Lorrie Swaynie-McBride

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A Quick Guide to Basic Pottery Tools

Working with clay can take two main directions: building pieces out of clay by hand and throwing pieces on a potter's wheel. Many basic pottery tools …

Opinion: Five reasons you have to buy biotech stocks now

A great thing about living in New York City as an investor is that, sooner or later, almost everyone who is anyone in the financial markets passes …

4,000-Year-Old Paintings Revealed on Egyptian Tomb Walls

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA—<i>Live Science</i> reports that 4,000-year-old tombs excavated more than 100 years ago in the Beni Hassan cemetery have been cleaned and …

Archaeology

UBS: Here are the 10 stocks that are set to explode much higher

In a note to clients circulated May 12, UBS equity research highlighted the bank's top stock picks for the second half of 2017.<p>"We asked this of all UBS Analysts in North America. Their responses are collected here, to provide you with a snapshot of our highest conviction Buy-rated investment ideas …

Five amazing ultrasound inventions set to change the world (and not a pregnancy scan in sight)

Ultrasound can do a whole lot more than create images of unborn babies. Since it first became a near-indispensable medical tool in the 1930s, …

Hydrogen bonds directly detected for the first time

For the first time, scientists have succeeded in studying the strength of hydrogen bonds in a single molecule using an atomic force microscope. …

Chemistry

Vitamin Deficiencies That Are Written On Your Face

A healthy and balanced diet is the best way to deliver vitamins and minerals to your body. However, even if you eat well, there's a good chance …

How I Earn $200,000+a Year from Photography

It’s kind of a crazy thing: I believe you can stay true to your roots, values, and ethics, and also get rich. In this post, I’ll share some of the …

Art classes in Sydney: Cork & Chroma's paint-and-sip sessions

The Walls have no formal artistic training. Nor does Jess Rebers, who runs the Sydney sessions. But Cork & Chroma isn't about getting technical. …

Artist’s Spellbinding Watercolor Illustrations Of Nature, Moons Are Truly Gems

Image via jessweymouth_<p><b>Mother Nature’s</b> stunning creations are always awe-inspiring, and these illustrations that celebrate them are no …

The Anthropocene’s Best Gem Is Made Out of Old Car Paint

Sloppy automotive painting created some truly psychedelic jewels.<p>Agate gemstones are known for their amorphous, fluid patterns and colors created by …

Artist Who Experiences Sounds as Colors Paints Popular Songs

Ever wonder what John Lennon’s “Imagine” looks like? Not the music video, but the song itself. Well, thanks to artist Melissa McCracken, you don’t …

How to Have More Creative Confidence in Your Photography

Dear friend,<p>I want to write you some words of encouragement to have creative confidence in yourself:<p>1. You don’t need anyone’s approval<p>First of all, …

Street Photography

Transform Your Home With Glow-In-Dark Prints

Bogi Fabian (previously here) creates Multiluminous, prints that turn standard living spaces into mystical fairylands. Multiluminism is an art …

Holographic Hair Is Here And It’s The Hottest Hair Trend Of 2017

We're quite sure that fashion world will remember 2017 as year of the holographic trend. It all started with holographic nails and soon the holo …

Panoramic landscape photography gallery, buy canvas prints,photo art sale

Prints of my images are now available as Standard, Canvas Print, Frame Prints.<p>Buy Snowdonia Wales Canvas Prints – Panoramic Canvas Prints, Panoramic …

What should I paint? How do I go from an idea to an actual painting?

What do I paint? Where do you get your Ideas from? Once you have an idea, where do you go from there? Going from concept to an actual painting is not …

Meet the woman who painted in a one-room shack and became a national treasure

Born with debilitating arthritis, Maud Lewis became a renowned artist<p>In 1965, when the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) visited the one-room …

Charc Attack

Yes, there is an elegant way to get the meat sweats. And it starts by laying out your fat-glistened slices of coppa, sheer tissues of proscuitto and …

Food

Jomon Period

The Jomon Period is the earliest historical era of Japanese history which began around 14500 BCE, coinciding with the Neolithic Period in Europe and …

Pottery Patterns Made with Liquid Drops

Kevin Kowalski creates ceramic cups and vases that are decorated in quiet a special way. By using, the <i>Mocha</i> technique, the artist puts a drop of a …

Pottery

Pottery discovery offers new evidence of when Bible was written

A collection of letters written on clay 2,500 years ago could help to answer centuries-old questions about the Bible.<p>Using sophisticated imaging …

A Danish potter captures the beauty of throwing pottery on Instagram

Eric Landon is the co-founder of Tortus Copenhagen in Denmark. The ceramics company has a huge following on Instagram - likely attributed to videos detailing the mesmerizing process of throwing pottery.<p><i>Story and editing by Carl Mueller.</i>

This Man Has Made A Lot Of People Very Excited About Pottery Today

Not since that one scene in <i>Ghost</i> has someone referred to the act of making pottery as “sexy.” Anyone who’s taken a class or had to sit through a birthday party at Color Me Mine has potentially used the word “fun” to describe it (maybe) but sexy? Nope…until now.<p>Meet Eric Nathan Landon, an American …

Now that's Gangnam style: 200-year-old pottery firm Denby becomes surprise hit in Korea

Denby, the 200-year-old pottery business that was rescued out of administration by turnaround specialist Hilco in 2009, is making a comeback, driving up revenues to £50m from a low of £25m during the financial crisis.<p>A third of Denby’s turnover is now generated from overseas sales and the brand has …

Ancient kiln starts producing at large quantity[1]

Wuzhou pottery. [Photo by Zhang Jiancheng/Asianews photo]<p>Wuzhou pottery kiln in Wuyi county, East China’s Zhejiang province, was originated during …

Archaeology

23 Pottery Tips from A Year of Reading Pottery Blogs

Are you always searching for pottery tips and inspiration? Me to! In fact I regularly scan a few hundred pottery blogs to learn more about pottery. …

Pottery

People Have Been Overcooking Veggies for 10,000 Years, Says Archeology

Vegetables need cooking, right? Your massaged kale salad tastes better with cubes of roasted sweet potato, and those delicious cooked collard greens …

Hunter Gatherers

4,000-year-old pottery unearthed near university

Analysis of the tools reveals they had been used for stripping bark and skinning animals, among other tasks, and may have represented a precious …

10 Surprising Discoveries Involving Ancient Pottery

At first glance, pottery shards appear the least glamorous items to come from a dig. But archaeologists love them. There are times when ceramics …