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Best Numbing Cream Tattoo 2020

By John Thatch / October 11, 2019

They always say that pain is part of the process of getting a tattoo. But does it really have to be? Sure, getting a tattoo is a rite of passage for some, but some of us just like turning our skin into a beautiful canvas. Can the tattoo process be enjoyable and without pain. It was […]

Getting Started Drawing in Photoshop for Beginners

By John Thatch / September 23, 2019

Photoshop is no doubt one of the most versatile graphics programs going in our industry. For a good, but general, graphics program, it can be used for a wide variety of different uses, from manipulating photos to preparing images for print.One of the most common uses for artists is drawing. This gives them a valuable tool […]

The 10 Best Electric Pencil Sharpeners 2020

By Janet / June 21, 2019

Gone are the days of chipping away at a pencil with a craft knife or using a manual sharpener to refresh your leads. Usually, your best option is a pencil sharpener that’s electric, because they boast a whole load of benefits over traditional sharpening methods.An electric pencil sharpener can save you heaps of time, keep […]

The 10 Best Embroidery Machines 2020

By Janet / March 28, 2019

Embroidery machines give you the ability to customize anything from napkins and accessories to home furnishings, and with a little creativity, the possibilities are endless.Whether you’re an avid sewist looking for a way to add detail to your work, a seasoned embroider looking for a new machine, or you’re taking your first steps towards needlework, there’s […]

The 8 Best 3D Printers 2020

By John Thatch / January 1, 2019

You don’t have to go back too far to find a time when 3D printers were merely a fantasy, with replicators best left to the Star Trek universe. And just as quickly, they went from imaginary to real, then from gigantic machines restricted to rich tech companies to what’s available now for your own home.Whether […]

The 10 Best Sewing Machines 2020

By Janet / January 1, 2019

A sewing machine can make life easier for those DIY projects, quick fixes, and it’s often an affordable way to create things like curtains, blankets, and anything relative to embroidering. With sewing machines, you can avoid the high-priced, low-quality store-bought items.While a sewing machine may be on your “wish-list”, there are a few things to […]

The Best Cameras For Youtube 2020

By John Thatch / January 1, 2019

Since its formation in 2005, YouTube has given birth to a whole new genre of celebrity. It’s now possible to make a living from posting videos to the sharing site, and with the likes of Zoella, Casey Neistat and Markiplier earning mega bucks from their channels, it’s no wonder that interest in vlogging has increased […]

The 5 Best DSLR for Video 2020

By John Thatch / January 1, 2019

In the early 2000’s, the only real options available for shooting video were ‘camcorders’. Fast forward a decade and videographers’ are crying out for a camera that is more compact and budget friendly. And that is where DSLR’s come in. Those larger ‘traditional’ camcorders aren’t being made anymore, and, after a slight dip in interest when […]

The 5 Best Video Editing Laptops in 2020

By John Thatch / January 1, 2019

With so many options on the market, it can be a tough and sometimes frustrating task to buy a new laptop. And, when you have a very specific requirement for your new device, such as video editing software, it can be even harder to find “the one”.With more and more video editors needing to be flexible, […]

The Best 4K Camera 2020

By John Thatch / January 1, 2019

If you’re a keen videographer and you haven’t already ventured into the world of 4K, chances are that you’re thinking of doing it. After the 2003 launch of the Dalsa Origin, the world’s first commercially available 4K camera, the technology was slow to grow. It took until 2010 for YouTube to support the format, and […]

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