I started experimenting to see if I could make optical illusion art and ended up making some amazing 3D drawings. Adding depth can increase the realism. It also allows you to deceive the viewer into thinking your sketch is a real three-dimensional object.
To create stunning artwork, you just need a good imagination and some inspiration. Do it by hand or get a computer program to make it for you.
Headshots of regular people can be boring, and there are already lots of celebrity portraits. I started making paintings of ogres, elves and other creatures using Stable Diffusion. Learn how to write prompts for portraits of fantasy characters.
I started making amazing art on my laptop without a stylus. Learn how to draw on a computer using a mouse. It is easy if you don't try to use your mouse as a digital pen.
I used Stable Diffusion prompts for lifelike photos but I used it on unrealistic video game characters. Learn how to generate extraordinary pictures by increasing the realism. The results are similar to taking a photograph of a monster or doing a screen grab from a CGI movie.
Using text prompts to make amazing AI art on Stable Diffusion is easy but you need to start with a great prompt. I experimented to see what I could create. Then I made lists of the best keywords and phrases to make it easier for me to generate stunning paintings, drawings and sketches.
I started using text to image apps when I ran out of photos, paintings and drawings to post online. It is an easy way to create pictures, but you need to come up with a good prompt. Use the right prompt and the results could be amazing.
Learn how to use AI art generators to make digital art. With some imagination and a little luck an AI program can help you make amazing images. You are not limited by your ability to draw or paint because the programs do it for you. See what's possible. Then make your own.
Realistic drawings may look too much like a photograph. Outline drawings and rough sketches are more artistic. They stand out. Learn how to quickly turn a photo into a sketch.
A guide to making strange and captivating abstract art using computer-generated imagery.
Does your art look like it was made using an app with virtual paint brushes and pencils? Here's how to give your digital art a more handmade or vintage look.
Scrolling through photos one at a time may not be the best way to compare them. Here's how to use a comparison slider to highlight or expose differences.
Make an image better and more attractive by altering the colors; you can improve the brightness and contrast in a picture or reduce the realism. Changing the color values is easy and allows you to transform ordinary photos into extraordinary ones. Here's how.
The TikTok invisible filter was a popular and short-lived effect. It seemed great at first, but I was disappointed when I noticed people were copying each other instead of coming up with their own ideas. It was removed because of misuse, but invisible effects can give you amazing results.
Making pictures with thin visible lines can give you some interesting results. Here's how to turn an image into line art using a computer program.
Abstract art may look easy to make, but it's actually quite tough when your painting isn't based on anything concrete. Here's how to make semi-abstract art from a photo.
I don't consider myself an artist, but I made some impressive-looking stippling and pointillism art. Learn how to make cool dot images using hundreds or thousands of points. If you don't have the time or patience for it, then you can use a computer program that will do it for you.
Convert photos to digital art at the touch of a button. You don't need to manually draw, paint, or type to create the artwork—a computer program can do the hard work for you.
Create non-photorealistic images by combining the subject of the first picture with the style of the second. Making AI-generated art is fun, and the results are impressive and interesting to look at. Here's how to get started.
In ASCII art, pixel colors are represented by keyboard characters. Here's how to make great text images that are unlike anything you've made before.
Biking outside is fun and exciting—indoor cardio workouts can be boring. Why not watch outdoor running and cycling videos while working out inside?
Learn how to start biking long distances to beautiful places. Getting in shape can be easy and fun.
On social media sites, animated GIFs, and short videos that look like GIFs, get more attention than regular photos and videos. Adding motion can make your pictures more appealing. Learn how to animate your still photographs.
Digital images don't degrade, and you can do more than just look at them. You can share them, use them in games or turn them into paintings. I tried digitizing old analog photographs at home. See my results.
Don't use words to describe what you see when you can take a picture or video. Using images is faster and easier for you and for the people that will see it. Learn how to record your screen.
Transparent background images focus on the subject and they are easy to edit. You can quickly add them to other pictures or turn them into an animation. See-through photos can be merged with other images. Learn how to make and use transparent pictures.
Make cool pictures using photo filters. Change the colors to make them look more interesting. Transform your old pictures into new ones. You can do a lot with a digital image.
I started making animations while I was learning how to make 3D images. Learn how to make animated GIFs from your videos and photos.
Doing cardio exercises at home can be extremely difficult. Either you workout with no results or you can't get yourself to exercise. It can also be really easy. Learn how to motivate yourself to do leg exercises at home and quickly get in shape.
