Divorce Your Addiction

Divorce Your Addiction

I’m onto my PlayStation 3 again. Once I start, I can’t stop. Fortunately, I manage to divorce this addiction with the help of coaching. I’ve been a gamer since young, from Nintendo, Sega, PlayStation 1, 2 and 3. Of course not forgetting the PC games as well. There were times the playing time went out of control. There were times I wanted to play it daily just like a junkie who wanted to have a daily fix.

I was irritated, when my parent brought me for visitation. Continue reading “Divorce Your Addiction”

Did You Ever Wonder How They Get Those Strings of Lights Inside a Recycled Glass Bottle?

Did You Ever Wonder How They Get Those Strings of Lights Inside a Recycled Glass Bottle?

If you have been to a local art or crafts fair in the past several years, then you have probably seen at least one recycled and decorated wine bottle with strings of lights inside. Bottles filled with lights look pretty and go with just about any decor.

But how do they get the lights inside the glass bottles without breaking them? I am here to explain the process of drilling a hole into a glass bottle to you.

First of all, you need to find an empty glass bottle. Continue reading “Did You Ever Wonder How They Get Those Strings of Lights Inside a Recycled Glass Bottle?”

Essential Artist Supplies for Beginners

Art is a great form of self-expression. It provides people with an outlet to express themselves through images and projects. Many people consider artwork to be an extension of the human soul. Any beginner artist needs a few essential artists supplies that will help them build their confidence and allow their creativity to run free. These essential artist supplies are discussed below:

Erasers

There are a number of different types of erasers out there; not just the ones attached to the back of a pencil. Continue reading “Essential Artist Supplies for Beginners”

Hen and Stag Party Activities in Brighton

Hen and Stag Party Activities in Brighton

Brighton is known for its vibrant clubbing culture and with this it comes as no surprise, that it is tipped as one of the best places to visit for stag and hen nights. There are numerous clubs which are all within close proximity of each other creating the energetic atmosphere all celebrations demand. Asides from the nightlife, there are numerous amounts of daytime activities to be entertained by, and that is without even mentioning the simple enjoyment of the Brighton pier and seaside.

The location of Brighton is another appealing factor for a celebration filled weekend; a quick 50 minute train journey from central London or a 30 minute drive from Gatwick airport attracts many visitors to the lively destination throughout the year.

There are a range of activities available which would be suitable for both stag and hen nights, as well as specific events for each individual party group. Continue reading “Hen and Stag Party Activities in Brighton”

The Life of Salford’s Favorite Son

Laurence Stephen Lowry was born in Rusholme, Manchester, in November 1887, the only little one of Irish-born R S Lowry and Elizabeth Lowry (born Hobson). He attended a local school in Victoria Park, but took private classes from William Fitz, before starting work as a clerk for a firm of chartered accountants in 1904.

From 1905-1915 he attended drawing and painting courses at the Municipal College of Art (later Manchester College of Artwork, and now a part of Manchester Metropolitan University), where he was tutored by Adolphe Valette.

Lowry moved to Pendlebury in Salford together with his parents in 1909, where he was to dwell for almost 40 years. Continue reading “The Life of Salford’s Favorite Son”

The Process Of Handcrafted Jewelry Design, From The Artist’s Perspective

The Process Of Handcrafted Jewelry Design, From The Artist's Perspective

As a jewelry artist, I appreciate the countless variations of stones available to incorporate into a unique handcrafted necklace, bracelet or earrings. Regardless of the critiques or comments shared by my audience, the joy and superb excitement of creating something from a pile of stones and wire, is stimulating. Continue reading “The Process Of Handcrafted Jewelry Design, From The Artist’s Perspective”