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Ten Italian Fashion Designers To Know

Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II – prime Milan shopping destination! Photo: Visual Hunt How could we conclude a month’s worth of blogs on Italy without talking about fashion? After pasta and espresso, isn’t it what every Italian can’t live without? Italy has produced fine fabrics, laces and other luxury products for centuries, and is still one...

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Sculptors: Here are 5 Casted Statues to Inspire you!

Do you need some inspiration before you embark on your mold making and casting project (courtesy of this month’s Smart Art Box)? Whether you’re a beginner or more seasoned artist, travel around the world and through time with us now, to discover some of the most inspiring sculptures ever made! Have you ever seen them...

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How to Duplicate Something or Make an Original Artwork all using One Handy Technique in your Smart Art Box!

  When art was “invented” all those millennia ago, along with the concept of the original work of art came that of the copy or reproduction. The Italian cast court. Photo credit: Matt From London via Visual Hunt / CC BY At different points in time, copies have had varying degrees of value. Plaster copies...

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History of Mold Making and Casting

Mold making and casting are central techniques in the history of art and design. But their uses and applications are longstanding and varied, and also play a vast role in today’s arenas of artistic production and industrial manufacture. In the world of art, the techniques of mold making and casting have served as tools by...

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