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Metal Heads! (The archaeological kind.)

Last week, the objects under study for the classical catalogue were the ancient metals (bronze statuettes and gold finger rings). Ancient bronze specialist Carol M. visited the NCMA to examine our (very lovely) pieces and Corey was there as well for the conservation assessment. 206 more words

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La vie en rose

Earlier this morning, the classical galleries were closed for ‘research and conservation.’  Bill, our chief conservator, and I were there to take samples of the bright pink pigment found on the… 119 more words

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Week Eleven: Paintings and Poetry No.11: Early Morning in the Wilderness of Shur, Egypt by Frederick Goodall

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The Egyptian heat
Mountains in pastel-like shades of
Pink like youthful horizons
The clouds are a collection of mountains
The mountain camel is perched on… 148 more words

Paintings And Poetry

What is it like to take a life drawing class?

Above photo source: Tarrant County College NE, Heritage Room

If you love to draw, but feel nervous about studying a live model, this one is for you! 803 more words

Art

VENI, VIDI, VICI

Last week, the study of the classical collection continued when Laurel Taylor came to the Museum to look at the other Roman artefacts (not the Roman marble statues that have already been studied). 76 more words

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"The Dying Gaul" Statue

some information I found while researching this statue… wanted to include a power statue in my book series so was examining various ones to find out what needs to be the center-point to draw in a group of people who will rally around the statue… 77 more words

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Moon Painting

Acrylic on Canvas

24″ x 24″

Classical Art