Browsing Archive: November, 2012

Introduction to Watercolor Painting Supplies For Beginners

Posted by admin on Saturday, November 17, 2012,
Watercolor is probably the most convenient of all the painting mediums. All you really need to get started is a box of paint, a few brushes, water and some paper. There are no toxic solvents or mediums to be concerned about and your brushes can be cleaned with a little soap and water. This convenience makes watercolor one of the most economical painting mediums as well. This article will provide an introduction to the more popular supplies that a beginner should consider investing in. PAINT W...
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Process Of Oil Painting

Posted by admin on Saturday, November 17, 2012,
The process of oil painting differs from painter to painter, often but it includes certain customary steps. First, the artist prepares the surface. Although surfaces like linoleum, pressed wood, wooden panel, and cardboard have been used, the most popular surface and often used is canvas. While many painters have used panels for paintings (for instance Da Vince's Mona Lisa) these can be susceptible for cracking and it is fairly small. Stretched canvas has no such problem. Conventional artist'...
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figurative paintings Bill Sharp paintings

Posted by admin on Wednesday, November 14, 2012,
I always been a seat of my pants kind of painter and enjoyed just starting in on a canvas without a plan and allowing the painting to become what ever it will. But, having struggled to complete two large paintings without a real plan, I decided that it probably a good idea to do some studies before launching into a big project so that I know what I trying to accomplish. Maybe I have a better idea of when I done, for one thing. Here are a couple of studies I considering for a larger piece. Thi...
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Family and Home Articles

Posted by admin on Wednesday, November 14, 2012,
Acrylic paints are a form of plastic and therefore are waterproof when dry. They come in 2oz., 4.6 oz., and 7oz. tubes. They also come in 2oz., 8oz., 16 oz., and 32 oz., jars. They come in a myriad of colors, and in regular, medium and high viscosity. The brushes you use for acrylic painting are some of the same ones you would pick for traditional watercolor painting. I prefer a more stiff bristle brush for acrylic use as a soft bristle brush tends to get full of the acrylic paint, like a rag...
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Digital SketchUp Watercolor Process Step

Posted by admin on Monday, November 12, 2012,
I recently developed the Digital SketchUp Watercolor - an amazing hybrid visualization technique for transforming a Google SketchUp model view into a digital watercolor. The idea involves a combination of digital image manipulation and traditional hand coloring with markers. style="font-size: 10pt;">For anyone who enjoys modeling in SketchUp, this process enables you to create beautiful renderings that have a "hand crafted" character resembling an actual watercolor painting. My "step-by-step"...
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689 Million Dollar Modigliani Painting and A Homeless Man

Posted by admin on Monday, November 12, 2012,
When this hit the news, the first person that flashed across my mind was a homeless man in San Rafael. He could have been a Shakespearean Actor; he had such bearing and poise. He was extremely focused on ritual. He moved in set patterns around Marin County, just across the Golden Gate Bridge from San Francisco. He would stand on a street corner across from the building where I worked in downtown San Rafael, and hold court. He would go shirtless in the summers and display a well-honed and craf...
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Car Paintings and Prints

Posted by admin on Sunday, November 11, 2012,
Car paintings are designed to make a huge difference in the way your home, office, showroom or any other environment looks and the way you feel about it, if you are into car art. Car prints will also serve the same purpose, that is of substantially improving the visual aspect of any place you use or live in, be it the office or the study, and it should be known that these prints are the result of many hours of work and creative effort. Most car prints are made from oil paintings, though there...
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Index of Canadian Illustrators

Posted by admin on Sunday, November 11, 2012,
Note - quote from this site with caution. Material posted here cannot be constantly verified, due to the public nature of wikis. That said, this wiki is meant to assemble truth! If you find something grossly in error, go ahead and change it. Kadey, PH - [source: christiancomicsinternational] Percy H. Kadey was born on the 19th of November, 1887 in Caradoc, Ontario, Canada. He began his career doing "crayon sketching on the public platform" for teachers' conventions, high schools and other gro...
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How To Choose Contemporary Oil Paintings For Your New Home's Walls

