Wild Child & Illusion & The Most Amazing Creations in Art, Photography, Design, and Video. Graphic design student Marynn is only twenty years old and she already has a consistent illustration style. Artwork © Marynn Link via Houhouhaha Frozen In Amber: 100-Million Year Old Spider The Moment It Was Attacking A Wasp Trapped In Its Web This is a 100-million year old spider about to attack a 100-million year old wasp, destined to remain frozen in the pose forever thanks to tree resin covering them at that exact moment. Sucks for you two! *tries to stand up but can't* F*** it, I'm peeing my pants. It's pretty unbelievable. George Poinar, Jr., a zoology professor at Oregon State University, explains: "This was a male wasp that suddenly found itself trapped in a spider web. Obviously, the first question on everyone's mind is whether or not that spider has any dinosaur DNA in it, and, if so, whether John Hammond can assemble a team to clone it. Thanks to Georgia -- the lady, not the state.
Locksmiths Blog & 10 Beautifully Intricate Locks Many locks are undeniably beautiful to look at, whether it be their flamboyantly intricate inner workings or decorative, ornate outer plates. Maybe not so much with modern locks, where the focus on function is seen as far more important than the need for touches of elaborate stylistic flair, but certainly with locks of old. Thankfully for us, and highlighted by the collection assembled below, many of these old works of art have been kept in pristine condition and continue to stand guard the world over. Image Source Above: Designed by Franz von Stuck and found at Bremen City Hall, Germany. Image Source Above: The stunning inner-workings of a chest lock in Levoča, Slovakia. Image Source Above: A door lock built in the 16th Century in Romania. Image Source Above: Another beautiful lock found in the lid of a chest, this time in Croatia. Image Source Above: A lock and key from Rothenburg, Germany. Image Source Above: This grand, textured lock was spotted in Chennai, India. Image Source Above: Gorgeous.
Illustrating with Thread and Pins & Illusion & The Most Amazing Creations in Art, Photography, Design, and Video. - StumbleUpon The images within post are from various art installations and projects by Debbie Smyth. View more of the artist’s work at her blog. Notes about Smyth (from bio published at New British Artists): Debbie Smyth graduated with a First Class Honours Degree in Contemporary Textiles in 2008. Artwork © Debbie Smyth Link via Designaside The best sales strategies to increase sales — Fiona Challis Seven of the best sales strategies to gain increased sales results and sales effectiveness in 2011 Strategy 1 – Are you sales people working harder or smarter? The pressure is on at the end of year to get as much revenue in as possible. There is no time for slacking and mangers want to see their teams being productive and taking positive action everyday towards achieving the team targets. However, with the increased pressure to perform, are your sales people really taking positive action that will actually help them to achieve targets or are they simply keeping busy? When I visit sales organisation, I like to spend some time listening into sales calls and identifying how sales people are utilising their time. Once we have, the ‘to do list’ I then go through each item and ask them… Why is this task important for you to do today? I promise you, you would be amazed at the results I get. Strategy 2 – If you fail to plan, you plan to fail Strategy 3 – Introduce a prime selling time
Fenhuan - One of the Ten Most Beautiful Towns in China | China Photos Pictures - StumbleUpon By Saif on March 12, 2011 Fenhuan considered one of the 10 most beautiful cities in China. The city was founded during the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644). Originally the town was inhabited by soldiers sent to subdue the local Miao people. Check out the pictures given below. 29 Photos The old city walls On these boats in the warmer weather rolled tourists. The Chinese have no respect for washing machines, but everywhere there is a centrifuge for spinning. This woman is resistant to all weather, all day sitting at a Buddhist temple. the local means of transportation through the narrow streets. Via: vizaviz Drawspace.com - Lessons Drawspace Pro Lessons are designed for artists of all levels and educators, and are logically organized into resources and activities. Eventually, all lessons and E-books authored by Brenda Hoddinott will be available here: four to eight brand new lessons and newly-revised older lessons are being added every month! Upgrade Now: Download all 310 lessons and 4 e-books! Try for Free: Download lessons marked as "Free"! 1.1.R1 Glossary Of Art Terms Definitions of art-related terms used in the resources and activities of Drawspace Curriculum (updated February 2013) $3.99or Upgradeto access all files 1.1.R2 Travelling Back in Time with Graphite A few fun tidbits of information about the history of graphite $0.99or Upgradeto access all files 1.1.R3 Examining Graphite and Grades Understanding the differences between H and B grades of graphite $0.99or Upgradeto access all files 1.1.R4 Seeing Grades in Drawings Graphite drawings demonstrate the visual qualities of H and B grades of pencils Download Download
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19 Easy-To-Pack Lunches Under 400 Calories Images of Women in Ancient Art Courses in the history of art provide the student with an understanding of art and architecture in a cultural context. The student will be introduced to the means by which art can be critically observed, intelligently analyzed and knowledgeably discussed. ARTH 115, Survey of Art History I, and ARTH 116, Survey of Art History II, provide a survey of art from prehistoric times to the present and are the prerequisites to most upper level courses. Students considering majoring in art history should plan to complete ARTH 115 and ARTH 116 by the end of their sophomore year. For any student contemplating graduate study or a career in which a knowledge of the history of art is essential (for example, work in museums or galleries, and in auction houses), a reading knowledge of at least one of the following languages is strongly recommended: French, German, Italian or Spanish (depending on area of interest).
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