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How to Make a Tin Penny Whistle

How to Make a Tin Penny Whistle

A tin penny whistle or feadog, is a traditional part of Celtic music. The sound is clear, high and sharp, giving music a light and almost innocent sound. Hollywood has used this sound in many movies. One of the most notable uses of the penny whistle is for the hobbits' theme in "Lord of the Rings."
How to Draw a Peep

How to Draw a Peep

Peeps are a popular Easter candy made from marshmallow coated with colored sugar. Peeps are comprised of a few simple shapes and details. The rounded marshmallow body and small beak found on Peep candy look surprisingly similar to living yellow chicks. The Just Born candy company introduced the orig
How to Use Acrylic, Latex and Oil Paints Together

How to Use Acrylic, Latex and Oil Paints Together

It's not advised to use latex, acrylic and oil paints together, yet for the sake of design you can use the different types of paint to come up with some really great painting techniques and designs. These steps show how artists use latex, oils and acrylics as a mishmash of paints to create silhouett
Oil Painting Canvas Repair Techniques

Oil Painting Canvas Repair Techniques

The repair of a damaged oil painting is a very time-consuming process that often involves using a combination of techniques. It is a job best left to professionals if there is any interest at all in retaining the painting's value. Art conservationists are highly trained and skillful professionals wh
Techniques of Vietnamese Silk Painting

Techniques of Vietnamese Silk Painting

Silk painting is popular in Vietnam and reached its peak from 1925 to 1945. Various techniques have been developed, but the artists favored paint on silk because it creates a mysterious, yet soft, effect that other mediums cannot quite capture.
Can You Put Drywall Mud Over Paint to Fix a Bad Mud Job?

Can You Put Drywall Mud Over Paint to Fix a Bad Mud Job?

You can put drywall mud over paint to fix a bad mud job as long as you employ the appropriate preparation techniques. Employ the proper repair strategy, or the mud will not adhere.
How to Arrange Manga Panels

How to Arrange Manga Panels

Manga comics have find their foundations in the traditional Japanese performing arts as well as in modern Western comics. These influences give the manga panels their distinctive look. A panel in a comic strip is the box in which the characters are drawn. The box includes not only graphic informatio
How to Draw a 2-D Version of a Ford Mustang

How to Draw a 2-D Version of a Ford Mustang

Drawing anything in “2-D” simply means the image appears flat and you can’t move or rotate it to see any other angle than the one presented. You can draw a 2-D Ford Mustang in any number of mediums including pencil, pen or even digitally in an image editing program. However, it may
How to Draw a Forest

How to Draw a Forest

You can draw a lush forest scene with trees, foliage, leaves and plants in just a few steps. Refer to a photo, or enjoy the outdoors and draw from real life by setting up an easel near the edge of a forest. Draw different types of forests in a sketchbook, such as a redwood forest and a rain forest,
How to Measure Tangential Tension

How to Measure Tangential Tension

Tangential tension is the measure of the pulling force exerted by a string, cable, chain, or similar object which is suspending a rounded object, as well as the force the object is exerting onto the string or cable. The tension, or force (F), is measured in newtons (N), which are equal to an object'
Xpress Custom Print: A Brand Name to Be Able to Reckon Together With

Xpress Custom Print: A Brand Name to Be Able to Reckon Together With

Xpress Custom Print is a pioneer in the segment of printing structured on DFW area, using high tech machines to offer you invaluable services in terms of your needs for making your customised garment which ...
Nana - Two Nanas Meet

Nana - Two Nanas Meet

Aoi Miyazaki and Mika Nakashima in Nana, the movie from VIZ Pictures. Nana is a live-action Japanese romantic rock and roll movie based on the shojo manga series by Ai Yazawa, starring Mika Nakashima and Aoi Miyazaki.
Charcoal Portrait Techniques

Charcoal Portrait Techniques

Charcoal is a perfect medium for a portrait. With charcoal, the artist can render every tone from deepest black to pure white and many textures from the smooth texture of the skin to the curliest hair. The quality of the charcoal line is unique and beautiful. In addition, charcoal is one of humanit
How to Transform a Normal Sweater Into a Tacky Sweater

How to Transform a Normal Sweater Into a Tacky Sweater

Tacky sweater parties aren't just for Christmas any more. Perhaps you want a tacky sweater for a tacky sweater party, or a Halloween costume, or maybe to make your coworkers laugh. Whatever the reason, gluing a few items, such as cats or other animals, to a sweater can transform a normal sweater int
How to Draw an Octagon Shape

How to Draw an Octagon Shape

It can be difficult to know how to draw a perfectly symmetrical shape. Drawing a symmetrical octagon without a ruler or protractor is nearly impossible for most people. Fortunately, as long as you have the right tools and are aware of the right angles to use when drawing your octagon, it is easy to