Drawing Flowers With Colored Pencils: 5 Simple Steps
Whether they are in your home or on a Pinterest board, flowers brighten our lives. It’s only natural that you’d want to translate that beauty on to paper, and colored pencils are a fantastic way to do so because of their vibrant hues. Follow along this five-step tutorial to draw your own blooming botanical illustration.
A classic Criptical one: The Voynich Manuscript. In 2009, University of Arizona researchers performed C14 dating on the manuscript's vellum, which they assert (with 95% confidence) was made between 1404 and 1438. In addition, the McCrone Research Institute in Chicago found that the paints in the manuscript were of materials to be expected from that period of European history. More: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Voynich_manuscript
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