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The History Of 3D Cartoon Animations - When Did It Become Popular?

Mankind has always thrived on innovation and it is this innovative instinct which inspired our prehistoric cave-dwelling ancestors to make new discoveries. Since then there have been irreversible changes which have totally transformed the face of our planet from those early days but the streak of in

Oil Painting Techniques: Fat Over Lean

The principle of painting 'fat over lean' is one of the fundamental concepts of oil work and one to follow to reduce the risk an oil work cracking. 'Fat over lean' has got to do ...

Easy Anime Sketches for Beginners

Many aspiring artists learn to draw by sketching anime characters. There seems to be as many methods for learning to sketch anime as there are anime characters. Consider experimenting with multiple methods. No one right way exists to learn to draw, and you'll discover the drawing method that works b

What Kind of Paint Is Best to Use on a Plastic Bathtub Backsplash?

The plastic in a bathtub backsplash or surround has a slicker surface than other materials, such as drywall and wood. This can make the plastic backsplash more difficult to paint, but does not make it impossible. With the proper paint and the right preparation, a plastic bathtub backsplash should ho

How to Stain Oak Cabinets in the Basement

Before you attempt to refinish the oak cabinets in your basement, understand some important points. Like other hardwoods, oak possesses tight grain patterns that keep it from absorbing stain as evenly as softwoods. If you select the wrong type of stain, the finish will dry splotchy. Choose a light c

How to Paint a Mural on a Wall

Murals can be painted outside or inside, n the side of a building or in a bedroom. They can be purely for decoration or convey a message. Mural painting is not like any other kind of painting—the paint is slightly different and behaves differently from other paint mediums, the scale is general

Oil Painting Finding of The Body of St Mark

Tintoretto completed The Slave in 1548 and finished Finding of The Body of St Mark between 1562 and 1566. There was no complete record in the Bible. According to The Book of Acts, Letters of ...

How to Paint Over a Rusted Metal Planter

Metal planters can begin to rust after the finish wears away. Protect your favorite planters for years to come by repainting them. Paint formulated for use on rusty surfaces can bind the rust and protect it from further deterioration. Ensuring the planter has proper drainage holes will limit the amo

How to Paint a Pig

Pigs are among the best farm animals to choose when it comes to painting, or making costumes. Kids will love the creative feel that painting a pig will give. You can add different materials to your painting as well for more detail. All they will need for a great time is a few cheap supplies.

Creating a Cartoon of Yourself

One of the really neat things that new technology allows us to do is to have fun. And one of the things that is extremely fun and easy to do is to create a cartoon of yourself.

How to Make a Coffer

A coffer when referring to building construction is a recessed panel on a ceiling that is surrounded by a section of beams. This is known as a coffered ceiling and can be added as a design element or used as a focal point for a room. To do this you will need to determine the design and obtain the me

How to Draw a Caribbean Hula Girl

Drawing a Caribbean hula girl can simple, and it need not be time consuming. One efficient way to go about the task of drawing a particular object, is to find a model picture to refer to. Whether your purpose is to create art endemic to Caribbean towns, to hone in on a drawing niche, to give gifts o

How to Edit a GIF File

GIF files are made for the web. They compress a lot of graphic information into a very small file, saving both disk space and bandwidth. They are also the most common format for simple animations and for line art. Nearly any graphic can be turned into a GIF, with the exception of highly detailed pho

How to Paint Inside a Boxed Frame

Boxed frames are special wall display frames used to house three-dimensional objects or give a unique look to a painting or picture. You place the items inside the box through the back, and you can remove the back if you need to take out or replace the artwork. Leave the glass inside the frame and s