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    art of woodcut, a craft that was primarily used for illustrated books. He knew of the growing industry from his godfather Anton Koberger, the man who published “The Nuremberg Chronicle”. After staying with Wolgemut for three years Durer moved away to spend some time in Switzerland, this was common among artists of the time in Germany, it is called a “Wanderjahre”. Apprentices would travel to different parts of Europe giving them a chance to see alternate styles of work. It is said during that he also traveled to Frankfurt and the Netherlands. While away on his “wanderjahre” where he met and married Agnes Frey. He also began his independent career as a painter and printmaker. During this time he really began concentrating on single-sheet engravings as well as woodcuts. After traveling to Switzerland as well as a short time in Italy he decided to open his own workshop. As years go by he began to have more and more Italian influence in his work, he often did not perform his woodcuts himself. He would draw onto the surface and then bring a craftsman to make the cuts, causing his actual work to be destroyed in the process. His work was most often a religious pieces, some of his most well-known work today are his sixteen great designs for the Apocalypse, 1498 all of which he engraved himself. Each is a different scene from the book of revelations, and was published simultaneously in Latin and German. During the time of the books rise to fame most of Europe was worried about the…

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    Art comes in many different forms whether it’s sculptures, canvas, vases, or mosaics and can have different meanings to different people and that’s where the beauty of art comes in. When visiting museums, you get to see that there are absolutely no boundaries for what is considered art and it can be very inspiring. During my visit at the Morse museum I saw many interesting pieces but a handful of them really caught my attention and stood out. There was one interesting piece I saw under the title…

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    Currently, laser engraving is slowly replacing all kinds of traditional or old techniques especially pad printing and hot stamping and it has been possible due to laser engraver machine. Intricate and precise patterns can be created with this device and thus it is getting used for multiple industrial applications. If you are not aware of the basic fundamentals of this device, then you will not be able to use the same for engraving purposes. Moreover, the cost of engraving can be reduced to a…

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    Add breezy style to your MacBook while keeping dust and dirt out of your keyboard with this blue ombre silicone cover. Add funky style to your MacBook while keeping dust and dirt out of your keyboard with this black and white Aztec print silicone cover. This iPad mini cover has a lot of heart, literally. Shiny gold hearts overlay a striped background for a charming look. Add wild style to your MacBook while keeping dust and dirt out of your keyboard with this cheetah print silicone cover. This…

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    The soldier's guns were loaded but Preston had no intent on giving the order to fire. The soldiers had to have the guns loaded in order for the colonist to respect them. If they thought the guns were not loaded, the colonists would have done something atrocious to the soldiers a long time ago. Evidence #4 “Paul Revere's Engraving of the Boston Massacre” (98). In the illustration, the Custom House was called the Butcher's Hall which just so happens to be on the soldiers side. This represents…

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    on wood and metal engraving exposes the complexity behind the execution of wood engravings as well as the responsibility of artists to pay respect to the natural characteristics of the medium. The reading also details the extreme precision and skill required for wood engravings by exploring the role and necessity of the hand in following the directions of the mind as a faithful and dedicated servant. In essence, it is essential for the hand to showcase dexterity to fulfill the strict foundations…

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    National Park. Ku Ring Gai National Park is home to many Aboriginal engravings, flora, fauna and amazing views. First of all, i would like to talk about the Aboriginal way of life when they first arrived here in Australia. The Aboriginals always looked after themselves, their family and their tribe. To make sure there was enough food for everyone, they would always split up their food and share it amongst others. The Aboriginal people tended to make sure that there food wouldn't become…

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    limited to written commentary. In his engraving series Illustrations of the Book of Job, William Blake visually implements his varied interpretations of the Book of Job. He links the story to the greater Christian Biblical canon by adding verses from St. Paul’s Epistles to the Corinthians. In doing so, he condemns the Job’s comforters as blatantly evil rather than mislead. Additionally, he depicts Elihu as an ignored and inessential in order to advance the idea of his worthlessness as a…

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    Paul Revere delivered countless messages that kept the revolution alive. He created propaganda for the war, such as his much praised Boston Massacre engraving. What was Paul Revere’s most influential feat? Many argue that it was the Midnight Ride that takes the prize, however it was the Massacre engraving that held a deep…

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    portrait of Pocahontas in England. The engraving is the only visual depiction of Pocahontas during her lifetime, other portraits of her were created after she had passed away (Robertson 554). Pocahontas ended up in England when she was captured by the English and converted to Christianity. Soon after she meet her husband John Rolfe where they traveled back to England. The engraving was created as a promotional campaign for English colonization (Robertson 556). Pocahontas essentially was a…

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