Outside The Lines

Fun readings about Color, Art and Segmation!

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April 29, 2016

Can you imagine a more perfect way to usher in Spring?

The museum’s masterpieces truly come alive as they are interpreted by these creative floral designers. You will be surprised and delighted to see how imagination comes alive when flowers meet with paint. The floral designers make use of light, color, and structural ingenuity to make these canvas paintings take on a new dimension. Art Alive celebrates artistic masterpieces of all types.

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April 26, 2016

Fun Facts About Eugene Delacroix

Many consider Delacroix, the leader of the French Romantic School, to be the greatest French Romantic painter in history. After all, his use of color shaped Impressionist and Post-Impressionist styles.

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April 26, 2016

Learn to Draw in a Matter of Weeks?

The theory behind Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain is simple: tapping into the right side of the brain via practicing certain exercises can increase a person’s ability to swiftly obtain the artistic skills required for drawing.

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April 15, 2016

Happy Birthday, Leonardo da Vinci!

Do you love Leonardo da Vinci? Are you also a fan of paint-by-number? If so, you’ll fall head over heels for our digital paint-by-number game that can be played on a Windows PC. Check out Segmation SegPlay PC corresponding Leonardo da Vinci pattern.

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April 5, 2016

Angela K. Stout Pursued Art Therapeutically, Became Professional Artist

Angela, a painter, found art (or rather was found by art) at age 32. In art she discovered freedom, emotional release, purpose, desire, and destiny. Read on to learn more about this incredible artist who graciously agreed to an exclusive interview with Segmation.

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March 25, 2016

3 Ways to Tap Into Your Inner Creative Genius

Are you an artist? Do you feel the ache deep in your soul to create beautiful and unusual works of art? Do you believe you are not creating the caliber of art that you are “called” to create? If so, take heart. You can tap into your inner creative genius in deceptively simple ways.

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March 14, 2016

What Your Favorite Color Reveals About Your Personality

This list of personality traits could go on and on. One way to discover more about your unique personality traits and how they work together to make you, you is to take a personality test. However, a quicker way to make determinations about your personality is to identify your favorite color. Your favorite color reveals an awful lot about who you are as a person.

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March 8, 2016

St. Patrick’s Day-Themed Crafts for Kids!

A quick Google search will reveal tutorials for many crafts themed around St. Patrick’s Day. Here are a just a few fun, cheap, easy-to-put-together art projects…

Digital color by numbers – an interactive creative experience that’s almost impossible to duplicate. With dozens of pattern categories to choose from and thousands of patterns to paint, Segmation makes it possible – and easy – to work with images that are simple or complex, whether they originated from photos, paintings, or illustrations.

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February 27, 2016

How the Color Green Balances Emotions

When you are sick, what do you do? If you feel bad enough, you probably go to the doctor. Thankfully, in many parts of the world there is a plethora...

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February 23, 2016

The Color Red: Symbolism and Folklore of the Amorous Hue

Would you agree that something can’t be truly known until its history is comprehended, at least basically? This is certainly true of people.

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February 19, 2016

Painter Inge-Lise Vejlgaard Says Taking a Break from Art Sparks Creativity

Have you as an artist allowed society to convince you that if you are not producing art at lightening speed, you are not a real artist? Have you bought into the lie that taking breaks, even sabbaticals, is a bad practice for good artists? If so, we ask you to take a look at our exclusive interview with Danish artist Inge-Lise Vejlgaard. This mastermind is a professional artist to her core, and she believes in taking breaks. In fact, she says that breaks are a part of the artistic process.

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February 14, 2016

Can You Feel the Love in These 3 Romantic Paintings?

Is it possible that The Kiss, painted between 1908 and 1909 by Austrian Symbolist painter Gustav Klimt, is one the most romantic paintings in history?

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February 8, 2016

3 Famous, Smitten Couples of the Past

There is no better way to celebrate love than to tell stories about true love. The celebration gets even sweeter when the stories center on individuals who are/were in the public eye and whom we feel we know. Isn’t it fun to learn about how they lived their lives and, more importantly, whom they loved? Read on to discover some real-life love stories that everyone should be privy to.

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February 3, 2016

Is Art Created from Back Hair Disgusting or Innovative?

So, what do you think? Is back hair a disgusting or genius art medium? Do you believe having a design shaved into one’s back hair should even be called art?

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January 29, 2016

All About the Color Black

Have you ever seen an artist do an initial sketch using a red, purple, blue, or green pencil? How about another shade? For the most part, aspiring and professional artists alike use plain black to sketch their work before filling in with other colors.

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