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  1. 1. Creating Online Tutorials with Byte-Syze Learning volume 2 Meylah’s eBook Series for Creatives Click Here to Subscribe eBooks
  2. 2. subscribe to this Table of Contents free eBook series Byte-Syze Learning: How to Screencast What It Is All About Your Own Web Video Introduction Byte-Syze Learning How to Make Earrings How to Make Your Own by Wire Wrapping Briolettes Photography Drink Coasters Byte-Syze Learning Byte-Syze Learning How to Make Paper Cupcake Stands Byte-Syze Learning How to Make Chai (Indian Tea) Byte-Syze Learning eBooks 2
  3. 3. Byte-Syze Learning: subscribe to this What It Is All About free eBook series Introduction / by Meylah > s talents with the world and get paid in easy for both the creator as well as the process with Meylah's incredibly the consumer. easy Byte-Syze Learning tool. You can also choose whether to sell What Is Byte-Syze Learning? your Byte-Syze Learning tutorials or A Byte-Syze Learning is a visual give them away for free to raise your online tutorial, displayed in a step- profile. The tool allows you to set by-step and easy to consume any price you’d like and you can elect format for your audience. We to provide PDF versions of your step- have built an easy to use Byte- by-step creative guides automatically Photo credit: Dot D Syze Learning tool that allows you so everyone wins! So, what do you know? Whatever to create beautiful step-by-step it is, we bet you can share some of tutorials with Images and Video. What do you think? Why don’t you your knowledge with others and And, you can even sell them!. check out some of the Byte-Syze maybe even sell some of it or as we Learning tutorials in this eBook and like to say - Monetize Your Brain! How Does It Work? see if it sparks an idea for your own You can create great looking, money- tutorial or just follow the steps and We have found that everyone has making tutorials in just a few steps... create something creative today! unique skills that people want and just like creating a blog post.  We And, don’t forget to have fun! now you can share those creative really wanted to build this so it was eBooks 3
  4. 4. How to Make Earrings subscribe to this by Wire Wrapping Briolettes free eBook series Byte-Syze Learning / by Courtney Dirks > s how to hold or work with the pliers. • Make sure your briolettes are side After much practice, I mastered drilled, not drilled top to bottom the technique, but it would have (top to bottom drilling requires been much easier if I had watched headpins). someone else first. Good luck mastering this technique Here are a few tips you may want and please share your finished to consider if you’re just getting products with us! started: • Use a soft, high gauge of wire (26- Related Articles 28 mm), thinner wire will allow you – How To Make A Pair of Earrings more flexibility and control as you When I was getting started with work with the wire. – Handmade Wire Jewelry - wire jewelry, I had a difficult time Love at First Sight trying to learn how to wire wrap • You may want to start out with – Throwing a Home Jewelry Party side drilled briolette (pear or oval copper wire to master the shaped) gems. I bought a book technique since it’s less expensive to walk me through steps, but I than sterling silver or gold (I still struggled with the process wasted a lot of wire before I because I wasn’t comfortable with mastered this technique). share this view this post this on facebook on meylah on twitter eBooks Byte-Syze Learning 4
  5. 5. How to Make Earrings subscribe to this by Wire Wrapping Briolettes free eBook series Byte-Syze Learning / by Courtney Dirks > s Step 1: Gather Your Supplies • Wire (Sterling silver round soft 28 mm gauge wire for this demo) • Side Drilled Briolette Gems or Beads (20x13 mm faceted green amethyst briolettes were used for this demo) • Ear Wires (Sterling silver leverback ear wires were used in this demo) • Needle Nose Pliers • Flat Nose Pliers • Curved Nose Pliers • Round Nose Pliers • Wire Cutters Video Tutorial: Click Here to Watch It eBooks Byte-Syze Learning 5
