The History of Mixed Media Art

Mixed media art is a kind of artwork in which several mediums are employed. There’s an important difference between “mixed-media” artworks and “multimedia art”. Mixed media mean a work of visual art that mixes numerous traditionally unique visual art media. To provide an example, a work on canvas that mixes paint, ink, as well as

Importance and Different Types of Signage

A sign board is something which indicates or explains something else. A display board by the road guiding travelers, or a sign promoting something for a business is an example how we can utilize signage for multiple purposes. Just imagine for a moment the world without signage. It would be a directionless world. This scenario

History of the Brahmin Handbag

In 1882, Joan and Bill Martin began Brahmin Leather Works which was a small entrepreneurial enterprise in Massachusetts. The company began in their home where they were to create handbags that would capture the imagination of high society women in Massachusetts. The term Brahmin originally comes from the caste system of India where the elite

The Educational Benefits of Card Games

Playing card games can be a unique educational experience for children. The positive effects of games like that can be enormous. Besides the obvious entertainment benefit there are other great benefits that parents and educators must consider. In this article I will explain some of those benefits using popular card games such as Taki (or

The Importance of Fine Arts in the Classroom

Fine Arts is defined in the Encarta Dictionary as being, “any art form, for example, painting, sculpture, architecture, drawing, or engraving, that is considered to have purely aesthetic value” (Encarta, 2004). Though this definition is used in relationship with the arts in the regular world, in regards to teaching, fine arts is defined as a