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Types of Texture Painting

Texture refers to the surface character of an object. It is interpreted by light and dark areas. Rough texture appears bumpy because the surface intercepts different variations of light and darkness. Glossy texture appears smooth because the surface reflects light evenly. When working with paint, an

How to Paint Kitchen Cupboards Without Sanding

Worn kitchen cupboards look better with a new coat of paint. If you want to paint your cabinets quickly, and don't want to take time to sand surfaces down, use a primer. Sanding provides a smoother surface and removes materials that can prevent paint from adhering. The right primer can provide a smo

How to Paint a Pinecone

You can add a solid uniform finish or detailed designs to a pinecone by applying a painted finish. Unfortunately, if you apply the paint directly over a bare pinecone, peeling will quickly follow. Learn the proper way to enhance the cone's adhesive qualities prior to application, or finish failure w

Can Hulk Take on Superman the Man of Steel?

In light of the two wildly successful movies of late, fans of both major comic franchises have been asking each other and warring on forums across the reaches of cyberspace the only pertinent question when two veritable gods dominate the screen: who would win in a fight? We were privy to the Hulk&ap

How to Paint a Dated Fireplace

An older fireplace can look tired and dirty, and this can make your whole room appear out of date and shabby. A quick fix for an unattractive fireplace is to paint it. You can replicate a brick and mortar look or paint all of the surfaces a single color. This will transform the fireplace into a diff

How to Paint Real Wood Paneling

Painting over real wood paneling is an easy way to lighten up a room. Paint offers much more decorative flexibility than does real wood paneling, and many people find that the relatively dark color of real wood paneling can make a room difficult to light properly. The key to painting over real wood

How to Paint Using Acrylic Paints on Real Dried Leaves

Flower arrangements frequently use leaves, plants and flowers that have been modified to enhance the finished appearance of the arrangement. Painting leaves to use in flower arrangements is a process that requires several steps. First the leaf needs to be dried and then stabilized before acrylic pai

How to Paint Wrought-Iron Porch Rails

The wrought-iron railings that line the sides of your porch can add an elegant and stylish flair to the outside of your home. Because wrought iron quickly develops rust on its surface, it can become an unsightly eyesore if you do not maintain it properly. A layer of primer and paint over the wrought

How to Become an Artist Model

If you enjoy the arts but are not artistically inclined you can still play an integral part within the creation of sculptures, drawings and paintings. An artist model creates poses for an artist or group of artists, for training purposes or when an artist is creating a new masterpiece. The job often

How to Paint on Wine Bottles

Painted wine bottles work well as centerpieces, decorations or festive gifts. You might also want to paint wine bottles in various opaque colors to use in still life setups. Art students working on value studies in painting will find it useful to have still life objects in a variety of shades. Enjoy

How to Minimize Megapixels Using Paint

Microsoft Paint is a program that comes free with every PC. For people who don't want or need to invest a lot of time and money into graphic manipulation, Paint has just the right amount of options. While rudimentary in its process, Paint allows users to re-size pictures and photographs to be used f

How to Paint Fiberglass With Acrylic Paint

A raw fiberglass surface often rejects latex paint. Common latex paints use an acrylic resin for bonding, and this resin does not adhere well to slick surfaces. If you're using an acrylic paint on fiberglass, it will yield patchy results and a lot of dripping as the paint fails to stick. If you want

Colour Therapy for Your HOME DECOR

Colour and a right amount of light can be soothing to the eyes and rejuvenate the mind and soul. Selection of colours is crucial and should be contemplated well before finalising it. Just as people ...

How to Draw a Skull With Flames

Flaming skulls are often seen on motorcycles, helmets, skateboards, tattoos and in graffiti. Now you can learn to draw one, too, by breaking the skull down into its most basic parts and building it up slowly. Once you know how to draw a skull and flames, you might enjoy painting the image on a backp

How to Keep an Airbrush From Clogging

Any painter who uses airbrushes has probably experienced a clogged airbrush at least once. A mild annoyance, it can usually be cleared up fairly easily. It becomes a more than a mild nuisance when it happens with regularity. If the painter uses the correct type of paint and procedure, he should be a

How to Paint Oil on Copper

While cloth canvas is the most commonly-known surface for oil painting, artists have been painting in oils on many other surfaces for centuries. Using copper sheets as a canvas was popular in the 16th through 18th centuries, and was a technique employed by masters such as El Greco, Chardin and Rembr

How to Paint Lacquered Furniture

If you would like to paint lacquered furniture, you will need to consider a pair of important points. First, because lacquered paint is slick and glossy, it is poorly-suited for paint adhesion. You will need to condition the lacquered surface through abrasion techniques. In addition, because lacquer