  6. 6. How to Make Earrings subscribe to this by Wire Wrapping Briolettes free eBook series Byte-Syze Learning / by Courtney Dirks > s Step 2: Clip and String Wire Clip approximately 2 inches of wire using your wire cutters and string the wire through your briolette eBooks Byte-Syze Learning 6
  7. 7. How to Make Earrings subscribe to this by Wire Wrapping Briolettes free eBook series Byte-Syze Learning / by Courtney Dirks > s Step 3: Prep Your Wire • With your flat nose pliers, leaving a small space above the tip of the briolette, bend one end of the wire at a 90 degree angle. • Repeat the process with the other end of the wire in the opposite direction. • The two wires should be crisscrossed once you’ve finished this step. Video Tutorial: Click Here to Watch It eBooks Byte-Syze Learning 7
  8. 8. How to Make Earrings subscribe to this by Wire Wrapping Briolettes free eBook series Byte-Syze Learning / by Courtney Dirks > s Step 4: Clamp and Twist the Wires Using your flat nose pliers, clamp on to the wires you’ve crisscrossed and twist the pliers toward you until you’ve coiled the wires to the tip of the briolette. Video Tutorial: Click Here to Watch It eBooks Byte-Syze Learning 8
  9. 9. How to Make Earrings subscribe to this by Wire Wrapping Briolettes free eBook series Byte-Syze Learning / by Courtney Dirks > s Step 5: Clip One of Your Wires Using your wire cutters, clip one of your wires at the top of the area that you’ve twisted, leaving only one end of wire to work with. eBooks Byte-Syze Learning 9
  10. 10. How to Make Earrings subscribe to this by Wire Wrapping Briolettes free eBook series Byte-Syze Learning / by Courtney Dirks > s Step 6: Form a Circle with Your Wire • Using your round nose pliers, clamp onto your wire as close to the top of the twisted area as possible. • With your free hand, wrap the wire around the round nose pliers to create a circle. Video Tutorial: Click Here to Watch It eBooks Byte-Syze Learning 10
  11. 11. How to Make Earrings subscribe to this by Wire Wrapping Briolettes free eBook series Byte-Syze Learning / by Courtney Dirks > s Step 7: Begin Wrapping your Wire Hold the clamped circle in your non-dominant hand using the round nose pliers. In your dominant hand hold the curved nose pliers, clamp on to the end of the loose wire and begin wrapping that wire until you reach the base of your briolette. Video Tutorial: Click Here to Watch It eBooks Byte-Syze Learning 11
  12. 12. How to Make Earrings subscribe to this by Wire Wrapping Briolettes free eBook series Byte-Syze Learning / by Courtney Dirks > s Step 8: Clip Excess Wire • Using your wire cutters, clip any excess wire at the base of the area you’ve just wrapped. • If needed, use the needle nose pliers to tidy up the end of the wire. Video Tutorial: Click Here to Watch It eBooks Byte-Syze Learning 12
  13. 13. How to Make Earrings subscribe to this by Wire Wrapping Briolettes free eBook series Byte-Syze Learning / by Courtney Dirks > s Step 9: Slip Finished Wire Wrapped Stone to the Earwire Open the ear wire with your needle nose pliers, slip the finished stone on, and close the ear wire. Video Tutorial: Click Here to Watch It eBooks Byte-Syze Learning 13
  14. 14. How to Make Earrings subscribe to this by Wire Wrapping Briolettes free eBook series Byte-Syze Learning / by Courtney Dirks > s Step 10: Complete the Pair Repeat steps 2-9 to create a second earring to complete your pair! eBooks Byte-Syze Learning 14
  15. 15. How to Make subscribe to this Paper Cupcake Stands free eBook series Byte-Syze Learning / by Dionne Christiansen > s These paper cupcake stands are great Related Articles because you can color-coordinate – Spring Craft Tutorial: How to Make a them with a themed party, and you Button Bouquet can make them any size you want. They’re also very cheap to make, so – How To Package Your Product you can make plenty of them without – How to Set up a Craft Booth that breaking the bank. Customers Can't Resist Who doesn’t love cupcakes? I love to entertain, and have a collection of pretty plates and cupcake stands to pretty up my presentation when I have friends over for baked goodies. But all that china and ceramic- ware can add up and get pricey, so I decided to make my own paper cupcake stands. share this view this post this on facebook on meylah on twitter eBooks Byte-Syze Learning 15
