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December 25, 2016

How Art Impacted Our Modern Image of Santa Claus

Santa Claus, or St. Nicholas, is a figure who is cemented in the hearts of people all over the world. He transcends time and place, age and culture. He is an enduring symbol of comfort and joy. Children see his image and think of presents; adults see his image and remember their youth. He is represented in movies, art, literature, and music. Before we take a moment to explore art pieces inspired by Santa Claus, let’s discover his origins.

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May 14, 2016

How did the Art on the United States one-dollar bill originate?

Have you ever wondered how George Washington’s image came to be on the United States one-dollar bill? The answer to this query can be found in the life of a man named Gilbert Stuart, a renowned American Portraitist.

Gilbert Stuart’s story began on December 3, 1755 in Rhode Island. Stuart’s father was a Scottish immigrant and his mother was a member of a prominent land- owning family. At the age of six Stuart moved, along with his family, to Newport Rhode Island. It was in Newport that Stuart first took an interest in art and began to demonstrate his abilities as an artist.

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March 4, 2013

How To Create Bean Art: A Tutorial

Art that has been created with totally natural or organic materials is becoming more and more popular among art-lovers. There are many reasons for this. First, this type of art...

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May 11, 2012

Plexiglass + Light = Awe Inspiring Art

SegPlay® Mobile youtube Think back to when you were a child, easily fascinated by the tiniest things. Maybe you remember the excitement of finding a rainbow on the wall and...

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