An otherwise mundane statue is brought to life as Ashley demonstrates how the subject was probably standing when the statue was created...
The Cistine Chapel ceiling isn't supposed to be photographed and you all know what it looks like anyway. But there were lots of other nifty ceilings too:
But if you think ceilings are impressive, check out the tapestries! Painting a picture is small potatoes next to weaving one. These two were my favorite: The nativity and the part of the story where Herod orders all the baby boys to be killed in an attempt to kill Jesus. This one particularly shows strong emotions in the faces. I thought it illustrated well the old testament prophecy of Rachel weeping for her children.
But just cuz the tapestries were cool, doesn't mean I've given up my first love of paintings and there were plenty of larger than life paintings to admire. Whoever painted this one was nuts:
Well, I don't know about you, but I'm bored. So we'll pick this up tomorrow. Bye!