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How to Improve Your Art Skills

Do you wish to one day become a great artist, and have people look at your artwork in amazement and wonder how you drew it? Or maybe you’re looking for a career in art and need to improve your skills. Whatever the case may be, here are some ideas to help you improve your art skills. One of the most ...

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How to Draw and Paint Faster

Are you struggling to get your Art projects done on time? Some students – even those who are dedicated and hard-working – find it challenging to work at the pace required in a Visual Art course. The skilful, perfectionist student usually falls into this category; those who produce meticulous, highly-detailed observational drawings or paintings. Parents and teachers can be unsure ...

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Painting Principles Every Artist should Know

Yes, many great artists urge their peers to break the rules. And, yes, letting loose and being in the moment set a solid foundation for a successful painting session. So before you start breaking any rules, we are here to break down 10 key painting principles. Brought to you by accomplished oil painter, Gregg Kreutz, these pointers are geared to help you boost ...

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6 Best Places to Visit in Jamaica

Jamaica boasts a treasure trove of natural jewels and a colorful African vibe. Golden beaches, emerald mountains, turquoise seas, cascades, coral reefs, rainforests, rivers, and mineral springs are just some of the island’s enviable assets. Not surprisingly nature lovers will find plenty of things to see and do, from hiking and birding in the jungle to horseback riding along the ...

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Travel tips: 7 Mistakes Every First-Time Traveller Makes

Congratulations, you’ve booked your first flight! Pat yourself on the back, because there are only a few more steps between you and a seamless flying experience. If you’re like most people, exploring something new—like the cabin of an aeroplane—can be daunting. While not every first-time traveller will mistake the emergency exit for the bathroom, there are some common errors that newbie ...

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Top 10 Things to See and Do in Northern Norway: Vesteralen and Lofoten

Nowhere epitomises the great outdoors quite like Northern Norway, with its jagged mountains, gleaming fjords and vast swathes of lush woodlands. The air is so crisp and clean you feel as if you’ve been transported to another time. It almost makes you believe that Middle Earth was real. Our journey through Northern Norway took us to the mountainous region of ...

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Discovering Uzbekistan: At the centre of the Silk Road

Even more than the Roman Empire, the Silk Road shaped the world we know today. Weaving from Europe to Asia, Russia to the Subcontinent, and everywhere in between, it was along this network of ancient trading routes that people, ideas, inventions, and goods made their way. At the centre of the Silk Road, and waiting to be discovered, is Uzbekistan. ...

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4 Ways to Prepare for Wedding Vendor Meetings

There are plenty of wedding vendors out there, but not just anyone will do. You need to find the right pro and negotiate for the best price so you can be sure that, when the big day comes, you’ll get exactly what you want. These tips will help. 1. Set Your Budget and Style Before you meet with any vendor, ...

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How to Plan the Perfect Beach Wedding

When it comes to tying the knot, there are few venues quite as enticing as a sunny stretch of sand. Whether it’s a secluded cove on the Canary Islands or a tropical beach in the Bahamas, a seaside soiree can offer a wedding day both you and your loved ones will never forget. If you’re looking to plan the perfect ...

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Tips On Picking Your Perfect Wedding Dress

So preparations for your big day are underway. It is essential to the success of your wedding that you find a perfect dress or at least the right dress for you. Here are a few tips to help you in your search: 1. Do Your Research Before you even begin to look around, research gowns. You should always have a ...

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