How To Make An Origami Butterfly

How To Make An Origami Butterfly

Origami is a traditional Japanese art of paper folding, which started around the 17th century. It has evolved greatly since that time and has become a popular hobby. Origami art is created by making different sized folds such as mountain folds, valley folds, reverse folds,…



How To Crimp Beads

Learning how to crimp beads is essential in jewelry making. They provide you with a way to integrate stops and to…

Bronze Age pottery find in archaeological dig on Lewis

A significant Bronze Age pottery find has been made during an archaeological dig on the east side of Lewis. Experts initially believed the pottery was from the Iron Age but now think it is much older [Credit: BBC]Pieces believed to date from between 1500 and 1000 BC were unearthed in the Point area. [[ This is a content summary only.

Pompeii Pottery Workshop Frozen in Time

Archaeologists found 10 raw clay vases sealed under a layer of ash and pumice from Mount Vesuvius' devastating eruption of 79 AD. The vases were dropped and abandoned. Here, a kiln (left) and the vases appear ready to be fired (right).

Is A Banksy At Art Basel Miami Beach The Sign Of ‘Graffiti Evolution’?

Is A Banksy At Art Basel Miami Beach The Sign Of 'Graffiti Evolution' : "MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) - The prestigious Art Basel Miami Beach doesn't open to the public until Thursday. But pieces like gargantuan, wind-powered skeletal creatures, an installation of calcified, obsolete 20th century media devices and works from the elusive British graffiti artist [ ].

Miami’s billion-dollar art fair becomes platform for selling everything

By Zachary Fagenson and David Adams MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (Reuters) - Miami is readying for the 13th instalment of Art Basel Miami Beach, among the world' most important contemporary art fairs, a five-day extravaganza that has become a magnet for high-end real estate and luxury brands to align themselves with the artistic set to attract the world's biggest spenders.

Friends of Blackwater holds Christmas Open House & Craft Show

The Friends of Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) invite everyone to the Blackwater NWR Visitor Center to enjoy a day of wildlife viewing, artisan exhibits, the music of Blackwater and seasonal instrumental sounds of Cindy Bech & Mary Beth Goll, and holiday shopping, heralded by the arrival of "Eagle Claus." on Saturday December 6, 10:00 - 4:00.

Retirement home art display

Residents at a Clevedon retirement village displayed their artistic skills in a display at the Elton Road site. members of the art group at the Hawthorns retirement village in Clevedon have been showcasing their creative talents after recently being tutored by artist Steve Wheeler. The display featured many impressive pieces from watercolours to pastels and acrylics.

Unique Origami Art by Brian Chan

Brian Chan lives in US, and works at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Along the way, he enjoys 3D-sculpture, origami and other types of handmade art. In this post, we’ll show you some of his paper craft projects. See more on

How Origami Could Help Us Reach the Third Dimension in the Micro World

Micro-technology is tied to photo-lithography which consists on applying a mask on a planar surface, silicon wafers and such, through UV illumination. Benefits of micrometer three-dimensional structures is not limited to electronics. Capillary Origami Origami at all scales: (a) Origami inspired solar array under development.