  16. 16. How to Make subscribe to this Paper Cupcake Stands free eBook series Byte-Syze Learning / by Dionne Christiansen > s Step 1: What You Will Need Here is what you will need to get started: • 1 sheet of chipboard • 1 sheet of plain colored carstock • 1 sheet of pattered cardstock • 1 length of ribbon/lace to fit around your cupcake stand • Scissors • Glue • Ruler • Pen • Cup (if you don’t have a circle-drawing tool) eBooks Byte-Syze Learning 16
  17. 17. How to Make subscribe to this Paper Cupcake Stands free eBook series Byte-Syze Learning / by Dionne Christiansen > s Step 2: Creating The Tray We are going to start by making the tray that your cupcake will sit on. Take your chipboard and use your cup to trace a circle on the chipboard. Then repeat this step on the plain colored cardstock. eBooks Byte-Syze Learning 17
  18. 18. How to Make subscribe to this Paper Cupcake Stands free eBook series Byte-Syze Learning / by Dionne Christiansen > s Step 3: Creating The Support Next we will be making the support stands. Grab your chipboard and measure and rule a 3 inch x 2.75 inch rectangle on the corner of the sheet. eBooks Byte-Syze Learning 18
  19. 19. How to Make subscribe to this Paper Cupcake Stands free eBook series Byte-Syze Learning / by Dionne Christiansen > s Step 4: Measure and Mark Your Support From there, measure in 5/8 of an inch in from the left and right sides along the 2.75 inch side. Mark these places with your pen. Then along the 3 inch side, measure and mark 1 inch down. eBooks Byte-Syze Learning 19
  20. 20. How to Make subscribe to this Paper Cupcake Stands free eBook series Byte-Syze Learning / by Dionne Christiansen > s Step 5: Finish Measuring the Support Rule a line across the 2.75 length of the rectangle 1 inch down from the top where you marked at the end of Step 3, and then rule a line from the two marks you made at the start of Step 4 to the 1 inch line your just drew. Your rectangle should look like this image here. eBooks Byte-Syze Learning 20
  21. 21. How to Make subscribe to this Paper Cupcake Stands free eBook series Byte-Syze Learning / by Dionne Christiansen > s Step 6: Cutting Your Pieces Cut along the lines your ruled to make the first support leg for the stand. Then cut a slit down the middle of the shape, but only half way. Repeat steps 3 through 6 to make another leg, but on this second leg, cut the slit on the opposite side, and again only half way down. eBooks Byte-Syze Learning 21
  22. 22. How to Make subscribe to this Paper Cupcake Stands free eBook series Byte-Syze Learning / by Dionne Christiansen > s Step 7: Decorating Your Pieces Trace your two new leg pieces onto your patterned cardstock, but make them half an inch taller on the thin side of the shape. Cut slits on these patterned pieces in the same position you did on the chipboard. eBooks Byte-Syze Learning 22
  23. 23. How to Make subscribe to this Paper Cupcake Stands free eBook series Byte-Syze Learning / by Dionne Christiansen > s Step 8: Gather Your Pieces These are the pieces you should have at this point. eBooks Byte-Syze Learning 23
  24. 24. How to Make subscribe to this Paper Cupcake Stands free eBook series Byte-Syze Learning / by Dionne Christiansen > s Step 9: Glue Your Pieces Apply glue to the back of your chipboard leg pieces, and stick a patterned cardstock piece over one side. Then fold over the half inch flap so that it sits at a right angle. eBooks Byte-Syze Learning 24
  25. 25. How to Make subscribe to this Paper Cupcake Stands free eBook series Byte-Syze Learning / by Dionne Christiansen > s Step 10: Stick The Pieces Together Stick the patterned cardstock to the other side and make sure that both top flaps are folded out at right angles. eBooks Byte-Syze Learning 25
  26. 26. How to Make subscribe to this Paper Cupcake Stands free eBook series Byte-Syze Learning / by Dionne Christiansen > s Step 11: Cut Your Pieces Cut a slit in the middle of the folded flaps. eBooks Byte-Syze Learning 26
  27. 27. How to Make subscribe to this Paper Cupcake Stands free eBook series Byte-Syze Learning / by Dionne Christiansen > s Step 12: Fit Together Base Legs Slot together the two legs by pushing them along the middle slits. It should end up looking like this. eBooks Byte-Syze Learning 27
