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Michelangelo’s most famous sculptures: Styles, materials and locations

A history of Michelangelo's most famous sculptures. Michelangelo was the very definition of an artist. He wasn’t good at one thing, he was great at everything. He was a painter, sculptor, architect and unknown to some, a poet. Although he is considered the leading High Renaissance artist, many (including this writer) ...

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The sculpture of Leonardo Da Vinci: History, materials and locations

Information on the history, materials and location of Leonardo Da Vinci's sculpture. The Mona Lisa. The Vitruvian Man. It is true; Leonardo Da Vinci left his mark on the world in the form of brush strokes and pencil sketches. However, there is another side to the great artist; a side that ...

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Night time photography tips and techniques – A how to guide for beginners

Hints on taking great night time photos. Venturing into night photography presents a number of challenges not found in daylight photography. With a few tips on exposure, the proper equipment and some practice, you can easily overcome these challenges. By the time you finish this article, you will know the exposure ...

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Piano basics: learning the keys of a piano

One of the hardest parts of playing the piano is learning how to read the notes on the sheet and relate it to what the keys are. However, with a few simple rules and a little bit of practice, it becomes easier. Playing the keys on the piano can be a ...

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Learning to play the piano: A guide to piano chords

Piano students often spend months in music classes learning the theory behind chord formationand progression. Here's a crash course on chords for beginning and intermediate pianists. Play a single note on the piano and you'll soon discover why piano instructors put so much emphasis on learning chords. A single piano note ...

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Underwater photography tips and tricks

Disappointed at the way your underwater shots are turning out? Here are some simple rules for underwater photography that will let you capture on film those great scenes you're currently just not getting. If your pictures seemed washed out and muted, remember, the deeper you are, the less light is available. ...

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Amateur Digital Photography

Choosing a camera Digital Cameras have come a long way in the past few years. The first digitals were expensive and impractical because of their lack of memory compared to the prohibitive size of digital pictures. Today’s digital camera, though, comes in a wide variety of capabilities and prices, making digital ...

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Piano music tips: how to read piano notes

To read piano notes you also need to learn the piano keyboard. This will explain what the keys represent as well as reading sheet music. To learn piano notes, you also need to learn about the piano keyboard and be able to relate what you see on the page to what ...

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Diy pottery: how to make your own simple clay sculpture

Learn how to make a clay sculpture. Methods and basic rules. Pottery is one of the most rewarding crafts. After only a couple of hours of what feels like relaxing play, a work of art appears before you. You can hold it, you can drink out of it or eat out ...

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African tribal art: all about african sculpture

African tribal art sculptures visually depict the beliefs traditionally held by the people of Africa. Western scholars and collectors have defined African tribal art as art created by African artists which has been used in tribal ceremonies. Religion, magic or social rites of passage are typically the primary influences in the ...

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