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Scientists discover what they believe is the oldest known drawing by human hands Discovered in South African Cave

October 11, 2018 | By Jim Stovall | No Comments | Filed in: journalism.

Seven red marks resided in a cave in South Africa for about 73,000 years until a few years ago when rocks from the cave were extracted for examination. Now scientists believe they are the oldest drawings yet discovered that were made by humans. They are about the side of two thumbnails, and what they mean, • Read More »

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The courtroom sketch artist: art in a pressure-cooker

June 12, 2018 | By Jim Stovall | No Comments | Filed in: journalism, reporters, reporting.

Courtroom sketch artists are people who can draw (or paint) quickly, accurately depicting what they see and unafraid to allow others — maybe millions of others — to see what they have done. They work under seemingly impossible deadlines, sometimes only a few minutes, at best a few hours. There’s very little chance of editing or • Read More »

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