  28. 28. How to Make subscribe to this Paper Cupcake Stands free eBook series Byte-Syze Learning / by Dionne Christiansen > s Step 13: Add Trim To The Tray Apply glue around the rim of one side of the chipboard circle, and then take your ribbon/lace and stick it around the edges. Gather it every now and then so that it contours along the rim. eBooks Byte-Syze Learning 28
  29. 29. How to Make subscribe to this Paper Cupcake Stands free eBook series Byte-Syze Learning / by Dionne Christiansen > s Step 14: Cover The Tray Apply glue to the rim of your plain colored circle on one side, and then adhere it to the other side of the tray (opposite to the side you applied the lace/ribbon to). eBooks Byte-Syze Learning 29
  30. 30. How to Make subscribe to this Paper Cupcake Stands free eBook series Byte-Syze Learning / by Dionne Christiansen > s Step 15: Assemble The Stand Apply glue to the folded flaps on the top of the leg base. Then center it on the under-side of the tray (the side with the lace/ribbon) and press down firmly to secure. Hold still for a few minutes to allow glue to set. eBooks Byte-Syze Learning 30
  31. 31. How to Make subscribe to this Paper Cupcake Stands free eBook series Byte-Syze Learning / by Dionne Christiansen > s Step 16: Ready To Go! Your cupcake stand is now complete. Now all you have to do is bake some cupcakes! eBooks Byte-Syze Learning 31
  32. 32. Download This eBook! > > s If you enjoy this eBook, please You Can: consider sending it to your – Download This eBook friends and network! – Share This eBook by Email – Post or Embed This eBook on Your Blog – Post to Twitter Pssssst! Go to next page for more content! > eBooks 32
  33. 33. How to Make Chai subscribe to this (Indian Tea) free eBook series Byte-Syze Learning / by Ram Dutt > s Chai is prepared with loose tea cardamom, ginger, cinnamon, bay leaves brewed in boiling water. leaves and more. Follow this step by There are several types of tea leaves step Byte-Syze Leaning tutorial to from all over the world…some of make your own Chai and enjoy…and, the more popular names of tea are don’t forget to share with us how from Assam, Darjeling and many you make your own Chai and the more. Each region’s tea leaves have special ingredients that you use! a different flavor and strength. Related Articles The most commonly used tea leaf is – Sweet Creativity: Handmade called Orange Peoke. This has mild Inspiration for Valentine's Day body in flavor and you can buy this The Indian subcontinent calls type of loose tea at any South Asian – Crafty Foodies: 9 Handmade Products it Chai and today you can find grocery store and some larger chains. for the Kitchen several versions of Chai at cafés In the absence of Orange Peoke, you – 10 Creative Ideas To Do With Your all around the world. Chai in can use Lipton tea bags as well. Kids the South East Asian countries is commonly a hot beverage of Based on your taste, you can add choice for breakfast, snack time or a spice or a combination of spices just anytime to relax. to add flavor to your Chai such as share this view this post this on facebook on meylah on twitter eBooks Byte-Syze Learning 33
  34. 34. How to Make Chai subscribe to this (Indian Tea) free eBook series Byte-Syze Learning / by Ram Dutt > s Step 1: Ingredients You Will Need To make Chai you will need: • Loose Tea • Milk (Any type works great) • Sugar or sweetener • A Pot • A Strainer • A Cup (To Drink!) To add flavor you may want some of the following: • Ginger • Cardamom • Cinnamon • Bay Leaves eBooks Byte-Syze Learning 34
  35. 35. How to Make Chai subscribe to this (Indian Tea) free eBook series Byte-Syze Learning / by Ram Dutt > s Step 2: Boil the Water For each cup of Chai, you will need 1/2 cup to 3/4 cup of water (depending on how much milk you want). Put your water in the pot and bring to a boil. Video Tutorial: Click Here to Watch It eBooks Byte-Syze Learning 35
  36. 36. How to Make Chai subscribe to this (Indian Tea) free eBook series Byte-Syze Learning / by Ram Dutt > s Step 3: Add Tea and Spices Once the water is at a boil, add 1 tea spoon of loose tea (or 1 tea bag). You can add more or less based on the strength of the flavor you want. Also add your spices to the pot at this time. In this video, ginger and cardamom were added. Video Tutorial: Click Here to Watch It eBooks Byte-Syze Learning 36
