Artists Sell Art to Corporate Collectors

Large and small corporations are still collecting art but it is not always easy for an artist to make sales in this market. The collections of medium to small corporations may vary importantly but usually can not focus on major classical acquisitions. Contemporary artists have a real possibility to sell to some small and medium…

2 Easy Whole Chicken Crock Pot Recipes

Cooking with a crock pot saves not only time but makes the best and juiciest chicken you can find. Most families love chicken, so choosing whole chicken crock pot recipes is a no-brainer, and they're easy to find online too. Many times, baking a whole chicken runs the risk of over cooking and dry meat.…

Add Wallpaper to Your Interior Design Project

Open any interior design magazine these days and you are sure to spot wallpaper as the latest trend in home design. Decorating today is all about the layering of texture with wallpaper and is replacing the painted feature wall, and it's not expected to go away anytime soon. Some of this is partly due to…

Make Money Through Paintings

Making money through painting is not an option for all but it is applicable for people who are very good at painting and art forms. The following are some of the key facts relating to money and how to make money through paintings. 1. To get into painting, one has to have great painting skills…

Chandelier Shades – The Basics

Chandelier shades are a simple way to update a lighting fixture or create a new look for a room in your home. Choosing a new shade design is an easy way to make a dramatic impact in any room you want. They add beauty to your light fixtures while at the same time casting a…

Lighting For Stitching Needlework

It is amazing to see incredibly fine works of embroidery from times past, which were worked when there was no electricity and therefore no artificial lighting. When you consider that many women would not have had the chance to do any embroidery during the day, because that's when they were out working in the fields…

Interior Vs Exterior Powder Coated Iron Balusters

Many customers like the combination of wood handrail with iron balusters for their exterior deck or patio installations. So the question is always presented: Can I use off the shelf powder coated balusters outside? Traditionally powder coated iron and metal balusters are made primarily for interior stair installations. The key is the powder coating, just…

Frontal Lobe Injuries and Their Resulting Damage

The frontal lobe is made up of the precentral cortex, prefrontal cortex, orbitofrontal cortex and the superior mesial and inferior mesial regions. Each area has a particular function. But the frontal lobe, in general, is the brain's emotional center and is responsible for higher functioning. Although this is true, no part of the brain works…

How to Overcome Personal Barriers

In the spring of 1954, Roger Bannister became the first athlete to run a mile in under 4 minutes. Three minutes and 59.4 seconds to be exact. Before he did this, breaking a four-minute mile had been considered impossible – completely beyond the physical limits of the human body. Was he successful because he possessed…

Lean In by Sheryl Sandberg Book Review

Current Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg has been touted as one of the top 5 most powerful women in the world (to her surprise!). Whether that appointment was a bit exaggerated or not, she clearly had been in powerful positions at large organizations. She has held her own, and "had it all" professionally and personally, which…

Why Choose a Local Painter?

If you go to a local art gallery, you are sure to find plenty of paintings created by local artisans. This will give you a chance to evaluate the quality of the canvas, as well as the workmanship that goes into each painting. This is just one of many reasons why you will be well…