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What to Consider When Selecting a Monument for Your Pet

What to Consider When Selecting a Monument for Your Pet

We all know that along with the wonderful love and joy of having a pet will come the devastation and heartbreak of losing them. No one looks forward to this day or those that will ... ......[Read More]
How to Calculate Gallons of Paint Needed for a Room

How to Calculate Gallons of Paint Needed for a Room

When it comes to painting a room in your home, few things are more frustrating than running out of paint halfway through. This can cause inconsistencies in the finish and it may be difficult to match a custom shade that's already been applied to the walls. Calculate how many gallons of paint you nee......[Read More]
Easy Way to Paint Doors & Woodwork

Easy Way to Paint Doors & Woodwork

If you are painting doors and woodwork, make all the necessary preparations and ensure all your equipment is in order. You will need the correct paint along with all the tools including brushes, solvent and supplies needed to clean up. Getting your work area and materials organized first is the easy......[Read More]
How to Oil Paint Steps

How to Oil Paint Steps

Oil painting uses oil-based paints instead of water-based paints, which are used in acrylic or watercolor painting. Since oil-based paints cannot be washed off with water, oil painting requires the use of linseed oil to thin out the paint and turpentine to clean the paint off. There are a few guidel......[Read More]
FanimeCon 2008 ? Mushishi Cosplay

FanimeCon 2008 ? Mushishi Cosplay

Mushishi Cosplay at FanimeCon 2008, San Jose, CA, May 23 - 26, 2008......[Read More]
What Is a Salary Draw?

What Is a Salary Draw?

A salary draw is used in industries in which compensation is based on performance. These industries often use commission as a primary or sole form of compensation, and while this is not attractive to everyone, it is appealing to some. When an employee accepts a draw, he is relying heavily on his per......[Read More]
Manga Inking Techniques

Manga Inking Techniques

The inking job in a manga -- a Japanese graphic novel -- can greatly impact how people perceive the artwork. There are different options as far as shading and creating character outlines that can strongly influence the look of the artwork. You can employ as many of the different styles as you like t......[Read More]
How to Draw a Cartoon Shark

How to Draw a Cartoon Shark

Anyone can learn to draw a cartoon shark using these simple steps. Even a child can do it! You can try adjusting the length and size of the fins and body of the shark to add character and individuality to your cartoon sharks. Kids especially will have a great time with this fun, confidence-boosting ......[Read More]
How to Repaint Garage Floors

How to Repaint Garage Floors

Adding paint to your garage floor is a great way to seal the concrete. It also creates a finished look that adds to the beauty of your home. It can be a challenge, so set aside a day you can dedicate to the project.......[Read More]
History of Bleach Series

History of Bleach Series

Bleach is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Tite Kubo. Bleach is a 200+ manga series (which evolved into anime series) which follows the adventures of Ichigo Kurosaki. Ichigo becomes a Soul Reaper (Shinigami) which is similar to Grim Reaper in American culture. Ichigo becomes a Soul......[Read More]
How to Mix Fair Skin Tones With Oil Paint

How to Mix Fair Skin Tones With Oil Paint

Mixing fair and light-colored skin tones is not a simple matter of squeezing some flesh tone or portrait pink paint out of a tube and adding some black or white. Artists have been grappling with the problem of mixing and painting light skin tone colors in various kinds of paint since ancient times. ......[Read More]
Different Styles of Cel Shading

Different Styles of Cel Shading

Cel shading describes the techniques used by artists to color animated figures. When their drawings are used in video games, the individual "cels" in the drawing are colored to create realistic or intentionally animated looking cartoon figures. A number of schemes are used to shade these cels to cr......[Read More]
Proper Paint Thinner for Latex Based Paints

Proper Paint Thinner for Latex Based Paints

Acrylic latex paint is widely used for both interior and exterior decoration of homes and businesses. Due to its ease of use and wide selection of colors and textures, latex has become the paint of choice for most homeowners and many professionals. Latex is water-based, making it nonflammable with a......[Read More]
Pop Japan Travel Manga Tour 2008 – Nakamise-dori

Pop Japan Travel Manga Tour 2008 – Nakamise-dori

Nakamise-dori, the pedestrian walkway before the Asakusa Kannon Temple was filled with shops and food vendors, both traditional and new. From Pop Japan Travel's Mind Over Manga Tour 2008.......[Read More]
I Need An Idea for a Business Cartoon - He Said

I Need An Idea for a Business Cartoon - He Said

Well, I live in a desert resort community in California and during the summer here the temperatures were approaching 115-degrees, and I realized it was time to get out of Dodge. So I jumped in my freeway car and headed over the mountain to San Diego. I figured I could hang out in old town, go to a f......[Read More]
Colored Pencil Drawing for Beginners

Colored Pencil Drawing for Beginners

Recreations of pictures begin to take life once color has been sufficiently added to all aspects of the image. Colored pencils add a faded contrast to certain areas of your drawing if you use them properly. If you would like to use colored pencils to add a certain appearance to your picture, determi......[Read More]
More Pokemon adventures in Johto League Champions

More Pokemon adventures in Johto League Champions

Episode guide for the fourth season of the Pokemon anime, Johto League Champions.......[Read More]
About Paint Safety Clothing

About Paint Safety Clothing

Paint pigments used to contain many toxic chemicals, including cadmium and lead. Since that time, paints have come a long way---many paints are specifically designed to be nontoxic. However, certain paints still warrant the use of protective clothing. This is especially true for paints meant for ind......[Read More]