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    High school Art students are often required to produce still life drawings or paintings within the confines of a busy classroom. Most Art Departments have cupboards crammed full of visually interesting objects that can be used to create still life arrangements. This article lists still life ideas for teachers or students who are stuck or ...
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    Time has long been a subject that conjured up great art.  From charting the rhythms of nature in cave art to capturing the luminosity of sunrise or sunset to imagining allegories of the stages of life art has incorporated the passage of time as one of its great themes. Timepieces make a frequent appearance as ...
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    Definition: A blind contour drawing contains lines that are drawn without ever looking at the piece of paper. This forces you to study a scene closely observing every shape and edge with your eyes as your hand mimics these on paper. The aim is not to produce a realistic artwork but rather to strengthen the ...
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    This article contains everything an Art student needs to know about drawing in one point perspective. The material is suitable for middle and high school students as well as any other person who wishes to learn how to draw using single point perspective. It is written for those with no prior experience with perspective beginning ...
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    How many of us really appreciate the different qualities of light during the course of a single day. The reason you might not have noticed how light changes hour by hour is because the human eye is wonderfully adaptable continually compensating for varying conditions. But learn how to see the light and respond to its ...
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    Only a few decades ago the term ‘street photography’ didn’t really exist even though what is claimed to be the world’s first photograph taken by Joseph Nicéphore Niépce, shows an urban scene. While more formally posed portraits and urban or rural landscapes were fashionable in the 19th century a lot of early travel and documentary ...
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