To write a good animal track illustration, note the line of travel and both the length and width of the track. Note the stride and straddle, as well as the pitch. Determine the true pitch, stride and orientation. If poss... More » Education Writing

One way to identify animal tracks is to compare the tracks you see on the ground with examples in a field guide, such as the "National Audubon Society Pocket Guide to Familiar Animal Tracks." This guide provides line dra... More »

To identify animal tracks, try to find clear tracks in mud, soft soil or snow, then get close to the tracks and note the size and presence or absence of claw marks. Make a sketch of the tracks if possible and note nearby... More » Sports & Active Lifestyle Outdoor Adventure

To determine your face shape, evaluate the relationship between the length of your face, the width of your forehead and the width of your jaw line. For example, if your forehead and cheekbones are the two widest points o... More » Beauty & Fashion Hair Hairstyles

A caption is a short explanation that accompanies an article, photograph or illustration. It is also a line displaying the dialogue and description of action situations along the bottom of the screen for a movie or telev... More »

To calculate the area of a room for carpeting, measure the width and length of the room, and multiply the width by the length. Calculate the width and length by measuring the room at the widest and longest sections of th... More » Home & Garden Decor Rugs & Carpets

To build a hip roof, measure the length of the ridge board by subtracting the width of the building from the length. Calculate the length of the rafters by using the roof pitch and the width of the building from the seat... More » Home & Garden Outdoor