The Painted Portrait – What is So Hard About it?

Most people tend to answer: ‘Getting the likeness.’ But any experienced, successful,and honest portrait painter can tell you that ‘getting a likeness’ is purely a matter of careful observation and measurement of the physical proportions of your sitter. A human subject can, and should be, assessed by the artist in the same way as you…

Halogen Lighting – The Technology Behind It

Introduction Tungsten Halogen lamps were invented in 1958 by the engineers of General Electric. Producing a very strong, white light they are now used in many applications from automotive to retail display lighting. To understand their many advantages and consequent popularity we will compare the way in which ‘normal’ incandescent lamps work. Incandescent Lamps A…

Surprise! South Florida's Hidden Beach

Want to know a secret? There's a State Park and beach in South Florida that no one seems to know about. Beautiful surroundings, a gorgeous sun-splashed beach … that you might just have all to yourself. Where is this secluded Florida park and beach? It's actually within easy reach! Introducing … … John D. MacArthur…

Carpet or Wooden Floor?

When looking for a new floor for your house, you are being bombarded with a huge choice of flooring materials. All the manufacturers claim that their product is the best and you should choose their over the competitor's one. Two of the most popular flooring products are carpets and wooden floor. None of them are…

Description on Portable Evaporative Coolers

This article discusses the variety of Portable Evaporative Coolers in the market, particularly their benefits, prices and features. While evaporative coolers function to cool rooms through the power of water, industrial strength heavy duty evaporative coolers are often bulky and heavy. However, the need for evaporative coolers in homes has given rise to the demand…

Effective Communication Between Generations

Even though people in the various generations often do not agree, there is one thing they all agree on: Respect for each other in the workplace simply does not exist. Those in the older generations (the Silent Generation and the Baby Boomers) think the younger workers of today are lazy and disrespectful. On the other…

How to Wall Mount Your Flat Screen Plasma TV

A plasma television set wall mount is a relatively suitable and trendy way to mount your television set to the wall. Flat screen TV wall mounts saves space in the room and avoids extra furniture. They have different options that will allow you to adjust the screen to different angles so that you can watch…

Role of Emotion in The Creation of Art

I became interested in the subject of emotion in relation to creativity when I was making my collection of portraits, "20th Century Woman". For the role of the protagonist, I adopted the name Cressida and transformed myself into approximately 35 different 20th century women. The collection was hailed for its originality. Yet there were just…

Dumbbells Or Barbell?

Whenever you go to the gym and are using free weights what do you pick up? dumbbells or barbell. Why is it that you get comfortable using dumbbells or barbells for the same old exercise. I will look at both the benefits of both dumbbells and barbells. Dumbbells- Dumbbells require you to lift the same…