Use of Colorants in the Plastic Industry : Pigment orange, pigment blue, pigment green; you name it and you have an attractive piece of plastic ware with that colour tint in some store or the other. However, in today’s times the scope of pigments and dyes in plastics are not limited merely to lending hues and shades. They also make
Dyeing of Wool : Wool in its natural form has a neutral shade and has to be dye to obtain varied hues. In most cases, wool can be bleached or dye at any of the processing stages though it is commonly done after washing or when it is spun into yarn. Wool which is dyed at the yarn stage is
The Magic of ‘Glow in the Dark’ Pigments : Certain specialty colorants stand apart from the regular organic pigments due to certain attributes possessed by them. One of the attribute is the ‘glow in the dark’ effect. The special substances are referred to as phosphors and glowing is sometimes called phosphorescence. Visible light is radiated by these Phosphors after they
Sculpture Anyone? : Are you experimenting and looking for another art outlet? Have you considered sculpting?
Sculpture has been with us for as long as man has been in existence. Archeologists have located many wooden, clay, and stone objects used by early human inhabitants of earth. There are collections of both art and craft articles which were made by early
Types of Female Modeling Jobs : Everybody believe all females models are like Gisele Bundchen, Heidi Klum or Naomi Campbell, but fact is there are several types of famous models, who you probably ignore, who are making an excellent income. Most of them are working what’s called ‘behind the scenes’ as fit, showroom and commercial models. They’re working in a
New Ideas to Make Your Artwork Bounce : Over the years, as the owner of a popular mold making and casting materials company, I have received numerous requests for atypical uses of our materials, uses that I had never thought of for normal applications. Over time I have learned much from our customers on interesting and artistic ways of using
Beginner’s Guide to Comic Book Grading : One of the most important aspects of collecting comic books is being able to accurately grade their condition. There is a standardized grading scale for comics. Accurately grading your books will help you get the most out of your books, keep your buyers happy, and improve your credibility.
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Decorating decorative items like home goods and jewelry have made a shift towards compositions requiring skilled laborers and artists, with fused glass making a tremendous impact in the market today. Even though glass fusing has been around since 2000 BC and has been used in decorative adornments since then, it’s only been recently that our culture has truly started demanding