Art

Painting With A Palette Knife

Painting With A Palette Knife

Written by on December 22, 2013 in Art with 0 Comments

Some of the world’s most beautiful paintings were rendered by using a palette knife. If you have ever had the privilege of gazing at a Van Gogh painting at a museum, you are drawn to the texture of the paint in addition to the inspiring use of color. Some of the paint stands off of […]

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Oil Painting Landscapes

Oil Painting Landscapes

Written by on December 19, 2013 in Art with 0 Comments

The power of creation is a powerful human need that has been reflected in everything from buildings, sculpture, books and much more. However, there is no greater medium for expression than painting. Since the earliest cave paintings to the creative works of today’s modern painters, painting is a medium that anyone from novice to experienced […]

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How To Make A Monkey Puppet

How To Make A Monkey Puppet

Written by on December 18, 2013 in Art with 0 Comments

One of the most favorite things of children that you can create is puppets. Puppets allow imaginations to create social connections that are outside of normal daily interaction. Puppets are not only educational, but they are also fun. What could be more fun than a monkey puppet? Follow these steps to create your own puppet […]

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Children Crafts

How To Do Ribbon Weaving For Kids

How To Do Ribbon Weaving For Kids

Written by on December 24, 2013 in Children's Crafts with 0 Comments

Ribbon weaving is a wonderful craft for kids to improve their hand-eye coordination and will entertain them for hours. It will also give them a sense of accomplishment when they have a finished product that they can be proud of and teach them sequencing and patterns. It is also a great skill that kids can […]

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How To Make Hand Shadow Puppets

How To Make Hand Shadow Puppets

Written by on December 22, 2013 in Children's Crafts with 0 Comments

If you are looking for a great way to entertain yourself or your kids, then you might be interested in learning how to make hand shadow puppets. The truth is that this can be a lot of fun. Once you master the art of hand shadow puppets, you can be the hit of any party […]

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How To Make A Kaleidoscope

How To Make A Kaleidoscope

Written by on December 12, 2013 in Children's Crafts with 0 Comments

Kaleidoscopes are fun toys and they enable one to view beautiful patterns created when sunlight bounces off the glass or plastic surface and colored beads. You don’t have to purchase one; all you need is to have a few tools, materials and skills. Below is how to make a kaleidoscope. You will need the following […]

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Collectibles

Art Collecting

Art Collecting

Written by on December 27, 2013 in Collectibles with 0 Comments

The world of art can be very confusing to a new, aspiring collector. With varying disciplines of art and the plethora of artists to choose from; finding a starting point you are comfortable with and making that first purchase can be a daunting task. When looking to start your own personal collection the first steps […]

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Collecting Comic Books

Collecting Comic Books

Written by on December 25, 2013 in Collectibles with 0 Comments

The thought of collecting comic books go as far back as I can remember. Most people that have collected comic books simply to read, and unfortunately, threw them away after that, or gave them away. There is another way to collect comic books, and this is for future value to someone who is a collector. […]

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How To Handle Collectible Comic Books

How To Handle Collectible Comic Books

Written by on December 11, 2013 in Collectibles with 0 Comments

Comic books have become very popular in the last several years. Much of this has to do with the making of movies with superheros from these classic comics. Anyone that has a rare comic book that is in demand will be able to earn top dollar. The comic book has to be in good shape […]

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Digital Photography

Digital Photography Tips On Exposure And Shutter Speed And Aperture

Digital Photography Tips On Exposure And Shutter Speed And Aperture

Written by on December 28, 2013 in Digital Photography with 0 Comments

This is a guide to help you master the use of your camera. You will learn about shutter speed and aperture. This will allow someone to improve the quality of the pictures they take in the future. The shutter speed is very important and this will be the amount of time that you allow your […]

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How To Choose A Digital SLR Camera

