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Oil Painting

Estimating Painting Jobs Using the PC

When I go to a Paint Job, I still see my competitors’ hand writing their estimates. This may be a quick way but it doesn’t look professional. Just to run through the customer’s job and quickly scribble an estimate down by hand is cheating you the painter out of the best chance to win the estimate.
Why not present a professional printed estimate? A lot of contractors will bring a laptop and portable to the job, but I don’t like this because the client tends to rush you through the estimate. This makes it more likely to make mistakes because …

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Art Painting

Colour – Using the Wheel

The painting shows a sunny day in the countryside where two women and their children wander through an open field. A summery sky filled with fluffy white clouds is bordered by a row of dark trees that almost hide a distant farmhouse. The grassy field, scattered with wild poppies, fills the entire foreground. What do we see in terms of colour scheme in this painting?
Dominant hue: Yellow-Green. As the Impressionists were well aware, a bright landscape looks mainly yellow. So, the Yellow-Green grass nearly fills the canvas.
Adjacent hues: Yellow tips the grasses and makes the straw hats of …

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Art Websites

Learn Guitar By Using These Expert Tips!

Most people love guitars whether people are playing video games featuring them, or they really want to play one. If you are truly into guitar playing and are looking to expand on your skills then this article is for you. These tips can help you become a better player in real life and improve your techniques.

Look to see if there are guitar teachers near you. While you can teach yourself guitar, and many people have, sometimes it’s important to have an objective person observing you play. Decent teachers can critique styles and give you suggestions for better playing. You …