  37. 37. How to Make Chai subscribe to this (Indian Tea) free eBook series Byte-Syze Learning / by Ram Dutt > s Step 4: Add Milk Once the tea starts to brew, let the water boil for a few minutes based on how strong you want your Chai. Add 1/2 cup or 1/4 cup of milk as needed and bring the ingredients to boil. Video Tutorial: Click Here to Watch It eBooks Byte-Syze Learning 37
  38. 38. How to Make Chai subscribe to this (Indian Tea) free eBook series Byte-Syze Learning / by Ram Dutt > s Step 5: Strain the Chai Let the Chai come to boil 2-3 times and reduce heat to keep from boiling over. Then pour the Chai through the strainer into your cup. Video Tutorial: Click Here to Watch It eBooks Byte-Syze Learning 38
  39. 39. How to Make Chai subscribe to this (Indian Tea) free eBook series Byte-Syze Learning / by Ram Dutt > s Step 6: Add Sweeter and Enjoy your Chai! Add sweetener (sugar, brown sugar, agave nectar, honey) to your Chai and stir and enjoy a nice cup of hot Chai! eBooks Byte-Syze Learning 39
  40. 40. How to Screencast subscribe to this Your Own Web Video free eBook series Byte-Syze Learning / by Justine Smith > s We've put together the following Byte-Syze Learning tutorial to show you exactly how quick it is to record, edit and produce your very first web video. Related Articles – How to Use Screencasting To Promote Your Business – How To Find and Source an Image Photo credit: Blakie with Creative Commons and Flickr As we've discussed on Meylah – 3 Favorite Pocket Video Cameras before, screencasting is a fun and unique way to increase your readership, fans and friends by offering useful web videos that help both your viewers and your business. share this view this post this on facebook on meylah on twitter eBooks Byte-Syze Learning 40
  41. 41. How to Screencast subscribe to this Your Own Web Video free eBook series Byte-Syze Learning / by Justine Smith > s Step 1: Download Download your preferred screencasting software of choice. In this case, we've used the 30 day free trial of Camtasia, from TechSmith. eBooks Byte-Syze Learning 41
  42. 42. How to Screencast subscribe to this Your Own Web Video free eBook series Byte-Syze Learning / by Justine Smith > s Step 2: Set Your Recording Size Once you have downloaded and installed the program, open it up and organize the screen size you'd like to capture by using your mouse. When you’re all finished, hit record. eBooks Byte-Syze Learning 42
  43. 43. How to Screencast subscribe to this Your Own Web Video free eBook series Byte-Syze Learning / by Justine Smith > s Step 3: Record Your Video Once you hit record, you will see 4 green corners flashing which gives you a reminder of what your audience will see when they watch your video. Keep your navigational window within these frames to avoid cutting off information you'd like your viewers to obtain. When you have finished recording your first video, hit stop. Video Tutorial: Click Here to Watch It eBooks Byte-Syze Learning 43
  44. 44. How to Screencast subscribe to this Your Own Web Video free eBook series Byte-Syze Learning / by Justine Smith > s Step 4: Hit Stop or Delete In the bottom right corner of your screen you will see a tiny camcorder icon. When you are finished recording your video, you will right click and hit 'stop'. *Alternatively, if you have made an error while recording your video, you can hit 'delete' and it will automatically allow you to start over without any additional steps.* eBooks Byte-Syze Learning 44
  45. 45. How to Screencast subscribe to this Your Own Web Video free eBook series Byte-Syze Learning / by Justine Smith > s Step 5: Decide How to Proceed Once you hit stop, a preview of your video will pop up. Watch your video and then choose one of four options: Save: This will allow you to save the video as a Camtasia (or AVI) file. Delete: If you decide that you want to redo your video, simply hit ‘delete’ and try again. Edit: This option allows you to add graphics, music, audio and much more before publishing it. Produce: If you are happy with the video as is, simply hit ‘produce’ and follow the steps provided. eBooks Byte-Syze Learning 45
