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Artifacts of the Flower of Life

By: Marko Tapio Manninen

In this essay, I am going to present historical artifacts of a certain geometrical symbol that is known in contemporary history as the Flower of Life. Origin of the symbol is in the ancient Mesopotamia and it dates back to the 2nd millennium BC or earlier. I have documented the usage of the symbol roughly from 1600 BC to 1600 AD. The reader of this document is expected to be familiar with basics of the Flower of Life geometry1. Elementary knowledge of the ancient Near East history and history of mathematics is helpful. Knowledge of visual arts, geometry, and comparative religion studies are also useful. I hope my independent research provides a valuable resource for people to do further investigation in the topic....

Introduction 1. Reflections after the research journey 2. Theorizing the origins 2.1. Cownose 2.2. Flower of Life versus Cownose 3. Early visible traces 4. At the dawn of the Common Era 5. 1500 AD and still going strong 6. List of artifacts 6.1. 2000 BC - 0 AD 6.2. 0 AD - 2000 AD 6.3. Undated 7. Map of artifacts of the Flower of Life 8. Conclusions? 9. Credits 10. References 11. Keywords 12. Back cover...

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BRIGHTSCAPES : Artwork both Real and Imagined

By: Mike K Kraus

Canandaigua National Bank and Trust featured artist Mike Kraus' "BRIGHTSCAPES." a series of colorful landscapes both real and imaginative, January 1 through June 30, 2016 at the Alexander Park Community Office, 210 Alexander St., Rochester, New York. "I wanted to create pieces for CNB that are energetic and bright," Kraus said. "to make a lively environment for the bank's customers." Kraus is known for his vibrant paintings of nature. Originally from Muskegon, Michigan, he attended the School of the Art Institute of Chicago before moving to Rochester. Kraus is now a full-time artist living in Rochester with his wife, Megan Bell...

Canandaigua National Bank and Trust featured artist Mike Kraus' "BRIGHTSCAPES." a series of colorful landscapes both real and imaginative, January 1 through June 30, 2016 at the Alexander Park Community Office, 210 Alexander St., Rochester, New York. "I wanted to create pieces for CNB that are energetic and bright," Kraus said. "to make a lively environment for the bank's customers." Kraus is known for his vibrant paintings of nature. Originally from Muskegon, Michigan, he attended the School of the Art Institute of Chicago before moving to Rochester. Kraus is now a full-time artist living in Rochester with his wife, Megan Bell...

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Catalogue of the Christie Collection : Comprising the Printed Books and Manuscripts Bequeathed to the Library of the University of Manchester by the Late Richard Copely Christie, L.L. D.

By: Charles W.E. Leigh, Compiler

Mr. Christie was a professor for the University of Manchester. He past away before a University library was constructed and so he left in his will the offer to build the school a library at his expense, which the University gratefully accepted and now houses an array of material, called, the Christie Library....

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The Spencer Collection of Modern Book Bindings

By: Henry W. Kent; William Augustus Spencer, Compiler

The Spencer Collection of modern book-bindings is now displayed at the Central Building of The New York Public Library. It consists of one hundred and seventy-five titles (two hundred and twenty-two volumes) by twenty-eight different binders, and illustrated by more than two hundred artists. A descriptive catalogue of the books appears in the following pages....

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Property of Space

By: Marc Escalona Gaba

Property of Space by Marc Gaba (Exhibition Catalogue)

CONTENTS “THE IMAGE AS A KNOWLEDGE OF SPACE” Essay by RAYMOND DE BORJA PREMISE Premise (Duchamp) Premise (Question of Trespass) Premise (Guest) SIGN Sign (Alphabet the Accordion) Sign (Sculpture) Sign (Game) Sign (Tie) Sign (Orientalizing) Sign (Leap) Sign (Meadow) MIDDLE DISTANCE Middle Distance (Neighbor) Middle Distance (The Emotional Life of Ghosts) Middle Distance (24/7) Middle Distance (Ace of Hearts, Heart of Cages) Middle Distance (Construction) Middle Distance (Flag of Grey) Middle Distance (The Activist) Middle Distance (Garden) Middle Distance (Ellipses) Middle Distance (Linger) INDIVISIBLE Indivisible (Noir) Indivisible (Sugar) Indivisible (Meridians) Indivisible (1980’s Social Realism) Indivisible (Gangsta) Indivisible (Firm) Indivisible (Diplomacy) Indivisible (Memory) Indivisible (First Love) SPACE Space (Prayer) Space (Altruism) Space (Visible Life) Space (Only If) Space (Language) Space (Property Of) Appendix: The Exhibit Ellipses Visible Life Gate The Spratly Membrane Page from Where We Stand Door Ajar that Oceans Are Apologia for Mondrian Territorial...

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9 Years Photographing the Nude : Photography by Adam Albrec, Volume 1-5

By: Adam Albrec

A Compilation of 5 Volumes: "Women in Black and White", "Women in Color", "Men", "Chemistry" (multiple models) and "Special Effects" from The Virgin's Eye Project of photography taken from 2001 to 2010. Discussions of techniques, equipment and all 279 images from the original 2016 Kickstarter book-set....

