How to Draw a Piano

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The piano or pianoforte is a musical instrument played by striking keys with your fingers. Many people do not realize that the piano is actually a string instrument, like the guitar or violin. When the keys are pressed, wire strings are struck by a felt-covered hammer to produce the sound... Read more

How to Draw a Stethoscope

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The stethoscope or phonendoscope is a medical instrument used to listen to the sounds produced inside the body, typically those of the heart and lungs but sometimes the intestines or blood flow. Listening to these sounds is known as "auscultation." The stethoscope was first invented in 1816... Read more

How to Draw a Trumpet

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The trumpet, also spelled trompette or trompete, is a musical instrument of the brass wind family. The term "trumpet" describes a number of instruments throughout history played by vibrating the lips against the mouthpiece. The earliest trumpets were made from the horns of animals such as rams or bulls, or conch shells. Today, trumpets are made of metal... Read more

How to Draw a Thermometer

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Thermometers are instruments used to measure temperature. The first thermometer was built in 1592 by Galileo Galilei. They did not become widely available until the 1800s... Read more

How to Draw a Microscope

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A microscope is a scientific instrument "that produces enlarged images of small objects." The word "microscope" comes from ancient Greek words meaning "small" and "to see." Microscopes are used to investigate small objects that are too little to be seen with the naked eye... Read more

How to Draw a Clarinet

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The clarinet is a woodwind instrument. It is played by blowing through the mouthpiece and pressing keys to form different notes. A single reed is attached to the mouthpiece. It is the vibration of this reed that produces the sound... Read more

How to Draw a Cross

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According to the Encyclopaedia Britannica, the cross is "the principal symbol of the Christian religion." Many Christian churches hold that the cross was the instrument used to bring about the death of Jesus, and therefore venerate it. Other scholars hold that the instrument of the Messiah's death was, instead, an upright stake... Read more

How to Draw a Violin

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The violin is string instrument, similar to the fiddle, viola, and cello. The violin is the highest pitched stringed instrument in common use... Read more

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