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Top 5 Places to Find Jobs in Textiles

Landing your first job is almost a full-time job in itself these days. Networking, searching for opportunities, perfecting your resume, and promoting yourself are all essential, but time consuming. To help save you some time in the search, here’s a list of the top five places to find jobs in textiles.

Collect Stamps for Fun and Profit

I collect postage stamps. Postage stamps are pieces of miniature art designed by top class engravers and master artists around the world. They can be collected used or in mint condition. As a student since my pocket money was limited I preferred collecting used stamps. Initially I used to cut out the stamps from the letters received in post and soak them in water. After some time when the glue became loose I used remove them from covers and dry them on a white paper with gum side facing up. When they became dry I put them in side a thick book and put that under a few books. After a couple of days I used to remove them and put them in a stock book. After that I classified them. I live in India. Therefore, I got more of Indian stamps easily. I sorted them year wise and put them in a printed which I purchased from a philatelic dealer.

Alicante Sculptor Vicente Perez Gonsalvez Exhibits at Klein-Schreuder Foundation

In an exhibition in Fundacion Klein-Schreuder, sculptor Vicente Perez Gonsalvez presents a series of works in marble. The materials, white, black and red marble, plus some alabaster, are all sourced from stone quarries in Novelda near the sculptor’s home in Alicante Province, Spain. These works of Vicente Perez Gonsalvez bring abstract forms to life.

A Beginners Guide to Photoshop CS5 Workspace

This is a quick guide to the Photoshop CS5 workspace which may appear a little daunting to the Newcomer. Hopefully this article will give an easy to grasp breakdown of the main components.

A Beautiful Investment

Investing in art can be tricky however; enjoying the beauty of some fine art work in your house can be a lovely bonus. One particular frame of thought is that you should enjoy the art instead of purchasing it purely for investment objectives. But it may be better perhaps to combine the two ideas, having a beautiful piece of fine art decorating the home and the potential of a good financial investment.

The Rise of Plaque Signage: Aluminum and Bronze Plaques

Plaques may appear in many varieties, as well as fashions, and they might be manufactured from lots of materials; for instance, precious metal, stone, porcelain and many others. We will take a deeper look at the heritage and some of the usages of bronze as well as aluminum plaques. We can discover bronze plaques being utilized in the course of the past, frequently used as memorial plates at architecture or many other locations. You may very well be shocked to find out that several bronze plaques happen to have been put to use around 2000 years ago with this sort of plaques uncovered next to Zaragoza, Spain.

How to Sell Figurative Art Online During a Recession

As one of the most popular categories of art available, it would make sense to say that figurative art is selling very well in today’s economy. However the reality of the situation is not so simple; the global economy is in recovery but is not out of its recent recession just yet. Belts all over the world have been tightened, reducing pleasure spending budgets, and this is something that can spell trouble for artists no matter which direction their style points to. Luckily there are several ways that artists working in all styles and mediums can do to sell art during a recession, whether they offer their art online or not.

Graphic Design As A Business

Do you love art, design and most important of all, money? If you tick all the above, why not make use of your talent in order to earn you some descent income while enjoying your work at the same?

How to Win a T Shirt Design Contest and Make Money

T Shirt design contests can be fun, rewarding and challenging. Here are some tip to winning your next design contest.

A McQueen State of Mind

This year, the McQueen Fashion House came to the Met. For a few months, many of us had the unique opportunity to see the designs that walked, ran and splattered down the Runway. Sometimes, the ability to shock can masquerade as creativity, but McQueen was not one of these people – he was a man who could cleverly channel his feelings into his talent, and tell a story.

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