Category: Art

Henri Matisse

Welcome to your learning resource. (1869-1954) The son of a French general store owner, Matisse took up painting at the age of 21 when his mother gave him a box full of painting supplies....

Guitar

Welcome to your learning resource. The guitar has a long, long history. So far back in fact, it’s really hard to tell who had the original idea. Back as far as the 13th century,...

The Flute

Welcome to your learning resource. The flute has been around since the days of the caveman. Originally made out of pieces of bone or wood, today the flute is made out of metal, and...

Eugène Henri Paul Gauguin

This month we are learning about the artist Paul Gaugin. (1848-1903)   Paul Gauguin was a famous french artist of the post-impressionist movement. Gauguin made his name as a ceramist, writer, sculptor, print-maker, and, of...

How to start using Laravel

Laravel is a great framework for php users that is extremely versatile, but a little bit complex for beginners.. We’re going to give you some learning resources here that will get you started using...

Who was El Greco?

Welcome to this month’s artist resource featuring El Greco. (1541-1614)   Born as Doménikos Theotokópoulos on the Greek island of Crete, El Greco was a student of the artist Titian, and became the most prominent artist...

Who was Edouard Manet?

Welcome to this month’s learning resource. (1832-1883) Born the son of a wealthy French judge, Manet had to practically beg his father to be allowed to study art instead of law. He was friends...

Who was Edgar Degas?

Welcome to this month’s learning resource. (1834-1917) Born the son of a banker, Edgar Degas was quite possibly the most important painter of the impressionist style. His career in art started as an art-copyist...

All about drums

Welcome to your learning resource. The concept of the drum goes back as far as mankind itself. Ancient man used a hollow stump of wood with an animal hide stretched over it for tribal...