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13 Essential Watercolor Tips & Tricks to Help You Paint Even better...

Here are 13 watercolor painting tips and tricks I use every time I paint. Use them to build confidence in your skill, explore new possibilities and learn how to paint with watercolor even better... 1) Plan ahead if you can 2) Remember, fades happen at theback of your brush and the hardlines at the tip. 3) A little salt sprinkled on wetpaint can add a little starburstof magic 4) Try liquid friskit masking fluid-It's amazing but be preparedto either use a rubber brushto paint with or maybe sacrificea paintbrush or two. Although,you can soak your brush afterwardsin mineral spirits, then clean itwith soapy water to get it likenew again. 5) You can use regular maskingtape if you're careful. Just don'tleave...

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How to Layer Voices & Play Multiple Instruments in Song Mode with Motif XF 8

In this tutorial, you'll learn how to play multiple instruments at once with your Motif XF 8 in song mode by either layering them, having the voices split across the keyboard or both. With these few easy steps, you can play back your song to an audience while playing all of the lead instruments without switching tracks as well as beefing them up with layered backup sounds. Pretty cool, huh? Let's get started... First, you'll want to pick the track where you want to play all of the other instruments from and add a voice to it (in this example, I've picked track 3, the Airy Nylon). With this instrument, I will have the Vinyl EP layered where it is...

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How to delete your old social-sharing buttons on your Shopify Store...

So your case might be an issue like I had where you got a cool social-sharing app but try as you might, the old one was still there staring at you...not to worry. It's a quick and easy fix ;-) There are a ton of awesome social-sharing apps out there and I'm guessing you've discovered one that you like already, (otherwise you wouldn't have found yourself here, right)? But just in case you're wondering; for my store, I use the social sharing buttons by Zotabox. They are customizable, you can pick and choose which social networks you'd like to have shared and you can also pick what area of your site to have them on. Anyhow, let's get started, shall we?...

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How to pick out the right matting and frame for your picture...

Selecting the right mat-board and picture frame for your photograph or original painting is an art-form; it takes patience, a critical eye and a little imagination. But with a bit of practice and some of these helpful tips, you'll be able to dress up that picture of yours and make it pop... The first thing I look at when picking out the mat-board is the dominant color in the artwork. In other words, the color that is used the most throughout the piece. Generally, I match the top mat to this color so that the matting does not detract from the art. For example, observe the image of the poster below: The color of the top mat is very similar...

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