How to Paint Initials on Canvas
I am not sure why an artist might want to paint just initials on a canvas, but the short video does teach a budding artist how to create depth, and for that part, it is usable. To paint initials on a canvas surface using oil pastels, lay down each color thickly to cover the surface evenly, and blend the different colors with your fingers. Practice using oil pastels on canvas using the artist's techniques.
Maoist rebels 'ready for peace'
Maoist rebels in the Philippines are optimistic about upcoming peace talks with government officials, but critics say it could be a ploy.
How to Use Quotations in Essays
How to Use Quotations in Essays. Part of the series: How to Write an Essay. Learn how to include quotations in the introduction of an essay in this one-minute (and 7 seconds) video on writing essays.
How are video games improving our lives or as life training?
Jesse Schell talks about how video game playing might be used for teaching decision making and critical thinking. This interview makes pro and con arguments for both sides, but does not offer any statistical evidence. Also presented is the possible addiction to games. This would be a good video for computer and/or technology classes on the merits of computer games and the potential problems.
Marianne Hanson - Challenging the myth that we need nuclear weapons - Nuclear disarmament forum
Challenging the myth that we need nuclear weapons Speaker: Marianne Hanson Reader in International Relations, University of Queensland Who will stop nuclear next use? A public forum on nuclear disarmament organised by the Australia-Japan Civil Society Cooperation for Nuclear Disarmament, Nautilus Institute. The possession of nuclear weapons does not make a state secure. A human tendancy towards inertia. It is easier to do nothing than to take real steps to make change. A sense of complancy
San Ildefonso bowl
"Bowl - red with highly polished carved water serpent design. Artist signature on bottom "Rose" Condition: Good - 2 discoloured spots on one side of bowl" -- From the Museum catalog.,Gift by John A. Morgan, 2002
Prime Time in Transition
Fear not, fans of character-based TV fiction: reality shows will not obliterate tales featuring “transactions between human beings – the Jane Austen end of things,” as John Romano puts it. This veteran of some of TV’s finest cop dramas (including Hill Street Blues and Monk) sees wrenching changes in
Asia rings in New Year
Residents of Beijing, Taipei and Hong Kong welcome in 2011 in style. Jon Decker reports.
Jar signed B. Concho, Acoma, N.M.
"Black-on white double-neck wedding vase. Reddish-brown spout, rims, and strap. Fine line design. Signed "B. Concho Acoma N. M. ". Condition: Excellent - 2 white stickers on bottom "106" "TS-6""-- From the Museum catalog.,Gift by John A. Morgan, 2002
Darfur/Darfur: The Crisis
Six years after Darfur made its appearance on the world stage, the horrific crisis burns on, as these panelists vividly attest. In a forum companion to the traveling exhibit DARFUR/DARFUR, the speakers provide big picture political context, as well as actual images from the field.
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Fireside Chat with Governors Kean and Cuomo
A Fireside Chat with The Honorable Thomas H. Kean (Governor of New Jersey 1982-1990) and The Honorable Mario M. Cuomo (Governor of New York 1983-1995) Moderated by Ruth B. Mandel (Director, Eagleton Institute of Politics) Filmed December 14, 2010 at the Eagleton Institute of Politics (Rutgers University - New Brunswick, NJ) Directed/Edited by: Benjamin Clapp Cameras/lighting: Benjamin Clapp Sound Supervisor: Luke Strother
This video shows that figurative language is used to describe everyday things. There are many types of figurative language examples here: metaphors, similies, personification, etc., however, the examples are not noted. This video could be stopped at intervals by a teacher to ask students: What example of figurative language is this sentence? (Music by Louis Armstrong.) This video is suitable for fourth-graders and older students.
This sing-along video features students performing a Rounding Rap song that describes the basic steps for rounding numbers. (2:40)
Art Institute of Chicago Musecast: May 2009
Celebrate the opening of the Modern Wing with the second installment of our special episodes of Musecast!
Collection Connection: Objects of design and digital photography surround us in our everyday lives. Find out from curators Zoe Ryan and Matt Wittkovsky how these media are explored in the Modern Wingâs new Architecture and Design and Photography galleries.
From the Artist: Sculptor Richard Serra speaks about bringing together the worlds of industrial production and fine a
Hirshhorn Magazine: Fall 2010
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Cape Verde & Sao Tome Principe: Commonalities & Differences of Two Lusophone Countries
The commonalities and differences of two Lusophone African countries are discussed. Speaker Biography: Dr.Seibert earned his Ph.D. in social sciences from Leiden University in the Netherlands (1999). He is a researcher at the Instituto de Investigacao Cientifica Tropical (IICT) in Lisbon, Portugal. He has published extensively on various topics related to Sao Tome and Principe. In addition, he has done research on African Initiated Churches (AIC) in Mozambique. Currently, he is working on a com
This computer-animated video explores and defines various types of figurative language including similes, metaphors, hyperbole, and personification. In addition to giving definitions, examples of different terms are given. ( 3:42)