create Funny Pics at Yourfunnypics.Com for use on Myspace

How to Create Funny Pics at Yourfunnypics.Com for use on Myspace

At YourFunnyPics.com you’ll will create your own funny pictures just by uploading your photo and adding hats, sunglasses, masks, wigs, tattoos, jewels, mustaches, etc. to make it funny. You can also add text balloons to post comments in your pictures. After creating your funny picture you can get the code and use it to comment in your favorite social network as MySpace. 1 Go to yourfunnypics.com and click on “Make Your Own Funny Pic Here” tab then upload your picture from your computer. Click the browse button, select your picture…

postheadericon How to Create Chainmail from Pop Tabs

How to Create Chainmail from Pop Tabs

Two Methods:Preparing the Pop TabsCreating ChainmailCommunity Q&A Although you can purchase chainmail from a dive or sporting good store, why not put all those empty soda cans to good use and create your own with the tabs? The supply you will need most is time as it will take approximately 1,000 or more pop tabs to create anything substantial. Method 1 Preparing the Pop Tabs 1 Prepare the pop tabs. Bend the collar side downward using the key. Use the key to continue bending the collar backward so that it’s…

postheadericon How to Create Disguises As a Kid Spy

How to Create Disguises As a Kid Spy

If you’ve got a big mission coming up, you’ll need to know how to disguise yourself. Here are some tips for the aspiring kid spy. 1 Know what disguise you want. There are some ideas below in related wikiHows. 2 Find the clothes you need, or make them using other materials from old shirts, jeans,etc. You don’t need them to be fancy or stand out, because no one wears things like that on a daily basis. As long as they blend in reasonably with your surroundings, they’re OK. Just don’t…

postheadericon How to Create Do It Yourself Photography Projects

How to Create Do It Yourself Photography Projects

Broke and need some lighting for your photography? Just don’t want to spend money on something you can do for yourself? Then read on. This article will make sure that you are able to do that. 1 Get yourself a few basic supplies. These are (to start out with): Foamcore Mylar and/or aluminum foil Gaffer’s tape Duct tape Diffusion material (silk, handkerchief, etc) Cardboard boxes Craft knife PVC pipes and glue 2 Upgrade your woodworking skills. If you are able to make things at a higher level, you will find…

postheadericon How to Create Conversation With a Boring Boyfriend

How to Create Conversation With a Boring Boyfriend

Four Parts:Conversation HelpIs he really worth the effort?Improving your conversation togetherAdvancing the conversationCommunity Q&A Do you hate those awkward pauses? Isn’t it annoying when you have nothing to talk about? Read this article to learn how to stop a no-fun relationship and turn it into something enjoyable. You can also find out if you are in a worth while relationship. Conversation Help Great Conversation Topic Examples Sample Conversation Starters Sample Ways to Keep a Conversation Going Part 1 Is he really worth the effort? 1 Be sure that you enjoy…

postheadericon How to Create Cross Stitch Photo Memories Using Software

How to Create Cross Stitch Photo Memories Using Software

One Methods:Pixel Hobby FreewareCommunity Q&A You have a picture that you consider one of your best and you also like to cross stitch. Now there is software that will allow you to mix your hobbies and create a work of cross stitch art with your photos. 1 Find your software. For cross stitch, there are at least two. PCStitch[1] and Pixel Hobby[2] There is a small freeware version of Pixel Hobby and shareware versions of both to see which one ‘fits’. 2 Choose your photo. You don’t want it to…

postheadericon How to Create Backgrounds in Artwork

How to Create Backgrounds in Artwork

To simplify art creating, there are two major parts. One is the focal point, where your eye rests, and the background which is the reference for the main focal point. 1 Know what power your background can have. A beginning artist is likely to draw or paint a person from a photograph or from real life. If you have studied drawing, you know about proportion, shading, the value of using good paper, a set of drawing pencils, the use of pastels, charcoal, or how to do the same using watercolor…