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How Paint Used To Be Made - How it’s made Ingredients: Water, latex (for adhesion), titanium dioxide, calcium carbonate, potassium, zinc (for mildew resistance), and whatever additives that particular paint needs. · Water is pumped into a large mixing tank. Thickening and stabilizing agents are added to prevent the ingredients from settling to the bottom of the tank or can. · One at a time, all ingredients except for latex are mixed in. Each ingredient has a specific mixing time. This step is critical for quality. · This liquid is pumped to another large mixing tank that contains the latex....   [tags: environment, lead paint, oil paint]
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Starry Night a Paint by Vincent Van Gogh - An analysis on Starry Night (1889) of Vincent van Gogh Introduction The life span of 37 years saw Vincent Willem van Gogh (Vincent) in creating beautiful works he dearly loved. Painting was an avenue, which allowed him to express his inner thoughts or vent his struggles. My decision to research on Vincent’s painting, Starry Night (1889) came with the inspiration from Don Mclean’s Song, Starry Starry Night where his lyrics spoke about Vincent’s life that further intrigued me in writing this paper....   [tags: biography, moon, tone, oil paint]
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Drying Paint: Latex Paint - This report deals with the drying of paint, with the main focus on latex paint. Evaporation and polymerisation are the two main processes in drying paint. These are described and the effects that the environment has on evaporation is discussed. Furthermore, an attempt was made to create a theoretical model to predict the evaporation of paint and an experiment was carried out to test this model. Several plates were prepared with different mixtures and two were coated in paint. The experimental data of the evaporation of water agrees with the theoretical model....   [tags: physical, chemical drying]
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Importance of Paint Trace Evidence - Paint Importance of Paint Trace Evidence Paint trace evidence can be found at many crime scenes, but is most commonly found in vehicle incidents and burglary cases (Saferstein, 2009). Vehicles often leave paint smears and chips upon impact, and burglary tools can have paint smears from contact with painted surfaces during the burglary. Paint in especially important in hit-and-run cases. Paint smears and chips can be compared to a suspect's vehicle to determine if the vehicle was involved in the incident....   [tags: Forensic Science ]
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The Best Acrylic Paint To Buy - Acrylic paints have become so very popular since its introduction into the public market in the 1950’s. For hundreds of years, the artist had to contend with the peculiarities of their chosen medium. The watercolorist had to contend with paintings very easily damaged by moisture, and the oil painter had to wait an interminable amount of time for his painting to dry. Acrylic paint ………….. Characteristics Acrylic, when thinned with water, becomes a watercolor paint that is permanent when dry. It offers a durability that traditional watercolor pigment could not provide....   [tags: Characteristics, Quality, Brands] 805 words
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A Beginner Decides To Paint - You have always loved drawing and now you want more. Color is suddenly important and learning how to use it to create a painting is the next goal you have in mind. Deciding what type of paint to use can be a daunting task if one does not have the information to make an informed decision. It all sounds so exotic, creative and expensive. Spending time researching the various mediums available is time well spent, and saves disappointment and dollars from making a poor choice. As you explore the various types of paints and accessories available, think about what you wish to accomplish....   [tags: Self-Help, Novice Artist] 1099 words
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How To Paint On Walls - Whether you are an artist, decorator or simply looking for an inexpensive way to enhance an area of a room, painting a wall can be fun, creative and satisfying. This is also an inexpensive method of making a big impact with minimal cost. There are a number of styles and methods to choose from and one need not be an artist to create a striking accent wall. Whatever the skill level, an aspiring artist can make a big splash on that quiet, unassuming space that cries out for colorful attention. Prepare The Wall Whatever method the artist uses, the wall must be prepared....   [tags: Preparation, Styles, Murals] 770 words
