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What is Tracing Paper?

Tracing paper is a must-have resource for any artist, printer or image copier. Because of its strength and versatility, tracing paper can be used in a variety of situations and can prove to hold its printing and shape longer than traditional paper. By learning about the function and makeup of tracin

How to Learn Graphic Design at Home

Getting started with learning graphic design is generally a confusing process. With hundreds of organizations attempting to market questionable products and tutorials to unwary consumers, there's no shortage of traps for novices. Learning graphic design at home is a very accomplishable and practical

Types of Silk Screen Emulsions

Use photo emulsion to print your own shirtsangel"s t-shirt image by sminx from Fotolia.comThe process of silkscreen printing uses a light sensitive coating to record an image. This chemical coating is called the emulsion and works like traditional darkroom photography. The fabric screen...

How to Paint Concrete Blocks as Crafts

Concrete blocks are an opportunity to showcase your creative painting skills. They can be painted as is, or be coated with compounds to give you a smooth painting surface. Numerous blocks create more possibilities, such as murals, mosaics or other styles of painting that require a lot of space. The

Lost Van Gogh Discovered in Amsterdam Attic

A Norwegian painting collector purchases a painting by a renowned artistic genius in 1908. For one reason or another, despite his investment in the piece, he dismisses it as fakery, throwing it away into the ...

How to Build Shelf Cubbies

Shelf cubbies are shelf dividers that create cubes on a given wooden shelf. These cubbies are ideal to create organization on larger shelving units and to provide support for larger items, such as books or binders. Installing shelving dividers to create cubicle storage spaces on an existing shelving

How to Make Leather Clutches

Leather clutches make durable and attractive purses and they remain popular with women. Searching for the right leather clutch can leave you with sticker shock. Create your own original clutch and save yourself a lot of cash. Making your own leather clutch means you know that no one else will show u

Visual Bliss at Fine Art Photography Online Gallery

Have you passed through lot of galleries at various places? Have you checked out any of these? Fine art photography online gallery is the place wherein you will find numerous art pieces on delivery. These ...

How to Remove Odor From a Shofar

Both religious icon and musical instrument, the Jewish shofar is still made from natural animal horn in the manner of the very earliest predecessors to the modern brass instruments. Unfortunately, the natural animal materials can often have the unwanted result of lingering organic sediment and unple

How to Draw Long Hair for a Boy

An artist's ability to draw hair can make or break a picture. Even the most accurately drawn face can be foiled by inaccurately or poorly drawn hair. The most common mistake an artist can make when drawing hair is to make hair completely flat rather than rising from above the subject's headline. Whe

Simple And Funny Face Painting Ideas

Face painting is an art; in the history of world, there are accounts, which show that the art of face or body painting is not new. It has its root back in ancient Egypt. In ...

How to Cut a Matte Board

Matte boards give each framed picture a unique look as well as keep the picture from coming into contact with the glass. Many hobby stores sell precut matte boards, however, matte boards are also sold in sheets in which you then cut openings. Professional matte cutters use a table-top matte cutter.

How to Draw Funny Comic Styles

Funny comic drawing styles often ask the artist to make the most of some features while playing down others. It requires that the artist understands the subject matter of the drawing and has the ability to ask himself what is unique or noticeable about the subject. It might be a beagle's overly long

A Pair of Shoes by Vincent Van Gogh

Vincent van Gogh is a world-famous artist, he belonged to post-Impressionist painter. So many excellent works he had created, such as The Starry Night, Sunflowers and cafe terrace at night, etc. His paintings were famous ...

What Are the Different Types of Printmaking?

Printmaking allows the artist to create many copies of one image or design.splattered smeered and printed image by pdtnc from Fotolia.comPrintmaking is an art form dating back the the 8th century, according to Several different types of printmaking have been developed....

Anime News Network Halloween Candy Haul

Anime News Network wants to see that you have a happy Halloween this year by giving away a load of candy. Anime candy that is. Want the details? I thought you might :)

How to Get Acrylic Paint to Loosen Up

Acrylic paint is a water-based medium with a wide range of creative applications. Artists use acrylics to paint furniture, ceramics, fabrics, canvases and art boards. Various techniques exist that enable artists to achieve desired painting effects with acrylic paint. The loosening of acrylic paint i