"Shooting with couples is slightly less automatic, but typically very easy if approached with a sense of humor, and sensitivity to the couple's individual chemistry..."...

Book 1 - Women in Black & White (p5) Black and White - A Language of Contrast (p8) Lenses for APS-Size Canon Digital Cameras (p15) Getting in Close (p37) The Pentax 6x7 (p44) Book 2 - Women in Color (p47) Making Color Work for You (p50) The Minolta Autocord (p57) Tribute to Model Shellie Collins (p73) Making the Most of the Subject's Personality (p81) The Pentax Auto 110 (p82) Book 3 - Men (85) The Male Model (p89) The Graflex Graphic View Camera (p95) Lighting (p116) Hasselblad V Series Cameras (p118) Book 4 - Chemistry (p125) Chemistry Between Models (p128) "Prosumer" Cameras (p134) Underwater (p149) Medium-Format "Toy" Cameras (p155) Book 5 - Special Effects (p159) Props (p162) Digital Effects (p172) The Nikonos RS SLR (p177) Underwater (p177) Optics (p179) 8-Banners Pinhole Large-Format Camera (p180) Location (p182) Old Film (p196)...

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Original Espíritu el de la Siesta de R : Orixinal Espírito o da Sesta de R: Orixinal Espírito o da Sesta de R

By: Raúl Rodríguez del Río

Somos el poema llevado a la repulsión. La repulsión misma nos favorece y hace virtud de repulsa, como una sepultura beneficia la delicadeza del clímax, sin otra consecuencia que la eternidad y la frialdad....

Lo mejor en poesía es poco y bien que mucho y bien, incluso es preferible lo ínfimo de la perfección y la sangre.

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Hot Anime Girls Coloring Pages for Adults – Printable Coloring Book

By: Marko Petkovic

📚 HOT ANIME GIRLS COLORING PAGES FOR ADULTS FEATURES: 📚 👩‍🎨 Background music on/off 👩‍🎨 Multiple color palettes in anime coloring book 👩‍🎨 My palette - create your own palette of colors 👩‍🎨 Various shades and color nuances 👩‍🎨 Variety of filters and textures to apply to your coloring page 👩‍🎨 30 manga drawings to color 👩‍🎨 Share your art on Facebook, Twitter and/or Instagram 👩‍🎨 My works: save your art in a private gallery 👩‍🎨 Zoom in for detailed coloring 📚 HOT ANIME GIRLS COLORING PAGES FOR ADULTS ARE AN EVERLASTING SOURCE OF COLORING SHEETS INSPIRED BY JAPANESE MANGA BOOKS 📚 Each of these manga coloring pages for adults represents beautiful manga drawings to color that help you relax and express your creativity in virtual manga coloring books for grown ups! With over 200 nuances of colors in one of the best manga coloring books for grown ups, you have the possibility to choose and paint hot anime manga girls part by part in this epic manga coloring pages app. 📚 ADVANTAGES OF ADULT COLORING PAGES 📚 Adult coloring books can help us combat stress and boost mental clarity. That is why s...

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Numbers Coloring Pages – Printable Coloring Book : Coloring Pages for Adults and Kids

By: Marko / Petkovic

NUMBERS COLORING PAGES FOR ADULTS ARE INSPIRED BY THE FACT THAT EVERY NUMBER HAS A DIFFERENT MEANING🎨 Numbers Coloring Pages for adults app is an inspiring adult coloring book with beautiful drawings of numbers. Numbers will always be a part of our daily lives. These number coloring pages for grown ups remind us that each number has a symbolic meaning. For instance, Pythagoras saw zero as perfect, the container of All. Number 1 reflects new beginnings and purity, 2 presents kindness, balance, duality etc. To color numbers in adult coloring books means to focus on their energy and see where their magical meaning can take us. Download this number coloring book and sooth your mind with one of the best adult coloring books. 🎨 NUMBERS COLORING PAGES FOR ADULTS FEATURES:🎨 🎨 Background music on/off 🎨 Multiple color palettes 🎨 My palette - create your own palette of colors 🎨 Various shades and color nuances 🎨 Variety of filters and textures to apply to your coloring page 🎨 30 adult coloring pages 🎨 Share your art on Facebook, Twitter and/or Instagram 🎨 My works: save your art in a private gallery 🎨 Zoom in for d...

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Emma the Cat Coloring Book : Coloring Pages for Kids, Volume 1.0

By: Marko Petkovic

Cat coloring pages are favorite to both kids and adults; even if you are not that much into cats, you will like to see some nice cat pictures to color from time to time. Emma the Cat: Coloring Pages unites the two most amazing things: a nice hobby everybody likes and adorable talking cat Emma we have all fallen in love with! So, get this talking cat coloring book and make those lovely coloring sheets come to life!...