How To Choose A Digital SLR Camera

Written by on December 26, 2013 in Digital Photography with 0 Comments

SLR means Single Lens Reflex and most professional photographers prefer these cameras. DSLR is better than digital cameras because the quality of images is better, the control is more stable, and it is also pretty versatile. Many flashes, filters and lenses can be used with DSLRs to make the camera work perfectly no matter what […]

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How To Do Pet Photography

How To Do Pet Photography

Written by on December 20, 2013 in Digital Photography with 0 Comments

The first thing you need to consider when taking photographs of your pet is that they are living breathing creatures, and more often than not you will have a personality to deal with. Most pets are like children and because of that fact, there will need to be certain considerations when you prepare to complete […]

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Knitting

How To Knit A Beret

How To Knit A Beret

Written by on December 30, 2013 in Knitting with 0 Comments

Knitted berets are fashion elements for cold-weather but look equally good on light jackets and other casual wear during other seasons. Unlike other hats that sit on the head, berets look classic when they fit perfectly. They are easy to knit even for beginners and need only a few basic materials – size 9 and […]

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How To Chunky Knit

How To Chunky Knit

Written by on December 30, 2013 in Knitting with 0 Comments

Chunky sweaters and scarves are all the rage nowadays, with many people buying these products to complement an outfit that they’re wearing. Just go into any store and you’ll find a wide range of different chunky designs that will look gorgeous with what you’re wearing. Unfortunately, buying knitted items from a store can be very […]

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How To Knit A Beanie

How To Knit A Beanie

Written by on December 29, 2013 in Knitting with 0 Comments

The winter season is around the corner and what better way to stay warm than a home made knit beanie? Beanies are one of the easiest things to knit and one of the best ways to keep your head and ears warm in the cold. Follow these steps to make your own beanie and you […]

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Scrapbooking

A Guide To Vintage Scrapbooking

A Guide To Vintage Scrapbooking

Written by on December 18, 2013 in Scrapbooking with 0 Comments

Vintage scrapbooking is a very specific type of scrapbooking that is becoming increasingly popular. The use of older vintage photographs in scrapbooks is nothing new, but vintage scrapbooking takes it a step further. It is when you create entire scrapbooks from older, vintage images and you also incorporate vintage themes and accents to really give […]

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How To Create Scrapbook Kits

How To Create Scrapbook Kits

Written by on December 14, 2013 in Scrapbooking with 0 Comments

Scrapbooking has quickly become a top hobby. The days of boring picture albums are over; everyone and anyone can create a work of art displaying their memories. Scrapbook kits make great gifts for everyone in your life. You can buy premade kits, but why not personalize the gift by putting together a kit on your […]

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How To Make A Baby Scrapbook

How To Make A Baby Scrapbook

Written by on December 13, 2013 in Scrapbooking with 0 Comments

Creating a baby scrapbook is probably one of the things that all new mothers enjoy doing, whether it is a mothers first child or their fifth. Any mother who wants to create one does so as a means of a way to preserving memories. And in life, memories are very important. The first thing that […]

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How To Sew Buttonholes

How To Sew Buttonholes

Written by on December 30, 2013 in Sewing with 0 Comments

Every sewing machine will differ slightly in how it buttonholes are managed. Nonetheless here is a in general description of how to do buttonholes by hand and, on a sewing machine that should be able to help you regardless of the machine being using. • Set your stich length to “stain” or close to zero […]

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How To Knit A Beret

How To Knit A Beret

Written by on December 30, 2013 in Knitting with 0 Comments

Knitted berets are fashion elements for cold-weather but look equally good on light jackets and other casual wear during other seasons. Unlike other hats that sit on the head, berets look classic when they fit perfectly. They are easy to knit even for beginners and need only a few basic materials – size 9 and […]

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How To Chunky Knit

How To Chunky Knit

Written by on December 30, 2013 in Knitting with 0 Comments

Chunky sweaters and scarves are all the rage nowadays, with many people buying these products to complement an outfit that they’re wearing. Just go into any store and you’ll find a wide range of different chunky designs that will look gorgeous with what you’re wearing. Unfortunately, buying knitted items from a store can be very […]

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