Reducing your body weight is one way to lose fat. Another is to increase your muscle weight. People that are trying to lose weight usually end up burning fewer calories. Gaining muscle allows you to burn more calories. When I want to flatten my belly I use the energy from the fat to build muscle.
If you don't take action to get what you want then you are just wishing and hoping. Changing your behavior is usually difficult because it goes against your programming. Reprogram your brain take action and get what you want.
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.
There is a hard way and an easy way to lose weight. Going on weight loss diets and working out to lose fat is the hard way. The easy way is to have fun and enjoy life. My favorite way to lose fat is to go to the beach.
I got in the best shape of my life by exercising one day a week. After doing my exercise routine 8 times I had the body of an athlete. I lost inches of fat and gained muscle.
Learn how to make 3D animations from photos or video. No glasses or special equipment required.
Why settle for flat pictures when you can add the illusion of depth? Learn how to convert 2D to 3D with this guide.
After reading about a 100 reps superhero workout I was inspired to make my own 100 reps exercise routine for strength and endurance. It is a full body workout that can be done at home. Each exercise focus on a different group of muscles.
Increasing the size of your calves can change how you look and feel. Strengthening them can also help you become healthier and more athletic. But how many calf raises should you do a day? Are there other ways to strengthen these muscles? Find out in this article.
I started doing 10 pull-ups and 10 chin-ups almost every day for a back and biceps workout. Here are my results.
Would you like to become invisible? I experimented to see if I could see through objects on my webcam by making colors transparent. Learn how invisibility works and how to easily become invisible using an invisibility effect. Contains expert results.
Exercises that burn the most calories per minute may not be the best exercises for losing fat. Intense workouts are quick. Reducing the intensity allows you to increase the duration and frequency. I experimented to see how many calories I could burn during a week by doing different exercises.
Cycling is a popular outdoor activity that is good for your health. People ride their bikes for fun and to improve their health. I experienced the benefits of cycling after I started biking once a week as a hobby. See what it could do for you.
While doing cardio to get fit I discovered a fast way to lose fat. I quickly gained muscle and lost inches of belly fat. Stop exercising to lose weight and start exercising to get fit. Learn a better way to slim down.
Running long distances was too hard on my knees. So I started using an elliptical trainer. My goal was to lose fat and improve my endurance so I could fit into my summer clothes and bike to beaches. Learn what to expect and how to improve your results.
Are you weak in the knees? One of the best ways to prevent or reduce joint pain is to strengthen the muscles that support them. Instead of avoiding exercise and making the problem worse do exercises that protect your knees.
Are you losing fat, but getting heavier? Most workouts that are good for burning calories are also good for improving your strength and endurance. Building muscle helps you lose fat, but it also increases the weight of your muscles.
High impact cardio exercises like running can be hard on your body. The impact can hurt your joints. It can be difficult to think of good low impact cardiovascular workouts that you can do inside. Learn ways to get a great low impact cardio workout at home.
Search engines are good for finding information on almost anything, but you often end up with too much information. Making your own is good for finding the answers you want. Learn how to make a personal search engine or just copy and paste the code into a webpage.
Increasing your cardio endurance can be simple and fairly easy. I improved my stamina repeatedly so I could bike 20 km. Then, I increased it again so I could bike 60 km. Learn how to increase your endurance.
Exercise is good for your body and your mind but a lot of people act like it is bad. They avoid exercising because they don't like it. Other people love to exercise. They want to workout. Find out how to make it more enjoyable. You can lose fat and build muscle while having fun.
People build muscle while recovering from a difficult workout or activity. You can work your muscles hard with light weights or bodyweight. You don't need to lift heavy weights to build muscle.
Should you diet or exercise to lose weight fast? Consume fewer calories or burn more calories to lose weight. Dieting can be a good way to slim down but, it rarely works. Exercising can work, but it is better for gaining muscle. Learn how to quickly lose fat and keep it off.
You don't need to workout for a long time to get results. I gained muscle and got in shape at home by doing one minute exercises. My workouts took less than 10 minutes a day. Short workouts can give you better results than longer less intense workouts.
Strong muscular legs make it easier to bike up hills and go at a fast pace. Doing strength training in the offseason can prevent you from losing the muscle you gained while biking. Strengthening your legs while off the bike during cycling season can help you gain muscle faster.
Finger push-ups are one of the hardest push-up variations. Discover a quick and easy way to get good at doing finger push-ups.
