Smarthistory: a multimedia web-book about art and art history Smarthistory offers more than 1500 videos and essays on art from around the world and across time. We are working with more than 200 art historians and some of the world's most important museums to make the best art history resource anywhere. Use the "subject" pulldown menu (go to "Arts and Humanities") at the top of this window or click on the headings below to access our content: Art history basics First things first (you are here) The materials and techniques artists use Art 1010 Prehistoric art in Europe and West Asia
How to prepare an art portfolio for university If you're starting your final year at school or college and want to study art and design at uni, then no doubt you will already be thinking about preparing your portfolio. So, what are the key things to keep in mind and how do you crack the formula for a winning portfolio? It all depends on what you want to study. An animation student may spend all year on a 30-second film, whereas a fine artist will have an array of work, from sketches and paintings to sculptures and text-based pieces. But every portfolio is trying to do the same thing – secure your place on that perfect course. After you've narrowed down the courses and institutions you'd like to study at, the next step is to begin thinking about how to display your work for submission.
What This Woman Is About To Paint Is Going To Rock Your World... I have always fascinated by watching Bob Ross live on TV. There’s something magical about watching a master create, and this video is no exception. Watch as this expert watercolor artist creates a beautiful painting right before your eyes… Silvia Pelissero, an Italian painter best known as agnes-cecile, was born in 1991 in Rome, Italy. She attended an art high school in Rome. List of Axis operational codenames in the European Theatre The list of Axis named operations in the European Theatre represents those military operations that received a codename, predominantly from the Wehrmacht commands. It does not represent all operations that were carried out by the Axis powers, or their allies in the European Theatre during the Second World War. Although named operations, the entries represent activities that spanned the entire theatre or large parts of it, multi-year campaigns, battles, engagements and even combat that resulted in relatively small actions by armed forces. Pre-war operations 1939
Small World of Words Project Welcome to the small world of words project! Last modified: April 16, 2014 Voor Nederlandstalige informatie, klik hier The small world of words project is a large-scale scientific study that aims to build a map of the human lexicon in the major languages of the world and make this information widely available. In contrast to a thesaurus or dictionary, this lexicon provides insight into what words and what part of their meaning are central in the human mind. This way it enables psychologists, linguists, neuroscientists and others to test new theories about how we represent and process language.
Key Stage 4 Art The National Gallery, London A delightful site where you can view a selection famous paintings in detail on exhibition at the National Gallery thanks to a clever tool which allows you to zoom closely without leaving your home or classroom. Art Image Bank Favorite Wedding Invitations In the age of Paperless Post and Facebook invites, it’s rare to get an actual invitation in the mail. I’m a big fan of these easy, eco-friendly options for most gatherings, but wedding invitations are the one exception to that. In my opinion, there is something special about receiving a paper card in the mail for such a momentous occasion.
Digital Karnak: Welcome The colossal site of Karnak is one of the largest temple complexes in the world, with an incredibly rich architectural, ritual, religious, economic, social and political history. The Amun-Ra precinct, which includes an astonishing number of individual temples, shrines and processional ways, stands as a micro-cosmos of ancient Egypt. We invite you to experience Karnak – to learn about an ancient site that still resonates today because of its monumental pylons, towering columns, stunning reliefs and architectural marvels. Enter the temple precinct and discover its rich religious, political and architectural history. The Digital Karnak Project was designed and built at the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA) under the direction of Dr.
PROJECT DRAWDOWN - If it is happening, it is possible. Special Announcement About Important Things! Drawdown is a book, a database, a basis for curricula, a digital platform, and a movement. It defines and describes 117 impeccably researched, “state-of-the-shelf” technologies, both practical and social, that will reduce greenhouse gases in our atmosphere. Drawdown delineates a path to carbon neutrality and reduction in the atmosphere using technologies that are already in place, and describes the beneficial financial and social impact they deliver over the next thirty years. It is also a mirror held up to the world about what we are doing about greenhouse gases, with the underlying motto that- if it is happening, it is possible.