Tag: material

How To Decorate Leather Using Tooling, Marbling, Dabbing, Printing, Painting and Patchwork

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Increasing the aesthetic qualities of an item to be produced is one of the powerful means through which manufacturers win greater market share for their products. The leather craftsman must know these decorative techniques so that s/he can…

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Playing With the Cure Time of Molds and Casts

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Every mold making and casting material comes with its own specific range of cure time. This is nothing but the time that the material will take to get completely cured. It can range from just a few minutes…

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Unleashing Creativity With Clay

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The simplest form of model making or sculpting is with clay. Working with this flexible and malleable material is both interesting and enjoyable. It is quite easy to create even three dimensional figures with clay. So much so…

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Enhancing The Aesthetic Outlook of Leather Items

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There are various ways of heightening the aesthetic appeal of items produced with leather. Some of these include printing, carving or incision, embossing, weaving, in-laying, on-laying, thonging, stamping and scorching. These decorative processes have been discussed in this…

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Online & Traditional Education Support Each Other: Why There’s No Need to Fear the False Dichotomy of Online vs. Traditional

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As online tools become more common, teachers worry about their future job security, and universities wonder whether four-year degrees will continue to be valuable. Many wonder whether online education will spell the end for traditional schooling. The answer…

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Fundamentals in Basketmaking

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Basket making or basketry is the process of weaving pliable materials such as willow, cane or rush. Baskets have been made for many centuries, probably even before any records started. Unlike pottery the material used to make baskets…

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All You Wanted to Know About Life Casting

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In the ancient days, life-like, three-dimensional imitations of a deceased person’s body were created to transport him or her to the next world. This venerable art from the land of Egypt is now being practiced all over the…

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