The 8 Don’ts of Receiving Constructive Criticism

As a writer, designer, and editor, I appreciate and request feedback from others. Constructive criticism is valuable as a creative professional because it can help you improve your work and create something polished. Having your art, your writing, or whatever you are working on be critiqued can be intimidating because it is something you worked … Continue reading The 8 Don’ts of Receiving Constructive Criticism

Various Meanings and Representations of the the Virgin Eleousa During the Byzantine Empire

There are multiple representations and titles of Mary, the mother of Christ. Such representations include the Hodegetria (i.e., the one who shows the way), the Regina angelorum (i.e., a regal Virgin Mary accompanied by angels),[1] and the Virgin Eleousa (i.e., tenderness or mercy), in which she is shown holding the Christ child and pressing her … Continue reading Various Meanings and Representations of the the Virgin Eleousa During the Byzantine Empire