Finding your purpose and choosing a career

While choosing a career and degree, let’s look at things differently. Choosing based on skills is the norm but it’s more than that. On this post, it will be on purpose and more on choosing a career for yourself. These are my opinions. I will be suggesting better ways to choose a career or degreeContinue reading “Finding your purpose and choosing a career”

Raster and vector graphics: differences between, their importance + common programs to achieve them

Raster and vector are the two digital graphic files. They are different and are used based on specific projects. On this post, I will be going over the two digital graphic files, raster and vector. Digital graphics come in two forms, as a vector image or a raster image. How raster images are made RasterContinue reading “Raster and vector graphics: differences between, their importance + common programs to achieve them”

Digital painting for beginners

Hey artist! Painting and art, in general, is all about bringing your creativity out (in this case, on a picture). Although people are born with the natural talent of drawing & painting, I believe everyone can learn to draw, paint and make art. If you are one of both, I’m here to give you aContinue reading “Digital painting for beginners”

Book Review: After they left

This book opened my eyes to things I did not know was going on. I knew lots of terrible things happened in IDP camps like rape, hunger and neglect by people and the government. But, organized child trafficking? Here’s the back story, the novel by Edify Yakusak tells the story of two kids, Kim andContinue reading “Book Review: After they left”

15 annoying things people who wear glasses can relate to

I have been wearing medicated eyeglasses for a few years now and these are annoying questions people ask me and things I need to put up with, and I know other eyeglass wearers can relate. 1. You can be asked why you can’t see the details of a tree miles away (which is already humanlyContinue reading “15 annoying things people who wear glasses can relate to”

Fundamental stuff in visual art I wish I knew

Hi! You want to go into art and you hear words described as ‘art language’ but can’t seem to get your head around it, well, I’m here to help. Now that you have been inspired to take part in visual arts for instance painting, you have scrolled through lovely art on social media, followed yourContinue reading “Fundamental stuff in visual art I wish I knew”

Reasons why drawing from your imagination is complex and how to beat that.

Taking a picture from your imagination or head and replicating it on a canvas or paper is quite different from drawing from reference or observation. Drawing from observation is basically studying things like your surroundings or an object and replicating what you see on a flat surface. What you observe is the object(s) structure, lightingContinue reading “Reasons why drawing from your imagination is complex and how to beat that.”

Ways to make extra cash | LIFE ON CAMPUS Ep 4

On the last episode of the Life ON CAMPUS series, I talked about managing your expenses and how to cut down on costs as a student. Now with this post I will be touching on Ways to make extra cash living on Campus. It is best to have a little income coming in from theContinue reading “Ways to make extra cash | LIFE ON CAMPUS Ep 4”

Don’t skip meals | LIFE ON CAMPUS

Hi and welcome. If you’re new to the blog, it’s Hopeasfro and it centres around Lifestyle Art and Literature. This post is on the lifestyle segment. Life on Campus is a new series that’s about living as a student on campus. I’m going to be touching on things such as spending, saving, studying and lifestyleContinue reading “Don’t skip meals | LIFE ON CAMPUS”