Ernesto Apomayta offers Explanation of Mediums, Paints, & Techniques Used by Artists
Special Types of MediumsRice paper is a very delicate medium with lots of natural imperfections that lend beauty and character to the painting. Some rice paper has flecks, sparkle, gold, and silver incorporated within the paper.
A Brief Biography of Rene Boissevain the Agate Adventurer and Creator of The Crystal Caves Museum
In 1964 myself (René), Nelleke my wife, and our daughter Iefje emigrated from Holland to Australia. I was 29 years old and Nelleke a few years younger.
From Dynasty to Destiny: Ten Celebrated Inventions of Ancient China
In the last two centuries, new cultural discoveries have nearly rewritten history. It's been an exciting time, full of adventure and surprises.
Elvis Presley, Lifting Off
He seems to live forever. A network television movie about his life is scheduled for 2005.
Synchronized Swimming, Dolphin Cognition and Visualization
As humans become more technologically advanced and are able to see our environments from the outside looking in, we gather insight to our 3D space that we normally would not be able to do, these leaps in understanding which leads to increased technological advances appears to be increased due to such abilities. We have been able to increase our understanding of our total world and space through sea exploration, aircraft observation and space flight.
Ancient Indian Civilizations - Where Did They All Go?
In 1350 AD we were still quite a few centuries from settling at Plymouth. I have been luckily in that I have found adequate records back to 1200s in my family tree.
How To Get Rich and Die Quick!
It is funny how web site promotion can suddently plunge you into literary exploits..
Peruvian Artist Shares Why Preservation of Culture and Rituals Sacred To His Art
My artistic endeavor have led me towards a personal sense of mission, because the visual arts are more than a passive representation of the life style and culture of the Incas, Aztecs, Mayas and Chinese of the Asian-pacific.Through my work, I seek to preserve and stimulate an alternative vision to the modern industrialized twenty-first Century.
A Defense of Cultural Intelligence
When humans set off to address fundamental issues about what and how life is to be, two important questions exercise the conscience though a middle-ground question could arise from these two. One question is: 'how do we make humans the measure of all things for now and for things that are to come?' The other question is: 'how do we make nature the measure of all things for now and for things that are to come?'The first question submits the direction of nature to the boundless will and self-determination of humans.
Basic Chinese Pinyin Rules
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Masking European Animism
The ancient peoples of Europe were more fond of masks and religious ritual than you
would suspect if you saw Europeans today. Mask wearing and shamanism was part
and parcel of everyday life in ancient Western European tradition, say researchers.
Man and His Machines
A woman creates life from her womb, and man tries to create life through his machines.I have always had a close relationship to machines, any kind of machine.
A Hidden Oriental Jewel: 100% Chinese Hand-Made Silk Embroidery
IntroductionDo you know what "silk embroidery is? Do you know what it looks like? Many people I come across in the U.S.
Native American Astrology: The Hawk (March 21 - April 19)
The Hawk is the first sign of the Native American astrology, it heralds spring and the end of winter. If you are born under this sign, you were born at the "Time of Awakening".
A decade that stands out above the rest of our world's history as a time of revolutionary changes from all over the globe - changes that even effected outer space. There was unprecedented levels of sexual freedom celebrated among the world's youth, and teenagers around the world revolted against the generations before them.
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The Humanities' Decline Makes Us Morally ObtuseWall Street JournalThe humanities teach understanding, but they also teach humility: that we may be wrong and our enemies may be right, that the past can be criticized without our necessarily feeling superior to it, that people's professed motives are not the whole story ...
Give the humanities courses their dueWashington PostJohns Hopkins University President Ronald J. Daniels made a critical request of students in his Sept. 15 op-ed, â€śPlease take that 'impractical' humanities course.â€ť The title of his piece spoke for itself. As a political science student at Syracuse ...
Huntingford Humanities to feature Thor HansonPeninsula Daily NewsCHIMACUM â€” The 17th annual Huntingford Humanities Lecture will be by author and scientist Thor Hanson on Thursday. Hanson, who lives on San Juan Island, will speak at 6:30 p.m. at Chimacum High School auditorium at 91 West Valley Road.
Why the Decline of the Humanities?National ReviewEnrollments in college humanities programs have been falling for years â€” why? In a new Martin Center article, Indiana University professor Fabio Rojas offers an explanation. First, he considers the standard reasons advanced by people on the left and ...
UConn to Lead New England Humanities ConsortiumUConn TodayThe University of Connecticut will lead a new collaboration of colleges and universities in this region forming the New England Humanities Consortium (NEHC), which will focus on programming in such fields as history, language, art, literature, and ...