Posted by admin on Thursday, November 8, 2012,
There are some elements that characterize contemporary design which you can incorporate into your furnishings and decor accents. The good thing about this kind of design theme is affordability and the ease of finding contemporary home furnishings. You can accentuate your furniture with contemporary canvas wall art and other functional decorative pieces. If you already have contemporary furniture, then the only thing left to do is to match your wall art with the rest of the room. Find painting...
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Is it Legal to Place Multiple Offers on Multiple Short Sale Homes

Posted by admin on Thursday, November 8, 2012,
In the Las Vegas real estate market, if you are interested in purchasing a short sale, you almost have to submit multiple offers. It doesn't seem prudent to submit one short sale offer, and wait 3, 6, 15 weeks or more to get an answer…an answer that might just be "No Thanks" so you wind up starting all over again. While there is no actual law prohibiting a buyer from placing multiple offers on multiple properties, the questions which should be addressed are, "Is this ethical and can failing...
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Who won the anchors' nude portraits

Posted by admin on Wednesday, November 7, 2012,
Who won the anchors' nude portraits?From TODAY producer Robin Sindler I recently produced a series where the hosts stepped out of their comfort zones to take on a new skill. "TODAY Takes On" brought the gang back to school, art school, to be precise and they stepped into a class like none they'd ever experienced. Theirs was a lesson in painting the traditional nude (the theme was Adam and Eve) and though they are consummate professionals, even these guys couldn't hide their jitters. What was ...
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Practice Makes A Masterpiece Perfect With Oil Paintings

Posted by admin on Wednesday, November 7, 2012,
Back to the time of the Romans, oil painting was recognized and grew into popularity in the near 15th century. Mixed with a specific medium, oil paints are almost used for a lifetime purpose. However, oil painting is considered one of the toughest types of paintings to begin with. There are many factors why beginners find oil painting to be one of the toughest compared to the rest. The availability of the choice of colours and the scent to begin with is just the beginning to frighten the pain...
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BANK FIXED DEPOSIT INTEREST RATES INDIA Related Articles

Posted by admin on Wednesday, November 7, 2012,
Reasons to Choose Equity Investment October 11, 2012 Stock markets and anything related to them tend to be fearsome objects for people. This could explain the wariness of investors where equity investment is concerned. But the fact is that there are some decided advantages of putting your money into equity financing instead of letting it snooze away in a savings bank account or a fixed deposit. This is because, your money would not simply be gathering interest; it would be effectively growing...
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How to Choose a Color When Painting Your Rooms

Posted by admin on Wednesday, November 7, 2012,
Oyster White, Navajo White, Cielo Blanco, Off White are but a few variations that builders use when painting the interior of most homes. That while these colors look clean and crisp when we first move in, it doesn't take long before we tire of the look and want something with a bit more pizazz. Are you still thinking about a color for those walls you've been putting off painting?Oyster White, Navajo White, Cielo Blanco, Off White are but a few variations that builders use when painting the in...
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On The Market Acrylic Works Of Art About Canvass Since The Choice Purchase

Posted by admin on Monday, November 5, 2012,
You might have the choice regarding getting the financial savings about acrylic works of art about canvass which can be on the market. In order to opportunity even more on earth regarding fine art, you can find metropolitan acrylic works of art and also modern day works of art that might be a part of the assortment. These types of provides an individual bundle of money inside the on its way decades. As opposed to the particular watercolor as well as other portray classes, you'll find in which...
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Why Paintings is Still a Good Choice

Posted by admin on Monday, November 5, 2012,
Landscape oil paintings are a good choice to make your house or office decorations look more spacious. Oil painting becomes popular in the 15th century. What makes these paintings different than others is because the type of paint used. This type of paint is called oil paint. With this kind of paint, it will make the paintings more alive and luxurious. That is why it would make the visitors and guests impress and appreciate your taste of art. And most of famous art are made using oils. So, we...
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