Look & Learn
These short video clips allow you to learn something new in about 1 minute. Explore these different areas:
Danyel Dean on "How to Make a Clay Cup"
Danyel shows us a simple method for making a
ceramic cup with a beautiful texture design.
Lauren Manzo on "How to Draw a Face"
Lauren demonstrates simple techniques using
charcoal to help you draw a face.
Jodi Miles on "Analyzing Lines in Paintings"
Jodi tells us about analyzing lines in a painting
and how they emphasize the artist’s point of
Victoria Kline on "Knitting"
Victoria shows us the very beginnings of learning
Carl Stanley on "What is a Rock Locket?"
Carl shows us a rock locket and how to create
Martin Fowler on "What’s the Big Deal About Agates?"
Martin explains why his favorite stone, the agate, is so important.
Jill Sattler on "Overcoming Artist's Block"
Jill gives us tips on methods to jump start your creative process.
Gary Elkins on "Texture in Jewelry"
Gary show us the importance of texture in jewelry.
Maryvonne LaParliere on "Choosing Furniture for Your Painting Project"
Maryvonne tells us what to look for when choosing furniture for painting.
Anthony Grumbine on "How to Draw a Column"
Anthony shows us how to draw a Spanish Pier
Judee Hauer on "Words as Art"
Judee tells us about using words as a subject for art
Ursula Ginder on "What to do When You Go to an Art Gallery?"
Ursula gives us tips on how to approach works in a gallery
Valori Fussell on "Shapes and Values in Drawings"
Valori shows us how shading can add dimension
Eliesa Bollinger on "How We Read Words"
Eliesa shows us a trick about how we see letters
Elaine Wilson on "How to Make a Better Painting from a Photograph"
Elaine gives us pointers on making your painting based on a photograph come alive
Gai gives us tips on preparing for presentations.
This is useful information to know before going
in front of a big group.
Carl Villaverde on "Why You Should Play the Ukulele"
Carl tells us why the ukulele is a great choice of musical instrument for beginners.
Craig Richter on "Detuning Your Guitar"
Craig gives us a useful tip on helping your guitar performance.
Nicola Gordon on "Writing a Song in One Minute"
Nicola shows us how to create a brand new song in just one minute, amazing!
Vivian Rangel on "Exercise and Singing"
Vivian about the importance of exercise and singing
Rod Robles on "Singing and Your Health"
Rod tells us about the benefits of singing
Celeste Tavera on "Using a Microphone"
Celeste tells us the proper technique for using microphone
Celeste Tavera on "Hitting a High Note When Singing"
Celeste shows us a simple physical technique to reach the note
David Campos on "Playing the Harmonica"
David tells us how to breath when playing the harmonica
David Campos on "How to Listen"
David tells us techniques is hearing music in a new way
BODY, MIND & SPIRIT
Mikki Reilly on "High Intensity Interval Training"
Mikki on High Interval Training, what it is
and how you can benefit from using this
Fredda Spirka on "Breathing"
Fredda demonstrates new techniques to help
achieve a state of calmness by reducing stress
Lisa Trivell on "Stress Break Techniques"
Lisa gives a series of simple exercises you can do right in your chair.
Janet Reineck on "World Dance"
Janet explains the benefits of dance has on our body and mind.
Fredda Spirka on "Neurobics"
Fredda demonstrates techniques in Neurobics, a
blend of physical and mental exercise.
Carole Bennett on "Playing Bridge"
Carole tells us about the new popularity of this classic game.
Chao Pang on "What is the difference between Qi Gong and Tai Ji?"
Chao helps us understand the differences between these two disciplines
Ed Rockett on the Incredible Strength of Qi Gong
Ed tells us about the power of Qi Gong
Holly Hungett on "How Not to Feel Crummy after Exercise"
Holly tells us what to eat to feel better after exercise
Cleo Hill on "How to Develop Your Abs with Your Voice"
Cleo explains how the voice adds to our workout
Tanja Stoyan on "The Four Most Controversial Foods You Should Avoid"
Tanja tells us why certain foods create problems for our overall health
CAREERS, BUSINESS & MARKETING
Hudson Hornick on "Content Marketing"
Hudson discusses content marketing, what it is
and how to use it.
Curtis Ridling on "What is Sunk Costs?"
Curtis explains to concept of Sunk Costs
Elizabeth Robinson on "Understanding Stereotypes and the Role of the Nurse"
Elizabeth provides insight on how we view a nurse
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Suzanne Landry Lemagie on "Knife Skills"
Suzanne shows us simple techniques when using a kitchen knife.
Monica DeAlba on "Cooking With Banana Leaves."
Monica shows us how to prepare foods using banana leaves.
Carlos Rodrigo Gimenez on "Communicating with Food"
Carlos tells us how to select and cook meat
Billy Goodnick on "Selecting the Right Plant for your Garden"
Billy helps us determine what features to consider when selecting a plant for your garden.
Joan Calder on "How to Be A Butterfly Hero"
Joan helps us create a garden that will attract butterflies
Silvia Morgan on "Ways to Learn a New Language"
Silvia gives us hints on how to master a new language.
Valerie Comte on "Speaking French"
Valerie gives us tips on speaking French in a real life context
Marc Brody on "How to Survive Traveling in France in August"
Marc gives us travel tips that help make a trip to France a pleasure
David Cumes on "Preparing for Death"
David provides his insight on preparing for our death.
Gail Eisen on "How Do We Define Age"
Gail discusses the concept of time and how we
can perceive time in a variety of ways.
Joyce McWilliams on "Using Focusing When Interviewing for a Job"
Joyce tells us how the use of focusing can help us make the right decision in a job interview.
Terri Cooper on "Cognitive Restructuring"
On a windy day Terri helps us understand the powerful techniques of cognitive restructuring.
Barbara Boyd on "What Makes You Attractive"
Barbara helps us with how to present our best selves when dating.
Willa Young on "How to Become Happier"
WIlla gives us simple techniques to help us appear and then become happier.
Gwendolyn McClure on "The Connection Between Sound and Your Freedom of Expression" Gwendolyn connects our voice and freedom of expressing ourselves.
Gloria Arenson Brockway on "How to Deal with Anger"
Gloria gives us simple exercises to help relieve anger
Rodger Sorrow on "Values and Emotions"
Rodger connects our values or needs with our emotions
Jude Bijou on "Four Simple Rules of Good Communication"
Jude gives us tips on communicating
Bill Goldberg on "What is KIAM?"
Bill gives us principles on healthy, balanced living
Lawrence Spann on "Writer's Procrastination"
Lawrence gives us tips on how to overcome writer's procrastination.
Greg Sharp on "The Relationship Between Author and Editor"
Greg helps us understand the relationship between an author their their editor's point of view.
Greg Sharp on "How Many Books Should an Author Print?"
Greg answers the question all authors ask: "How many books should I print?"
Bob Fulmer on "The Southern View of the Civil War"
Bob provides insight from a Southern perspective