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December 1, 2016

Cheap Ways to Decorate Your Home with Evergreen for the Holidays

While decorating with evergreen during the holiday season is popular, it is not a fad. On the contrary, it has been a tradition for centuries. In her article Symbolism of Christmas Evergreens, Margaret Realy wrote, “Evergreens for early Christians symbolized everlasting life because their boughs stay green all year.” Today, evergreen is used in holiday decorating by individuals of many different faiths.

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February 23, 2016

The Color Red: Symbolism and Folklore of the Amorous Hue

Would you agree that something can’t be truly known until its history is comprehended, at least basically? This is certainly true of people.

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January 29, 2016

All About the Color Black

Have you ever seen an artist do an initial sketch using a red, purple, blue, or green pencil? How about another shade? For the most part, aspiring and professional artists alike use plain black to sketch their work before filling in with other colors.

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September 12, 2012

Ancient Egypt Arts

Ancient Egyptian art is highly symbolic and merges abstract style with naturalism. This post serves as an overview of the many phases and transitions of ancient Egyptian art, mostly concentrating...

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December 19, 2011

Art in Ancient Egypt

Ancient Egyptian art is highly symbolic and merges abstract style with naturalism. This post serves as an overview of the many phases and transitions of ancient Egyptian art, mostly concentrating on styles...

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