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Winslow Homer: Masters of Paint - ... When he traveled to Paris, Winslow Homer studied the paintings and art form of artists such as Millet, Manet and Courbet. In 1875 Homer left his illustrating job and started to paint for himself but struggled financially. After living two years in an English fishing village in Northumberland, Homer moved back to the Maine coast of the United States in 1882 (Hodge 127). There he painted some of his more famous paintings such as “The Gulf Stream” and “The Life Line,” showing man-against-elements (Strickland 85)....   [tags: American landscape painters]
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The Nippon Paint Website - ... 3.0 Disclosure of authors, sponsors, developers Based on my research, the Nippon Paint website was does not enclosure their authors, sponsors, and developers because it all right reserved under the act. They just stated that the website is under the Nippon Paint (M) Sdn. Bhd. Moreover, the website were stated their place of dealer which the customers can only need to entering their stated and city at the “Locate the dealer” and they can know the right location of the Nippon Paint dealers....   [tags: business and marketing analysis] 1378 words
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Paint Color Schemes - You have selected the subject for your painting, determined the support and the medium you will use. The next task is laying out your palette. If you are a beginning art student, the colors in your tabouret may be minimal. You have fewer choices to make. However, if you are past the beginning stage or are just a paint junky, you may have a drawer overflowing with tubes of paint. If you are unable to resist the impulse to buy every new color that comes along, you have to decide which hues will work best with the color scheme you have in mind for your painting....   [tags: Art] 1048 words
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Mattel Toys and the Hazards of Lead Paint - Mattel Corporation, known as the largest toy company in the world, is a publicly traded organization with a market capitalization of over $6.5 billion. Employing approximately 36,000 people worldwide in 43 countries, their products are well-known and sold in over 150 nations (Mattel.com). With such winning odds as mentioned, it is hard to imagine that a company readily known to children and adults across the globe would become even better known for the company that produced toys made with lead-based products....   [tags: Environmental Issues]
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Effective, Efficient And Creative Paint Palettes - There are about as many palettes as there are artists. Pretty much, any flat surface can be used as a palette, although some are far superior to others. A palette can be as simple as a Styrofoam tray or as elaborate as a hardwood oval, imported from Europe with a thumb hole cut into it and engraved with the artist’s name on a brass plaque. The traditional hand-held palette comes in various sizes and shapes with a hole to accommodate the artist’s thumb for ease in holding it horizontal for long periods....   [tags: art education, drawing, painting] 767 words
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Paint It Black: The Evolution of Film Noir - ... Even so, most film critics consider The Maltese Falcon (1941) to be the start of the film noir wave, with Touch of Evil (1958) being the end of the genre. The Maltese Falcon introduces elements that later became key elements in later film noirs. One particular element included in the film is that the main character is alienated and amoral. This is accompanied by a femme-fatale joining the main character to make sure she gets what she wants. At the time, most American film critics did not notice this highly stylized cinema pattern that began in 1941, until Frank....   [tags: visually styled crime drama, cinematography]
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Guernica a Paint by Pablo Ruiz Picasso - Picasso: Guernica “ I paint objects as I think them, not as I see them.” These are the words of the wise Pablo Ruiz y Picasso, a famous and talented artist in the 19th and 20th century. Many have crowned him the most influential artist of his time. Many of his works including Les Demoiselles d'Avignon, Ma Jolie, and Girl Before a Mirror have set the tone for many artists to follow after. However, Guernica was one of his most famous of his pieces, painting a nearly perfect emotional picture of what was happening during these times of despair....   [tags: biography, suffering people and animals] 1482 words
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Paint in the Light: Jean-Francois Millet - ... The peasant portrayed is dressed in somewhat shabby clothes, but goes about his work nobly. His arms and legs seem to burst forth with muscle. In short, though the painting is showing a lower class worker, Millet makes him seem important and like a hero. This was revolutionary for Millet’s time, because before, if peasants were painted at all, they were shown to be lazy dimwits, who deserved no respect (Strickland, 84). But instead, Millet portrayed them as he thought of them: “heroes and the essence of a lasting way of life (Herman).” Undoubtedly Millet’s childhood as a peasant made him have a different perspective of peasant life: they worked hard and had dignity and significance in so...   [tags: importance, meaning, kingdom, work]