  46. 46. How to Screencast subscribe to this Your Own Web Video free eBook series Byte-Syze Learning / by Justine Smith > s Step 6: Edit Your Video Should you decide to edit your video, you will be sent to Camtasia Studio where you can then edit your video by adding intro graphics, music, adjusting the audio and much more. Watch this short video walking you through where to find options for adding text, music and adjusting your audio. Video Tutorial: Click Here to Watch It eBooks Byte-Syze Learning 46
  47. 47. How to Screencast subscribe to this Your Own Web Video free eBook series Byte-Syze Learning / by Justine Smith > s Step 7: Produce Your Video If the video is ready to go and you don't want to add any bells and whistles, simply hit ‘produce’ and follow the short series of options in order to export your file for uploading on various sites like YouTube. Go to file, select ‘produce’ and follow a simple step by step wizard to get your file ready for uploading to your blog, website or YouTube account. eBooks Byte-Syze Learning 47
  48. 48. How to Screencast subscribe to this Your Own Web Video free eBook series Byte-Syze Learning / by Justine Smith > s Step 8: Video Rendering Once you have finished the wizard to produce your video, you will have to wait just a few moments for the video to render. That's it! It's extremely simple to screencast amazing videos for your audience and fan base by using software like Camtasia and we hope you liked this Byte-Size Learning tutorial. eBooks Byte-Syze Learning 48
  49. 49. How to Make Your Own subscribe to this Photography Drink Coasters free eBook series Byte-Syze Learning / by Jason Dirks > s it doesn’t always happen. So in the Related Articles spirit of “trying a little extra” next time, – The Anatomy of a Great Product Shot here’s a way to make you want to use a drink coaster using your own pictures! – What I've Learned from Taking And, these make great gifts too! Thousands of Product Shots – Online Printing Solutions: More Perks Follow this simple step-by-step than Price and Quality tutorial on how to make your own photography drink coasters and the next time you’ll not only prevent unwanted water rings, you’ll be able to show off your pictures each time you Last week, I saw this Do-It-Yourself for grab a drink! making photo coasters on Photojojo and I wanted to replicate it using Byte- Syze Learning. I know in our house we “try” to use drink coasters to keep the water rings off the coffee table and desks, but share this view this post this on facebook on meylah on twitter eBooks Byte-Syze Learning 49
  50. 50. How to Make Your Own subscribe to this Photography Drink Coasters free eBook series Byte-Syze Learning / by Jason Dirks > s Step 1: Gather Supplies The first thing you’ll need to do is gather the supplies you’ll need: • Printed Pictures (as many as you want!) • A Pencil or Pen • A Paint Brush • An X-ACTO Knife (this works best) or Pair of Scissors • Round or Square Object to Draw Around (cup, plate, old coaster, etc.) • Varnish to Waterproof your Coasters • Cork (Sheets or Tiles work great and can be found at any craft store) Video Tutorial: Click Here to Watch It • A Cutting Surface eBooks Byte-Syze Learning 50
  51. 51. How to Make Your Own subscribe to this Photography Drink Coasters free eBook series Byte-Syze Learning / by Jason Dirks > s Step 2: Trace Your Cork Simply put your round or square object on top of your cork and take your pencil or pen and trace around it. Anything will work like a coffee cup, a small plate, or even an old drink coaster. eBooks Byte-Syze Learning 51
  52. 52. How to Make Your Own subscribe to this Photography Drink Coasters free eBook series Byte-Syze Learning / by Jason Dirks > s Step 3: Trace Your Pictures Use the same round or square object that you used to shape your cork and take your pencil or pen and trace around your selected pictures. Choose any pictures you like or ones that someone else would enjoy if you’re giving these as a gift! eBooks Byte-Syze Learning 52
