Video: The most real hand-made
2023 Author: Richard Flannagan | [email protected]. Last modified: 2023-11-26 05:58
Our hands are not for boredom. And not even to pick the nose, stroke the cat and click the mouse. Our hands are also a tool that a person can not only make something with the skills and abilities, but also use it to create amazing works. Use as wax, gypsum, polymer clay, plasticine …
Works of a special kind of art, known for a long time, but brought to a new plane by the Italian artist, master of graphic illustrations Mariotti, can with a clear conscience be called "handicrafts". After all, apart from the hands, nothing is involved in their creation. Only hands, and also paint and brushes.
Last year, Mariotti toured the country with an exhibition called "Animani" - animation. And you can see the photos presented at the exhibition right here and right now.
Why "hand-to-hand" at all times was the "superweapon" of Russian soldiers, and How it helped them out in the most desperate situations
The words of the commander Suvorov: "A bullet is a fool, and a bayonet is a fine fellow", did not lose their urgency during the Patriotic War of 1942. The powerful "superweapon" of the Russians called "hand-to-hand combat" more than once helped the Red Army to defeat enemies, despite the numerical superiority of the latter. The skill of using melee weapons, plus the moral strength of the soldiers, made them deadly opponents in close combat both at the end of the 18th century and in the middle of the 20th century
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In old Russia, it was not recommended to pick up some objects or pass them on to other people. It was believed that otherwise you can attract trouble both to yourself and to others. Sometimes this was done to show respect for things. Today some superstitions persist, but not everyone knows about them. Read why it was impossible to transfer weapons and bread to other people, and also where the iron gloves came from
Long gone are the days when geographic maps were compiled by individual scientists and circulated around the world in hand-drawn lists. Moreover, the era of personal and mobile computers in general threatens the very existence of paper maps. However, British artist Jenni Sparks has created some very beautiful and unique maps of London by hand
Women's hearts have always excited and will continue to excite the stories of the Cinderella. However, if fairy tales tell about a poor innocent orphan, then modern applicants for this role are very far from ideal. Often they have not at all "royal" dignity - they can lead a free lifestyle, be divorced, or worse, have the profession of an actress. And, nevertheless, over and over again "decent boys" lose their heads, refuse royal privileges, titles and marry these beautiful
A cage is not a cage, a right hand is not a hand: The most common mistakes in ancient words by modern authors
Fantasy and historical novels about people who fell in love and great love in the times of Moscow or even Kievan Rus encourage numerous authors to use old words for the atmosphere and transmission of the realities of the time. The problem is that few of them bother to check the meaning of a word first, and as a result, the amount of embarrassment and absurdity in their stories is discouraging. We present a quick guide to the most commonly misused words when trying to "write antiquity"