Arm workouts tend to focus on the biceps and triceps. The lower arms are often overlooked. I started doing a wrist roller forearm exercise once a day for 30 days.
Motivating myself to exercise was easy some of the time but most of the time it was hard. It was easy when I focused on improving every week so I could accomplish a fitness goal. It was hard when I was just working out to lose fat or build muscle. So I started doing 30 day challenges.
I started doing a weekly workout. It seemed like a great way to get in shape. I quickly lost inches of belly fat and gained around 35 pounds of muscle. Working out one day a week is usually not enough but it can be. It was enough for me. Sometimes working out less can give you better results.
There are lots of exercises that can give you firm abs. I wanted strong hard abs. So I tested different ab exercises to find the best muscle-building ab exercise. Then I started doing an ab workout once a day to see how quickly I could strengthen my abdominals.
I built muscle by doing only 10 push-ups a day. Instead of increasing the number of reps, I switched to more difficult variations. Here are my results.
For most people, weight loss is simple. Consume fewer calories by changing your diet, and burn more calories by exercising more. The hard part is changing your behavior. Weight loss affirmations make it easier to form new habits.
People take action because they want to accomplish a goal but having a goal does not always lead to action. Often a person is not motivated enough to do what they need to get what they want. Affirmations can give you the extra motivation you need to take action. They can help you achieve your goals.
Push ups are a great exercise but you are only lifting around 65% of your body weight doing regular push ups. I found ways to make the push ups more difficult by increasing the body weight percentage I was lifting. My goal was to lift 100% of my body weight doing push ups.
Cycling can be a great way to build muscle and lose fat. See how I gained over 35 pounds of muscle while losing fat by biking to beaches in the summer.
Belly or ab exercises are good for building muscle. Belly fat exercises are exercises that help you lose fat. Learn how to lose belly fat quickly with exercise. I lost belly fat fast.
People who ride bikes regularly tend to be lean with muscular legs. Does biking make skinny people more muscular? Does it help overweight people lose fat? Find out what it did for me and what to expect when you start going for bike rides.
Do you suffer from a sore throat, itchy water eyes, a congested or runny nose and sneezing during allergy season. There are things that make hay fever worse and things you can do to reduce or eliminate allergy symptoms. My seasonal allergies have not bothered me in years.
Weight loss attempts often fail. I have been learning what works and what does not work for me. Lose weight using simple weight loss tips that work. With these tips you can actually lose weight while doing things you want to do and eating the foods you want to eat.
Luck is not totally random. People have a lot of control over it. You can do things in your spare time to get more good luck. Avoid bad luck and attract good luck in as little as 15 minutes a day.
Children exercise for fun. Adults work out to change their bodies and getting fit becomes a form of self-torture. Learn to make exercise fun again.
Doing push-ups with your feet in the air can be extremely difficult. It may seem impossible. Make it possible by progressing from one exercise to another. Push up and lift your full body weight.
To see if I could bulk up doing push-ups, I switched to push-up variations that required more strength. I increased the difficulty of each rep to build more muscle with fewer push-ups.
Mix up your workout routine. Walk on your hands to improve strength, endurance, coordination, balance, and flexibility. Animal walks like the bear walk are good upper-body strength exercises.
Put your back or feet against a wall or other solid vertical surface to add more variety to your workout routine. Make easy body weight exercises more challenging and impossible exercises easier.
Here are my results of the 100 push-ups a day (for six weeks) challenge. Learn what to expect and decide if it could give you the results you want.
People often think too much. They believe it will help them make better decisions but they end up sabotaging themselves and making themselves feel bad. Sometimes thinking less leads to better results.
Pot bellies are unattractive and bad for your health. You can be at a good weight and still have a pot or beer belly. Learn how to lose your pot belly without losing a lot of weight.
Coordination is the ability to get your muscles and your senses to work together smoothly and efficiently to accomplish a task. You can improve your coordination by practicing coordination exercises.
Overeating causes people to gain weight. People wonder why I am still skinny when I eat a lot. I know why I eat a lot and I know why I am skinny. Eating a lot is not the same as overeating.
Mentally and physically transform yourself. Learn some simple methods to shape shift for real. Become someone or something else. I am a shapeshifter. You can be too.
Some exercises can burn calories at a much faster rate than others. When your goal is to quickly burn a lot of calories, it helps to know if the exercise can burn six calories per minute or twelve.
Learn how to change your body type to ectomorph, mesomorph, or endomorph. Some people are naturally thin, some gain muscle easily, and some have trouble losing fat.