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Quick, Don't Paint Your Nails! - On February 14, 2014, Saundra Young published Putting the Next Generation of Brains in Danger on cnn.com. Did you know that in the 1970’s and earlier, you could buy mercury and play with it without a bunch of gloves and goggles. Eventually the United States government took it off of the market because of its toxicity (it would have been so cool to play with that stuff). A similar story goes with asbestos (although people didn’t play with this stuff), and so on and so forth and they have all been taken off of the market because of the danger to humans....   [tags: neurotoxins, chemicals, mental disabilities] 522 words
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Paint a House - A home is the biggest investment you will ever make. It only makes sense to keep the biggest investment of your life in the best shape possible. The appearance of the home is a major factor in keeping its value. Painting the exterior of the house is not as hard as it appears; in fact it’s quite simple. In order to paint the house efficiently you will need a crew kit and a few different sized ladders. A crew kit is a large plastic bin with all of the tools needed for the job and more. Brushes and rollers are the two most known....   [tags: essays research papers] 713 words
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How to Paint a Geometric Design - How to Paint a Geometric Design Art has been a part of our lives since humans first roamed the earth, but each person's definition varies with personality and environment. Some prefer the realism of Da Vinci, while others enjoy the simplicity of Mondrian. The challenge is to revise these forms and integrate them together to create a beautiful work of art. With a good eye and steady hand, anyone can create a fun and interesting conversation piece for any room of the house, just by following some basic guidelines....   [tags: Expository Process Essays] 1171 words
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Bloody Thursday and Paint on the Sidewalk - Bloody Thursday and Paint on the Sidewalk On the edge of North Beach, across the street from where the myriad of little shops in the wharf which sell Alcatraz t-shirts and miniature Cable Cars begin, two human outlines made of white paint adorn the ground in front of a union hall. These are passed by hundreds of tourists daily, as well as many residents, yet few stop to ponder the curious shapes or the crude text painted in red: “SHOT BY POLICE JULY 5, 1934.” Though this spot does not mark where the original incident occurred, for the men died in front of the original Longshoremen’s Hall on the corner of Mission and Steuart streets, when the new hall opened here on the edge of North Beac...   [tags: American History Depression Essays]
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Paint It Black By Janet Fitch - Paint It Black By Janet Fitch First came White Oleander, Janet Fitch's earliest successful novel, and then came Paint It Black, a tale no less mesmerizing. The story is set in the 80's Punk scene in LA and follows a young girl named Josie Tyrell as she copes with the suicide of the only person that she ever truly loved. Josie was just white trash before Michael Faraday entered her life. He read her poetry, taught her how to dream, and filled her with a light that she never knew existed, but then it was gone, and she was left in the dark, alone....   [tags: Janet Fitch] 885 words
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management Discussion and Analysis for Rainbow Paint Company - ... This shall be the new line of paint specially made for the newlyweds. This will be announced as environment friendly, easily removable paints which can be used by the newlyweds to decorate their room in different themes. This is anticipated to raise the revenue of the business by 0.3 times. Rainbow Paint Co. Comparative Balance Sheet December 31, 2011 and 2012 Assets 2011 2012 Current assets: Cash $ 175,000 $ 125,000 Marketable securities 150,000 50,000 Accounts receivable (net) 425,000 325,000 Inventories 720,000 480,000 Prepaid expenses 30,000 20,000 Total current assets $ 1,500,000 $ 1,000,000 Long-term investments 250,000...   [tags: finncial, facts, shareholders] 1234 words
