Sci-Fi Themed Book Club - join in!CRLiterature is THE group to stay in touch with the deviantART Literature community. Among the ton of things they post, support and share, they host a monthly book club, and this month it's a science fiction story, so we're talking about it with you of Realm-of-Fantasy too.More Like This
What is science fiction?
Because that's a funny question if you think about it. We can pick from a list of stories/images which are sci-fi and which aren't, easily enough, but when we have to give a clear definition of the genre... just try to Google "science fiction definition" and you'll see how many articles talk about how difficult it is to define it.
So I would like to ask to all of you, firstly, how would you define science fiction? Or, which is your favourite definition of it?
Read Better, Write Better - 'tis the way of life
This month, CRLiterature is reading a book by a writer that wo
Painting With A Knife!Painting With A Knife!More Like This
You all may have seen those old masterpieces – painted in impasto techniques with rich and bold use of thick coats of colours and you have wondered how on earth they could do that.
So lets take a peek in the old masters' tools and techniques.
Today we will talk about a less used traditional technique – painting with a knife. Though it's a second most famous technique but not much artists use this technique.
Painting with a knife results in excellent textures, helps in bold application of thick rich colours, and, gives a whole new different level and style to your paintings.
Painting knives are very useful in impasto technique – both in acrylics and oils. Besides interesting textures, this certain tool gives you more control over paint and opens up a lot of ways to experiment. In one sentence, painting with a knife brings up your painting styles at a new height.
Some people says this technique can't be used to put