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Does anybody know the name of the perspective most people paint in?

Most people paint at a perspective that is like a couple of degrees below the horizontal. Is there a word for this?
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Is there paint without texture? [closed]

Recently, I have been trying to paint over a painting I've painted before but don't like. Unfortunately, every time I paint over it, it leaves a weird texture or it sort of soaks into the canvas and ...
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How to salvage dry poster and acrylic paint?

I have bottles of paint thats been dried up, is there a way to make this usable again?
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A cork tree made of other materials?

My question is this:regarding this item could it possible to make it out of other solid materials? Theriatically it should be possible to do it with other materials, I just wanted to be sure.
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What are the pros and cons of wearing a robe vs a cloak (sleeves vs sleeveless)?

I'm thinking of buying or sewing a new hooded garment that I would wear both for everyday occasions as well as general cosplay uses. I'm familiar with wearing a robe (a full-length, hooded garment, ...
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What is the “elasticized leather” lacing shown in this photo?

I am trying to identify the lacing material on these sandals. The photo is of the original Luna Huarache sandal. They call it an "elasticized leather".
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Art books about Irezumi drawings? [closed]

As far as I know Irezumi are Japanese tattoos. I really like them but I'm not interested in the tattoo part but in the drawings. I would like to read and see some art book about this style of ...
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How to read a graph knitting pattern

I’ve never read a graph diagram pattern for knitting. I’m having a really hard time getting this pattern right. I thought I was doing it the right way, but I had too many remaining stitches at the end....
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Varnish for acrylic painting

I was using a yellow wood varnish which is readily available in hardware stores to seal my acrylic painting. They are cheap and good varnishes, but the problem with them is that they leave a yellowish ...
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Can white gesso be diluted to make it translucent?

I cannot get a hold of clear gesso. It is not available for delivery from Amazon to my country and, given the pandemic, all art supply stores are still closed. However, I found several sites that can ...
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What are joined and unjoined fonts?

I'm recently learning font design and typography. I found that even a same font style can have two font versions: joined and unjoined. I'd tried to google it, but got no explanation. What's the ...
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Bouguereau painting [closed]

I stumbled upon this photo of Bourguereau: And I have two questions 1) I tried finding the finished painting but I didn't find it. I used this keywords: pregnant, virgin, saint. No clue of the ...
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Wish to paint dog in scenic background. What size should dog be? [closed]

Wish to paint the following dog on 11" by 14" paper Also wish to use the following background What size should dog be? Specifically I wish the cluster of houses are in the background, to the ...
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What are these balls of wool bound together with a rubber band? [closed]

I am trying to look up what these are, to no avail: Note: this was the closest thing I could find They are balls of wool, cut into small pieces, with a rubber band stuck in the middle holding it ...
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Are there any pros and cons of using more than 5-6 grades of pencils for a single drawing especially a portrait?

Earlier, for past 3 years I used to use at least 7 Staedtler pencils (6H, 4H, HB, 2B, 3B, 4B, 6B, 9B) for a single portrait drawing. In last 1 year, I reduced it to around 5 pencils (2H, HB, 4B, 6B, ...
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What can I use to reverse my lino print?

I am fairly new to lino cutting/ printing and currently using the relief printing technique. So far I only chose motives that don't need to be reversed when transferred during the printing process. ...
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How to get a smooth and glossy professional finish on plastic?

Whenever I do a project with plastic I find that no matter how hard I try (light layers, long cure times) it's always obvious that it's a DIY paint job. How can I achieve a glossy finish like in this ...
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I want to paint a shelf in White , and a mask in it like image attatched. Should i use oil based or acrilic? [closed]

I want to paint a shelf in White , What should i use?
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What kind of methods can one use to bind two objects as one, without any adhesive [closed]

I'm thinking of methods, similar to how some products use a lid to snap onto an object so that it remains clipped to that particular object and snaps into place. However, I want no 3rd party material ...
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What can I use to repair a beach glass pendant?

My wife got a small painted white beach-glass (also known as sea glass) pendant while we were travelling out east (Canada) years ago. I got a good size chip on it somehow recently. The chip is about ...
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What do I need to buy to run an airbrush on this compressor?

I've used airbrushes before, but only in art classes, so I know very little about them beyond using them to paint with. This is the compressor that I already own. I'd rather not buy another as I don't ...
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Best Pen for Maths? [closed]

I'm a maths undergrad and I am looking for a very smooth pen that's good for speed writing symbols and iterations (like a pencil?). Uniball Air Micro and Elite Vision both seem to have some good ...
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How do I get a perfect finish to hair clips painted with acrylic paint?

I painted on top of a hair clip using acrylic paints. It looks nice but not as nice as store bought hair clips. I'm looking for a glossy finish that would make it look nice and also protect from ...
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How to recreate drawstring effect on this dress on homemade nightie pattern

I have 2m of fabric, and I want to make a cotton nightie with it. I want to create drawstrng shoulders and also a front drawstring that ties losely. I managed to find an image similar to what I would ...
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Which glue should I use to strongly attach a label to glass? [duplicate]

I am making decorative glass bottles for home use and in that connection I need to attach labels to the glass bottles. The bottles are empty and will not come in contact with liquids at any point. ...
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Where to start to learn drawing online [closed]

I am almost new to drawing. I hadn't attempted to draw anything for over 20 years, then stumbled on a copy of "Drawing from the Right Side of the Brain" and decided to try. I got better fairly quickly ...
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Which glue works for acrylic painted slate and mdf

I have used acrylic paint on broken used roofing slate and have tried to attach mdf cutouts with a hot glue gun and then pva glue but neither adheres. Is there a glue which would stick the slate and ...
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Tracking down speckled/marbled upholstery fabric [closed]

I'm working on a project that requires some upholstery work and I cant seem to track down the fabric I'd like. I'm looking for this pattern or something near it The style shown on the website isn't ...
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What material is this?

