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How to Hand Color Photographs in Watercolor

How to Hand Color Photographs in Watercolor

Watercolors lend themselves especially well to hand coloring photographs, since the result is light and unlikely to obstruct photo details. A typical photograph with a shiny finish won't take the diluted colors of watercolor paints well; in order to hand color photographs, you must first treat them ......[Read More]
Information About Pencil Grips

Information About Pencil Grips

Writing by hand can be tiring for the writing hand and---in jobs requiring long hours of handwriting, it can lead to carpal tunnel injury and other forms of repetitive stress injury. Pencil grips can reduce discomfort in your hand from holding a pen or pencil for long periods.......[Read More]
Can I Paint the Vinyl Siding on My House?

Can I Paint the Vinyl Siding on My House?

You can paint the vinyl siding on your house, as long as you understand one critical point. Vinyl is nonporous, making it unsuitable for paint adhesion. You must thoroughly prepare the surface, or it will eventually shed its new finish.......[Read More]
What Kind of Black Paint Should You Use to Paint an Existing Island in a Kitchen?

What Kind of Black Paint Should You Use to Paint an Existing Island in a Kitchen?

The kitchen is usually the center of activity within the home and as such, the design and layout is key to keeping the room functioning properly. Cabinetry is the most important deciding factor on the function and an island will add much-needed storage and work space. Updating an existing island wit......[Read More]
Most Common Safety Issues in the Art Field

Most Common Safety Issues in the Art Field

Artists are exposed to safety issues ranging from exposure to chemicals, tripping hazards and equipment use.......[Read More]
The Process for Artwork Framing

The Process for Artwork Framing

Only oil paintings on canvas do not need a protective glass sheet. Prints and drawings are usually framed with matting and glass or Plexiglas. The mats provide an inner frame for the picture and protect it from contact with the glass and ultraviolet light. DIY picture mounters will need a flat surfa......[Read More]
How to Cut Into Ceilings

How to Cut Into Ceilings

"Cutting in" is a specialized term. It refers to the process of painting the edge of a wall or the edge where the ceiling meets the wall. Professional painters are great at cutting ceilings and walls. While people who are unpracticed at the painting process often feel the need to waste tim......[Read More]
Artist Creates House Portrait of Historic Lansing Home as Gift to City

Artist Creates House Portrait of Historic Lansing Home as Gift to City

Too many historic homes are being lost today across the USA and once they are gone or destroyed or neglected beyond repair, another piece of history is gone forever. Lansing is no exception of course ... ......[Read More]
How to Draw Anime Letters

How to Draw Anime Letters

Anime displays a wide variety of styles in its letters from traditional Japanese kanji to graffiti-style images. If you want to draw anime letters, determine your English or Japanese messages and write the letters in the appropriate style. If you want to remind of an anime series while writing your......[Read More]
How to Paint a Figurine

How to Paint a Figurine

Painting figurines can be a fun and easy hobby. Painted figurines make great gifts and can add beauty and interest to any room's decor. Unpainted figurines come in many shapes and sizes and can be personalized to fit any room in the home. Keeping in mind some basic painting techniques will ensure t......[Read More]
How to Draw a Leaf

How to Draw a Leaf

There are many types of leaves that you can learn how to draw. Drawing leaves can be useful in landscape pictures or for decorating the walls in a home. The leaf is also a natural object that is easily found and picked, making it the ideal subject for a nature drawing. Collect a couple of fallen lea......[Read More]
How to Paint a Picture Step-by-Step

How to Paint a Picture Step-by-Step

Painting a picture is a way to expand your artistic skills and challenge yourself to complete a new project. A picture that you create can be tailor-made to your decor and adds personality to a room. An original piece of art can also be given as a gift to a friend or family member. Create an origina......[Read More]
Holi Celebration: Family, Fun and Love - Moments to Cherish Forever

Holi Celebration: Family, Fun and Love - Moments to Cherish Forever

Holi is the one of the celebrated festivals across India, especially in the Hindu community. In this article, we will focus on three main themes: 1) Different legends behind Holi, 2) How and in what ... ......[Read More]
5 Amusing Episodes From Phineas And Ferb Season 1

5 Amusing Episodes From Phineas And Ferb Season 1

Phineas and Ferb are two brothers who try to make each day fun and enjoyable during their summer vacation. If you enjoy watching their adventures on Disney Channel, here are 5 episodes to watch for fun and entertainment: The episode titled "Get That Bigfoot Outta My Face!" was aired on Feb......[Read More]
Sakuran by Moyoco Anno

Sakuran by Moyoco Anno

Sakuran by Moyoco Anno featured in KRAZY! The Delirious World of Anime + Manga + Video Games......[Read More]