Outside The Lines

Fun readings about Color, Art and Segmation!

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January 15, 2017

3 New Year’s Resolutions Every Artist Should Make

There is something about verbalizing resolutions that makes them seem more real and also helps you become accountable to yourself for them. Are you an artist? Have you not yet set any New Year’s resolutions?

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January 12, 2017

Exploring Personal Color Analysis (PCA): The True Winter Season

Are you a “Winter”? Would you like to find out what Winter-type people look like and what clothing and makeup colors suit them best? If so, read on!

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January 7, 2017

A Few of Our Favorite Things About Winter

“Brown paper packages tied up with strings, these are a few of my favorite things!” These famous lyrics have been celebrated since they were first published in 1959. Imagine for a moment that this song’s title has been changed to “My Favorite Things…About Winter,” and you are the star singer (in this fantasy, you are a great singer!) If this were the case, what would you sing about? Electric blankets on cold nights? A Starbucks Peppermint Mocha? Take a moment to compile a mental list of your very favorite things about the winter season. If you have trouble making your list, you are welcome to borrow from ours.

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December 31, 2016

Dress for Happiness for a Happy New Year

Prepare for a fun night this New Year’s Eve. Be sure to dress for happiness, health, and success in the year ahead. Wear shades of green, brown, black, and blue. According to Feng shui, this harmony may suit you.

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December 25, 2016

How Art Impacted Our Modern Image of Santa Claus

Santa Claus, or St. Nicholas, is a figure who is cemented in the hearts of people all over the world. He transcends time and place, age and culture. He is an enduring symbol of comfort and joy. Children see his image and think of presents; adults see his image and remember their youth. He is represented in movies, art, literature, and music. Before we take a moment to explore art pieces inspired by Santa Claus, let’s discover his origins.

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December 24, 2016

Everything’s Going Gluten-Free Food, Including Famous Artwork

Are you thinking, “Wait…how can art be gluten-free?” We understand. It sounds crazy, but gluten-free art is a trend. It may not be around for long, but it’s fun for art lovers who are passionate about the avoidance of gluten.

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December 2, 2016

See Personal Color Analysis (PCA) Through the Eyes of Color Analyst Cate Linden

We here at Segmation are continuously fascinated by the incredible power color has to beautify, heal, captivate, and empower. We aren’t the only ones obsessed with color, though. Millions of like-minded people around the globe share our passion. Many of these individuals are artists in the traditional sense of the word (painters, illustrators, fashion designers, etc.). However, there is a type of artist whose entire world revolves around color: the professional color analyst.

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December 1, 2016

Cheap Ways to Decorate Your Home with Evergreen for the Holidays

While decorating with evergreen during the holiday season is popular, it is not a fad. On the contrary, it has been a tradition for centuries. In her article Symbolism of Christmas Evergreens, Margaret Realy wrote, “Evergreens for early Christians symbolized everlasting life because their boughs stay green all year.” Today, evergreen is used in holiday decorating by individuals of many different faiths.

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November 25, 2016

Artists Norman Rockwell and Hannah Rothstein Created Two Very Different Types of Thanksgiving-Themed Art

You’d be hard-pressed to find a soul who isn’t familiar with Norman Rockwell. He is the quintessential American artist, and he became famous by creating magazine covers for the Saturday...

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November 10, 2016

The Life and Work of Spanish Painter Joaquin Sorolla

Are you a fan of Joaquin Sorolla? If so, no doubt you’d like to re-create some of his art. You can do this with SegPlay PC, our digital paint-by-number game. You’ll love digitally “painting” Sorolla’s works of art onto your Windows PC. Take a look at SegPlay PC and our Joaquin Sorolla pattern today!

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November 2, 2016

Study Reveals How the Brain Reacts to Art

How does the Brain react to Art?  What gives a painting, drawing, or sculpture value? A recent study suggests that the answer to this question is perception. When a creation...

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October 25, 2016

Becoming Faith Ringgold: Her Quilts Tell Stories

Faith Ringgold has made an art out of telling her life story through art. She is proving that one person’s story can change the world.

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October 19, 2016

Art That Reminds Us Of Halloween

Here at Segmation (www.segmation.com), we appreciate this time of year. Not only do we enjoy creating Halloween-themed products for our customers; we also love seeing art that reminds us of the soon-approaching night of fright. Read on to discover just a few art pieces that are all at once stylish, classic, and pretty darn scary.

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October 12, 2016

Art Exhibition Celebrates Love Between Famous Artists

Everyone is vulnerable to being hurt by love…especially artists. Why? Because artists tend to feel emotions on a deeper level than the average Joe. However, these individuals are equally vulnerable to the joys of love.

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October 7, 2016

Belle Meade Street Art and Music Row Sculpture Make Nashville Beautiful

Photos don’t do the art of Nashville justice. Its masterpieces are best seen in person. But, if you can’t take a trip down south (or up north, depending on where you live), reading about the Nashville art scene will do.

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