To draw flames on paper, use a pencil to sketch two large semi-circles that open towards the top of the page. Then, draw a short straight line inward and slightly downward from each ending point of each semi-circle, befo... More » Art & Literature Fine Art Drawing

The thickness of a piece of paper depends on the type of paper and the intended use. Thickness is measured in calipers, which are expressed in thousandths of an inch, according to Case Paper. More »

To achieve an antique look, you can stain paper using bags of tea. Black tea provides the most-dramatic aging effect, though herbal and green teas also work. More »

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