Oil Paintings Can Be Improved With Extended Glazing Techniques

Posted by admin on Saturday, December 1, 2012
In principle, any oil painting which you are working on can have the technique of glazing applied to it, and the overall finish should benefit as you develop expertise in its use. Although it is frequently used as a method of changing the colour of one layer of oil paint by applying a second, transparent layer painted over it, its use can be developed further in other ways. Some of these ways are suggested below, together with some hints on how to proceed. In my article "How Painting In Oil I...
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Bottom Painting

Posted by admin on Saturday, December 1, 2012
The aim of this article is to discuss bottom painting. Not henna tattoos on peoples bums, boat bums instead. There are at least nine different types of antifoul on the market. Discounting those that are used on larger vessels - oil tankers etc. This is about sailboat hull protection. We will look at the ingredients which are put in pots to stop algae and barnacles etc. Without getting all ecological on you, well - maybe a bit! As the global environment changes, so the range of animals and veg...
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Every Detail One Should Know About Art Gallery Oil Paintings

Posted by admin on Monday, November 12, 2012
With passage of time, things have evolved in such a wonderful manner that life has really become easy today. One does not need to go to market to buy things with evolution of online shopping and in a similar manner art paintings for sale are also available over the internet. Thus, contemporary artists get a chance to exhibit their paintings to bigger section of people with the help of online art galleries. Another interesting option for oil paintings artists is to set up digital photo gallery...
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Painting Gourds

Posted by admin on Monday, November 12, 2012
Not long ago, when I was looking through blog posts looking for the links I was going to share for my time as guest curator at Crescendoh, I happened upon a link to a video online by Brene Brown. blogger who posted about it mentioned she was working through some life things and found the Brene message helpful. I was working through some heavy life things too, I decided to check it out. say I fell in love with Brene wisdom, wit, and message would be an understatement. began reading her blog an...
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How To Build A Great Home Media System With Cable

Posted by admin on Sunday, November 11, 2012
Home entertainment is more popular than going out, nowadays. But even if you've got a good setup that includes a HD widescreen and sound system you may not be covering all the bases. Once you've got your hardware bases covered it's time to take a look at the quality of the signal you're sending through that hardware. There are more choices now than ever - satellite, cable, and telcos. I've compared and tested the latest offerings and unlike other satellite and cable providers that haven't del...
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Top 7 Steps to Neutralize Your Home for Sale

Posted by admin on Sunday, November 11, 2012
Avoid strong colored or white carpets. Neutral colors will increase the pool of potential buyers for your home. Your home will appeal to a wider audience. Stay within the range of tans, beiges, and cream colors for tile and carpets. Wood floors may be variety of browns. Natural stone floors have their own earth tones that work well. Avoid having many changes in floor materials, if possible. Unify the house with the same or similar colors. Accent walls are OK in moderation. If buyers see pink ...
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Painting Lesson Videos Vs A Live Local Instructor

Posted by admin on Friday, November 9, 2012
Artistic painting lesson videos have certainly gained prominence in recent years because of their convenience, availability and low cost. But, are they any better or worse than the typical way of learning painting from a live local instructor in a classroom? This article will focus on the advantages and disadvantages of both approaches while giving some insight into the process of learning art. The older and more traditional way to learn painting, short of going through a university program, ...
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Portrait Oil Paintings Gifts Will Sparkle Your Loved Ones Homes

Posted by admin on Friday, November 9, 2012
Article Summary: In the ancient time, or the era when the first recognition of an art was evident, painting portrait was also considered as an art for royalties. Why? Actually, availing of personal portrait or painting was very expensive. An oil portrait, pastel portrait, charcoal portrait, pastel portrait or even a caricature portrait painting will tell someone that they are special, it is affordable and available not only for the royalties. Have you considered giving something as unique and...
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Anyone Can Achieve Good Home Improvement

Posted by admin on Thursday, November 8, 2012
Caulking gaps between drywall is a necessary step in home improvement. Even if you complete a beautiful paint job, if you don't first completely caulk the gaps between the panels of drywall the room will look unfinished. Unfinished gaps will even show up when you wall paper a room. Caulking is a must, anytime you drywall. If you have watercolor paintings hanging in your home, try to place them where they do not receive direct sunlight. The sun, or any bright light, will cause the colors to fa...
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Fingerless Gloves For Cyclists Who Require Dexterity To Maneuver Their Bikes

Posted by admin on Thursday, November 8, 2012
Fingerless Gloves are awesome! Everybody wears gloves to protect their hands while they are engaged in activities like gardening, washing, painting, cleaning the dishes, bathrooms etc and most important of all to keep their hands warm and cozy during the cold winter months. Gloves can best be described as pieces of garments which are used to cover the hands of a human being. These gloves have individual sheaths or openings for each finger and the thumb. It is only when there is an opening but...
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