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How to Draw Boba Fett

Boba Fett is perhaps one of the most stylish bounty hunters in the universe. He has a cult-ish following and has always been a favorite character of many fans. He emits a certain guide of geeky ambivalence and a mysterious but dangerous facade. Learning to draw him can be broken down into a few eas

How to Make a Pair of Charlie McCarthy Ventriloquist Shoes

Charlie McCarthy is the "dummy" sidekick of famous ventriloquist Edgar Bergen. Together, their career spanned the vaudeville era and they had a popular radio show from 1937 until it went off the air in 1958. While Bergen wore a variety of outfits in publicity photos and live appearances, Charlie was

HTML Drawing Functions

There are several different approaches and technologies available for drawing graphics on webpages. None of these approaches relies solely on HTML, which is a layout language, not a programming language. Web developers use CSS and JavaScript, two languages intimately connected with HTML, to draw on

Illusion Mage 3D Software Review - My Experience

I grew up watching Anime for most of my life but for the most part it was only in 2D, that was up until around 2004. I saw an Anime movie called Appleseed and I was like WOW! The 3D rendering, storyline everything was so amazing to me in that movie and I could tell the whole animation industry was o

Products to Stop Peeling Paint

Scraping loose paint is an arduous but necessary part of successfully repainting a surface and avoiding peeling paint in the future. If neglected, loose paint chips break free and ruin a painted surface. Even after vigorous scraping, removing every single loose paint chip is not always possible. How

About Gurren Lagann

Gurren Lagann begun in Japan as an anime television series which unveiled 27 episodes. The event occurs in the future where humans are made to reside in isolation underground. The villagers have no contact with the exterior world and due to frequent earthquakes are forced to dig further into the ear

How to Draw a Diamondhead

Diamondheads, also known as diamond arrowheads, are a modern arrowhead usually made of titanium. They are extremely sharp at the tips and have a more detailed design than original arrowheads. These modern blades are also referred to as broadheads and are composed of many blades with barbs at the bac

Tutorial for Etching Fabric With a Soldering Tool

Fabric is a creative and beautiful medium with which to make art, whether it be on canvas, clothing or furniture. Whereas fabric is most often manipulated with scissors, stitching or dyes, it is a little-known fact that soldering tools can be used as well to turn fabric into art. By applying the hea

Spray Paint Makers & Tips

An artist's depiction of a can of aerosol spray paint.aerosol image by michele goglio from Fotolia.comA can of spray paint, also known as aerosol paint, uses a propellant gas to push its pressurized contents out of a nozzle in a fine spray or mist. Using spray paint can be beneficial on...


What does "moe" mean? Find a definition of this word commonly used in manga, anime and Japanese pop culture, plus tips on pronunciation, common misspellings and examples of this word in everyday use.

WonderCon 2010 - Exhibit Hall Entry

WonderCon 2010. See photos of highlights from WonderCon 2010 at Moscone Center South, San Francisco, California, including the crowds of fans, comics, toys, games, creative cosplay, special guests and events.

Does a Canvas Have to Be Primed to Paint It With Acrylic Paints?

Priming a canvas will improve the surface and enable the acrylic paint to adhere to the canvas. The primer prevents the acrylic paint from running and soaking into the canvas. Therefore, it is generally recommended to prime a canvas before painting it with acrylic paint.

How to Draw a Compost Mound

Part of "going green" that many environmental experts advise is creating your own compost pile. Easily stored in a bin to keep it away from rummaging animals, the compost pile consists of biodegradable organic material. Drawing one is like drawing any other object in the physical world: It's all abo

How to Make a Bullnose Edge Square

Bullnose edges refer to corners of drywall that are not 90 degree angles. These corners have corner bead that is curved similar to a half-circle. It is installed just like regular corner bead, and joint compound is applied on top. If you want to transform a bullnose corner into a square edge, you ca

How to Make 3-D Movies

If you are into movie-making or you love to edit home movies for fun, you can create your own 3-D movie. All you need are two webcams or handy video cameras and 3-D video-editing software. You can view these 3-D movies in the comfort of your own home using 3-D glasses you can purchase or make yourse

How to Retube a Fender Silverface Deluxe Amp

Fender amplifiers produced between 1967 and 1983 are referred to as "silverface" because of the brushed aluminum face plate. The larger Fender silverface amplifiers, such as the Twin Reverb and the Bassman, are not as highly prized as their tweed and blackface predecessors. However, the sm

Machinima News - Animation Meets Journalism

With so many local and national news stations across the world, it's hard to separate one from the other. Machinima was one of the ideas that some news stations have been playing around with for a couple years.

How to Remove Old Paint & Polyurethane From Wood

The first step in any remodeling project is removing old paint and polyurethane from any wooden surfaces you want to refinish. With a little effort and care, you can easily remove the old paint and polyurethane from any wooden surface to ready it for refinishing.