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Hand Lettering Stippling Technique

Hand Lettering Stippling Technique

DRAWING GRASS (Negative Drawing techniques)at MIKE SIBLEY FINE ART What do you see when you look at this picture on the right? Do you see an ancient black drinking cup? Maybe an ebony candlestick holder? You can of course draw grass in any way you choose from "sketchy" (which serves its purpose here as this drawing is just 1½" high and the grass exists only to place the tractor in space)... where it plays a full role as an integral part of the "reality" of the drawing. It confuses the rational element that tries to control the creative side. "The coconut shy principle" Pick up a ball, quickly turn around and throw it at a target the instant you see it. "The parking principle" Try slowly and carefully reversing a car into a tight parking space and you will often fail. DASH & REHASH v SLOW 'N STEADY I have two basic ways of working - both equally justifiable - "dash and rehash" and "slow 'n steady". Working quickly, more strokes have been added... ...the area is expanded... ...then I draw back down into the base to further define the white spaces.

Drawing Nature and Landscapes : How to Draw Nature Outdoors with Drawing Lessons Step by Step Techniques for Cartoons How to Begin Your Sketch In doing this sketch, doubtless great difficulty will be experienced in getting the drawing at all correct. Much assistance to this end can be obtained from a slight knowledge of Perspective This will form the subject of the next chapter. How to Draw From Nature with Easy to Remember Techniques Drawing from nature and landscapes with the following easy tips to follow with helpful tutorials to create beautiful illustrations and drawings with these free drawing lessons. Drawing Outdoor Objects: Water, Rock and Clouds A knowledge of the simpler technical principles involved in drawing clouds, water, and other natural features of the outdoors, is as essential to the newspaper artist as it is to the painter, in order to give naturalness to his pictures. A Tutorial for Sketching Landscapes - Outdoors Learn how to draw the great outdoors and landscapes with the this lesson on drawing landscapes outside. Drawing Grass : Use of Negative Drawing in Art Draw a Cartoon Valley

Good Reference Gallery | Figure Drawing Reference (Scroll down for Head Drawing Reference Gallery) Photography credits below Do you want more images? Subscribers get exclusive access to my personal library of reference images, including scans of Pose File 7 and premium images from Enter your email below and click the blue button to join. Head Drawing ReferencePhotography Credits I’d like to thank the following photographers named below. There is no malice, ill-intent or for-profit commercial use here. Here’s the partial list. Sudoksa, Danny St, G_S_H, Zamario, ZenMotion, Joji, Wing Shiya, Rafael Dorantes, Rich Crimilio, Greatest Dancer, MJ Ranum Do you still want more?

4 Ways to Enhance Your Class with Google Hangouts If you are familiar with Google Tools, then you have probably heard of Google Hangouts or even used them yourself. Hangouts is Google’s video conferencing tool, and it’s an incredibly powerful way to engage with others. In addition to standard conference calls, Google Hangouts provide a broadcasting option called Hangouts on Air. This allows you to conduct your Hangout LIVE and record it to post on YouTube. If you would like a quick tutorial for how to use GHO, check out this great video from Google Gooru Google Hangouts can be a great tool for teachers to enhance their classes. Virtual Office Hours Students and teachers are busier than ever. Review Sessions Gearing up for midterms or finals, state tests, SATs, and APs, students are tested more than ever. Record Instructions For Later Playback By recording a Google Hangout, you can provide your students with instructions that they can later playback. Bring in a Guest Speaker Guest speakers can be challenging and expensive to organize.

Turn a Set of Spreadsheet Cells Into Easy to Read Documents Save As Doc is a free Google Spreadsheets Add-on that enables you to select a series of adjacent cells and turn them into an easy to read Google Document. The Save As Doc Add-on takes just a minute to install. Once installed select the Add-on from your "Add-on's" drop-down menu and click "start." After clicking "start" you can choose a set of cells or all cells to be converted into a Google Document. The document will appear in your Google Drive dashboard (it might take a minute or two to appear if you have selected a large set of cells) where you can then view it, edit it, or download it as a PDF. Applications for Education I love to use Google Forms to create and deliver quizzes to students. I will be covering topics like this one and many others in my new class Getting Ready for GAFE starting in October.

Create a Unique Google Forms URL for Each Student One of the presentations I did in the Google Booth at Educause this year was on using concatenate for a spreadsheet. While you do not need to know the word concatenate to do this trick, it is wickedly useful. One of the best tools in the Google Apps suite is Google Forms. It allows any user on practically any device to fill out a Form. The user does not have to be logged in, have a Google account or even know what Google is. The data collected from the Form can be viewed in a spreadsheet and manipulated any number of ways. The problem is the end user. Unfortunately there are fields you would not typically want to make multiple choice. Google Forms allows you to pre-populate the fields of the Form. If you use the same Google Form repeatedly, such as for a daily warm-up, each student can have a unique URL that automatically pre-populates their SID, First Name, Last Name and Email Address. Like this: Like Loading...

18 Animations of Classic Literary Works: From Plato and Shakespeare, to Kafka, Hemingway and Gaiman Yesterday we featured Piotr Dumala's 2000 animation of Fyodor Dostoyevsky’s classic novel, Crime and Punishment, and it reminded us of many other literary works that have been wonderfully re-imagined by animators -- many that we've featured here over the years. Rather than leaving these wondrous works buried in the archives, we're bringing them back and putting them all on display. And what better place to start than with a foundational text -- Plato's Republic. Staying with the Greeks for another moment ... Eight years before Piotr Dumala tackled Dostoyevsky’s Crime and Punishment, Dumala produced a short animated film based on The Diaries of Franz Kafka. The animated sequence above is from the 1974 film adaptation of Herman Hesse's 1927 novel Steppenwolf. Italo Calvino, one of Italy's finest postwar writers, published Italian Folktales in 1956, a series of 200 fairy tales based sometimes loosely, sometimes more strictly, on stories from a great folk tradition. E.B.

