Month: December 2018

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Basic Tips for Using Watercolor Pencils

Reading Time: 2 minutes Watercolor pencils, also called water-soluble pencils, are an exception crossover between painting and drawing. Basically, you use them just like a standard pencil. The magic happens when you wet your drawing, see the color spread, and transform into watercolor wash effect. What’s more, they are fairly affordable, user-friendly and easy to clean up. What Exactly Are They? These watercolor pencils …

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Corporate Talk: Types of Online Content that Your Business Should Have

Reading Time: 2 minutes In the online world, content is king. This adage always rings true, especially that people who go online consume a lot of material. With this in mind, it will be wise if you invest heavily in online marketing—especially when it comes to content. But many businesses overlook the value of content. They think that it …

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Prison Tattoos and What They Mean

Inked for Life: Prison Tattoos and What They Mean

Reading Time: 5 minutes Tattoos are everywhere. They come in different shapes and sizes: from the most obscure symbols dotted on one’s wrists, to the elaborately designed full-back pieces, body ink has grown to be accepted in society. Gone are the days when tattoos are seen as exclusive to non-conformists, Satanists, pariahs, or prison inmates, among other stereotypes. Pretty much, tattoos …

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Graffiti Basics

Graffiti Basics: Tagging, Throwing Up, & Piecing

Reading Time: 6 minutes People new to the graffiti and street art scene often see the art form as an act of vandalism. This perspective is nothing new, and may even be warranted, because – really, at the core of graffiti – is its illegality. The execution of graffiti does involve vandalizing property. The thing to consider here, however, …

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To Find Meaning in Popular Tattoo Designs

All About Identity: To Find Meaning in Popular Tattoo Designs

Reading Time: 5 minutes Anyone who says that tattooing is not an art form is living in the past. Today, the discipline of tattooing is very much regarded as similar to the practice required of painters, which basically means that some level of artistry is demanded. Imagine how a tattoo artist is given the opportunity to claim one’s body …

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The Skull and the Sword as a Tattoo: What It Says About You

Reading Time: 5 minutes Featured Image from: Pacho Tattoo There are two distinct objects that can represent life. And to have these objects turned into a design and tattooed unto your skin is to declare to the world that you have fully accepted what life holds in store. The only thing that life can promise is death. To have …

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