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American Paint Horse and the Equestrian Sport Application Essay - It Takes a Team with Passion When I first purchased my horse it was my goal to be able to compete under the lights and banners and in the arenas that make up the World Show. I know that the competition is stiff and that every competitor wants the same thing, to take home the World Champion title. Every time I receive my new APHA journal I flip through the pages in awe of all of the horses and riders that compete at this level each year setting my sights on obtaining that goal myself. In the 2012 issues I read of a new opportunity, the world games....   [tags: Showmanship, World Games] 587 words
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Paint Analysis: Joseph Sturge’ by Artist Alexander Rippingille - In this essay I am going to talk about an oil painting of ‘Joseph Sturge’ by this artist Alexander Rippingille. ‘Joseph Sturge’ is a businessperson, English Quaker, abolitionist, activist and leader of the ‘Birmingham Anti- Slavery Sociality’ and this portrait was painted in ‘1826’. ‘Joseph Sturge’ worked in ‘radical political’ actions supporting the pacifism, working class right and finally the universal emancipation of slaves. In the Year 1830 ‘Joseph Sturge’ published books that contained information about the apprenticeship system in Jamaica which helped persuade the British Parliament to adopt an earlier full emancipation date....   [tags: slaves, abolitionist, oil painting]
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Analysis of Carole Satyamurti's Poem, I Shall Paint My Nails Red - “I Shall Paint My Nails Red” by Carole Satyamurti, writes about how red nails show a bold statement about a simple woman. The color red is interpreted in poetry as a figure of speech for passion, anger and strong emotions. Satyamurti is suggesting that women who paint their nails red are trying to seek attention from the world. She uses different relationships to the women: her daughter, her lover, and the society and tell how they would react to red nails. The first word in every line starts with “Because”, why would she repeat this word ten times....   [tags: poetry, poetry analysis, ] 620 words
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Improving the Reputation of Inner-City Paint Corporation - Improving the Reputation of Inner-City Paint Corporation Statement of the Problem What strategic step can Stanley Walsh make to improve the situation and reputation of Inner-City Paint Corporation. Objectives To analyze Inner-City Paint Corporation's current situation. To determine the company's strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats. To make an industry analysis on Inner-City Paint Corporation....   [tags: Business Analysis Strategy] 1111 words
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Flipping A House: Real Estate Strategy - When working within the realm of real estate, flipping houses is one of the most lucrative projects one can undertake. The premise of this idea is buying a home in need of repair, renovating it, and selling it at its newly appraised value. In high school, I worked alongside my mother to renovate a home in our small town of Trinidad, Colorado. The invaluable lessons I learned throughout this business venture gave me insights into the inner workings of house flipping. What I gained from this experience will lead to better decision making if I choose to take on another project....   [tags: Flooring, Appliances, Paint] 1005 words
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Life and Art of Mexican Artist, Frida Kahlo - Frida Kahlo was born in July 6th 1907 to a Mexican Roman Catholic Mother, which was of Indian Spanish decent, and to a German photographer father. Frida was born at the Blue House which was built by Frida’s father. Frida grew up looking at her father’s photography that helped her learn of Mexican History, Art, and, Architecture. Frida had three sisters –Mitilde and Adriana that were older and Christina who was younger. Sometimes her father would take Frida when he would go paint the country side, she would watch him use his paints and brushes....   [tags: paint, portrait, gallery]
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Van Gough Versus Color by Numbers Shows Disparity of Art - Art is presented in all shapes and sizes. It can be created with paint, clay, a pencil, or even a camera. Hundreds of artists’ works sell for a fortune and can be recognized all over the world. However, what is discernible about famous, known art and the average toddler’s self-portrait. What is art. Historical/ personal events can be removed from one’s memory and be input to a piece of paper. “Lew’s top pick from his submissions is a painting called “A Gathering Storm.” It shows a darkened sky he saw out his window one morning.” (“Reading Man” 2) A personal experience painted on a canvas can make the audience feel as if they were associated with the story....   [tags: paint, draw, emotion] 557 words
