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The Many Good Reasons to Include a Water Feature

The Many Good Reasons to Include a Water FeatureMany Good Reasons  Include Water Feature 817218791066564007.jpg The addition of a wall water feature or an outdoor garden fountain is a great way to adorn your yard or garden design. Contemporary designers and fountain builders alike use historic fountains and water features to shape their creations. As such, the impact of adding one of these to your interior decor connects it to past times. The advantage of having a garden fountain goes beyond its beauty as it also appeals to birds and other wildlife, in addition to harmonizing the ecosystem with the water and moisture it emits into the atmosphere. Flying, irritating insects, for instance, are scared away by the birds congregating near the fountain or birdbath.

Wall fountains are a good option if your yard is small because they do not need much space as compared to a spouting or cascading fountain. Either a freestanding fountain with an even back and an attached basin set against a fence or a wall, or a wall-mounted kind which is self-contained and hangs on a wall, are some of the possibilities from which you can choose. Both a fountain mask located on the existing wall as well as a basin located at the bottom to collect the water are necessary if you wish to include a fountain. Be sure to work with a professional for this type of job since it is better not to do it yourself due to the intricate plumbing and masonry work required.

Architectural Sculpture in Ancient Greece

Architectural Sculpture in Ancient Greece Nearly all sculptors were paid by the temples to enhance the intricate pillars and archways with renderings of the gods until the period came to a close and countless Greeks started to think of their religion as superstitious rather than sacred, when it became more common for sculptors to represent everyday people as well. Sometimes, a representation of wealthy families' ancestors would be commissioned to be placed within huge familial burial tombs, and portraiture, which would be duplicated by the Romans upon their conquest of Greek civilization, also became commonplace. Over the years of The Greek Classical period, a time of artistic development, the use of sculpture and other art forms greatly improved, so it is inaccurate to say that the arts delivered merely one purpose.Architectural Sculpture Ancient Greece 888148681.jpg Greek sculpture is probably attractive to us all nowadays because it was an avant-garde experiment in the historic world, so it doesn't matter whether its original purpose was religious zeal or artistic enjoyment.

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