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  • How To Draw Eyes

    Being able to draw eyes effectively is the first step in being able to draw a great human face.  It will take a lot of practice before you perfect your ability, but...
  • How To Teach Poetry

    Whether you're teaching kindergarteners or an adult enrichment class, a poetry lesson can be engaging for all if you take a few things into consideration first.  ...
  • How To Play the Drums

    Learning to play drums is very different from learning to play other instruments, in that you never have to learn a single note name to play drums.  Mastering the...
  • How To Play the Trumpet: Trumpet Playing Tips

    The trumpet is an instrument of the brass family. To create a sound, one must produce a buzzing with the lips on the mouthpiece. The note produced is dependent on the...
  • How To Belly Dance

    Belly dancing is rooted in ancient religious rituals involving goddess worship and fertility. Belly dancing is not only a form of human expression but also an...
  • How To Learn About Your Favorite Movies Online

    If you're a movie fan looking for information on an old favorite or the latest inside scoop on a current film you're dying to see for the first time or for the...
  • How To Hula Dance

    Hula, a form of dancing native to Hawaii, provides entertainment but has its roots in ancient ritual. The purpose of Hula dancing is to convey meaning through...
  • How To Play the Bagpipes: Scottish Bagpipe Music

    The focus of this article is Scottish bagpipes, rather than Irish or the numerous other fascinating versions that exist throughout the world. I choose Scottish...
  • How To Dance

    Even though there are many different styles of dance, each with its own moves and techniques, there are some basic fundamentals of dancing that are important for all...
  • How To Salsa Dance

    There are many different styles of Salsa depending on where you come from. However, most of the basic steps are the same. The differences come in the styling and the...
  • How To Find Christian Karaoke

    During the late 1980s, the Japanese karaoke phenomenon gained its first foothold in the United States.  By the end of the 1990s, karaoke had become extremely popular...
  • How To Learn Ballet Dancing: Moves, Steps and Technique

    How To Learn Ballet Dancing Ballet is a form of classical dance. Even though ballerinas look very graceful and delicate, a great deal of strength is required to...
  • How To Write a Song

    Trying to teach someone how to write a song is a lot different than, say, teaching someone how to play guitar chords or pick a lock.  Those things are cut and...
  • How To Swing Dance

    There are many different types and styles of Swing.  One of the most popular styles is called East Coast Swing, or Triple Time Swing.  It consists of a rotating...
  • How To Tango

    The Tango is a dance of passion in which the man is pursuing the woman and the woman hasn't decided whether or not she wants the man. The pursuit should be very...
  • How To Learn Ballroom Dancing and Ballroom Dance Steps

    Ballroom Dancing consists of several different partner dances and is divided into two categories.  The first category is called the standard group and includes the...
  • Learning How To West Coast Swing Dance: Moves and Steps

    The West Coast Swing Dance, which developed on the crowded floors of dance clubs, is called a slot dance because it is danced with both partners moving up and down a...
  • How To Self Publish

    For many of us who enjoy writing fiction, poetry, recipes or other pieces of creative writing, the next logical step seems to be publication.  The problem is,...
  • How To Pop-Lock: Ticking & Strobing

    Ticking, also known as Strobing, is a pop-locking body illusion that makes the dancers look like they are walking through a strobe light.  To get an idea of what the...
  • How To Write Articles Using Search Engine Optimization

    In the days before the Internet, freelance writers often picked up extra work by creating short factual pieces called 'fillers' for magazines and trade...
  • How To Play Harmonica

    Like all instruments, harmonicas require practice and enthusiasm to master.  They can be found in many different styles.  The most common is the diatonic harmonica,...
  • How To Play Castanets

    Castanets are traditionally used in the lively Spanish dance known as flamenco. They provide the rhythmic baseline for the dance and are usually played by the...
  • How To Identify Different Types of Journalism

    Being a critical reader has perhaps never been as important as it is today--in an age when any moron (I'm sorry, did I say moron?) with a PC can create a news blog and...
  • Learning Guitar Chords: Follow These Basic Guitar Instructions

    The guitar is a very versatile instrument. Once you learn to play guitar, you can perform classical, folk, country or hard rock music--or a host of other styles. To...
  • How To Find Journalism Jobs

    The written word is your life.  Well, at least it is your livelihood.  The goal is to find a good, solid job in the field of journalism that will challenge you and...
  • How To Draw Faces

