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    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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    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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    Tlingit Armor Symbols

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    A recurrent theme in ancient artifacts is animal symbolism. Both the Kunz Axe and the Tlingit Armor feature animal symbolism and rare materials (jade and Chinese coins, for example). This helps one determine what was valued in the culture, which animals one would want to borrow strength from, which objects one would use to show rank. Despite these artifacts coming from different cultures (the Olmec and Tlingit Indian cultures respectively), these pieces share many similarities in concept and…

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    The Famous Stone Mountain Confederate Carving The symbolic carving on the famous Stone Mountain is a sincere rendition of U.S. history. The carving displays three confederate leaders of the Civil War, and after forty-seven years of beauty, the memorials presence is now in jeopardy. This amazing carving has a dutiful home at Stone Mountain Park, because with it comes great historic value, a large financial support to Georgia state parks, and a genuine memorial embracing the struggles of…

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    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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    Jack Stump Research Paper

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    didn't have family or friends and had to live on his own. His mother farmed as a living and he carved the pumpkins he grew. Just to clarify by the age of 16 he was already 9 ft 5, could you believe it? He continued carving pumpkins and got quite good at it. After pumpkin through pumpkin, he started to run out of space to put the pumpkins that he had carved out. He had ran…

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    The Ruthwell cross is a stone, Anglo-Saxon monument which breaks down and disrupts several different societal and culturally defined binaries and is an example of how one object can exist as multiple things/ideas at once. This essay will focus on the disruption of the narrative of past and present, human and non-human, male and female, and wood and stone. Many different aspects and elements of the cross come into play when doing a diffractive reading of the Ruthwell cross. The cross was created…

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    Black Onyx Research Paper

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    being more dominant. Onyx Properties Onyx comes in a variety of colors like red, yellow or blue. It falls under the category of quartz stones, and has a hardness of between 6 and 7 on the Mohs scale. Most of the black onyx seen in jewelry doesn't have the white stripe, so some people are not even aware that black onyx has another color to it unless it's been used for a cameo. Jewelry Choices and History of Black Onyx Throughout…

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    Ron Ramsey is a wood carving artist that does commissioned artworks, therefore many of his works do not have titles or names. In Ramsey’s untitled 2014 work (see Image 4), he represented a woman holding a basket in her hand picking grapes from the vines growing around pillars or columns. Due to it being a carving, it already has the sense of space and depth. Another contributing factor to the creation of depth is the use of stain on the wood. By using a stain, Ramsey has made the folds in the…

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    Describe the role the arts, crafts and material play in the Indian Summer, in Van der Nüll's essay and in the excerpt from The Stones of the Abby. The Stones of the Abbey: With its physicality expressed through clay, the site of the St. Clotilda monastery, reflects the inner anxiety and instability of the humans populating the abbey. The monk, and narrator, journaling the Stones of the Abbey, describes how the materials – their imperfection and irregularity – serve a challenge to be overcome,…

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