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September 23, 2016

How Artist Grandma Moses Changed the World

Grandma Moses began pursuing art at age 78. In her lifetime, she achieved great success. This was partly due to her unconventional attitude about herself. Artist Grandma Moses Changed the World By Proving That Destiny Looks Different for Each Person.

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September 15, 2016

4 Historical Feminist Artists You Should Know About

Sometimes it seems like most of the historical artists we hear about are men. This is tragic. Until just a few decades ago, women in the arts were not celebrated,...

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September 9, 2016

Intuitive Artist Draws Picture of Son 10 Years Before Seeing Him

Are you intuitive? Do you consider it to be more a joy or a pain?

Some people aren’t just intuitive; they are also artistic. Combine intuition with artistry and you’ve got something really special.

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September 6, 2016

3 Ways to “Unblock” Yourself Artistically

Are you an artist? If so, you’ve undoubtedly experienced the frustration of a creative dry spell or two (or two dozen). Creative blocks are encountered fairly regularly by nearly every artistic person. What about artist’s block? For example, songwriters temporarily lose the ability to effortlessly write good songs. Painters are just not able to create magic with their brushes. Illustrators cease to create engaging characters and drawings that capture the imagination.

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August 17, 2016

3 Children’s Books with Impossibly Beautiful Illustrations

Many children’s books are laden with amazing illustrations, but these 3 are particularly breathtaking…

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August 12, 2016

Artist Benjamin Shine Makes Art from Unusual Mediums

Some of the best art is not created from traditional mediums like chalk, paint, and pencil, but from non-traditional mediums such as rocks, sticks, bark, fabric, cardboard, and chains. Non-conformist...

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August 3, 2016

Self-Taught Painter Tibor Nagy Creates Stunning Work

Tibor Nagy, a native of Slovakia, has been creating artwork since childhood. There’s something unearthly, uncommon, and even unfair about a self-taught artist who is extremely talented. These rare individuals possess...

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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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