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Nathaniel Hawthorne's Use of Words to Paint Images within the The Scarlet Letter and Hawthorne’s Political Career in the Salem Custom House - ... 152). This quote has both imagery and symbolism. It creates a picture of a peaceful and dark night sky that is suddenly disturbed by a red streak forming the letter "A." It also symbolized Dimmesdale and Hester's sin of adultery. Another way Hawthorne used imagery is how he described the governor’s house. It is a much more simplistic use of imagery, but it show Hawthorne’s attention to detail within his writing. The majority of Chapter 7 is taken up by describing the governor’s home. Hawthorne described how it was built in the style of the English aristocracy, complete with family portraits and a suit of armor, which the governor has worn in battles with the Native Americans....   [tags: ideas, picture, detail, imagery]
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Elisabeth Louise Vigée- Lebrun and the Aristocratic Life-Style - Elisabeth Vigée-Lebrun was one of the most successful painters of her time. Over the course of her life, spanning from 1755-1842, she painted over 900 works. She enjoyed painting self portraits, completing almost 40 throughout her career, in the style of artists she admired such as Peter Paul Rubens (Montfort). However, the majority of her paintings were beautiful, colorful, idealized likenesses of the aristocrats of her time, the most well known of these being the Queen of France Marie Antoinette, whom she painted from 1779-1789....   [tags: biography, painters, paint analysis, artist]
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Eating Disorders: An Art Theraphy to Body Image in Adolescents - With the predominance of unrealistic media images and messages in our society, art therapy is the ideal approach in promoting and building healthy body image, and treating eating disorders in adolescent girls. Throughout this paper, we will explore how art therapy can be utilized with these adolescents. Art Therapy: The Ideal Treatment for Body Image Issues and Eating Disorders Due to these unrealistic images and ideals during this impressionable developmental stage, it is not surprising that adolescent girls make up 95% of individuals who suffer from eating disorders (ANAD, 2013)....   [tags: Splatter Paint Technique, need of control]
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Lab Report: How Contaminant Affect The Water Supply - This Lab we explored how contaminants affect the water supply. Contaminants can be commonly found in household products from dish washing soap to paint, to oil and more. There are more robust versions like pesticides and petroleum products within the farm system. We will explore why and how this affects the water table and what type of effects, if any, we will witness drinking water from the tap. Water is the key to serving and what humans do in everyday live effect the water and the animals that depend on that water to live....   [tags: household products, paint, soap, oil]
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Fine Arts Should Remain a Curriculum at Public Schools - Lets paint a picture together. Blank walls, silent rooms, and shy students are what is brushed on the canvas. Our picture is a result of the limitations put on the powers of artistry. Staci Maiers validates that “the school play, the marching band, the drama club, the student art show - they’re usually highlights of a student’s education” (1). “. . . [Fine Arts] can connect people more deeply to the world and open them to new ways of seeing, creating the foundation to forge social bonds and community cohesion,” (qtd in Smith 2)....   [tags: dance, paint, art form, drama]
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Conditions of Trade by Michael Baxandall - In the article “Conditions of Trade,” 1 Michael Baxandall explains that fifteenth-century Italian art is a “deposit” resulting from the commercial interaction between the artist and the purchaser, who he refers to as a client. These works, as such, are “fossils of economic life,” as money, he states, plays an important role in the history of art. In contrast to our current perceptions of the relationship between the artist and art, “in which painters paint what they think best, and then look around for a buyer” the author examines how the content and form of these paintings were, determined by the customers....   [tags: art, Italian painting, artist, paint]
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Asian Paints Place (Marketing Mix) - Elements of Asian Paint’s Distribution Strategy Asian Paint bypassed the bulk buyer segment and went to individual consumers of paints. AP went slow on urban areas and concentrated on semi-urban and rural areas. AP went retail. AP went in for an open-door dealer policy. AP voted for nationwide marketing / distribution AP BYPASS THE BULK BUYER SEGMENT AND GOES TO INDIVIDUAL CONSUMERS Bulk buyer segment was the major segment of the paint business in the earlier days and any paint company needed a share of this major segment for sheer survival....   [tags: Marketing Mix Distribution Strategy Paint] 744 words