The dying humanities degreeAxiosAmid uncertainty for how to best navigate the profoundly changing job future, students in U.S. colleges are turning away from the humanities and toward STEM subjects, according to data from the National Center for Education Statistics.
The Daily Show is a Must See on Comedy Central
Doesn't it seem that today there is nothing but bleak reports to hear on the news? Watching the news can give you a feeling that the world is coming to an end. Hope can be found on Comedy Central by means of The Daily Show with Jon Stewart.
Copper Keels and Red Ochre
Copper Keels:Nature provides varying resources in different parts of the world. In Ireland the use of leather in boat-building made sense.
Tribal Tattoo Designs - Why Are They So Popular?
Tribal tattoos have been practiced for thousands of years. Modern people still get them done for many reasons such as to belong to a modern 'tribe' even if they do it on a subconcious level.
Mexican Living: Doctors, Doctors, Doctors
I am sick. I don't know what's wrong nor if what I have has an official name.
She Wrote the Book on Fakin It
She brought the guitar into vogue. She created the first "fake" books designed for regular folks who didn't want to or were unable to invest the time and effort to master the guitar.
I, Ego, and Power
I: - A vowel that didn't appear in sacerdotal alphabets for which there is little, or should I say not one IOTA of, reason to hold up for personal glorification. The ego is man's greatest hindrance and his competitiveness possesses him like the demons he has created in his IGNORANCE!I O TORUS:Mathematics has a language so pure it cannot lie.
Art, Artists, and the Web: Part 1--Why Every Artist Should Have Their Own Website
First rate art is in danger of being left behind in this new age
of the global Internet highway. The World Wide Web is like
Walmart or Home Depot coming to town.
Tarot Cards Demystified: The Suit of Pentacles
There are many ways to interpret the symbolism found in Tarot Cards. There are varying points of view that exist about what each card means or represents.
Human Cultural Evolution
If we think about it at this juncture, clearly there is little to commend this Judaeo/ Christian/Islamic God if he is represented by the people who led this church. Pagans have a far better history and stand foursquare and 'head and shoulders' above this God of this often re-written Bible.
Sixties: The Decade of Rebellion
It is safe to say that in the sixties everything changed: society, fashion, music, art, media, everything was impacted. It was a time when everyone truly believed they could make a difference, when it seemed as if the world had limitless possibilities and a few people trying really hard, willing to sacrifice everything, could change the direction of everything.
The Birth Of Eskimo Inuit Art Prints
Unlike Inuit sculpture, art prints from the Canadian Arctic are a twentieth century innovation in Inuit Eskimo art. One of the most significant events that happened during the development of contemporary Inuit art was when Canadian James Houston taught the Inuit to make art prints by incising designs into linoleum tiles, stone blocks and stencils from sealskins.
The Original Nobility: Patricians and Knights
By "nobility" I refer to that class in society which once had hereditary political, financial and social privileges guaranteed by law. By "original nobility" I follow the German (and now internationally accepted) definition and refer to those families who were ennobled (or generally recognised as nobles) before the year 1400.
Cant Afford Illness in America
I had become too sick to live in America.Even with private insurance, even with Medicare, we couldn't keep up with our medical bills.
Working With The Generations
For the first time in history, there are four generations in the work force. Although this is an exciting time, it is not without challenges.
Precious Stones v.s. Semi-Precious Stones
Stones have been worn by both women and men since prehistoric times. Just as in the jewelry of modern times, beautiful stones, rare and colorful, are most often the dominant feature of a piece with a metallic setting for ornamentation.
Your Souls Purpose Is Found In the Zodiac
Of course, science has explained this to us, and we accept it
intellectually, but most of us don't think of ourselves as being
born in the sky while riding the earth spaceship.It seems very obvious that since we are part of the heavens all
of us are constantly moving through the zodiac and are subject
to its magnetic signals.
A Billion Cheers At 40: Lets Celebrate Mummy Jessy
Ooh the depth of literary riches, how terrific they are! In less than 40 hours time, our sister- J. K.
Garnet is Januarys Birthstone
If you're still young enough to remember your birthday, you probably also remember the special birthstone assigned to it. But at your age, we bet you don't really know the SIGNIFICANCE of your birthstone and what power the ancients felt would be bestowed about you by wearing it.
At 60 plus Amitabh Bachchan Rules! - A Vastu Study
No words in this universe are enough to describe him, superstar, living legend, and the face of Indian cinema. Amitabh Bachchan today is an icon to reckon with, both nationally and internationally.
The Power of Words
I freely confess that I have had a life-long love affair with words. I fell in love with words by the flickering light of a pine-knot fire.