    Faces hold a special place in human vision. Recognizing familiar faces actually takes place in a different part of the brain than recognizing, say, landmarks or...
  • How To Play the Bass Guitar: Bass Playing Tips

    Were you made to be a bass player? Do you feel that urge to hold down the bottom and make people move to the music? Are you ready to get people onto the dance floor?...
  • How To Write Lyrics to a Song: Music Lyrics

    The best lyric and song writers are able to express ideas of great beauty and truth. Though you may not fancy yourself as much of a poet, here are several ways to...
  • How To Write a Book: Helpful Tips on Writing a Book

    It seems as though almost everyone wants to write a book... how often do you hear someone say, My life would make a great book or I'd like to write a book someday? Of...
  • How To Write Children's Books: Book Writing Tips

    Do you dream of being the next Dr. Seuss or maybe writing a classic picture book like Goodnight Moon? Or maybe you'd like to write the next great children's...
  • How To Make a Movie

    Making a movie is a lot of work. Some very short movies can take several months to make, while others can take several years. Though the movie making process follows...
  • How To Write Scripts

    The quest to write "The Great American Script" is one shared by thousands of writers. If you're one of them, and are looking to break into scriptwriting,...
  • Learn How To Write Magazine Articles: Get Published

    Writing for magazines can be a rewarding and even lucrative endeavor. Breaking into magazine writing requires some initiative and a lot of patience, but it is not an...
  • Learn to Play the Piano and Keyboard

    Want to learn how to play the piano? Discover how to read music, learn piano keys and play sharp and flat notes with this guide to playing a piano.
  • Becoming an Actor: Acting Jobs, Careers and Agents

    In one sense, all of us are actors, even if we don't get paid millions of dollars to perform. Acting training is inherent in most as it is a skill we develop as...
  • How To Find Freelance Writing Jobs

    Whether you are looking for a way to work from home or just want to make some extra money on the side, freelance writing is a great creative outlet that can also be...
  • How To Write Fiction

    Fiction is one of the most widely-read types of writing in the world, in part because of the wide range of subjects that are covered in the stories that are published....
  • How To Paint Water for Oil, Acrylic and Watercolor Paintings

    Paintings of oceans, rivers, and other bodies of water can be beautiful, but managing to get the water to look like actual water instead of simply a splash of blue on...
  • Learn to Paint Flames: Tips for Painting Flames

    To a new artist, painting flames can sometimes seem daunting...after all, there are so many colors and so much intensity in actual flames that it can seem impossible...
  • How To Breakdance: Windmill

    The Windmill is a breakdancing power move that combines techniques from gymnastics and urban street-style dancing. Invented by Crazy Legs of New York's Rocksteady...
  • How To Learn Watercolor Painting

    Watercolor painting--painting in any medium--is one of the most fulfilling hobbies you can have. If you are interested in learning to paint in watercolors, you might...
  • How To Stretch for Ballet: Stretching Techniques

    Need some ballet stretching exercises? Use these stretching techniques and ballet stretches at your next practice. Here's how to stretch for ballet.
  • How To Draw Hair

    Drawing hair is fairly easy if you go about it the right way, and do the steps in the correct order. It can be a frustrating back-and-forth if you try to create...
  • Learn to Play the Flute: Lessons to Play Flutes

    As with any musical instrument, learning to play the flute can seem like a daunting task, but it's simply a matter of mastering a few basic steps. Follow these steps...
  • How To Fund a Film

    Your screenwriter has written and re-written those famous first and last screenplay words "Fade In" and "Fade Out"--and everything in...
  • Developing and Improving Writing Skills: Effective Writing Skills

    In this age where communication is so key, few skills are more important for a person to master than writing. If you don't think you're a good writer or would like to...
  • How To Oil Paint: Oil Painting Techniques

    Oil painting can be an enjoyable and rewarding way to express yourself through art... after all, there are few things more satisfying than being able to look at...
  • How To Read Sheet Music

    Learning to read sheet music can seem daunting to some people, especially those with no prior musical background. Sheet music contains its own little language...
  • How To Publish Children's Books

    Children's books are all the rage these days. Series such as the Harry Potter books, The Chronicles of Narnia, and the Series of Unfortunate Events books have already...
  • How To Get Involved in Professional Writing: Jobs for Writers

    Many people dream of becoming a professional writer, but have no idea how to make that dream a reality. There are a few things that you can do to increase your...