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Patient With Knee Pain - Mrs Jones is a 65 year old white female patient, who medical history is unremarkable and current medical diagnosis is Joint Pain –L/Leg LOC PRIM Osteoart-L/Leg. Patient has experience pain to left knee about one years ago, received injection to left knee but did not help with pain , pain became worse. Mrs. Jones under went her 1st surgery 09/17/2013 Mrs. Jones was in a hospital for four days and took part in home health physical therapy for two weeks but experienced no improvement. Initial physical therapy diagnosis is TKR....   [tags: joint paint]
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The Calling of St. Matthew by Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio - The Calling of St. Matthew is an oil painting on canvas done in the late 1500's at the very beginning of the Baroque period by Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio. He brings this canvas to life with vivid colors; bold contrasts of reds, golds, and greens and various textures of velvets and soft fur. Caravaggio painted several paintings for this church in Rome, San Luigi dei Francesi. This painting tells the story from Matthew 9:9 in the New Testament when Matthew became a disciple of Jesus Christ....   [tags: artwork, artistic challenges, paint] 574 words
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The Card Players: William Sidney Mount and Francis Criss - William Sidney Mount and Francis Criss strategically used the elements and principles of art to create The Card Players in the time period of 1845-1850 and City Landscape in 1934, respectively, in order to accurately portray the meaning and significance behind each aspect of each piece of art. While both pieces of art are similar in many ways, there are significant differences as well. Some of the major differences include the color palette that is used and the motion and focal point emphasized and created in The Card Players....   [tags: art, paint, color choices] 889 words
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Missing Painting: The Hacienda by Vladimir Rague - One day in 1614 Vladimir Rague, a famous French painter, finished his great work called The Hacienda. This work was named the most expensive landscape painting in the world. It stayed in the Abbitt Center for Art in New York City, New York. The Hacienda remained in The Abbit Center for Art. The Hacienda was a popular thing to go see like The Mona Lisa. The painting became known as a legend and it attracted a lot of tourists. The staff at the center would mock the tourists and say," Oh my goodness....   [tags: art, paint, mystery] 1424 words
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Art Analysis: The Doctor - Commissioned by Henry Tate, and first exhibited in 1981 in the Royal Academy, “The Doctor” painting was instantly popular. Especially in the medical community and for many others “The Doctor” shows an ideal of 19th century medicine, and retains much of its popularity because of this (Kernahan). This image has even appeared on postage stamps in the United States and Britain. It is one of the fifty-seven original pictures in Tate Britain’s new site donated by Henry Tate. Fildes paints a young boy lying across two chairs, his face illuminated by the glass lamp on the table....   [tags: paint, royal academy] 1174 words
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Can You Really Paint With All the Colors of the Wind?: The Personal Effect of Ascribed Status - ... From the eradication of Native American culture and white supremacy (first with the issue of slavery, and later with the formation of 'white power' groups such as the KKK), white people have asserted themselves as better. Our day to day dialect reflects this, even from well meaning white folks who toss around racial jokes and language that puts down those of other races. Categorizing a black football player as a “thug” (Wilson), calling immigrant workers from Mexico “wet backers” (Yu-Hsi Lee), or even pulling the “I have black friends!” neutralization statement in arguments about racism....   [tags: birth, white, native americans]
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Rembrandt's Painting An Old Man in Military Costume - Rembrandt's Painting "An Old Man in Military Costume" With an extraordinary intensity, Rembrandt van Rijn’s “An Old Man in Military Costume” is an example of the artist’s use of dynamic lighting. The painting, on display at the Getty Museum, contains a single figure, an old man dressed in a military uniform. While one may appreciate the beauty of the work, to fully experience the passion and genius of the artist, it is necessary to see the painting in person. The delicate details that may be missed by a digital image are easily caught by the human eye....   [tags: Painter Painting Paint Essays]
