top of page
Search

Where Did Word Art Come From?


A very good question, the image that you can see on the right is an example of a 'cuneiform tablet'. It dates back to 2000 BC and on it, you can make out what at first appear to be scratchings but they are in fact an early form of hieroglyphics created by the ancient Mesopotamians. They use a fine wire to etch their wording into soft clay which they then hardened. They would create receipts for transactions or simply items of news that would be passed around their community. An early form of a text message! But, as you will read about in the next blog post here, there were other uses that were less than firendly...

10 views0 comments

Recent Posts

See All

Art Styles Through The Ages

Recently I was talking with a young lady who was keen to know more about the various styles and movements of Art over the Centuries. It struck me that a list would be in order and if I could make that

Kommentare


bottom of page