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Korean Coloring Book : Coloring Pages for Adults, Volume 1.0

By: Marko Petkovic

Each drawing from this coloring book is carefully selected with special attention to the most important traditional symbols of Korea. Get this Korean Coloring Book for Adults and color Korean girls, Korean princess, Korean hanbok, yin and yang zentangle, traditional clothes, ornaments, koi carp, asian fans, traditional hanok, Korean masks and a lot more!...

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Mars landing

By: Fang rui da

Mars landing

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Dinosaur Coloring Pages For Adults : Printable Coloring Book

By: Marko / Petkovic

Feel the spirit of the Jurassic age – download Adult Dinosaur Coloring Pages and unwind easily with the original dinosaur drawings inside one of the top-notch dinosaur coloring books for adults! Our new, inspirational and relaxing coloring book for adults is designed for all creative souls who adore the Jurassic era. Each of these coloring pages for adults represents a carefully designed dinosaur illustration that helps you relax and color your worries away! With over 200 nuances of colors in one of the best adult coloring books, you have the possibility to choose and color your dinosaurs coloring pages by simple clicks or manually part by part....

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Dog Coloring Pages : Coloring Book for Adults

By: Marko Petkovic

For all of you who are on the barkey side of "cats vs dogs" war, here's a fine adult coloring book. Dog Coloring Pages for Adults has lots of dog pictures to color and it's needless to say you are going to love it! Antistress coloring books for adults are turning into mainstream, and it seems like they're going to last for quite a bit. Among mandala coloring pages, animal coloring sheets and many other coloring books, you need to find the right one that will keep your attention. For dog lovers, this one might be it. Dog Coloring Pages for Adults has 30 dog drawings to color with super cute puppies and lots of color palettes. Those detailed coloring pages for grown ups are complex enough for you to not get bored painting, but that doesn't mean that finishing these relaxing coloring sheets is not achievable. You just need to find a cozy place wherever you are and let your imagination lead the way....

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Horse Coloring Pages : Coloring Book for Adults, Volume 1

By: Marko Petkovic

Horses are incredible, beautiful, powerful animals, which is why people love them so much. Horse Coloring Book for Adults is an anti stress coloring book for grown ups. You would be very surprised by the energy and mindfulness you could achieve with horse coloring pages for adults. One thing is certain – the reason anyone should take up coloring animals in a coloring book for adults is improved quality of life that comes with calmness, steadiness and strong mental health. ...

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Cat Coloring Pages for Adults : Adult Coloring Book, Volume 1

By: Marko Petkovic

Bookstores are having trouble keeping coloring books for grown ups on the shelves more than popular titles. There is one and only reason for that - anti-stress coloring books for adults are billed as “color therapy” or cheap stress relief. That is why we collected cute cat drawings in one book and created a wonderful pastime for adults. With anti-stress coloring books for adults you can practice your coloring skills and come up with some really incredible artwork. And who doesn't love coloring cats?...

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Magic Mandalas Coloring Pages : Coloring Book for Adults, Volume 1

By: Marko Petkovic

Some of the most wanted anti-stress coloring pages are mandala drawings to color. It is believed that when you create, color or look at a mandala, you are silently programming the mind to relax and take on the essence of completion. Those mystical circles, as they are loosely translated from Sanskrit, are proven to have various effects on people who use them. When you color mandalas inside relaxing coloring pages for adults, have in mind that some colors have different effects: 🎨 Yellow: heals pride and turns it into oneness, compassion and abundance 🎨 Red: turns fear into confidence, freedom and power 🎨 Green: heals jealousy and turns it into love and understanding 🎨 Blue: heals anger and turns it into self-reflection, self-expression and intuitive perception The use of Magic Mandalas: Coloring Book for adults varies. Pick a coloring page that suits you best and give it a shot. You will be surprised to see how helpful this mandala coloring book can indeed be. ...

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Coloring Pages for Adults : Coloring book for grown-ups, Volume 1

By: Marko Petkovic

Coloring for adults has lately been very popular and, with adult coloring book apps, it has become available at any moment, any place. What you have here is the ultimate colouring book for adults with lots of different categories: mandala pictures to color, animal and butterfly coloring pages, Valentines coloring sheets and many others. The truth is people like painting. There is something about mixing colors that makes us fulfilled and calm. Unfortunately, not everybody is given the talent for it. That’s why there are coloring sheets for adults and coloring games for kids. You just have to pick a drawing and get started. Your inner child will be grateful....

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Animal Coloring Pages : Coloring Book for Adults, Volume 1.0

By: Marko Petkovic

Adult coloring books are a trending anti-stress tool for people around the world. Moreover, different animals bear different psychological meaning for every personality, which is why the combination of animals and coloring books for adults makes a perfect tool for everyone to relieve anxiety, relax, focus and be creative. Animal Coloring Pages for adults have been scientifically proven to help in solving many stressful situations, which is why the trend of adult coloring books is on the rise. One thing is certain – the reason anyone should take up coloring animals in a coloring book for adults is improved quality of life that comes with calmness, steadiness and strong mental health. ...

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The Library : Second Edition

By: Andrew Lang

First Edition printed in 1881. Second Edition. The final chapter enlarged, and further illustrations added 1892.

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