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Physics of Paintball - There are three main areas of paintball that I will be analyzing. First the way in which a paintball leaves the barrel of a paintball marker. Second the way in which a paintball fly's through the air and lastly how to determine optimum ranges for paintballs. Firing a paintball As you fire the trigger, the paintball is being pushed down the barrel of the marker by the difference in pressure between the CO2 from a tank attached to the marker which builds up behind the ball and the air in front of the ball....   [tags: physics sport paint paintball gun] 650 words
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The Most Effective Waste Treatment Options - What are the most effective waste treatment options prior to discharge to receiving bodies of water or the local wastewater treatment facility. Paint manufacturers, to include Sherwin-Williams, produce a variety of different paint types and colors, including both organic solvent-borne and water-borne paints. Each type and color of paint is manufactured in a separate batch, and all manufacturing equipment is generally cleaned between batches to prevent contamination (figure 1-1). This equipment cleaning process is the largest source of waste from paint manufacturing and can account for up to 80% of a paint manufacturer’s waste stream (WMRC, 1992)....   [tags: waste minimization, wastewater treatment]
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The Development of Many Colors - ... In Flanders, during the fifteenth century, Jan Van Eyck and his brother Hubert began using oil to bind pigments together. They have been given credit as the first to use oil paint. Jan Van Eych liked to paint small, realistic details in his paintings. He could not get the effect he wanted with the paint that was available at that time. He began to mix oil with his colors to thin the paint and slow down the drying time....   [tags: termpera, oils, arcylic, watercolors] 1024 words
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Acrylic Painting Techniques - Acrylic paint is so versatile and there are hundreds of techniques to learn. Some tips are those that a watercolorist may use. Others derive from the oil painter’s bag of tricks. That diversity is what draws so many artists to add acrylic paint to their tabouret. Glazing In this technique, you allow the layer of paint to dry before painting over it. This is suited for transparent colors, or colors that have been watered down sufficiently for an opaque color to become transparent. This allows for subtle gradations of color or color changes....   [tags: Top Ten, Tips] 715 words
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Painting with Spray Paints - Painting with Spray Paints Painting with spray paint can be an exciting and challenging technique to add to any artist’s repertoire. Spray paint comes in a number of formats, allowing the artist to select tight control or a spontaneous, loose flow of paint. Today’s spray systems are modern advancements on an old technique. Mouth atomizers have been used for many years, and the tools are still available. Technology has taken this to include airbrush systems and canned spray paints. All these tools expand the artist’s ability to create a diverse array of styles and techniques that brushwork could never imitate....   [tags: Art] 1047 words
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The Bob Ross Painting Method - Bob Ross and his happy little friends have introduced millions of PBS viewers to the world of art. Bob may be gone but his gentle legacy of painting technique continues to charm and instruct. Not only are there books and DVDs available, but a full line of Bob Ross painting supplies are sold on-line and in select venues. There are also over 3000 certified Bob Ross instructors nationwide and internationally. How Does He Do That. The Bob Ross painting method is the wet-in-wet technique. Artists have used this method for hundreds of years, and for the oil painter is the fastest method to use....   [tags: artist, oil paints, wet-in-wet technique] 996 words
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“Exploration on Effects of Racial Disparities Upon African American Identity and Economic/Social Standing In Mid-19th Century America - During the first half of the 19th century, serious issues concerning racial discrimination and civil inequality of African Americans plagued the social, political, and economic structure of the United States. This era that followed the Reconstruction period restored the once white supremacist control of the South. It also led to the implementation of Jim Crow Laws and reduced the status of first-class citizenship of Negroes. Although conditions eventually improved, Negroes were still subjugated to the prejudice of the times and faced exploitation in the workplace....   [tags: Racial Discrimination, Civil Inequalities]
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