Jul
15
2014

Making Art Can Change Your Brain for the Better Says Science

New Research Shows that Making Art Helps Improve Brain Functions Painting by Belle Yang It is often said "age before beauty", but a recent study says that creating beauty and art may just help you in aging. According to a recent study conducted in Germany suggests that those that make art on a regular basis are helping different areas of their brain work better together.  The Test A recent study conducted on a newly retired group of people tested people before and after a ten week course where recently retired people aged 62-70 were entered into a group that created art hands on and a group that appreciated and critiqued art. The study ... [More]
Jul
10
2014

Bizarre Facts About The Way We See Colors

Top 5 Reasons Why Colors Are Absolutely Crazy We each probably think of colors as pretty simple. There's red, blue and green and the rest are made from those three right? Well... Our minds conceptions of colors are all crazy. We see such a spectrum of colors that we have only just begun to understand how our eyes see them. So, here at the blogsquad, we'd like to stop and appreciate all that our eyes do to see the world in such beauty and color and present 5 insane facts about the colors we see.  1. Everyone perceives color differently. I'm not just talking about the colorblind people who cant see the number in the circle either: We each... [More]
Jun
5
2014

Did You Know- Salvador Dali

Little Known Facts About One of the Most Provocative Artists of the 20th Century. Salvador Dali and his pet ocelot, Babou We all know Salvador Dali as one of the more eccentric and flamboyant artists that graced the 20th century. Although we mostly know Dali for his trademark curly mustache and "melting clocks", how much do we really know about him or his art? Here are some little known facts about this incredibly fascinating artist: Dali's whole name is Salvador Domingo Felipe Jacinto Dali i Domenech. Dali was born May 11, 1904 in Figueres, Spain. Dali believed he was the reincarnation of his older brother also named Salvador Dali, ... [More]

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