Govt to ensure the speedy repatriation of remaining victims: Ramaphosa:Sunday 16 November 2014 Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa.(SABC) Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has stressed that the government will ensure that the remaining bodies of people from South Africa are speedily repatriated from Nigeria. Ramaphosa was speaking at the repatriation ceremony at the Waterkloof Air force base in Pretoria. The remains of 74 South Africans, who died during the collapse of a church in Lagos two months ago, arrived at the base on Sunday morning. A total of 116 people were killed in the tragedy when a Synagogue Church of All Nations building collapsed on September 12 in Lagos. Ramaphosa says the ceremony marks the first step towards the healing of the pain of the victims' families. Presidential Director-General Dr Cassius Lubisi devoted about ten minutes to naming all 85 people who died in the tragedy. Mpumalanga will receive 18 of the mortal remains Meanwhile, the Mpumalanga government has not yet released the provincial plan for the victims of the Nigerian tragedy.

‘Nigerian repatriation’ brings sombre mood to SA:Sunday 16 November 2014 The bodies will be transported from the Waterkloof airforce base to Forensic Pathology Services mortuaries in different provinces.(SABC) Emotions were running high among families of Lagos church victims who were at the Waterkloof air force base to receive the remains of their loved ones. A sombre mood prevails in South Africa after the plane carrying 74 bodies of the 85 South African-based victims arrived from Nigeria on Sunday. Munyadziwa Mbedzi was there to receive the remains of her daughter Mpho, who is one of the people who perished in Lagos. “The situation is under control here even though sometimes it becomes too emotional but God is control. Moss Lobakeng, from Meriting in Rustenburg, North West, is in Pretoria for memorial service Sunday afternoon. The government has warned families of health and secondary trauma risk if they view the remains. The bodies will be transported from the Waterkloof airforce base to Forensic Pathology Services mortuaries in different provinces.

Nigeria tragedy: SA awaits arrival of victims remains:Sunday 16 November 2014 Eighty-one South Africans and four foreigners with South African documents were killed when the guesthouse in Lagos collapsed.(SABC) The remains of 74 of the 85 South African-based victims of the Nigerian church tragedy are expected to land in the country on Sunday. The plane carrying the bodies left Lagos for Waterkloof airport in the early hours of Sunday morning. The repatriation follows a strong political push that saw Minister in the Presidency Jeff Radebe meeting with Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan and Lagos state governor Babatunde Foshola. Radebe's announcement was delayed by some nine hours as identification of the bodies continued, and a team of 87 South African specialists prepared the bodies for repatriation. Family members of the victims have been travelling to Pretoria to be part of an official reception. The bodies of 11 other people from South Africa still have to be positively identified in Lagos and will be repatriated later.

54 Nigerian disaster victims’ bodies ready for SA:Thursday 13 November 2014 More than 80 South Africans were killed when TB Joshua's Synagogue Church of All Nations collapsed in Lagos.(REUTERS) Only 54 bodies of South Africans who died in Nigeria's church tragedy two months ago are ready to be repatriated. This emerged after a meeting between the Minister in the Presidency, Jeff Radebe, and the Lagos state governor to discuss bringing back the remains of the 81 South Africans who died when a Synagogue Church of All Nations building collapsed in Lagos. The minister had indicated earlier that all the bodies could be home by the weekend. Family members in the North West of those who died in Nigeria when the guest house collapsed are still not sure if they will ever be able to bury their beloved ones. Two families in North West who have lost their loved ones, say they have lost hope. The Makalela family in Itsoseng near Lichtenburg and the Mogatusi family from Riviera Park in Mahikeng say they have lost hope in government.

Delays in ‘Nigerian repatriation’ stresses SA task team:Friday 7 November 2014 About 116 people were killed when the Synagogue Church of All Nations guest house collapsed on September 12, 2014.(SABC) The Inter-Ministerial Task Team established to deal with the repatriation of 81 South Africans who died during a building collapse in Lagos, Nigeria has expressed frustration about the process. About 116 people were killed when the Synagogue Church of All Nations (SCOAN) guest house belonging to Televangelist, TB Joshua collapsed on September 12, 2014. President Jacob Zuma has now appointed Minister in the Presidency Jeff Radebe as special envoy to engage with Nigerian authorities on the repatriation. Communications and Information Systems CEO Phumla Williams says almost two months after the disaster, several deadlines as to when the bodies will be repatriated have not been met. “We are not having any answers for these families.

Nigeria church collapse survivor waiting for wife’s death confirmation:Thursday 25 September 2014 Anthony van der Byl arrived back in South Africa from Nigeria on Wednesday.(SABC) A Plettenberg Bay man whose wife is believed to have died in the Nigeria building collapse says her death has not been forensically confirmed. The 47-year-old Anthony van der Byl says soon after the incident, Prophet TB Joshua told him that his wife had died. Fifty-year-old Louise van der Byl is said to be among 84 South Africans who died when the guest house of the Synagogue Church of All Nations collapsed two weeks ago. Van der Byl recalled the moment the seven-storey building collapsed Van der Byl returned home on Wednesday. “I was sitting next to my wife, we were waiting for our food and the next moment when I looked up that whole wall just collapsed and bent to the inside. He says it is a miracle that he survived after being trapped under rubble for 25 hours. “The last words of my wife, as she was lying about two people away from me, were 'Anthony keep on praying'.