What material is this stuffed toy I finished today made from? I want to know in case I want to duplicate it later and I’m not sure if I’ll be able to find the pattern again. I’ve got 2 more patterns ...
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What classical painting depicts a trial or a slavery bidding, where a naked female is standing before a crowd? [closed]

By 'classical' I mean it looked not modern, so it had to be painted at least 100 years ago. I came across that painting in maybe an educational video, but can in no way remember what is was. The ...
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Hard foam pad replacement

I think this is an Arts and Craft question. I am looking to replace a hard foam pad on a sander. Manufacture wants over $20, but I know I can make one for a lot less. The pad would need to be 4 x 4 ...
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Who is the person in this artwork? [closed]

Who is the person in the picture? I'm thinking he might be famous but I can't be sure...
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Sewing a double-sided nylon garden flag [closed]

I am using nylon to make a garden flag and read that there should be a liner between the 2 layers so the design does not show through to the other side. Any suggestions for the fabric to use for this ...
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What color scheme does the Spongebob character use?

We have a homework regarding color schemes and I chose Spongebob as my subject. At first I was thinking that it uses a triadic scheme since it uses blue, red, and yellow, and brown is just a ...
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Effective adhesive material to splice cardboard shipping boxes? [closed]

I want to splice two cardboard shipping boxes to make a bigger shipping box. Is using hot-melt glue a fast, strong-holding, and cheap way? Which type should I use? The pre-applied adhesive under the ...
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Commercial use of public domain pictures [closed]

Is it possible to use photographic reproduction of public domain artwork in the commercial work? Specifically, I was wondering if a printing company can print reproductions of the public domain ...
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How to become comic strip artist? [closed]

I have not any artist education, but I'm interested in drawing, especially in comic strip's drawing. Where can I find information, materials about this drawing for beginners?
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What are the composition guidelines to be followed in line art of type Mehndi designs? [closed]

Mehndi/Henna designs result when I search about line art in Google. I intend to draw such designs on paper. I could not find any composition guidelines regarding such designs in Google search. ...
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Who was the first to propose the concepts of “point, line, and plane” as the basic elements of Design? the Bauhaus? [closed]

I am trying to find which author suggested that "point, line and plane" as fundamental design elements. Bauhaus? Any help?
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How much should I budget for a soft tipped clay sculpting tool?

I have been using hard tipped sculpting tools to crate parts and effects on Warhammer scale figures for a couple of years. I am looking to move to a much larger scale and I am looking for soft tipped ...
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Varnish for Acrylic Painting [duplicate]

I was using the yellow wood varnishes, which are easily available in hardware stores, to seal my acrylic painting. They are cheap but the problem with them is that they leave yellowish shine which ...
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Epoxy resin in the dishwasher

My husband accidentally placed a glass bowl with cured and maybe uncured epoxy resin in the dish washer. When the cycle was done there was no epoxy resin on any of the other dishes. But still,are all ...
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Can someone identfy this style? [duplicate]

Could someone tell the name/scheme/theme/style for art form[s] in below image? Looking for nomenclature
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How to utilise plastic straws? [closed]

I want craft ideas because I have a heap of plastic straws that I want to use for some sort of craft. Any ideas?
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How can I fix my silver sharpie? [duplicate]

So recently I pulled my mint condition -or so i thought- silver sharpie out from my art box. I never dipped it in anything or something, but for some reason, the nib has turned brown and only a small ...
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Can I replace the pencil and marker with ballpoint refills in the Lamy CP1 Tri Pen?

I'm interested in the Lamy CP1 Tri Pen, which is a multipen that comes with three pen types - black ballpoint (M 21), pencil (M 41), and orange marker (M 55). Is it possible to swap out the pencil ...
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Adhesive suggestions for pebbles and shells on cardboard [duplicate]

I'm looking to suggestions on what glue would be best to stick smooth stones and shells to a reasonably sturdy piece pf cardboard to be put upright in a shadow box/deep frame. Would epoxy be the best ...
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What will permanently fill the hollow backs of alloy pendants?

I have two crescent shaped 3" alloy pendants with hollow backs (like a scooped out avocado). I want to fill the hollows, insert a two-pronged hairpin between them and attach the pendants back to back. ...
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Exhibition preparation - What is an artist biography for someone in the early stage? [closed]

I have done few exhibitions few years ago, then I stopped and stayed away from the art scene for a while. I have new work that I would like to submit to galleries but they are asking for an artist ...
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How can I write in white ballpoint pen ink on black paper?

Are there white ink ballpoint pens (not felt or fountain pens) that write on black paper, in a way that is close to frictionless and noiseless, with ink that dries fast and won't blotch the paper? ...

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