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  • Stone Carving Essay

    HOW IS WOODEN CARVING DIFFERENT FROM STONE CARVING? Know The Carvings A number of material such as stone, metal, glass, pottery and wood are used to do the carvings in different shapes. The far-reaching used material is stone, which gives out the most alive carvings among others. All of these material can be used in artistic ways or for a normal use. If you are a lover of sculptures, you must have noticed that these are inspired by so many subjects, such as human life, love, or can also be found in abstract forms as well. Wooden Carvings vs. Stone Carvings Wood has been used in most of the cultures for carving the artistic pieces. It has got all the qualities for producing the best of art-work within a short period of time, as the tools used in cutting the wood are very minimal. The wood can…

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  • African Sculpture Analysis

    figure. The wood looks as though it is hollow, although in reality, it is not. This is known because of the fact that both figures have actually survived as fragments. The Yungur statue has a missing left forearm. The Jukan statue has a broken right leg, and a missing left foot. Where there is missing and broken parts, you can actually see that the wood is solid. These fragments alter my perception of the statues, but in a positive manner. Due to the fact that these pieces are missing, I am able…

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  • Example Of Ethnography Essay

    expressing her emotional connection to the nuchu as western would express their own emotion connection to say a da Vinci panting. Each nuchu carving is unique and produced to have the family feel as this woman above felt, protected. Furthermore, nuchukana aid shamans in curing and diagnostic rituals and can protect a household from mischievous spirits. These nuchu are formless in spirtit and can only speak to a shaman or none shamens through thier dreams. (Fortis 2012: 2) In social…

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  • Mooney Warther Biography

    It was when this 8 ' x 10 ' shop was completed that Mooney stated “I have stopped whittling and started carving." And thus began his life’s greatest work, carving the history of the steam engine. Mooney considered his early carvings of pliers to be “whittling” and his steam engines to be “carvings.” Mooney’s history of the steam engine began with him carving the Hero 's Engine from 250 BC. Sixty-four steam engines later his work ended with the carving of the Union Pacific Big Boy Locomotive of…

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  • Essay On Stonehenge Memorial

    The memorial drawn is one that is dedicated to myself and myself alone as it does not have any family or heritage ties related to it. It is a a memorial that is designed in accordance to Stonehenge, but it has been tweaked slightly and a few things added to it such as an ascending stairway. I chose to use Stonehenge as the base design due to the beauty I find from the actual Stonehenge structure and the amazing nature of its formation. I find it extradoinary that people were able to move and…

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  • A Girl Named Mischief: A Short Story

    Chapter Thirteen A Girl Named Mischief My eyes darted around the dark, my heart racing. Were Bane and his henchmen on the other side searching for someone small enough to slip between the stones. An ice-cold cable wrapped its way down my spine. Or were they waiting for me outside, sitting on the edge of the cliff casting pebbles into the canyon? I backed out from between the rocks and flew through the muddled mineshafts, using the footprints I had scribbled on the stones to negotiate the…

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  • Yusef Komunyakaa Poem Analysis

    When the solder is looking at the memorial he says “dammit: No tears” ( Komunyakaa line 4) which means he has strong feelings from looking at all his brothers and sister in arms that lost their life. The fact that the narrator is sad is further attributed to by him saying “I’m stone. I’m flesh.” (Kom.5) the saying is very meaningful, it states that the man is made of flesh, but he feels like stone from surviving a war that lost so many people. When the soldier starts looking at the stone he…

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  • Inca Ceramic Technology Essay

    megalithic architecture in the modern world. The manner in which the gigantic and irregular rocks are fixed continues to astound observers at present (Lee 1986: 49). The greatest mystery of Andean technology is how perfect the boulders were arranged. Sadly, the Incas did not record or report any records about their methods. Owing to the lack of records other than the fortresses themselves, many theories have emerged to explain the construction of the enigmatic monument. Of all these concepts,…

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  • Creative Writing: The Stone Moon

    Once in some days, unknown as past, present, nor future, a Moonflower Ivy grew to the sky. In the dark air, winged creatures with blood red skin and some creatures that were bare, with nothing but black feathers flew about. The red beings flew in one direction and the black beings in the other. The Gods above cried with grey tears that turned the blue moon to stone. During the lunar cycle on only one night, the two races battled fiercely with great force. The red, bat-like creatures followed one…

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  • Shikitsune: A Short Story

    The creator was named Shikitsune, she lived within a realm of nothing; an emptiness. She held her hands together and a stone was created, she crafted 10 stones and placed them in a circle suspended in the nothing. The stones would represent the solid ground ones would stand on, and the solid ground beneath them even when they were too far away in their minds. She wept into the center of the ring of stones, and water filled the center. The water would fill their bodies and fuel the beings…

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