- music/ Atonement Soundtrack_Briony - Dario Marianelli
- Lucanus cervus or Stag Beetle, the conspicuous and largest European beetle, has incessantly captured the imagination and fascination of mankind. The stag beetle’s popularity is based not only on the mythological tales, but also on its magical powers, reputed since the time of the Romans.Various fragments confirm that Lucanus cervus has always had a profound impact on man from earlier epochs through to till present day.
- BUG'S ASSOCIATION:
1. Forbearance Bug Withholding response to provocation.
2. Pyrrhic Bug Successful with heavy losses.
3. Panacea Bug A solution for all problems.
4. Felicity Bug Pleasantness.
5. Lilit Bug To move musically or lively.
6. Halcyon Bug Happy, sunny, care-free.
7. Gambol Bug To skip or leap about joyfully.
8. Bon vivant Bug Someone who enjoys the good life in luxury and elegance.
9. Serendipity Bug Finding something nice while looking for something else.
10. Mellifluous Bug Sweet sounding.
11. Sempiternal Bug Eternal.
12. Uncanny Bug Weird, striking in an almost supernatural way.
13. Evanescent Bug Vanishing quickly, lasting a very short time.
14. Emollient Bug A softener.
15. Love Bug Deep affection.
16. Evocative Bug Suggestive.
17. Leisure Bug Free time.
18. Denouement Bug The resolution of a mystery.
19. Harbinger Bug Messenger with news of the future.
20. Candid Bug Open, frank and honest.
21. Epiphany Bug A sudden revelation.
22. Commiserate Bug To sympathize (with), to show compassion for.
23. Lagniappe Bug A special kind of gift.
24. Ineffable Bug Unutterable, inexpressible.
25. Quintessential Bug Most essential.
26. Ravel Bug To knit or unknit.
27. Eloquence Bug Beauty and persuasion in speech.
28. Brood Bug To think alone.
29. Atonement Bug Reconciliation.Reconciliation or
an instance of reconciliation between God and humans.
30. Humdinger Bug Something truly excellent, one of the very best of its kind.
- Stag Beetle
Watercolor and bodycolor
5 9/16 x 4 1/2 in.
- "It is indeed true," wrote Albrecht Dürer, "that art is omnipresent in nature, and the true artist is he who can bring it out."
In his Treatise on Proportion, he commented,
“Life in nature makes us recognize the truth of these things, so look at
it diligently, follow it, and do not turn away from nature to your own
thoughts…. For, verily, art is embedded in nature; whoever can draw her out,
... In Germany, where scarab worship, in the form of the stag beetle, haspersisted longest, the equation scarab = Christ was widely accepted.The quintessential German artist, Albrecht Dürer, associated the stagbeetle with Christ in various paintings, and produced a famouswatercolor of the insect.