When people do arm exercises, they usually focus on the tricep and bicep muscles located near the shoulders. To make your skinny forearms bigger, do exercises that work the muscles on your forearm.
Dumbbells can be used for many different exercises that focus on different muscles. You can work out your upper, middle, and lower body for a full-body workout.
Making yourself taller is not difficult if you know how. We become shorter as our spine becomes compressed. Learn about exercises that can help increase the space between the vertebra in your spine.
Hardgainers are skinny and have trouble gaining muscle. I am naturally skinny and figured out how to gain muscle fairly quickly and easily.
Bodyweight exercises like push ups can become too easy. However there are ways to make them more challenging. You don't need to keep increasing the number of repetitions to make them more difficult.
People do dumbbell or barbell curls to build bigger biceps, but curling weights is not your only option. There are bicep exercises that don't require weights; here are a few you can try.
Some people have trouble building large, rock-hard calves but the exercises I was doing for fun and relaxation made my calf muscles bigger and stronger.
Lots of people want wider shoulders. It can make men and women look more attractive. For men it can make them look stronger. For women it can help them achieve an hour glass figure.
Muscle men build muscle. Nerds fantasize about having muscle. I made the transition from nerd to muscle man, and you can too.
You can strengthen your arms, abs and back while strengthening your heart and lungs doing upper body cardio exercises. They work great for getting rid of fat and building muscle.
I started doing a variety of push-ups and planks almost daily to improve my upper body. It worked abs, triceps, shoulders and chest. My muscles became stronger and it changed my appearance.
There are lots of push-up variations. One of the most difficult is the handstand push-up. It's a great exercise for your triceps, shoulders, abs, and back, but training is required to do them safely and correctly.
A lot of common household items can be used as exercise equipment. You don't need to get a gym membership or buy weights to get the results you want. Most people already have what they need at home.
Body weight exercises are an effective way to build muscle if you pick body weight exercises that challenge you. The key is to progress to more difficult exercises. You can do them almost anywhere at anytime and you don't need a spotter.
Push ups and planks are great exercises for transforming your body. They do not require special equipment, are easy to learn and are very effective. They work abs, chest, shoulders and tricep muscles.
Chin-ups and pull-ups are great bodyweight exercises that work your back, arms, shoulders, abs, and chest.
When trying to build muscle a lack of results can be discouraging. Sometimes you are just missing the signs. Other times you may be doing the wrong workout. If you know what to look for you can tell if you are actually building muscle or not.
For a long time, I was really skinny. One day I changed some of my habits, and my body gradually changed. Now I am lean and muscular. If you want to successfully gain weight, you can do what I did.
Boxing is a violent sport that can lead to serious injuries but the training is great for losing fat and building muscle. Training like a boxer can quickly change your body if you try to improve.
When you create an association you make a connection between two or more things. For example, learning to connect words with objects. Some associations can cause an immediate mental and physical change.
In movies and television shape shifting usually involves a person physically transforming into an animal or beast. In legends and in reality people changed their appearance by wearing the skin of an animal and acting like it. Shapeshifting can be used to exceed your current mental and physical...
I spent some time doing interval circuit training to build muscle and lose fat. It is a good workout method to quickly change your body. Within a weak I was significantly leaner and stronger.
I wanted a break from regular workouts so I started playing games on the Wii. After playing most of the games on Wii Sports I was tired and sweating. I could really feel it when I was boxing or playing baseball. Besides working up a sweat my arm...
Learn about shadowboxing and its benefits. Punching is a good upper-body cardio workout if you're careful.
The Tae Bo DVDs I have came with a blue punching bag. I actually got the punching bag because I wanted a punching bag I could have on the floor. It was not a very good punching bag because it was too light. The bottom has water to weigh it down but...
There are difficult ab exercises, and there are easy ones. You can get a nice firm stomach by doing easy ab exercises. Strengthen your stomach muscles by doing exercises that you like doing.
Your spine is made up of bone but it is also flexible because it is not just made up on one bone. It is made up of small bones cannected to cartilage. These bones called vertebrae stop growing in your late teens or early 20s. You can influence the...
I often get close to wild animals and noticed some people don't know how to do it. They scare the animals away or cause the animal to go attack. So I thought I would provide some useful tips.
I tried and failed to meditate by myself. Then I started listening to meditation music and guided meditation sessions. It worked and I started to experience some of the many benefits of meditation. Then something amazing happened. I got rid of my seasonal allergies.