Artists Coloring Book

In 1969, Chuck Scalin, a professor at then Richmond Professional Institute, now Virginia Commonwealth University, found himself in need of a project. With Richmond lacking as much entertainment as it does in its present day, Chuck wanted a way to constructively channel his creativity. With...
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Sheridan School Viewbook

Sheridan is a K–8 independent school in Washington, D.C. A vibrant, nurturing community, a challenging curriculum, and working multiculturally are just some of Sheridan’s hallmarks. With an emphasis on the student’s individual experience, creative expression, and hands-on learning, it only made...
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Carytown Cupcakes Gets Crafty

Dawn and Albert Schick are the owners of Carytown Cupcakes. Their cupcakes have a unique flair that embodies the culture of Richmond, VA. Carytown Cupcakes are known for their specialty flavors. Craft beers, quality whiskey and other adult beverages have been baked into their decadent treats....
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The Richmond Print Project

The Richmond Print Project was started by RVA News as a spin off of their “Picture of the day” series. Readers of RVA News can now go online and purchase original prints of the city taken by local photographers. We interviewed founder Scott Pharr, to learn more about the...
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McKinnon and Harris style book

Fingerprinting to the Rescue!

Why do we say “as simple as black and white”? Because white is one thing and black another, right? Not really. Have you ever tried to match white wall paint or buy touch up paint for a white car? If you have, you know there are a veritable plethora of whites—Arctic White, Olympic White, Nordic...
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Reticulating Varnish

Wash your car and it rains, inevitably. But you take some small satisfaction in seeing the rainwater bead up on that wax you buffed to a blinding radiance. Ever wonder why rainwater beads up on the hood of your freshly waxed car? It’s surface tension. The surface tension of the wax and the...
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