Tag: material

Unleashing Creativity With Clay

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The simplest form of model making or sculpting is with clay. Working with this flexible and malleable material is both interesting and enjoyable. It is quite easy to create even three dimensional figures with clay. So much so…

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Enhancing The Aesthetic Outlook of Leather Items

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There are various ways of heightening the aesthetic appeal of items produced with leather. Some of these include printing, carving or incision, embossing, weaving, in-laying, on-laying, thonging, stamping and scorching. These decorative processes have been discussed in this…

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Online & Traditional Education Support Each Other: Why There’s No Need to Fear the False Dichotomy of Online vs. Traditional

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As online tools become more common, teachers worry about their future job security, and universities wonder whether four-year degrees will continue to be valuable. Many wonder whether online education will spell the end for traditional schooling. The answer…

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Fundamentals in Basketmaking

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Basket making or basketry is the process of weaving pliable materials such as willow, cane or rush. Baskets have been made for many centuries, probably even before any records started. Unlike pottery the material used to make baskets…

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All You Wanted to Know About Life Casting

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In the ancient days, life-like, three-dimensional imitations of a deceased person’s body were created to transport him or her to the next world. This venerable art from the land of Egypt is now being practiced all over the…

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