12 Reasons You Should Learn to Play the Piano

Written by Emily Sigers

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7) Piano playing is good for your hands. Indeed it is. I probably have stronger hands/fingers than most people I know. And have you ever noticedrepparttar hands of a pianist? Beautiful, long, tapered fingers. Chances are that if you've ever admired someone's hands, they playrepparttar 135286 piano.

8) Pianists never quit learning. There's absolutely no way to memorize every musical piece on earth. You could learn 10 new songs a day forrepparttar 135287 rest of your life without scratchingrepparttar 135288 surface of songs out there.

9) Piano playing is FUN. Really. It's one ofrepparttar 135289 funnest things I do. Think about it, why would so many of us do it if it weren't a blast?

10) Deep down, everyone wishes they playedrepparttar 135290 piano. Have you ever read other people's New Year's Resolutions lists? If you haven't, then you're just not nosy like me. No, seriously, if you haven't, I'll tell you which wish consistently pops up: "Learn to playrepparttar 135291 piano."

11) Piano playing is SATISFYING. It's truly one ofrepparttar 135292 most satisfying things you can do. (Right after touching your nose with your tongue. Or so I hear.) There's no feeling like playing a difficult song and playing it flawlessly. Quite an ego-boost.

12) Everyone loves a musician. 'Nuff said. :)

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The Birth Of Eskimo Inuit Art Prints

Written by Clint Leung

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The Cape Dorset Inuit artists soon integratedrepparttar new print making methods into their Inuit art and by 1960, their printmaking was a growing business. Eskimo Inuit art prints by early artists such as Pitseolak Ashoona and Jamasie Teevee became much sought after artwork. Because ofrepparttar 135147 success of Cape Dorset, other Inuit communities were encouraged to follow its example. So in addition to Inuit sculpture, art prints became another form of Eskimo Inuit art that found commercial success. Cape Dorset has an annual release of Inuit art prints each year and often sell out. Another Inuit community known for their Inuit art prints is Holman.

Clint Leung is owner of Free Spirit Gallery http://www.FreeSpiritGallery.ca , an online gallery specializing in Inuit Eskimo and Northwest Native American art including carvings, sculpture and prints. Free Spirit Gallery has numerous information resource articles with photos of authentic Inuit and Native Indian art as well as free eCards.

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