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Month: May 2010

3D in Depth With Cameras

3D in Depth With Cameras

It’s important to explore these 3D subjects in more depth, as the right combination of techniques will either make or break your scene. This month, we’ll have a look at cameras and how you can use them to make your 3D scenes come alive. The camera is an amazing tool. In 3D, unlike the real world, physical limitations don’t exist. You can create a scene where the camera takes you on a journey inside the blood vessels of a human…

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Choosing DLSR Lenses

Choosing DLSR Lenses

Buying a DSLR lens based on brand image ignores the range of quality levels often found within a brands range. Most lens manufactures offer range of quality levels from their premium lenses ignoring cost and convenience in search of optical and mechanical performance. Then there are the budget class lenses aimed at more occasional photographers who put greater emphasis on price and convenience. This results in smaller, lighter lenses with greater zoom ranges and smaller maximum apertures. There is a…

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How to Condition Polymer Clay

How to Condition Polymer Clay

Conditioning polymer clay is an important part of the preparation process. Well conditioned polymer clay is soft and malleable making it easy to work with in all types of polymer clay projects. The conditioning process can also help to strengthen the finished piece. The conditioning process is very simple. In order to condition polymer clay a piece of clay needs to be manipulated. This can be done by hand or by using a craft-dedicated pasta machine. How to Condition Polymer…

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poker games

poker games

Strategy for craps can be a little mind numbing when you first start to learn. We can guarantee you aren’t going to remember everything from this strategy guide on the first read. It is always best for you to read the most important parts over to ascertain the simple aspects that you definitely need to know. While mathematics can be hard to grasp just remember once you learn it the strategy works for you. In any game you want to…

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Keno Strategy

Keno Strategy

Keno is a game of pure chance! Consequently, there is little strategy, which can be employed to help increase your chances of winning. Because numbers are chosen randomly, naturally, no numbers that are drawn have any relation to those drawn previously. Although it sounds strange, if you choose five numbers on a ticket, there is no greater chance of seeing 9, 21, 35, 38, and 57 come up, than seeing 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5. Conclusion: Every number has…

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American Roulette

American Roulette

There are two major roulette variations offered by land-based and online casinos: The American and European. Here we will take a look at American roulette – how the game has evolved, the players’ odds, and the pros and cons of spinning the wheel in an American fashion. The American roulette wheel has gone through quite a few transformations before reaching the game we today call American Roulette – a wheel with 36 numbered slots plus two green slots for 0…

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Graffiti Drawing Tips

Graffiti Drawing Tips

The question “How to do graffiti” can be well answered by following the first basic step of any art form that is the observation. The observation of the surroundings can help you get a notion or an idea of the situation. Looking at the available piece of graffiti can also give you an idea of how to do graffiti. Once you have got the idea of how to do graffiti, you should now get to know how to draw graffiti….

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Polymer Clay

Polymer Clay

One of the most versatile members of the art medium world, polymer clay can be used for anything from a fun arts and craft project to beautiful sculptures. What is Polymer Clay? Polymer clay is not true clay. Instead, it is made from polyvinyl chloride (PVC) and plasticizer. It comes in a variety of colors, including metallic sheens such as gold and silver. The colors can also be mixed to create custom tones. Types of Polymer Clay There are several…

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Blue Zircon Gems

Blue Zircon Gems

There are types of precious stones with a few relatively good hardness and shine that occur in the color blue. Sapphire is the most famous, and may be found in the full range of blues, from pale blue to black and blue. Topaz Blue, produced by the radioactive colorless topaz is the most popular of all gemstones blue, it is available widely and at attractive prices and are not in tones of light and medium dark. Other options include blue…

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