  53. 53. How to Make Your Own subscribe to this Photography Drink Coasters free eBook series Byte-Syze Learning / by Jason Dirks > s Step 4: Cut Your Cork Now, that you have the shape drawn on your cork, it’s time to cut. The best is to use an X-ACTO knife although you can also use a box cutter or pair of scissors too…just remember to be careful. Place the cork on your cutting surface and cut around the line you traced earlier. eBooks Byte-Syze Learning 53
  54. 54. How to Make Your Own subscribe to this Photography Drink Coasters free eBook series Byte-Syze Learning / by Jason Dirks > s Step 5: Cut Your Pictures The easiest way to cut your pictures is probably to use a pair of scissors, although you may not get the perfectly round edges as you would with an X-ACTO knife so you choose. Place picture on your cutting surface and cut around the line you traced earlier. eBooks Byte-Syze Learning 54
  55. 55. How to Make Your Own subscribe to this Photography Drink Coasters free eBook series Byte-Syze Learning / by Jason Dirks > s Step 6: Stick them Together Using the varnish and your paint brush, apply a layer of varnish to the top of the cut piece of cork and then stick your picture to the top of that cork. Make sure to apply even pressure to the picture for about 30 seconds to make sure it’s not going anywhere…hey, it’s starting to look like a coaster! eBooks Byte-Syze Learning 55
  56. 56. How to Make Your Own subscribe to this Photography Drink Coasters free eBook series Byte-Syze Learning / by Jason Dirks > s Step 7: Waterproof Your New Coaster You want to make sure these will hold up with all the drinks so apply at least 2 layers of varnish to the top and sides of the picture and cork to make it waterproof. And remember to wait for the first layer to dry before applying the second layer. eBooks Byte-Syze Learning 56
  57. 57. How to Make Your Own subscribe to this Photography Drink Coasters free eBook series Byte-Syze Learning / by Jason Dirks > s Step 8: You’re Finished, Just Wait! You’re all finished! Now, all you have to do is wait for them to dry. The best thing to do is put them in a safe place overnight before testing them out with a drink. And that’s it! Good luck and enjoy your new coasters! eBooks Byte-Syze Learning 57
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  59. 59. subscribe to this free eBook series > s Contributors wildlife and nature, travel, sports and Justine Smith, an Etsy success Ram Dutt, an engineer by profession adventure. story who used her experience who comes from a family of selling online and turned it into a musicians and artists. He sees his Courtney Dirks, a recent escapee full-time wholesale business. Her own passion for music and art in his of the corporate world with a real passion is helping handmade nine year old son, who has already background in commercial real estate, sellers find success marketing their inspired many with his art and communications, and sales. She craft products. She offers tips on has led Ram to foster creativity in began alleviating her stress at work advertising, branding, social media many others. Ram and his family through creating handmade jewelry. and growth via email through her live in Seattle, which is full of life, After bouncing around the west coast blog Justine's Media. energy and an enthusiastic creative for years, she settled in Seattle and community. has found great joy traveling, playing Stay Tuned… sports and interacting with the local As part of the Meylah eBook Series, Jason Dirks, a business creative community. we will be releasing our next eBook management consultant by day and on building a successful online a passionate outdoor photographer Dionne Christiansen, a graphic storefront. We will cover topics by night (or any other hour he can designer based in Houston, Texas including blogging for your business, get outside and take pictures)! He and the face behind the Etsy store using social media to build your and his wife live in beautiful Seattle, City of Dionne and her blog, Notes brand, and all the important things which provides the ideal landscape From Dionne. that go into building a successful for his photographic interests: online storefront so stay tuned! eBooks 59
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