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Category "Art & Design"

How to make a birthday card

How to make a birthday card

Design your own card as a special birthday greeting. The best cards are the ones which are personalised and come from the heart. Follow our quick and easy tips for creating cards.
A guide to tarot card readings

A guide to tarot card readings

Tarot cards are used as a form of divination - to look at the past, the present and to see what might happen in the future. The origin of Tarot cards has many stories attached to it and people have considered them both good and bad. Let's have a closer look at Tarot cards.
Where to find old ordinance survey maps

Where to find old ordinance survey maps

We make finding old ordinance survey maps easier with our tips on where to find them. The article below shows you where you can get old ordinance survey maps at both online and offline locations.
How to design your own shoes

How to design your own shoes

Shoes! Glorious shoes! Footwear is a vital part of any one's wardrobe regardless of what your personal style is. From trainers to dress shoes, there are several websites which allow you to create your own shoes online. On top of that, they offer very reasonable delivery times.
How to paint with oils?

How to paint with oils?

Anyone can learn oil painting if they follow a few simple tips and get the right equipment. Discovering how to paint with oils is a straightforward process that can lead to many happy hours in front of the canvas. This article sets you on your way to painting a masterpiece.
How to draw funny cartoons?

How to draw funny cartoons?

Drawing decent cartoon faces can be very tricky for some people and making them look funny can be even trickier. This article provides you with a step-by-step drawing guide on how to draw a funny cartoon picture of a human face.
Five ideas for flyer designs

Five ideas for flyer designs

Flyers can be used for a large variety of reasons. Whether it is a business flyer, or a musical event, the design of your flyer is essential. In this article, we will discuss five useful tips to keep your flyers attracting attention no matter what the occasion.
Which is the most accurate picture of the world

Which is the most accurate picture of the world

Map projections have to distort some countries because the world is round and maps are flat, and photographs of the world are faced with similar problems. Finding the most accurate picture of the Earth really depends on the part of the world which you want to view. With most cylindrical map projections, Greenland is not portrayed accurately as it is too large on most maps.
How to draw a dinosaur?

How to draw a dinosaur?

For any artists considering drawing dinosaurs or anyone interested in creating a dinosaurs cartoon or comic strip, the first step is learning how exactly to put together that work of art on paper. This tutorial will offer a guide into the technique of drawing those prehistoric creatures, turning all the hard work into dinosaur fun!
Where to buy inkwells in the UK

Where to buy inkwells in the UK

In this computer age, very few people use an old style ink pen any more. This has made the inkwells that were once a feature of every school desk a collector's item, especially the more elaborate and beautiful designs. Here are some ideas of where to look to add to your inkwell collection.
Alternative uses for leather binders

Alternative uses for leather binders

The first patent for the loose leaf binder was filed in 1854 in Providence, Rhode Island by Henry T. Sission. The next development was the two ring binder. It was used in the Common Sense Binder which also had two rings. From then came the more efficient three ring binder which in turn became the standard binder that is known nowadays. Decorative leather binders can have alternative uses in this present day.
Five great train pictures

Five great train pictures

Rail enthusiasts aren't all necessarily trainspotters in anoraks at the end of a platform writing down numbers avidly. There are many beautiful paintings of trains painted by some famous artists from the traditional to the modern for keen locomotive fans. You can commission your own train painting or buy a train photo. Here we look at five of these artists.
Where to buy decorative paper

Where to buy decorative paper

If you need decorative paper for any purpose from wedding invitations through to wrapping paper, you will want to get the best quality. There are a few places where you can find it, such as craft shops or stationery stores. It can also be found online if you know where to look.
How to get the best picture prints

How to get the best picture prints

Some pictures deserve more than the standard frame: family portraits and pictures of the kids growing up are those that deserve the highest possible treatment. They deserve to be printed on the best paper, or transferred onto canvas and printed at the highest quality. This article will look at a few of the options to show off cheap photos to the highest quality possible.