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How to Create a Line Drawing With the Brush Tool in Illustrator

How to Create a Line Drawing With the Brush Tool in Illustrator

The vector-based images created in Adobe Illustrator have some advantages over raster-based images. One of these is that vector graphics can be infinitely enlarged without any loss of sharpness. You can convert raster images into vector graphics in Illustrator using the “Trace” function,
How to Choose Underpaint Colors for Oil Paintings

How to Choose Underpaint Colors for Oil Paintings

Underpaint helps your oil paints stick more readily to a canvas and can enhance the way your colors appear on the canvas. Depending on the mood or nature of the painting you are trying to create, the right underpaint color can have a large impact on whether you successfully convey that emotion. Choo
Different Types of the Color Green

Different Types of the Color Green

Green comes in a variety of types for different uses.Jupiterimages/Photos.com/Getty ImagesGreen comes in many shades -- it's a pervasive color found in nature, in all hues. Whether you're painting a landscape, still life or something abstract, the variety of green pigments is board, from...
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Brother 450d Along With 18-200is Lowest Sales-It Business

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How to Paint Cultured Marble

How to Paint Cultured Marble

Cultured marble is easily damaged by harsh chemicals, water, burns or old age. If you want to repair cultured marble, or just want to update the look because the glittery swirls don't match your style or decor, it's not that difficult or expensive to refinish, or paint the surface. It's usually much
How to Make Your Own Dolphins Picture

How to Make Your Own Dolphins Picture

Illustrating your own pictures of dolphins is a straightforward project. The lines, contours and shapes of a dolphin are basic and, therefore, accessible -- even for novice artists. Once you draw the body, only a few details remain before you have achieved a complete image. Shading is the critical f
Kamina and Yoko, At Ease

Kamina and Yoko, At Ease

Cosplayers, panelists, and events from the New Jersey anime convention AnimeNext.
How to Draw Doll Faces

How to Draw Doll Faces

Most doll faces are meant to be iconic and straightforward, almost like cartoons, instead of realistic images of faces. Whether you are drawing a doll face on a doll, or simply drawing an image of a doll, keep the lines straight and simple. Draw with confidence and make as few marks as possible.
How to Draw a Picture of a Jetstar Plane

How to Draw a Picture of a Jetstar Plane

Jetstar is an Australian-based airline that provides low-fare flights domestically and internationally. Jetstar jetliners are characterized by the word "Jet" written on the tail in black letters, followed by a symbol of an orange five-pointed star. When drawing a plane, an artist must use a well sha
2009 FanimeCon – Program

2009 FanimeCon – Program

Nancy Tsai created this illustration for the FanimeCon program. See photos of highlights from 2009 FanimeCon at San Jose McEnery Convention Center, San Jose, California, including the crowds of fans, creative cosplay, special guests and events.
New Contests from ShojoBeat

New Contests from ShojoBeat

ShojoBeat Magazine is hosting two new contests to get you a meeting with Matsuri Hino, creator of the new manga Vampire Knight. Want the details? I thought you might.
How to Make a Good Portrait Painting Using Pastels

How to Make a Good Portrait Painting Using Pastels

While prehistoric cultures used colored chalk to draw on stone, the use of pastels as we know them today date back to the 16th century. The vibrant colors of pastels make them suitable for landscapes, but you can also use pastels for portraits. A grasp on the techniques can dramatically improve your
Problems With Garage Floor Paint Sticking on Smooth Surfaces

Problems With Garage Floor Paint Sticking on Smooth Surfaces

Painting a garage floor can increase the value of your home and improve the looks of an otherwise drab spot in your house. Paint adhesion problems are common when covering concrete. New concrete floors are leveled with rotary machines that leave a smooth, slick surface. This is ideal for a finished
How to Draw an Energy Diagram

How to Draw an Energy Diagram

Energy diagrams track the changes in energy as it goes through a chemical reaction. In every chemical reaction there is always a change in energy. The diagrams help to display the how quickly or slowly the energy is moving. All energy diagrams are made up of five different parts: reagents, products,
Painting Realistic Wood Grain

Painting Realistic Wood Grain

Wood grain is a sought-after finish for many decorative projects and home decor applications. If you're on a tight budget, expensive wood cabinetry or trim may be out of the question; however, you can achieve the look of real wood for a fraction of the cost. Using paint and oil glaze, a faux finish
Why Join Fine Arts Course?

Why Join Fine Arts Course?

Considering taking up fine art courses can raise a lot of questions about college of choice, future, income, etc. Most of the students who opt for fine arts field do so being well aware of ...
Decorate With Belgian Tapestries And Oil Paintings

Decorate With Belgian Tapestries And Oil Paintings

Does your office or rooms ofyour homes need an artistic upgrade? Tapestries provide flexible options to contribute to a variety of spaces. Famous themes captured in stills compliment interior designs well. Fruit and floral tapestry ...
What Is a Tibetan Thangka?

What Is a Tibetan Thangka?

A thangka is a Tibetan style of art that combines painting with silk embroidery. A thangka usually features a Buddhist god or a famous historical scene.