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Acrylic Painting Techniques for Beginners

Acrylic painting is an exciting hobby to pick up for the first time. Not only because of the incredible feeling associated with having a creative outlet, but also because of how versatile acrylic paint can be, and how wide a range of techniques you can apply to make your art stand out. If you’ve ever […]

01/16/2020 ∙ 8 minutes reading time

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Famous Artists Who Paint With Acrylics

While many artists favour the traditional oil painting over working with acrylics, due to its timeless aesthetic, many others choose acrylic paint for its versatility and the variety of techniques you can achieve with it. Acrylic paints are also great to work with for the professionals since they dry out extremely quickly, allowing for layering […]

01/16/2020 ∙ 7 minutes reading time

Improve Your Acrylic Painting with These Tutorials and Resources

Improve Your Acrylic Painting with These Tutorials and Resources

Wherever you’re currently at with your acrylic painting, there’s always room for improvement. If you’re looking to brush up on your technique, and take your painting to the next level, then you’re in luck. We’ve gathered some of the best acrylic painting tutorials and resources out there, to give you the best chance of success […]

01/16/2020 ∙ 7 minutes reading time

Health and Fitness

Languages

the basics of language

Learning More Portuguese in Portugal, Brazil, and Online

"If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his own language, that goes to his heart." -Nelson Mandela There are certain steps in a person's life that are remarkable and worthy of special attention. Outstanding events throughout an individual's life may […]

11/27/2019 ∙ 7 minutes reading time

the views of Brazil

Where to Learn Portuguese in Brazil

"Brazil eats, sleeps, and drinks football. It lives football." -Pele Brazil is a beautiful country that lacks no adventure or introduction. Boasting the most area in Latin America, Brazil is a land influenced by Bossa Nova, football, samba, carnival, and diverse landscapes. Visiting a Brazilian city or town to learn Portuguese is a fantastic idea […]

11/27/2019 ∙ 7 minutes reading time

the Portuguese language

Acquiring the Basics of Portuguese Via Online Resources

"My homeland is the Portuguese language." -Fernando Pessoa The Portuguese language is so beautiful that it has rightfully earned the right to be categorised along with French, Italian, Spanish, and Romanian as one of the few Romance languages. Eu gosto de ti. Tens um sorriso lindo. Tu és o meu amor. Amo-te.  Portuguese captures the […]

11/27/2019 ∙ 6 minutes reading time

Music

Which are the best a cappella tutorials?

Great A Cappella YouTube Tutorials

“He who sings frightens away his ills.” - Miguel De Cervantes Interested in training your voice, vocalising, improving vocal technique, but don’t know how to play a musical instrument? Not a problem because anyone can get started with a cappella. It’s time to start learning music without needing a backing track. That’s all well and […]

01/08/2020 ∙ 6 minutes reading time

How can you learn to sing a cappella?

Songs You Can Sing without Instruments

“I'm not saying you have to learn Barbershop to be a great a cappella singer... but I am promising you if you do sing Barbershop, you'll be better than if you don’t.” - Deke Sharon Music plays an important role in our lives. Adverts, streaming, computer games, etc., music is with us almost every moment […]

01/08/2020 ∙ 7 minutes reading time

How do you sing in tune?

Learning to Sing in Key

“Those who wish to sing always find a song.” - Swedish Proverb Who’s never dreamt of singing on stage in front of thousands of adoring fans? While many people are still interested in learning to sing, vocal technique isn’t innate and not everyone’s singing is worthy of a performance at the O2. More and more […]

01/08/2020 ∙ 6 minutes reading time

Professional Development

Don't let stress take over your life.

Tips To Prevent And Relieve Stress

Most of the time, stress is inevitable in that you don't see it coming until it hits you. However, for those who feel the onset of stress and its very frustrating symptoms beginning to arise, there are ways to prevent it from taking over your life or to at least relieve the pressure. First off, […]

01/07/2020 ∙ 6 minutes reading time

Don't hang around when it comes to stress.

Why Is Managing Stress Important?

"I thrive under pressure", "I get a buzz out of feeling stressed", "No pressure, no diamonds", ... Are you guilty of muttering any of these when put on the spot during an interview setting? We all want to make people believe that we work well even when faced with stressful situations, that we love the […]

01/07/2020 ∙ 6 minutes reading time

Take steps to relieve stress in your life.

Stress Management Strategies

Anxiety, depression, negativity, obesity, drug and alcohol abuse, headaches, heart problems, ... they are linked and the big culprit is STRESS. Stress, as described by the NHS, "is the feeling of being under too much mental or emotional pressure. Pressure turns into stress when you feel unable to cope. People have different ways of reacting […]

01/07/2020 ∙ 6 minutes reading time

Tutoring

tutoring in a classroom

Home Tutoring Around the World

In ancient times, tutors were reserved for the elite. The children of royal families and of those with power had access to philosophers, writers, and sophists who served as tutors and passed on academic knowledge as well as knowledge about social norms and attitudes. With the help of time and technology, tutors are no longer […]

01/15/2020 ∙ 6 minutes reading time

The Destiny of Private Classes

The Destiny of Private Classes

Private lessons and tutoring have always been popular with those looking for assistance with core schoolwork. However, over the years, the range of topics that are offered by private tutors has grown rapidly. It is more common now for tutors to be able to teach subjects other than the basic schoolwork. Now and days you can […]

01/15/2020 ∙ 6 minutes reading time

tutoring in the US

Private Tuition in the USA

Tutoring isn’t just helping a student with homework. It is a supplemental instruction for the student to truly learn to master certain subjects that they have not been able to succeed in alone. One-on-one tutoring has become extremely popular in the US and accounts for a $7.37 billion dollar market. The subjects taught by tutors […]

01/15/2020 ∙ 6 minutes reading time

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