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How to Identify Weasels

Weasels belong to the same family of mammals as minks, wolverines, badgers, fishers and river otters, among others creatures. Three species of weasel inhabit North America, the long-tailed weasel, short-tailed weasel and the least weasel. Weasels are carnivores and prey mostly on insects and small r

Yokaiden - Kyuumon

Kyuumon illustration by Nina Matsumoto, from Yokaiden published by Del Rey Manga.

How to Draw a Princess Step-by-Step

A princess is a common character in many fairy tales. The princess is typically known for her big, flowing dress, her crown and wand. You can draw your own princess without possessing high-level drawing skills. By breaking it down step-by-step, you can draw a princess within a few minutes.

Types of Ladders Used for Painting

There are many types of ladders available, but only some are useful for painting. For instance, you could not use a rope ladder for painting. Ladders that are used for painting are of the rigid type, and certain rigid ladders are used in certain situations. Rigid ladders are made of many...

After Effects - Keying is the Key

There's nothing quite as magical as being able to juxtapose images, scenes, people of your choice into the composition you are creating. It is the key, pardon me, of creativity.

How to Paint Furniture Black

Many people start to redecorate a room and inevitably hear that every room needs a piece of black furniture to anchor it. Instead of running out and buying a new piece of black furniture, lots of people decide it is cheaper to paint furniture black. While using black paint has its potential drawback

How to Draw Baby Unicorns

Unicorns are mythical creatures that have been inspiring artists for centuries. A unicorn has all the attributes of a horse but differs in two important ways; unicorns have a horn on top of their heads and a beard on their chins. A baby unicorn would be a smaller version of its adult counterpart. Th

Cour

All about "cour", or the way episodes are allocated in anime across seasons.

How to Draw the Human Anatomy

Drawing the human anatomy is something that every illustrator must master if he is going to do figure drawing. Being able to draw the muscle structure of a human being allows an illustrator to keep his proportions correct and allows for more dynamic and realistic poses. Drawing the anatomy, specific

How to Paint a Vinyl Awning

Awnings are made from a variety of materials. While rigid awnings often are constructed of aluminum, canvas or vinyl are the usual choices for soft awnings. Because awnings take a beating from wind, rain, snow and sun on a regular basis, it is not unusual for fading to take place. A fresh coat of pa

Ceiling Painting Pro Tips

Affix the roller to an extension pole.paint roller image by Ana de Sousa from Fotolia.comWhen done correctly, ceiling painting should be a relatively simple process. When performed incorrectly, the process may result in unforeseen mishaps that can ruin underlying surfaces. Improper...

Oil Painting Unexpected Visitors

Unexpected Visitors was made by Russian critical realism painting master Ilya Repin in the late 19th century. It depicted that an exile (left one) suddenly returned home. This oil painting showed to the audience that ...

How to Make a Paint Splatter With a Brush

Paint splatter technique is one of the staples of modern art. Paint splatter gives a painting a free, somewhat random, feel to it, full of implied movement. This technique may seem haphazard, spontaneous or inspired, depending on your perception, but it can be done with control as well. Different br

Fun, Easy & Cheap Crafts

Not all crafts have to be complex and made with expensive and hard-to-find materials. There are many fun, easy and cheap crafts that you can make with a little time and imagination. You probably have most of the things that you'll need un your own home.

How to Set the Paint Flow on My Paint Gun

Paint guns -- also known as spray guns -- can help homeowners complete a large paint job much quicker and easier than standard brushing techniques; but paint-gun novices often fail to tune the gun correctly and end up with a sloppy finished product. Users can use the air adjustment valve and fan con

3D Animation the Latest Tech Craze!

South Korea's Samsung Electronics have decided to team up with James Cameron the director of the revolutionary 3D flick "Avatar" to make its content compatible with its 3D televisions. Technology has made everything easy for us.