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With the pressures of modern life, more and more people are turning to creative outlets in order to have some time to themselves. Calligraphy is a beautiful method to producing art that will be appreciated by anyone with whom you show. Apart from the reason of calligraphy looking beautiful, here are our top six reasons why you should take up calligraphy. Read more »

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Invisible ink can be split into two categories, organic and synthetic. As children, we’ve all made invisible ink from various organic substances, including lemon juice, vinegar and milk, developing them with the use of heat or ultraviolet light. Synthetic invisible inks contain chemical that require a specific ‘reagent’ in order to develop, such as another chemical. Modern technology might have made invisible ink practically redundant, but it has a fascinating history nonetheless. It’s almost always been used during times of war and espionage, surrounding it with mystery and intrigue. Read more »

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The concept of designing your own t-shirt is pretty awesome, whether you’re an illustrator, designer, or just want something unique to wear at a party. The process can be a bit daunting, however, so to help you design your own t-shirt, we have 10 simple tips for designing your own t-shirts easier. Read more »

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Typography may seem to be a secondary website design consideration however it is one that shouldn’t be neglected. Typography can have a significant impact on any website. Why? If your customers can’t read what is written, they won’t be able to understand your message.

For this reason the font chosen by website designers is paramount. Today Arial, Helvetica and Times New Roman are three of the most popular fonts, used by websites the UK over. Read more »

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Graphic prints for T-shirts can make quite the impression. Today fashion designers the world over are consistently evolving in terms of a sense of style. This is evident season after season when the latest designs are showcased from leading fashion designers.

From bespoke designs to reproduction prints for a wealth of consumers to enjoy, t-shirt artwork can be mass produced or individually tailored to meet consumer demands. Here’s how you can prepare t-shirt prints to be proud of. Read more »

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Simply put, screen printing is the process whereby printing is passed through a fabric or webbed surface to add imagery and / or text to material. Employing the use of a stencil and a squeegee it becomes possible to transfer colours onto stencil portions of the material, creating a design that’s hard to match.

Used to great effect in the production of t-shirt, shirts and other garments, the very latest fashion trends can be used to transfer a seemingly limitless amount of designs. The increase in production cost leads to an increase in retail price, hence the reason why screen printing garments are typically more expensive than their plain garment counterparts. Read more »

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An ancient elegant writing style, calligraphy is revered for its artistic prowess. The harmonic and aesthetic formation of Arabic characters, created with a pen or brush ink are today highly sought-after as decoration for a wealth of environments.

The genius of calligraphy is in the endless creativity and versatility. Arabic calligraphy was born in the seventh century when Muslim scholars decided to write down the Quran. For the longest time calligraphy was used solely for this purpose. This is not the case today. Read more »

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If you own your own business, you probably constantly find yourself on the lookout for ways to advertise and push your brand.

One way to do this is t-shirt printing. You can either ask employees to wear them while walking the store, or give them as freebies to customers. But finding a reliable t-shirt company on the web can be tricky. Read more »

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Calligraphy is one of the longest and most recognised forms of artistic expression. Various forms of the art have been dated as far back as before the 1st Century AD. Our ancestors scrawled designs on parchment, creative lettering in the form of lines, curves and strokes were achieved with practice. Today, these documents are revered as some of the most eye-catching examples of artwork from the ancient world. Read more »