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July 22, 2016

Books EVERY Artist Should Read

Are you an artist? If so, how are you feeding your artistic soul? This is a question you probably don’t ask yourself or get asked very often. We may not want our bodies to be fat, but our artistic abilities are a different story! We do want our skills to grow and our capacity to create to become large. Guess what? This can happen when you are regularly reading the right books.

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July 14, 2016

Artists, Here are 3 Tips for Stopping Self-Sabotage

Do you consistently ruin your weight-loss efforts by eating when you’re not hungry? Do you push away the romantic partner whom you hoped for for years? Do you procrastinate on projects you know you must complete in order to get that promotion at work? If so, you are most likely stuck in the prison of self-sabotage. Do you need some artist tips?

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July 8, 2016

Your Favorite Artwork Bares Your Soul

What is your favorite piece of artwork? The Mona Lisa? The Last Supper? The Creation of Adam? Starry Night? Whatever it is, it says a whole lot about you. Your...

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July 1, 2016

Artist Pamela McDaniel Demonstrates the Power of Confidence

Artist Pamela McDaniel encourages young artists to be true to themselves and that it will show up in their artwork.

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June 24, 2016

3 Crazy Art Heists You Should Know About

There have been many art heists over the years, but only 3 stand out as the craziest of all.

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June 17, 2016

Artists Turn Oceans Into Art Museums

Artists have ways of beautifying the strangest and most wonderful places with art installations. Streets, subways, schools, government buildings, etc. – the list goes on and on. Some of the most unique places art has been and is currently being installed are seabeds. The results are creative, to say the least, and stunning.

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June 9, 2016

4 Reasons Every Adult Should Own a Coloring Book

Everyday, millions of adults color in coloring books designed specifically for them. No longer is this pastime reserved for children. How big a craze is adult coloring, you ask? To...

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June 5, 2016

Interview with Frank Jaehne: Abstract Painter, Modern Artist, Dreamer

Each month, we here at Segmation have the honor and high privilege of interviewing an artist who catches our eye. We strive to find individuals we think our readers will...

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May 26, 2016

2 True Stories Behind Renowned Works of Art

There is nothing like a story to captivate the mind and make the imagination run wild. From a person’s earliest age, he or she is told stories at bedtime. Then,...

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May 19, 2016

Does Junk Art Images Reduce Obesity?

Is Junk Food Safe?

Health is a global issue and junk food is too, especially in America. More often than not, what seems harmless turns out to be destructive. James Ostrer’s work reflects this fact with a bit of a twisted view. Ostrer tells us these junk food monsters are on the loose, but instead of running from them, we invite them into our bodies every day.

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May 14, 2016

How did the Art on the United States one-dollar bill originate?

Have you ever wondered how George Washington’s image came to be on the United States one-dollar bill? The answer to this query can be found in the life of a man named Gilbert Stuart, a renowned American Portraitist.

Gilbert Stuart’s story began on December 3, 1755 in Rhode Island. Stuart’s father was a Scottish immigrant and his mother was a member of a prominent land- owning family. At the age of six Stuart moved, along with his family, to Newport Rhode Island. It was in Newport that Stuart first took an interest in art and began to demonstrate his abilities as an artist.

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May 10, 2016

The 3 Most Breathtaking, Artistic Gardens in the World

What is it about a garden that is powerfully calming, reassuring, and hope-inspiring? Merely reading about the senses evoked by a garden brings rest and peace. For some, gardening is an outlet for stress relief that is far more powerful than exercise or meditation. For others, a garden provides endless hours of fun. What does gardening mean to you?

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May 7, 2016

Mint Julips, Hats and Horses on Derby Day!

The Kentucky Derby is an annual Horse Race for Thoroughbred horses which takes place in Louisville, Kentucky on the first Saturday in May.

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May 6, 2016

The Mayo Clinic Affirms the Health Benefits of Coloring for Adults

Surely you are aware of an artistic phenomenon that’s sweeping the world: coloring for adults. Adult-specific coloring caught on a couple years ago and is growing in popularity with each passing month. Have you ever asked yourself why coloring for adults is such a big hit?

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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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