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Free! - A 3D Pie Chart in Seconds

In this video Frank In this movie we'll show you how easy it is to create a 3D Pie Chart with DMXzone Google Charts.

 

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Learn How to Draw: Advanced Composition

In the previous article, Linda began to show why it’s better to draw from life than from a photograph. When you draw from life, you can feel less restricted in adding your feelings or in becoming committed to translating feelings on paper. In this article, she goes deeper to show how you can use symbols to help send messages, and how to draw such intangibles as weight, sound, and scent.

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Learn How to Draw: Composition

In this article, Linda shows how variety in form and in texture provides your drawings with more interest. She also emphasizes how little texture you really need to draw when you incorporate depth into your pieces. Finally, you’ll learn how to incorporate some ‘style’ into your drawings, or learn how your perception of objects is individual and yours alone.

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Learn How to Draw: Variety in Form & Texture

In this article, Linda shows how variety in form and in texture provides your drawings with more interest. She also emphasizes how little texture you really need to draw when you incorporate depth into your pieces. Finally, you’ll learn how to incorporate some ‘style’ into your drawings, or learn how your perception of objects is individual and yours alone.

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Learn How to Draw: Depth and Composition

In the previous article, Linda showed how everything that you draw can be reduced to forms. She also introduced you to depth, and how that depth can be mimicked through drawing through on the forms rather than drawing outlines or shapes. In this tutorial, she takes you further into depth and also into composition, so you can begin to control your drawings.

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Learn How to Draw: Form and Depth

Now that you have the human form down, Linda wants to take you beyond figures and drapery and into still life and landscapes. But, before you go there, you’ll need to learn more about form and depth and composition. In addition, you probably want to learn how to develop some texture in your work. But, first things first – this article is about how to find forms in everything you want to draw, and how to develop depth with those forms.

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Learn How to Draw: Women’s Clothes and Fashion

This is the third in the series about how to draw clothing. In the previous two articles, Linda demonstrated how to draw folds, the seven folds and their variations, and how they worked in men’s clothing. In this last article on how to draw garments, Linda will demonstrate how and why women’s clothing is different than men’s garments. In addition, she’ll introduce you to fashion illustration.

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Learn How to Draw: Fabric and Folds in Action

In the previous tutorial, Linda illustrated seven basic folds that may help simplify drawing clothing for your human figures and draperies for your still life drawings. In this article, she shows those folds on figures in action, and she demonstrates how body movements and certain fabrics create different folds. This article focuses on men’s clothing, and the upcoming article will hone in on women’s apparel.

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Free - Reporting XML data using Crystal Reports

Reporting on data sources such as: MS Access, SQL Server and Oracle, is common with Crystal Reports (CR). How about XML as data source? Well, sure, you might be wondering how to do that? Is it even possible? Well, with help of this article I’ll show you how to use the XML data source and report on it using CR.

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Learn How to Draw: Fabric and Folds

In this tutorial, Linda will show you seven basic folds, tools that will help you to simplify drawing clothing for your human figures and draperies for your still life drawings. Additionally, you’ll see these folds in actual clothing so that they’ll be easier to memorize. Linda also tosses in a little physics education, so you can learn how gravity and points of pressure help to create fabric folds.

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Learn How to Draw: Shading

In the previous article, Linda left you with some links to online articles about shading techniques. In this tutorial, she takes you deeper into those techniques as you begin to shade the human face. Learn how to simplify the shading process so that your faces don’t look like they have rare skin diseases! From here, Linda will take you into shading cloth in preparation for an upcoming article on rendering clothing.

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Learn How to Draw: The Figure in Motion II

In this tutorial, Linda takes you further into the body in motion as she shows you how to simplify the human form. This simplification reduces the information about bones and muscle tissue down to what are known as “modified cylinders,” or construction that helps you to see how easily you can draw the human form. She uses popular cartoons to emphasize how the human form is created or replicated so that you’ll understand further how the human form works. You’ll also receive some information on shading, so that you can move on to draping the human figure in clothing. Read More
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