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Painting with acrylic enamel is suitable for irregular shapes, small touch up jobs, and adding color to hard to reach places. Acrylic enamel is durable and chip resistant. Automobiles are painted with acrylic enamel, although there are many other types of materials painted with this product--mainly
When applied to paper, salty paint has a grittier texture than other paints. As it dries, the salt crystallizes the paint in one-of-a-kind patterns and adds a sparkling finish to the work of art. You can create your own salty paints with little more than table salt and craft supplies you probably al
Making a cartoon of yourself can be either on the realist side or a caricature. With today's graphic software creating a cartoon of yourself is easily obtainable without any artistic skills. These images are popular on blogs, Facebook and Twitter. A caricature artist creates character cartoons of p
As a thirty year veteran of the Hollywood Animation Industry I may have a bias against 3D computer animated films since CGI animation effectively put my generation of animation artists out of work. But I've noticed how the obsolescence of traditional 2D animation has been reflected as a theme i
Paint stains can drastically affect the appearance of surfaces in and around your home. When do-it-yourselfers try to clean dried paint, they often unintentionally cause damage to the underlying surface. Fortunately, if you need to eliminate a paint stain from a cement surface, you don't have to wor
Read a review of High School Debut Volume 1, a delightful shojo manga teen romantic comedy by Kazune Kawahara from Shojo Beat Manga / VIZ Media. Haruna is a former tomboy who wants to find her first boyfriend in high school. When her own efforts fall flat, she asks one of the hunkiest guys in school
With a little creativity, your closet can be more than just a place to hang coats and stow rain boots. Instead of allowing this space to be a purely utilitarian one, transform your closet into a whimsical escape. With the addition of some decorations and furnishings, you can create a hideout that y
Composed of nonporous materials, such as tile, fiberglass or vinyl, shower stalls are surfaces prone to paint failure. Because paint adhesives are unable to bond with nonporous shower stalls, shedding in the form of chipping or peeling tends to result. If you want to paint a shower stall, sand it fi
See my picks for the best continuing manga series, best manga magazine, best manga books and some of the worst manga I've had the misfortune to read in 2009.
Stucco is another name for the product called Portland cement. Stucco mixes thin enough to become a plaster, and takes well to pressed or molded patterns before drying. It used to be that the only color choices for stucco were white and gray, which were the basic colors of the cement itself. But now
Jetstar airways is a budget airline based in Australia. Jetstar planes are easily identified by the word "Jet," followed by a large orange-red star over the rear of the plane. When drawing a Jetstar plane, it will help to have a picture to look at. If you have no photograph of a specific Jetstar pla
Artists often find the making of flesh-colored paint difficult at first. There are thousands of different shades of skin color that exist ethnically, but there are also tanned or non-tanned skin tones.The secret is not to be scared of making a mistake. The first time you try, use a very large palett
Chinese watercolor painting techniques are based on a 6,000-year-old tradition of brush painting with ink and mineral-based color pigments. Watercolors were adopted from Europe by Chinese artists around 1900. Calligraphic and traditional painting techniques are adapted by modern Chinese artists to p
Rooms painted with deeper cool colors may cause a room to appear dark and enclosed if the room receives little sunlight. Repainting walls in warmer paint colors can breathe life into a dark depressing room. Warm colors influence a positive feeling and can make a room look and feel bigger.