Essays Tagged: "Stained glass"

Cathedrals and Religion

ely massive. Another clever technique of the time was to create picture stories on the windows with stained glass since the vast majority of the people couldn't read or write to help the common folk l ... walls in the style that preceded Gothic, Romanesque. The walls in Gothic were thin and had a lot of stained glass in them, not to mention the fact that the new style was a lot higher. The reason that ...

(7 pages) 157 1 4.4 Dec/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Description of the Scacre Coer

inside. Nuns' singing voices hum throughout the center chapel during the morning mass. Magnificent stained glass windows tower towards the ceiling. Mysterious candles, lit throughout the church, cast ...

(1 pages) 99 1 3.7 Apr/2002

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays > Travel Descriptions

Queen Elizabeth and the the Elizabethan age

period preceding the Elizabethan age was basedvery much on religion. Secular buildings, sculpture, stained glass, illuminatedmanuscripts, and other decorative arts were produced in Europe during the ...

(5 pages) 145 1 3.8 Nov/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Formaldehyde and all about it.

hy at the bottomFORMALDEHYDEFormaldehyde is a colorless gas chemical that was first used for making stained glass. In 1872, Adolf von Baeyer was able to mix it with phenol to form a plastic. Today, fo ...

(2 pages) 99 5 4.2 May/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Turning a house into a home (dream house).

spacious look.Walking up the dark red wooden stairs, you can't help but stare at the mahogany door. Stained glass compliments the door, with basically all the colors in the rainbow inter-mixed. As you ...

(2 pages) 68 1 4.8 Jan/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies > Writing

The rebelloin of Lance Part 3

d at the tapestries that hung on the walls telling the stories of the Bible. He looked at the stain glass window that shed radiance of color through out the cathedral and remembered the day that he an ...

(2 pages) 26 0 4.7 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Poems & Short Stories

"Just A Game" - a first-year level script for a 5 minute film production.

m his own mouthWAITER (TOMMY)Yes, that is quite interesting guys, but have you ever heard about the stained-glass eyes?SCOTT and AI are taken aback from the WAITER (TOMMY)'s voice as they were so enve ... n opposite SCOTTWAITER (TOMMY)My grandpa took me to church when I was small and were looking at the stained-glass windows and he said "TOMMY, when you look at anything in your young life, remember tha ...

(3 pages) 38 0 4.4 Sep/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Description of Catholic Church Service

the altar to the back. On the altar there was an organ, a large cross, and a hanging, medium-sized stained glass.The service involved a variety of people, ranging in age. Those who preside over mass ...

(2 pages) 28 0 3.0 May/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

This is a story, based on the movie titled "beneath clouds", continuing on a point with several aspects changed.

plumes. The flames were taking to the dry wood of the church, spreading higher and higher along the stained glass windows. Before long, the rapidly growing flames lighted up the whole room and it wasn ...

(3 pages) 519 0 0.0 Aug/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Gaudi and His Inspirations.

aics, tiles decorated with motifs and relief patterns (usually designed by the architect), stunning stained glass, elegant lamps and candle holders made of delicate metal and glass, and large masculin ... na and it surely put me in a bright mood. The external stone carving was contested by the colourful stained glass and the amazing internal arches of the building.This particular Spanish style was deri ...

(8 pages) 102 0 4.9 Oct/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Design Arts

The Life, Influence, and Works of Architect Louis I Kahn.

a in 1901 to a mother who stayed at home and an artisan father who, despite being Jewish, worked in stained glass for churches. When he was 2 years old, he was near his fathers work area when he grabb ...

(6 pages) 43 0 4.3 Dec/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Summary of "The Big Sleep"

gh. Over the entrance doors, which would have let in a troop of Indian elephants, there was a broad stained-glass panel showing a knight in dark armor rescuing a lady who was tied to a tree and didn't ... to leave, Carmen begins hissing and spitting at him like some kind of animal. Like the woman in the stained-glass panel, Carmen is a nude damsel in distress, but she is no lady, so what point is there ...

(3 pages) 31 0 3.4 Feb/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"What factors led to the rise and decline in stained glass art popularity?"

AbstractThis paper answers the question of, " What factors led to the rise and decline in stained glass art popularity?" It explains the ways in which the factors that lead up to the rise in ... t popularity?" It explains the ways in which the factors that lead up to the rise in popularity for stained glass art are surprisingly also those which caused stained glass popularity to decline. Thes ...

(12 pages) 44 0 3.5 Apr/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Design Arts

Starvation

miled, and her image slowly faded away as my hands tried to reach further forward.I woke in a sweat-stained bed - it was but a dream. I had suffered similar vicarious encounters with my wife since com ... lity.I flung myself off the bed, pacing the room. Like every other day, I tried to look through the stained-glass window, out into the constantly moving and vigorous world outside. A fly buzzes and be ...

(5 pages) 24 0 4.0 Mar/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

CHARLES BAXTER

n hurt before in the past, although we are never told this in the story. The same thing is seen in "Stained Glass", where Donna doesn't believe she can stay with Bobby, but after se received his stain ...

(4 pages) 1472 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The process of making tiffany style stained glass is quite

The process of making tiffany style stained glass is quite simple if the correct steps and safety are followed. Other than following the ... ce of glass, and the solutions to different problems that could occur.Before beginning to work on a stained glass piece, it is important to design a cartoon or to make your own pattern. From this you ... is to polish. Once the project is completely polished at its best then that is a completed tiffany stained glass project.

(3 pages) 885 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Chartres Cathedral

o clearly represents the ideals of the medieval time. With its beautiful architecture and extensive stained glass windows, it was a place of honour God but in particular to pay homage to the Blessed V ... illiterate and the artwork provided them with and understanding of the bible and its scriptures. ("Stained Glass," 2013, Medieval Glass section, para. 1).The Chartres Cathedral is an illustration of ...

(2 pages) 0 0 0.0 Jun/2013

Subjects: Art Essays