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The long shadow seen: forty thousand years of drawing tools

The first time Mankind stained their hand and found, wiping it on the cave wall, that their imagination could leap with this new drawn imageĀ  in imitation of the animals they thought they saw cast there by their own shadows from the fire- it was the beginning of something that would distinguish us from all other living creatures: Continue reading The long shadow seen: forty thousand years of drawing tools