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Beauty of Nature Talent of Man, a New Ancient Art Form
|Beauty of Nature Talent of Man, a New Ancient Art Form|
Mankind first stood erect and developed a consciousness of the world in
which he lived; Nature has been a place of many dangers. Violence and
death, the need to survive, and the biological urge to reproduce, and to
nurture ourselves and our offspring has always been a prime
Being alert to our surroundings has profound implications, and is as pertinent today as it was in the distant primitive past.
street smart", Is one way that we designate and congratulate the modern
man, who has learned to be aware of his basic world and how to survive.
All living things, share this "aware of surroundings, street smart" necessity for survival.
are many things which separate us as Humans, from other living things.
Most are obvious, and have been studied, examined, dissected, and
extrapolated ad nauseum.
However, the Human Spirit, has special
abilities and insights which help to define the Soul inherent in Human
existence, and is actually a definitive proof of its existence.
of beauty. Not the beauty necessary for reproduction and the sexual
urges which enable its success, but a more abstract and intellectual
beauty. The "BEAUTY OF NATURE".
An animal will stop and survey
his surroundings, sniff the air, look at flowers, rocks, majestic
mountains, but his motivation is survival. They are searching for a
hidden enemy, or a source of necessary food.
Man is different.
He can look at a beautiful sunset or a majestic peak, or a natural
wonder like the Grand Canyon, an out cropping of rocks or any one of a
million gifts of Natures Bounty and beauty, and feel our Soul vibrate
and soar in sync with the abundant largess which Mother Nature, and God,
Of course we have a Soul, feel it beat in rhythm with the beauty of Nature.
has always been attracted to these dramatic gifts and we create parks,
and national monuments, and fight to preserve these special areas of
The beauty of nature does not exist exclusively
on this type of macro scale. There is a unique beauty of nature that
exists on a very real, yet micro scale.
A new Art Form. An
original way to capture and worship that which "God has wrought." There
are certain natural stones which have captured the originality and
overwhelming beauty which is inherent on a macro scale by a Grand
Canyon. Imagine, the dramatic originality of Nature, "one of a kind
works of art”, available to enjoy and display in your home or office.
new art form has several methodologies. The nature of the stone makes
it a work of art naturally. This can be further enhanced using certain
treatments, applied to the stone strategically, to enhance the effects
already within it. Stone is also fast becoming a medium of choice for
the innovative artist, as this material soaks up paint and gives a depth
to color that isn’t achieved on traditional mediums. Sculpture is the
most ancient form of stone art; however stacked sculpture is a new form
that involves adding stone to a piece to achieve a desired effect.
gift of Nature, the majesty of the Earth, to cherish and uplift your
spirit, and beautify your environment. Bask in the reflective beauty of
your World. Stone art provides a true Cornacopia of originality and
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