Wood carving

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  • Mooney Warther Biography

    the name any better. Mooney Warther was an incredible wood carver whose ingenuity helps to give us a glimpse into not only the steam era, but also the death of our sixteenth president. I visited the Warther Museum and was amazed at what one man was able to accomplish. This man’s character and accomplishments had a profound effect on me. Who is the man behind the name Mooney Warther? Well to explain I must divulge the history behind the nickname Mooney. Mooney’s father passed away leaving his wife with five children and not much else. Mooney was only a toddler at the time of his father’s passing and while his older brothers took jobs at a local mill Mooney was too young, so at the age of five he began herding the neighbors’ cows. He earned not only a penny a day to help his…

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  • Example Of Ethnography Essay

    a scientific description of people and their culture. Fortis choice to title his ethnography, Kuna Arts and Shamanism, because a lot of the artifacts discussed in his ethnography for the Kuna people can be considered forms of art that are used for shaman practice. An example of art that the Kuna people practice is the nuchukana, which is also referred as nuchu. The nuchukana are can only be made by males as traditional sacred practice of the Kuna culture and these artifacts can range in shape,…

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  • Hopi Katsina Analysis

    At first glance the figure is definitely out of the ordinary, the foot and a half tall sculpture is larger than doll sized and much too large to fit in a child's hand. The measurements for the figure are 5.6 inches in lengh, 4 inches in width, and 15.3 inches in height. The sculpture is split into four parts the three base parts feet, torso, and head, each around 2-3 inches each. The last part is the head decorations probably added on after the base was carved out. judging by the size of the…

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  • Compare And Contrast Asmat Vs Amonos

    some features and themes are very prevalent throughout the pieces, while other times it seems as though the art was made by a completely different group of people. When looking at two specific pieces the similarities and differences really shine through. The two pieces that will be compared and contrasted are one of the Asmat drums-the one created by Orem, and the Soul Canoe by Amandos Amonos and assistants. First off, the color of these pieces appears to be similar, yet also very different.…

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  • African Sculpture Analysis

    African sculpture is most often figurative, representing the human form. It is primarily fashioned from wood. The African sculpture can be described as monumental, meaning that the figure or form is not separated from the wood in which it is carved, which gives is a feel of heavy permanence. These aspects are visible in the African sculpture, Figure of Bena, Mboi, Yunger people in Nigeria 14th-16th century, Nigeria, Eastern Gongola Valley, and Figure of the Jukan people 19th-early 20th century,…

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  • Through The Woods Short Story

    Through the woods, one can find many things: both expected and unexpected. However, there is a reason children are told never to play in the forest at night. This collection of trees and wildlife is dark, mysterious, and incredibly thick. The tall trees seem to radiate a sense of wonder, yes, but also terror. A place of mystery, this is by no means a place for children. Suddenly, a young boy in a green cape breaks through the trees. He is being chased by unseen forces. Although they are never…

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  • Sam Tung Uk Museum Analysis

    Both of the rooms consist of wood furniture that display all potteries and containers that should have once been used to stored food and supplements. There are also displays of the equipment that were used to crop agriculture with all methods. There are various sizes of the container that have been displayed in the main living area. There are hand-made weaving baskets, and the containers also have various sizes of opening, which should have been made for different kind of…

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  • Running Into The Woods: A Short Story

    robbers effectively. They also wanted to make armor they told me, but apparently grandpa didn 't know how to make wooden armor sadly. They told me of their adventures when they were just kids, Running around the woods getting poison ivy. But eventually they struggle through their challenges and reach their goals. On a gentle summer afternoon around 15 years ago, a young boy named Adam and his friend andrew were at the height of their misfit adventures. Adam and Andrew had a big plan, they were…

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  • The Man In The Woods And The Summer People By Kelly Link

    write something of their own. They add to the ongoing conversation. Sometimes, experimentation with writing happens as writers feel the need to, maybe not say something completely new, but to say it in an innovative way. This is how new genres, such as American fabulism, are born, coming out of comparable stories like “The Man in the Woods” by Shirley Jackson and “The Summer People” by Kelly Link. There are many distinguishable features belonging to fabulist stories, so many that not all of them…

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  • Misfit Analysis

    He said that when he was sent there, he forgot what he had done the grandmother said maybe it was a mistake that they sent him to the prison, he replied to her saying it was no mistake because they “had the papers on me” (26). When both men came back to the woods Bobby Lee was carrying Baileys shirt he tossed it the misfit and he put it on. The mother began to panic and breath hard the misfit seeing this asked the mother if her and her daughter would like to “step off yonder with Bobby Lee and…

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