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Outdated hand tool and modern tools

Hello all,My name is Roman and it's my first article, something like experiment or first step. I want to tell you about one of outdated hand tool for work near the house. This is scythe.This tool most often used for cutting grass, as well as grain crops (rye, wheat, oats). The tool consists of long curved steel blade attached to long wooden base with one short handle (less often with two handles). Wooden base should be maximum light and strong as possible.Until... continue reading

Free Hand Drawing

 Free hand drawing is a method of sketching or drawing without using measuring tools or guides to assist in the artwork. For example a straight line in a "free-hand" drawing relies on the hand - eye coordination of the artist. Rather than a straight edge of a ruler or drafting tool.Freehand Drawing is not Mechanical or CADD drawing. It depends totally upon your Eye-Hand Coordination. In order to do Freehand, you will need total familiarization with all visual forms.You will need to learn... continue reading

Romanian traditions - part 2

At the end of the last month (on 27th October 2012) I was asked to drive someone at a fair, 50 km away from my town. He told me the traditional craftsmen from Slatina will be there. For me, it is always a joy to meet this people. But, usually, at this fairs nothing especially happens. Every participant is trying to sell the products of their work, but often this is a hard endeavor. Not many are interested in traditional things.As a young boy, I loved to eat in clay bowls and plates. Nowadays,... continue reading

Romanian traditions

One of my favorite photographic themes is Romanian traditions. And when I say this, I mean traditional clothing, traditional crafts, traditional houses and the way the romanian peasants lived their life.One of the most remarkable facts is the romanian peasant was always very inventive. Unfortunately, this was a need that came from the poverty. Unable to buy anything, in many cases bound to the land they worked, the romanian peasant was forced to find ways to improve the quality of life or at... continue reading

My first hand draw picture was accepted

My bigest hobby is photoraphy and dogs. I used to draw a lot, but it was several years ago. Few months ago I felt I need to draw again and I made a quick sketch, than I had a little feeling I must try to upload it here to DT.I am so-so happy, because DT accepted my draw and its inspired me to draw more in the future.This is the original one, I only scanned it, no photoshop or other programs were used on it.Do you like it? :) I can make much more better, and I will show you, I promise :o) continue reading

Hand drawn illustrations

I cleaned my flat and found some my old drawings and paintings, so I tried to upload some of them..I am not good illustrator , but I thing that I will continue in uploading my pictures :). continue reading

The best camera is the one at hand - testing the Lumix LX5

How many times to we see a great shot and wish we had our camera with us?I purposely bought a micro four thirds camera (Lumix DMC-G2) knowing that I'd most likely have it by my side more often then a full sized mirror DSLR.The G2 with a "pancake" lens like the Panasonic Lumix G 20mm F1.7 ASPH is very compact although its not exactly pocket able.And it looks enough like a professional camera that in certain situations people notice when you have it around your neck.So for pure stealth... continue reading

First hand-drawn illustrations

Hi all,Few months ago I bought an Intuos 4 M tablet. But as I haven't have much leisure time (everyday work + need to make jpg's from RAW's which queue was very, very long), it sat all the time in a drawer. Last week I finally decided to take it out thinking, if I already bought it, then I must use it too. So, I connected the device, took the pen, watching out of window and thinking "Now what?" First I took a photo I captured in the summer, a closeup of a grasshopper. To get a feeling of a pen,... continue reading

This is a picture of the week sales

I'm so glad that this year's sales of pictures, I am also trying to take some pictures so I have good grades this yearAlso I wish everyone Merry Christmas continue reading

A Hand Spun Blog

How many blogs am I supposed to have?Just about every site I go to now reminds me I haven't posted to my blog.I thought one blog was enough.I had my own little simple http://teresasdesk.wordpress.com blog.And life was good.No one reminded me I hadn't blogged yet today.No one nagged me to start a new one.Life was good.But I saw that other people had more than one blog and a life event was approaching so I decided to start another blog and document that event.And so it was.http:... continue reading

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