Chinese Manuscript on bamboo slips dating from Warring States period (475-221 BC) Photo Source: Wikimedia Commons Have you ever wondered why Chinese writing is vertical, from top to bottom? In ancient China, texts were written on slats of bamboo or wood. Often times, these slats were bound together with cord to create a scroll, which could be rolled up for storage. There is evidence that there was use of bamboo slips in 1250 BC, and continued as the main writing platform until around the 4th…
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Terracotta Army printed wit foam
Still about China, what better way to reproduce the huge Terracotta Army of Xi’an, except through a printing technique? We used the most simple and cheap: – foam engraved with a sharp pencil…
Styrofoam Print Making Art Lesson - 2 Peas and a Dog
The most awesome thing about this art project is that it requires minimal supplies and can be modified to suit the primary grades up to high school art class. Materials Needed: -1 dinner size Styrofoam plate per student -1 toothpick per student -print making ink in a variety of colours if possible -ink brayers -Plexiglas sheets cut to bigger than your plate -newsprint or paper to stamp the print onto Lesson Instructions: 1. Decide what they will make a print of: their name, famous buildings…
DIY Asian-inspired Wall Art | This is Sesame.
DIY Asian-inspired Wall Art describes another adventure in the life of a working mom. Read more about DIY Asian-inspired Wall Art at This is Sesame..
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