This work was commissioned by the Duke of Guidobaldo II della Rovere. It may be painted to celebrate his wedding in 1534. The Italian cassone with the original decoration which was a traditional box (also ...
A concrete floor must be properly prepared before color is applied.concrete surface image by starush from Fotolia.comWhile care must be taken to properly prime a concrete floor, and stains are superior to paints, selecting a color is as simple as using your imagination. Choose a light or...
If you would like to paint a fiberglass antenna, consider three important points. Fiberglass surfaces are nonporous, making them poorly suited for adhesion. You must abrade the antenna with sandpaper or it will quickly shed its new finish. In addition, you must apply a base coat of the right type of
Glass can make a fantastic canvas for the art enthusiast. You can take a glass jar and turn it into a beautiful work of art using some glue and acrylic paint. The project can be as simple or as complex as your schedule allows. It works best if you have some time to plan and execute the task; otherwi
Cosplayers, panelists, and events from the New Jersey anime convention AnimeNext.
Chalk pastels make great drawing tools. They add color and texture to designs which can be softened and blended with a simple smudge of your fingertip. Paper with tooth is the key to working well with chalk pastels. By using an inexpensive fine grit sand paper, you can learn how textured paper will
Airbrush artists regularly clean their airbrush, flushing it with solvent and scrubbing it thoroughly. Occasionally it is advisable to completely disassemble an airbrush to give it a thorough cleaning. This process is typically done by starting at the back of the airbrush and moving forward. In the
Night after night of on-stage punishment can take a huge toll on your Steinberger headless bass guitar, including its bridge. One of the biggest enemies of tone and sustain is a bridge covered with the grease and grime that accumulates over time. A quick and simple cleaning every time you change str
A quick introduction to Japanese animation, with many common questions answered.
See preview pages from the English language edition of the revamped January 2011 issue of Shonen Jump Magazine, published by VIZ Media. See photos, pages and manga previews including descriptions of Yura: Rise of the Yokai Clan, Psyren and Yu-Gi-Oh 5D's.
In many ways, a dirt bike helmet is shaped like a football helmet--keep that in mind as you draw. The helmet is round on top and covers the sides of the face as well as the back of the head and the forehead. However, the chin of the person wearing a dirt bike helmet is completely protected by a soli
The pig is a staple of any barn scene. Drawing a pig's face is fairly simple. At it's most basic form, it's a simple set of circles. As you get the hang of drawing a pig, you can add more realistic details to the face and body. If you plan to draw a lot of pig faces, you may want to invest in a sket
Cement porches can last for many years so why not make yours more attractive. It's simple enough to do and just takes physical exertion, a few tools and the right paints to make this area pleasing to the eye. Doing the job right the first time will give you long lasting color and protection for your
There are many different kinds of new things coming into our life every day and people are trying to accept these things. You may find new clothes selling in the shop when you are walking on the street, you may find some people driving new cars on the road, you may find there is a new shop open arou
The paint on resin statues may crack or peel over time or owners may simply desire a different look. It is possible to simply paint over the existing paint job but sculptural details may be obscured by so much paint. Numerous methods can be employed to strip the paint off resin statues. Most of them
Tell your viewers right away what is in your videos. Write a description of your video, choose a good title and introduce your topic at the beginning of your video. When they want to hear ...
Drawing table plans provides a way for another individual how to make a table in a legible way. By drawing the table from three different views, you can easily tell a person how to build the structure in the most understandable manner. Drawing plans to scale is the key to creating understandable dra