22.01.2011, Author: highlander
What can be better way to warm up the Winter evenings than to prepare some fabulous drinks? Here, right now, we are presenting you some of the finest, Scotch whiskey based cocktails and drinks – as fine whiskey warms up even on the gloomiest times!
Drinks like: Rob Roy, Highland Margarita or Sour Mix
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12.01.2011, Author: highlander
One of the most attractive things about Scotland is the natural beauty of the land. Scotland is a country of rolling hills, wide green fields, deep forests, and ancient castles set overlooking the rivers. Visitors and natives alike find this all to make for a great atmosphere, one that translates very well into the arts. One way to decorate your home with a beautiful sense of fashion is to to buy Scottish landscape paintings.
Landscape paintings can be almost as intricate and perfect as photographs; they also offer a lot of artistic license; you will get to look at the lush landscape and the artist’s ability to work creatively at the same time. Oil paintings contain the earth-tone colors that make Scotland such a beautiful country. A good example of this is “Bringing in a Stag.” This has a perfect blend of browns and greens; it was painted in 1830 by Sir Edwin Henry Landseer. Czytaj całość »
2.01.2011, Author: highlander
Scotland has a long, cultural art history. The oldest known art pieces are stone balls with carved pictures decoration them. These date from possibly the Bronze Age. These display early examples of the Pictish art form used by Scottish peoples during the Late Iron Age.
Also, found from that time period in the Western Isles monasteries is Celtic Christian art. This art included the insular style of script, high crosses and other sculpture works.
George Jamesone is the earliest identifiable artist born in Scotland. He was from Aberdeen and lived from 1589 to 1644. Jamesone was a portrait painter. The 18th century, the Scottish Enlightenment brought a surge in art and culture as well as intellectual attainments. Art and architecture evolved in Scotland in the 18th and 19th centuries.
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