Developed in the mid 1600s, pastels are often considered to be the ‘purest’ form of painting, in which pure pigment is applied to the ground.
Month: April 2019
Presenting two or more versions of the same text close together is a challenge. Here’s how I arrived at one solution, and implemented it.
From barrators, being hacked at by a pack of devils in their boiling tar, through hypocrites wearing habits weighted with lead, to thieves being tormented by snakes. Sheer hell.
Ever wished you could read an original and translation of text right next to one another? Now you can do it easily in this new version.
From being staffage in landscapes, shepherds and their flocks became motifs in their own right, with the social realist of Millet, even Henri Regnault.
The Books app demonstrates how stultified is the approach to text on computers. It’s carefully engineered to work like a book, not to bring any new powers to text or reading.
Shepherds and shepherdesses painted in stories, from classical myth, through the Bible and Christ’s nativity, to epic poetry, including Milton’s Paradise Lost.
All I wanted was a black and yellow chequered flag to signify quarantine. I thought the emoji was even better – a yellow reminder ribbon. How wrong I was.
Three exceptional paintings are dominated by geometrical forms. In one, a huge golden cylinder hangs in the night sky. Was this an innovative abstract painting?
Second of two, here looking at quarantine of documents, what it means, how it occurs. Much more common than apps, but mysterious.