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How to improve your drawing skills.

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For a total beginner who has never drawn for real before, a good way to start is by tracing. The idea is to first train your hand, not you brain. Tracing will help you become familiarized with drawing straight lines, curves, and improve your strokes.

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submitted by syndic8te 2010-10-26 09:47:45 am    

How to be "Artistic"

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YOU CAN'T DRAW? I DISAGREE! You likely grew up on PHOTOS. How stop comparing your art with them. Draw ANY way you can! Don't overcorrect! A "signature style" will inevitably show up in everyone's art. No two alike. We want to see YOURS!

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submitted by trustbc 2009-11-13 10:11:05 pm    

Wise Quotes about Life!

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"Against the assault of laughter nothing can stand." -- Mark Twain

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submitted by drl2 2011-10-26 12:04:07 pm    

Paulo Coelho Quite

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Paulo Coelho: "In order for us to liberate the energy of our strength,our weakness must first have a chance to reveal itself"

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submitted by olivermk 2011-10-17 08:45:52 pm    

Ways to live frugally

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to say that buying more single serving items will save us in the long run, is purely arbitrary hogwash. profoundly ignorant.

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submitted by suepaige27 2010-10-20 10:38:03 am    


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submitted by mikeb2010 2010-01-19 05:29:02 pm    

The Best Digital Photography Books

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Digital Photography can be complicated. I like things simple and the best digital photography books that I have found keep it that way! Set this, Do that, now get the shot. hubpages.com/hub/best-digital-photography-books

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submitted by keithstand63 2009-08-29 06:50:13 am    

2010 YEAR OF THE TIGER

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2010 YEAR OF THE TIGER If you were born in 1914, 1926, 1938, 1950, 1962, 1974, 1986, 1998, 2010 Chinese Astrology

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submitted by littlechinastore 2009-12-24 05:14:59 am    


well if you have kids focus on them and how you want there future to be, for me i have a son that was born blind, which changed my life and made me think how i can guide him and the only thing i came up with was, Head up Chest out and be positive it works

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submitted by mattyc24uk 2009-11-12 10:20:02 pm    


Disney's 'Oliver & Company' featuring streetwise dogs with attitude, in a New York setting and how they help an orphaned kitten find a home. Superb visuals and songs. Great opening song by Billy Joel. Classic Disney!

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submitted by DanTheMan 2009-08-22 02:20:59 pm    

National Budget Deficit

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We could lower our National Debt if all government workers would take a one percent wage cut. Dream On.

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submitted by FGual 2009-11-20 04:54:13 pm    

Crochet Basics

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submitted by chewbaby13 2009-10-02 05:45:12 am    


At the art museum look maximum at works of 3 different artists. Before the visit to the museum read about, how and where the artists lived.

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submitted by askformore 2009-09-08 07:02:49 pm    


Keep a notebook of poetic phrases which make an impression on you. Include witty phrases & apothegms. Source each quotation. Add your own as they occur to you. You'll find your appreciation for the beauty of language is greatly enriched.

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submitted by davidhurley 2009-08-08 12:45:46 pm    


Like me, if you don't know what Etsy is, here's their Google outline "Etsy :Your place to buy and sell all things handmade Buy and sell handmade or vintage items, art and supplies on Etsy, the world's most vibrant handmade marketplace"

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submitted by saspry 2009-07-23 08:47:20 am    


Find out the agent's or publishers requirements before sending the letter. A huge percentage of letters get thrown away because the author can't follow directions.

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submitted by BryceB 2009-08-18 04:13:39 pm    

Scrapbooking Organization Tip

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Digital Scrapbooking saves time because you don't have to drag all your stuff out and then put it all away again. With digital scrapbooking software, you can make all your pages on your computer, and then print them out and put them in your scrapbook.

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submitted by paid2write 2009-08-28 01:40:24 pm    

Tips to Remove Writer's Block

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Fiction writers: sit in cafe or pub with a notebook and pencil. Note down small snippets of talk you hear, write descriptions of people you see, start to weave stories around this material.

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submitted by WriteAngled 2011-08-15 07:22:26 am    

How To Draw Fantasy Art

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Learn to draw figures from real life, life drawing really does improve your art style and so if you don't have access to life drawing classes, then get your granny to pose for you, but not naked as that would really put you off.

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submitted by waynetully 2010-07-16 04:12:28 pm    

Want to Be 'Authentic'?

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No matter what your chosen field if you want to be 'authentic' to be 'original'; stop looking outside of yourself for approval, don't wait for applause, just do it. Stop Thinking and start Doing. Simple really, but rare. www.rockstarattitude.com

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submitted by John-Rodger 2009-07-23 06:13:56 pm    


Is your character design unique? With so many characters out there on the market, you need to ensure that your character stands out. Your character needs to be strong and interesting in a visual sense to get people's attention.

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submitted by aldricchang 2009-07-19 04:09:49 pm    

Writing Better Articles - A simple tip

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Before you publish an article to a site like InfoBarrel then do read it through completely and better still if you read it out loud. Easy way to make sure it reads correctly has quality.

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submitted by Spondicious 2011-01-06 08:09:42 am    

How To Punctuate Dialogue

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Tip #1: The final punctuation within the quoted text goes inside the quotation marks. Example: "Are you sure?" she asked. (Question mark is inside end-quote) See more dialogue punctuation tips at http://twurl.nl/uwa1tx

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submitted by ramkitten 2011-05-17 05:53:44 pm    

Getting a Messy Paint Tube Cap Back On

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I use a toothpick or, if necessary the tip of a painting knife or sketching-lettering pen, to clean the inside of paint tube caps.

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submitted by Inzalo 2009-09-01 10:47:47 am    


I clean my brushes after a painting session with a product called "The Masters" Brush Cleaner. If that does not remove all paint,then I use some odorless mineral spirits. Hang brushes upside down and allow gravity to pull the water off the brushes

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submitted by dreamvine 2009-08-29 11:59:20 am    

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