Ancient Roman Art

Roman art includes sculpture, painting, architecture, and mosaic work, as well as luxury glass objects, gem engraving, metal-work, and ivory carvings. Roman artists were very creative, and often borrowed artistic styles from several cultures, including Greek, Etruscan, native Italic, and Egyptian. Sculpture and figure painting were considered the highest forms of art by the Romans,…

His Most Famous Painting (The Study For This Sovereign Life) – Jim Dine

Jim Dine (b 1935) is a well-known American ‘Pop’ artist (painter, sculptor, printmaker, illustrator, performance artist, stage designer, and poet) of the twentieth century. ‘Pop Art’ is a form of ‘Contemporary Art’ that derives its ideas from commonplace to unique materialistic objects, such as packaging of products, advertisements, comic strips, and photographs of celebrities. Dine…

History of Fireplace Tools

Many different fireplace tools are used when it comes to building and maintaining fires in home fireplaces and each one of these tools has a different story to be told as to how they came to appear on your fireplace hearth. This history will deal with the andiron, bellows, pokers and fireplace screens. Also included…

How to Use Threads in Facelifting

Thread lifting is the latest innovative and exciting new method to reduce the signs of aging by elevating sagging tissue in the brows, cheeks and midface. The threads can also reposition the brow and soften the appearance of jowling. In some cases threads may be used to tighten loose neck skin, saving the requirement of…

How Hair Straighteners Changed Our Hair

Hair straighteners have been around for some years now and for most of us it is a styling tool we can’t live without. Since the moment they were introduced to tame frizzy hair, smooth hair and give an ultra sleek look we have never looked back when it comes to straighteners. However, buying straighteners can…

Closet Door Options For the Home Interior

The market is inundated with numerous closet door options. As such, you can find closet doors in varied styles, designs and colors that finding one that is right for your home can be the real challenge. As there are various brand names so there are also myriad door options to choose from, including sliding, bifold,…

Isometrics – Serious Muscle Training Without Weights

Isometrics – super fast way to increase muscle size & strength without using weights. Isometrics is perhaps the most under utilized and under rated method of exercise. It is perhaps the best method of strength training to be used in rehabilitation and can produce increases in strength and size where traditional, weight bearing, exercise regimes…