Hidden Mysteries Inside Masterpieces
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Hidden Mysteries Inside Masterpieces

We'll take a closer look at some well-known paintings and reveal their amazing secrets hidden in plain sight for hundreds of years. Read on to hear music hidden in a 500-year-old picture, speculate on what a medieval UFO may have looked like, and see if you can find the self-portrait hidden inside a painting.
Intaglio Printing: The History and Process
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Intaglio Printing: The History and Process

 People have used intaglio printing techniques for hundreds of years; some early examples of intaglio printing include playing cards made in Germany in the 1430s using drypoint. Several types of intaglio printing include etching, drypoint, engraving, aquatint and mezzotint. This blog post will introduce each type of printing method and then explain how to create an intaglio print.
How Making Art Can Improve Mental Health
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How Making Art Can Improve Mental Health

Art can be a powerful tool for reducing stress. Whether it's painting, sculpting, drawing, or any other form of art, creating can help to calm and centre the mind. The focus required to produce a piece of art can help to distract from worries and anxieties, providing a much-needed sense of relief. Read on to find out why!
11 Amazing Creatures With Superpowers
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11 Amazing Creatures With Superpowers

This blog post will focus on ten creatures with extraordinary superpowers; read on to find out the animals who are indestructible, invisible or immortal!
10 Ways We Can Help Our Planet Right Now
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10 Ways We Can Help Our Planet Right Now

We only have one planet, and it's up to us to take care of it. Unfortunately, humans have a habit of taking advantage of our resources and not thinking about the consequences for future generations. But there is still time to turn things around.
Find Out How Your Bones Grow And Discover Amazing Facts About Your Skeleton
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Find Out How Your Bones Grow And Discover Amazing Facts About Your Skeleton

This blog post will help you discover the intricate framework of the human skeleton and learn about the fascinating growth process of bones. Find out how forensic science helped solve a famous mystery, and how that same technique is used today to fight crime. Plus, we've collected ten amazing facts about the human skeleton, read on to find out more! 
Incredible facts about orangutans, gorillas and chimpanzees
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Incredible facts about orangutans, gorillas and chimpanzees

We're almost finished working on our upcoming book, a pictorial archive of animals. We cannot wait to show you the stunning illustrations we've restored. This week's blog features a superb selection of primate images and facts about three wonderful species, orangutans, gorillas and chimpanzees. 
Discovering Deer: Red Deer, Antlers and the First Days of a Fawn
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Discovering Deer: Red Deer, Antlers and the First Days of a Fawn

We're busy working on our upcoming book, a pictorial archive of animals. It's coming together beautifully, and we're excited about sharing the phenomenal illustrations we've restored. This week's blog features a superb selection of deer images and fun facts about this magnificent animal. 
Fascinating Facts About Foxes
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Fascinating Facts About Foxes

We're working on a new image archive of animals, and we wanted to share some of the fantastic illustrations we're restoring. Read on to find out more about the red fox, and enjoy the characterful illustrations.