Outside The Lines

Fun readings about Color, Art and Segmation!

February 5, 2019

3 Ways to Overcome Artist’s Block This Month

Are you struggling with an artistic block? Whether you’ve been creatively challenged for three weeks or three years, it’s never too early or too late to try to dissolve the block and get back to creating. www.segmation.com

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January 30, 2019

Liven Up Your Home Decor with Pops of Color in 2019

For many people, barren walls can be depressing. And the vast majority of individuals react, either positively or negatively, to the colors in their home. To lift your mood, give your home a quick makeover using colors that make you feel great. www.segmation.com

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January 8, 2019

4 Telltale Signs That You Are an Artist

Deciding whether or not to refer to yourself as an artist is a personal decision. To help you make your decision, here are four clear signs that you are an artist. www.segmation.com

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January 4, 2019

3 Simple New Year’s Resolutions for Artists

Is “artist” a word you identify with? Do you make a living or a side income from selling your artwork? If so, there are some artist-specific New Year’s resolutions you should be making this year.

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December 31, 2018

4 Ways to Keep Your New Year’s Resolutions for 2019

Each year, thousands of well-meaning people make and break New Year’s resolutions. In fact, 80 percent of New Year’s resolutions fail by February. This statistic is dismal, but there are...

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December 12, 2018

Three Unusual Christmas Tree Trends of 2018

What color is your Christmas tree this year? If you are like most people, it is green, whether live or fake. Also, white Christmas trees or green trees laden heavily with fake snow have been popular for some time. This year, though, not-so-green (or white) trees are becoming more trendy.  www.segmation.com

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December 3, 2018

Andy Warhol’s 1962 Paint-by-Number Series

The Andy Warhol Museum had to give up five artworks to get ahold of “Do It Yourself (Sailboats).” Clearly, this paint-by-number painting is significant. www.segmation.com

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November 28, 2018

8 Things You Need to Know About the Metropolitan Museum of Art

Always wanted to visit to the Metropolitan Museum of Art but haven’t had the chance? Do the next best thing by discovering these 8 fun facts about the Met. www.segmation.com

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November 14, 2018

What is #StayInLine and How Did It Affect Voters in 2018?

Like the #StayInLine hashtag, “I Voted” stickers were also instrumental in convincing people to vote. Numerous celebrities sported “I Voted” stickers and posted photos of themselves wearing them via various social media platforms. www.segmation.com

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November 11, 2018

George Catlin: Early Painter of the American Indian

Interested in recreating some of Catlin’s artwork? If so, check out our George Catlin digital paint-by-number pattern set for SegPlay PC. SegPlay PC is a computer game for Windows users who are passionate about art. It allows art lovers to “paint” famous works of art on their Windows PC and then print them out. Get a free 10-day trial of SegPlay PC here. > http://www.segmation.com/products-segplay-pc-pattern-set-contents/?set=GCL

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November 1, 2018

Elsa Schiaparelli: Fashion Designer and Chanel’s Rival in the 1920s and ’30s

There is something so admirable about people who truly march to the beat of their own drum. They don’t seem too swayed by anyone, no matter how influential. Individuals like this don’t live to make others happy — they are happy because they are true to themselves. www.segmation.com

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October 18, 2018

A Brief History of Halloween + 3 Fun Facts About the Holiday

October 31st is known in the United States as Halloween. It is not a religious holiday, though it has some religious roots. Halloween enthusiasts all over the world adore this holiday, but many are unaware of its origins, which are fascinating. www.segmation.com

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October 14, 2018

4 Ways Art Affects Culture and Society

Art has had an impact on us all. It affects culture and society in a variety of ways, for better or for worse. Here are a few examples:

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October 9, 2018

Autumn Leaves are Beautifully Represented in 19th Century Art  

Few things are as lovely as autumn leaves, whether fallen or at home on a tree branch. They speak to us that transition can be beautiful and that change is nothing to fear. www.segmation.com

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October 2, 2018

Emily Carr: A Female Historical Artist Inspired by Indigenous Peoples

Who was the last historical artist you were delighted to discover? Today, we are pleased to present to you Emily Carr, a fascinating female artist you may not be familiar with. If not, you are in for a treat.  

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