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Category "Art & Design"

How to hold a pencil when drawing?

How to hold a pencil when drawing?

It may sound like the most elementary of skills but choosing the correct pencil and holding it correctly will have a profound impact on the quality of your sketches. In this article, we'll show you how to get the best out of your drawing materials.
How to paint miniatures?

How to paint miniatures?

This will be a short guide to the essentials of miniature painting, particularly relevant for those who want to know how to paint citadel miniatures with a view to creating their own painted Warhammer 40k or painted Warhammer army.
How to use photoshop to make a collage

How to use photoshop to make a collage

Photoshop is an extremely powerful tool for graphics design and photo editing, but it can be extremely intimidating for first time users, in this article, I'll show you how to get to grips with the basic functions and what to look out for when putting together a photo collage. Read on to find out how to make a collage on the computer.
The five popular baby posters

The five popular baby posters

Get ready to be amazed with Anne Geddes' babies' prints and the process that goes behind Anne Geddes' photography. Learn about the baby poster prints that are released as Limited Edition Prints, here.
Fedex Kinkos: The facts

Fedex Kinkos: The facts

Fedex Kinko's is the former name of a printing company now known as FedEx Office. It offers a range of services in addition to printing, including copying and binding, with a range of self-service facilities available to customers. Eschewing a system of franchising favoured by some of its major rivals, all stores are corporate owned.
All about: Doug Hyde art

All about: Doug Hyde art

Doug Hyde has developed into one of the most successful artists in the world. His work spans a number of genres including, among others, both sculpture and original prints. In this article, we are going to take a brief look at Doug Hyde art and the man behind itb
A guide to careers in art

A guide to careers in art

Being an artist might not exactly sound like a realistic career choice. Most of us are usually exposed to arts through paintings in galleries, but there is an impressive array of options for art careers out there according to a multitude of aspirations.This article highlights only some of them.
How to create a canvas picture

How to create a canvas picture

Making your own art work can be very rewarding, and you can choose exactly what you want. Here are some hints on how to create your own canvas picture, including advice on materials and styles.
Art Van Go: Review and rate

Art Van Go: Review and rate

If you are in the design and textile business, be it professionally or for pleasure, you are probably looking for a reliable and regular art supply company that can cater for all your needs. If so, you might want to check out a company that was voted as the Textile Retailer of the Year at the Knitting & Stitching Show annual Textile Awards in 2006. This company is called Art Van Go and here, follows a little more about what they offer.
How to find cheap stock images

How to find cheap stock images

Stock images, also known as stock photos, are used when a person needs just a few pictures and does not want to hire a photographer. They are licensed for specific use. The internet allows people to look for, find and purchase these images online. Those looking for cheap photos will benefit from the tips on how to find cheap stock images found in this article.
Wyndham Lewis: The facts

Wyndham Lewis: The facts

The English writer and painter Percy Wyndham Lewis was one of the most imaginative artists of the 20th century. His paintings depicted the dynamism of the industrial world. Lewis wrote novels, plays, autobiographies and critical articles attacking modern art and society.
How to draw Stewie from Family Guy?

How to draw Stewie from Family Guy?

Stewie Griffin is one of the family guy favourites. He is a talking baby and is fairly simple to draw when you know how to draw Family Guy characters . This article explains in simple step-by-step instructions how to draw a perfect picture of Stewie that will impress everyone.
A guide to litho printing

A guide to litho printing

Litho printing is a method for printing which uses a metal plate or stone with a smooth surface. Invented in 1796 by the Bavarian author Alois Senefelder, it is a low-cost method which enables the possibility of publishing theatrical works that can be employed for artwork or to print text.