The word “poetry” in Greek means creation. And often we use this term to refer to the beauty, grace and sound of what is said or written. Then it sounds like a metaphor, and can even be said about prose. There is also the term “verse”, and sometimes to avoid confusion in the scientific literature it is used it. But he, too, is not capable of giving the desired exact explanation to this method of organizing speech, because, as is well known, it is customary to call a “line” a separate line of a poem. Continue reading
Artistic paints consist of colored powder – a pigment and a binder, which holds together the smallest particles. In painting, mainly inorganic dyes are used, as more resistant, less often – organic.
There are pigments of natural origin and prepared by artificial means.
In ancient times, artists used exclusively dyes found in nature in the form of various minerals: malachite, azurite, orpiment, lapis lazuli (lapis lazuli), and all sorts of colored earth. In addition, they used dyes of organic origin, which were extracted from various plants and the simplest animal organisms – mollusks, worms. Continue reading