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Sculpture. Tutes. Inspiration. Culture - A hypnotic video of a rare art form. Sliding, etching, scraping and sanding: the muffled sound of a roller on paint; the drip of acid on limestone; the clunk as the stone is pushed into place.

Culture - A hypnotic video of a rare art form

Hypnotic in its measured pace and minimal soundtrack, a new video reveals a technique that goes back more than two centuries. Sarah Dudley and Ulli Kühle are lithographers, drawing on stone in layers of colour, etching with nitric acid, rolling on ink and printing onto acid-free cotton rag paper. They are practitioners of a niche art form. But according to Dudley, it’s not dying out.

“There was a point in the 1960s when the only printers were the few in France and Germany,” she tells BBC Culture. Dudley was drawn to lithography even before she’d etched a plate. One artist we know drew a lithograph using butter. The main material is the stone (lithos in Ancient Greek). It sounds complicated, but relies on a simple technique.

The big reveal An artist who took an unconventional approach to lithography was Francisco de Goya. Figure & Gesture Drawing Tool. Images of Ancient Iran. Images of Ancient Iran The Most Comprehensive Image Library of the Ancient Iranian Art & Archeology on the Web This section of CAIS website is constantly being updated, please check back time to time for updates to this section.

Images of Ancient Iran

CAIS Image Library is an ongoing project of collecting digital images and multimedia files representing art from the ancient Iranian World (pre-history untill the fall of the Sasanian dynasty in 651 CE). This in turn will highlight and place emphasis upon rich Iranian culture. These images will be used for non-commercial purposes only (no fee is charged to viewers). CAIS Image Library was set up with the aim of generating images that would equip students and scholars alike of the vast art collections that exists today.

Middle Eastern Art. Bauhaus - Monoskop. Walter Gropius, Programm des Staatlichen Bauhauses in Weimar, Apr 1919. 4 p., 32 cm.

Bauhaus - Monoskop

Cover by Lyonel Feininger. Download (22 MB). Source. Fixing the Eraser tip of the FiftyThree® Pencil® Art Journaling. December Daily Art Journal 2. If you're new to Art Journal Every Day, all the posts can be found here.

December Daily Art Journal 2

Please read this post first. There is a flickr group for sharing right here. Remember, it's just ten minutes of nourishing your creative self every day! No need to finish anything or even like it. Just play! As I mentioned in a previous post, memory guru Ali Edwards is once again running her December Daily project. Birgit's Daily Bytes: The Big 20/20 Event: Day 14: Making An Art Journal Part 1. Welcome back to “The Big 20/20 Event” - I am so glad you’re joining us!

Birgit's Daily Bytes: The Big 20/20 Event: Day 14: Making An Art Journal Part 1

We will be sharing 20 fantastic tutorials from a host of awesome contributors, for 20 days. If you enjoy the tutorials, make sure you sign up for my newsletter, as all my newsletter subscribers will receive a beautiful PDF eBook at the end of the event, showcasing all 20 tutorial projects to keep and peruse at their leisure! Mixed Media: Art Journaling , Textiles, Artist Trading Cards and Mail Art.

Still waiting for biopsy results.

Mixed Media: Art Journaling , Textiles, Artist Trading Cards and Mail Art

Turn a Book into An Art Journal. Art Journal Every Day Archive. Resources. Making A Colorful Rug From Old T-Shirts. Wabi Sabi - a Japanese Cultural Aesthetic. DIY: Naturally Dyed Easter Eggs. By Renee Long and Tiffany Stout As a wellness warrior, you’re probably making an effort to incorporate natural products into all areas of your daily life—including fun holiday traditions like dying Easter eggs for decoration or your family’s big Sunday Easter egg hunt.

DIY: Naturally Dyed Easter Eggs

We were really psyched when we read this article from the BigSisLilSis blog on using natural coloring, flowers, and leaves to create beautiful designs on Easter eggs. We decided to spend a Saturday turning Renee’s kitchen into an all natural DIY dye factory to make gorgeous naturally dyed Easter eggs. If you’re looking for an alternative to the synthetic food dyes often used to color eggs, give these natural dyes a try. It requires a bit of effort and time (the eggs need to sit in the dye overnight), but the beautiful result is totally worth it!

Some odds and ends you’ll want on hand… Gesso Stenciling: 2 Ways To Create Texture. Most of you are probably familiar with Gesso.

Gesso Stenciling: 2 Ways To Create Texture

For those who are not, it is a primer for paper and canvas. It provides stiffness and “tooth,” so paints adhere better. In some instances Gesso also provides a barrier for the paint or ink and stops it from being “sucked” right up by the paper or canvas. Gesso is most commonly white, even though it is also available in transparent, black and a whole array of colors now. Build Your Own Easel! Speeddrawing Jacque Fresco - 60 hours in 3 minutes. Origami Birds Instructions. Print on Fabric with an Inkjet Printer. By Andrew Lewis Sometimes I have a great idea for a textile project, but I get put off by the thought of trawling through the seemingly endless bolts of fabric at the store.

Print on Fabric with an Inkjet Printer

Then I think about the hassle of haggling over the price and ending up with three times as much fabric as I actually needed. I decided to try printing my own fabric on an inkjet printer, and the results really exceeded my expectations. The advantages to this technique are tremendous, and I don’t have to haggle over prices any more. I get my own designs, in the quantity I need, at a fraction of the price I would normally pay. 02: Origami Stern. Christmas Origami Instructions: Hex Star (Maria Sinayskaya) Bernadette Curtin Artwork and Paintings. Anselm van Rood. Linden - Centre for Contemporary Arts, 26 Acland Street, St.

Anselm van Rood

Kilda, Victoria Australia 1. Mondays 7.30 – 9.30 pm – ‘Awakening The Eye- Drawing From Life As Meditation’ a nine-week tutored course. Enrollment required. 2. See below for more details: