Shireen Brickell

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20 Reasons Why You Should Use Epsom Salt In the Garden

My dear German friends live in a picturesque little town of Waldenbuch near Stuttgart. And it was them who taught me some valuable lessons about …

Tips for Photographing Fast Moving Birds

Ever wonder how photographers manage to capture fast-flying birds not just fully in the frame, but also in focus? There’s more to it than just luck. …

Wildlife

Taste Beyond The Tongue

The three best trees for tiny spaces

A garden without a tree isn’t a garden, but it’s vital to choose the right plant<p>Pick the wrong tree and in a few years it will swallow up every inch of precious space<p>For those of us with only postage stamp-size gardens to play with, perhaps the very hardest decision to get right is trees. Pick the …

Gardening

10 Tips for Mapping Out the Figure

Don’t Get Lost in Figure DrawingThe mapping out stage of a figure drawing is crucial, whether it stays in your sketchbook or eventually lead to a …

Drawing

Linguine with Sun-Dried Tomatoes, Olives and Lemon

Photo Credit: Ray Kachatorian<p>Linguine with Sun-Dried Tomatoes, Olives and Lemon<p>open slideshow<p>Prep Time<p>8 minutes<p>Cook Time<p>10 minutes<p>Total Time<p>18 minutes<p>…

How to make crumpets - delicious. magazine

<b>You will need</b><p>275ml milk<br>• 225g strong white bread flour<br>• 1 tsp fine sea salt<br>• 7g sachet fast-action dried yeast<br>• 1⁄2 tsp caster sugar<br>• Melted butter for greasing<p>…

Prune fruit trees in August, but don’t get carried away

Summertime is cutting time, especially for cherry, peach, nectarine and Japanese plum trees.

Cherries

Gardening 101: Cleome

Cleome, <i>Cleome</i> <i>hassleriana</i>: “Spider Flower”<p>Long ago, back in the time of flower power and hippie counterculture, I grew my hair long and lived for a …

Watermelon Caprese Salad

Photo Credit: Lauren Volo<p>Watermelon is hands down the summer fruit I love most. It transforms the standard tomato-mozz-basil caprese combo into a …

Draw a figure in under five minutes

Sketching a five-minute pose is a lot of fun because it offers just enough time to capture a strong sense of the pose, but not enough time to …

18 Proven Home Remedies to Get Rid of Mosquitoes

Though mosquitoes are small and tiny creatures, they are a real nuisance. Not only can these insects cause several dangerous and fatal diseases like …

FoodRECIPES

Old rag pie<p>Preparation time<p>30 mins to 1 hour<p>Cooking time<p>30 mins to 1 hour<p>Serves<p>Makes 9 generous slabs<p>Dietary<p>Vegetarian<p>Old Rag Pie is not the most glamorous name for something which, while being incredibly simple to make, will have you, and anyone who eats it, in raptures. The name is the English …

Recipes

How to Paint Abstracts From a Photo

01<p>of 10<p>Using a Reference Photo as a Starting Point for Abstracts<p>Some people paint abstracts entirely from their imaginations, but I find it essential …

The 8 Elements of Composition in Art

Composition is the term used to describe the arrangement of the visual elements in a painting or other artwork. It is how the Elements of Art and …

Art

Top 10 Painting Tips for Strong Compositions

Use these painting tips to create stronger compositions in your art<p>Strong composition in a painting is a characteristic that is not measurable or …

Search results from Fine Prints: Japanese, Pre-1915

Aperture, Shutter Speed, and ISO: The Exposure Triangle Explained

Ask any beginner photographer - and plenty of experienced ones, too - what the most difficult aspect of understanding photography is, and I'm willing …

Shutter Speed

Get better at figure drawing

When I got the call from ImagineFX’s editor to draw a person – a life model – for the cover illustration, I was filled with energy and excitement. …

Drawing

This Hanging Indoor Plant Guide Will Help You Pick the Best Greenery for Your Space

<i>Gardening season has officially begun, and we are all about that jungalow life. Whether you’re looking to up your indoor plant game or are down to get your hands dirty with your first veggie garden, we’re here to help you take your #plantlady status to the next level. Happy digging, all!</i><p>If you …

Container Gardening: Sarah Raven’s 7 Tips for Perfect Flower Pots

Perfecting the art of container gardening is no mean feat but Sarah Raven, the Sussex-based author, grower, cook, and lifestyle guru, has built a …

Gardening

Plants That Grow in Full Shade

Searching for plants that grow in full shade is an endeavor fraught with challenges. The difficulties begin with the very language we use to discuss …

Plants

10 bee-friendly annual flowers

<b>Make your garden attractive to bees by planting specific plants, but be sure they're organic and indigenous to your region.</b><p>Plant a bee-friendly …

Best Indoor Plants: 6 Flowering Orchids to Grow

I feared orchids for years, assuming they earned their “hothouse flower” nickname honestly. But actually? Growing orchids is easy if you follow a few …

These 3 exotic plants are perfect for a tropical garden

<b>Are you looking for a fresh and exciting way to transform your garden? With summer on the horizon, why not try to create a beautiful tropical-style</b> …

"Shower Plants" Are the Easiest Way to Keep Your Bathroom Clean

Even those with a black thumb will love this idea!<p>To take advantage of all the beauty (and health benefits!) that plants have to offer, a growing number of homeowners are adding them to an often overlooked area in the home — the shower. In fact, searches for "shower plants" have increased by more …

Coloring Book Celebrates Mathematical Beauty of Nature with Hand-Drawn Golden Ratio Illustrations

Rafael Araujo's hand-drawn Golden Ratio illustrations are a beautiful fusion of art with science. For the past 40 years, the Venezuelan architect and illustrator has been perfecting his amazing drawings that are all connected by this common theme. Armed with nothing but a pencil, compass, ruler, …

Art

16 Genius Garden Hacks That Turn Trash Into Treasure

One man's broken terracotta pot is another man's garden marker.<p>No use crying over a broken pot! Here's how you can use items you'd normally toss in the garbage in your garden.

By Dominik Jasiński Posted by Laleh

By Siavash Roshandel‎‏ https://www.facebook.com/roshandelart?hc_ref=NEWSFEED Siavash told this “This is the picture of a lost Portrait which i have done in 1994. It participated to 2nd Tehran Biennial of Painting. The picture belongs to Shohreh Amin. She lost it during the process of immigration. I hope we could find it on the net. please share it.” Posted by Laleh