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postheadericon How to Choose the Right Cosplay Character

How to Choose the Right Cosplay Character

Two Parts:GeneralitiesSpecificsCommunity Q&A Cosplaying is an awesome and fun activity for people of all ages, no matter whether you’re a fan of anime, gaming, or superheroes. However, sometimes choosing a character to cosplay can be a challenge, especially since there are so many to choose from. To help you decide with less fuss, this article will help you to select the right character in no time. Part 1 Generalities 1 Remember that cosplaying is for everyone, regardless of skin color, weight, body type, eye color, etc. Cosplaying is for you…

postheadericon How to Choose the Right Canvas Printing Company

How to Choose the Right Canvas Printing Company

There are many reasons why people just love canvas prints. These prints are beautiful, not very expensive and also unique. They can convert the dull wall into something which is far more attractive. There are many reasons why people just love canvas prints. These prints are beautiful, not very expensive and also unique. They can convert the dull wall into something which is far more attractive. No matter what your reason is to get the canvas prints, you have to select the best provider to help you with the same….

postheadericon How to Choose Songs for American Idol Auditions

How to Choose Songs for American Idol Auditions

Three Parts:Picking a Song for Your VoicePicking a Song for Your AudienceAsking for HelpCommunity Q&A American Idol is the longest-running reality show competition for singers, and auditioning for the show is incredibly exciting. In order to have a successful audition, you’ll need to pick a song that shows you off in the best possible light. Lucky for you, there are a million songs out there to choose from. Part 1 Picking a Song for Your Voice 1 Watch the show. You can’t audition for American Idol without at least being…

postheadericon How to Choose Summer Movies Appropriate for Children

How to Choose Summer Movies Appropriate for Children

Want to go to the cinema to escape the heat, or just have a good time? When bringing younger children, there are a few things you can do to make a good movie choice that is both age-appropriate and fun. 1 Always check with your local theater. Either by calling or visiting their website, to find out what films are playing and what they are rated. Do not rely on trailers to determine what age the movie is intended for, as movie companies will often either misrepresent or put all-age…

postheadericon How to Choose Single Coil Pickups

How to Choose Single Coil Pickups

So, you want new pickups for your Strat- or Tele-style instrument? There’s a whole world of pickup manufacturers out there. This is designed to help you choose. 1 Know what kind of tone you want. THE most important thing you need to know: what kind of tone are you looking for, or what are you lacking in your current setup? Make sure it’s not the amp, or anything else that you’re not liking. If you have cheap ceramic pickups, chances are you need to replace them if you want a…

postheadericon How to Choose Settings for an Electronic Metronome

How to Choose Settings for an Electronic Metronome

Although some people prefer traditional metronomes with a swinging, ticking rod, electronic metronomes are becoming very popular. Electronic metronomes are much more customizable, but the many numbers, symbols, and buttons can be very confusing, and can mess up your music. Most standard electronic metronomes have a beat subdivision, tempo indicator (beats per measure, or BPM), beat indicator, and some have different “voices”, such as ticking, clapping, and the ever-popular “One, Two, Three, Four!”, which sometimes has voices of its own. 1 Purchase an electronic metronome. They are usually sold between…

postheadericon How to Choose Lighting for a Small Production

How to Choose Lighting for a Small Production

Putting on a theatre production, dance, awards show, or concert? You might need theatrical lighting to illuminate a show. This article will address how to choose the proper instruments and where to place them for different types of shows. 1 Try to find a place to get the lights. If you want to keep the lights, you will obviously need to buy them. However, many local rental shops will have lights (referred to as instruments or fixtures from now on), as will theatrical supply companies. Many local theatres and auditoriums…

postheadericon How to Choose Notes in the Blues Scale

How to Choose Notes in the Blues Scale

Two Methods:Getting to Know the Blues ScaleChoosing NotesCommunity Q&A The blues scale is less about innovative, wildly original melodies and more about feel, personality, and tone. The blues is one of America’s oldest art forms, and it can feel stifling to think that there is nothing new to be done with the same old notes. But choosing the right notes, at the right times, will give your playing a burst of freshness and open up new ways to explore the fretboard when playing the blues. Method 1 Getting to Know…

postheadericon How to Choose Between Digital or Acoustic Piano

How to Choose Between Digital or Acoustic Piano

Digital pianos are electronic devices that use sound chips and speakers to reproduce piano sounds. Some may have eight octaves, but they may have only six, or even as few as four. Four octaves will allow you to play simple tunes, but six or more octaves will be required if you want to study music seriously. The tone and touch of an acoustic piano is usually far superior to a digital piano. Acoustic pianos have a large number of black and white keys, spanning up to eight octaves. Acoustic pianos…

postheadericon How to Choose Between Paperback and Hardback Books

How to Choose Between Paperback and Hardback Books

One Methods:What to choose when self publishing a bookCommunity Q&A Is there a benefit to purchasing a paperback over a hardcover (hardback) book or vice versa? There is no single right or wrong answer – it actually depends on your preferences and on considering the features offered by each type of book. Even within your own family, there are likely to be differences of opinion about which type of book is preferable. If you buy the book, you get to choose the binding; if you borrow the book, accommodate yourself…