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Painting Techniques, Lessons, Tutorials, and Resources

Painting Techniques, Lessons, Tutorials, and Resources
General Topics | Watercolor & Gouache | Oil | Acrylic | Other | Matting & Framing | Art Supplies General Topics: Art, Design, and Visual Thinking -- This art course provides an excellent overview of the visual language of art and teaches students how to analyze design, thus giving a better understanding of what it takes to create a successful work of art. Learn about the design elements and principles of art, the various media employed in creating art, the history of art, and its most popular movements. Essential Painting How To's -- About.com provides step-by-step information and essential techniques for beginner painters. Free Art Lessons -- Free online art demonstrations in a variety of media. Design: Instructional Notes, Tips and Techniques -- Keene Wilson provides key points gathered from instructors and professional artists on Mass, Shapes, Color relationships, Texture, Pattern, Theme and variation, Edges and more. Tutorial on Composition -- We love this tutorial by Peter Saw. Related:  cartazes

Alphonse Bertillon’s Synoptic Table of Physiognomic Traits (ca. 1909) Alphonse Bertillon’s Tableau synoptic des traits physionomiques was essentially a cheat sheet to help police clerks put into practice his pioneering method for classifying and archiving the images (and accompanying details) of repeat offenders, a system known as bertillonage. Beginning his career as a records clerk in the Parisian police department, Bertillon, the child of two statisticians and endowed with an obsessive love of order, soon became exasperated with the chaos of the files on offenders. The problem was particularly acute when it came to identifying offenders as repeat offenders (recidivists), given that the person in question could simply provide a false name. Bertillon’s solution was to develop a rigorous system of classification, or “signalment”, to help organise these photographs. Key to the whole endeavour, of course, was the new exactitude of representation afforded by photography, though this was still an exactitude limited to a particular moment.

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Toda a verdade! As seguradores não querem que você saiba. Mas, nós queremos. | Automóveis-OnlineAutomóveis-Online Toda a verdade! As seguradoras não querem que você saiba. Mas, nós queremos. É o assunto de hoje e é no mínimo de interesse geral. Talvez nunca lhe tenha acontecido, mas, já deve ter escutado alguém a comentar que a companhia de seguros não quer pagar o valor de reparação do seu veículo por este ultrapassar o valor venal do mesmo, isto é, o valor de mercado. É normal que isto aconteça, as companhias de seguros tentam tudo para que o valor de indemnização seja sempre o menor possível. Se sofreu um acidente de viação e não teve culpa, este artigo foi feito a pensar em si, e para que saiba como reclamar os seus direito. A falta de informação acerca deste assunto, acaba por impedir que seja feita a devida justiça e, na maioria das vezes, conduz à aceitação do que é dito e estipulado pela companhia de seguros. Lembre-se do seguinte, o seu carro, seja ele qual for, tenha ele o valor que tiver, preenche-lhe as sua necessidades, pelo que para si, deixa de ser um bem transacionável. Atenção! “1.

49 awesome photography tips and time savers Fitting your photography around the demands of family life (check out our ever-popular free family portrait photography cheat sheet) and the working week is often more difficult than figuring out the technical complexities of your camera. To help you get the absolute most from your photography time, we have come up with 49 of the best photography tips and time savers that are guaranteed to get you better results, help you edit your shots with ease and simply enjoy your picture taking more. From checking your kit before you leave the house to setting up your camera on location and tips for improving your photo composition, you’ll find plenty of suggestions for saving yourself time and getting organized – thereby reducing the chance of missing out on shots – long before you even press the shutter release. And of course, no matter how much preparation and care you’ve taken when shooting, you’ll need to store, sort and edit the images you take. Before you shoot Camera settings

Il kireji, di Hiroyuki Fukuda e Valeria Simonova-Cecon – CINQUESETTECINQUE Il kireji (切れ字), o “carattere che taglia”, si potrebbe definire uno speciale “strumento” letterario impiegato nello haiku. Un kireji è un termine che non possiede un significato vero e proprio, ma accompagna una parola, mettendola in particolare rilievo. Da un punto di vista stilistico, un kireji (usato solamente nella lingua poetica scritta e mai nel parlato) conferisce al componimento un certo tenore nobile, alto, propriamente poetico. Un kireji, posto all’interno di un verso, lo rende quasi automaticamente “gradevole” da un punto di vista letterario. Dal punto di vista grammaticale e ritmico, un kireji crea una cesura (se si trova all’interno del verso) ossia una pausa (se posto alla fine di un verso, non tagliandolo). Eitan (詠嘆) – profonda commozione prodotta dalle cose;Yoin (余韻) – riverbero, retrogusto, ossia il senso che si rivela oltre le parole. Ai nostri tempi si usano principalmente tre di essi: 「や」- ya, 「かな」- kana e 「けり」- keri, mentre gli altri assai di rado. ah, Matsushima!

13 Signs You Are Deficient In Magnesium And How To Fix It Every organ in your body, and especially your muscles and heart, needs magnesium to function properly. In fact, magnesium is involved in more than 300 biochemical processes. That’s a pretty tall order, so you definitely want to be sure you are getting all you require. But there’s a good chance you are actually deficient in magnesium. Why do I say that? Because up to 75 percent of Americans don’t even meet the minimum daily requirement for this mineral, which is 310 to 320 milligrams for women and 400 to 420 milligrams for men. The reason why most people are deficient in magnesium has a great deal to do with diet. Other reasons you could be deficient in magnesium include older age (absorption declines with age), use of certain medications (e.g., diuretics, antacids, insulin, corticosteroids, certain antibiotics), and gastrointestinal disorders such as Crohn’s disease or leaky gut. Signs you are deficient in magnesium 1. Love This? Thanks for subscribing! 2. 3. 4. 5. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 7.

Reïki 5 TED-Ed Lessons sobre Ciencia para dejar a tus alumnos con la boca abierta Recordarás las TED-Ed Lessons, pequeñas píldoras de conocimiento en vídeo, temáticas y con las que descubrir una infinidad de nuevos conocimientos. Un spin-off de las charlas TED —recuerda que os recomendamos las 8 charlas TED sobre educación que todo docente curioso debería ver— con múltiples utilidades. Hoy hemos recopilado 5 TED-Ed Lessons sobre ciencia que dejarán a tus alumnos con la boca abierta. Cinco de esas píldoras de conocimiento con las que tus pupilos se sorprenderán de la facilidad de aprender algunos de los conceptos más interesantes del panorama científico. Qué fue antes, ¿el huevo o la gallina? Hoy podrás descubrirlo. Nota: aunque los vídeos están narrados en inglés, Youtube suelen disponer de subtítulos en decenas de idiomas, entre ellos el español. ¿Qué es la electricidad estática? Siempre junto a nosotros, invisible, pero sabemos que está ahí. ¿De dónde vienen los genes? Qué fue antes, ¿el huevo o la gallina? ¿Qué es el Principio de Indeterminación de Heisenberg?

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