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.
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.
A great way to start your Art Blog is to use WordPress. A WordPress blog is also has many free, customizable and ready to go designs and themes. Also is extremely easy to use. Blog about different artists, color, historical arts and fun.
Segmation (www.segmation.com) interviewed Renie because we like her and believe in her artwork. But, we also interviewed her for you, our readers. Take a look a look at Segmation’s exclusive interview with artist Renie Bartsch and let us know in the “comments” section below what YOU think of this one-of-a-kind person.
When you’re traveling, one of the best ways to capture the energy of a place is to draw or paint it. While most tourists are glued to the viewfinders of their cameras, rushing from one attraction to the next, you’ll be calmly painting or sketching the scene before you, noticing all the wonderful details that normal tourists miss… from the delicate curvature of an architectural detail to the way the evening sunlight casts long shadows on the children playing in the town square. Why You Should Make Art when Traveling? What about trying online paint by numbers? Essential Art ingredients for making the most out of any Travel Holiday.
Color of the Year. Aren’t pale pink and light blue sort of…well…nursery colors? Is there an unusually high number of women expecting children to be born in 2016? What made Pantone choose these particular hues to comprise 2016’s color of the year? Pantone said that the choice is symbolic, “a color snapshot of what we see taking place in our culture that serves as an expression of a mood and an attitude.” The color choice was made after Pantone surveyed a healthy amount of pop culture and fashion, reports Leopold.
Here at Segmation, we LOVE color…but we also adore sound. We believe music is one of the truest forms of art. We are especially interested in the representation of music in visual art. Those classic paintings that depict musicians seated at their pianos, gently holding their harps, and fiddling away for a crowd of onlookers take our breath away. Let’s have a closer look at some classic works of visual art that center on the incredible subject of music.
Latvian artist Edgars Būmeisters is, in our opinion and the opinions of many others, a highly talented young man who is forging his artistic path with zeal and determination. Although he possesses no formal education in art, he routinely creates artwork that is received well and eagerly anticipated by his audience. And, at just twenty years of age, he has an impressive 19,000-plus followers on Twitter. Obviously, his art is making its mark on (and off) social media. What is Edgars’ secret to the success he has experienced so far? The answer is, hard work. His old-fashioned work ethic and commitment to his craft will undoubtedly usher him into his artistic destiny.
Up until the past few centuries, the colors that artists used were limited to those made from earth and mineral pigments. Pigments were made from bugs, plants, animals and animal waste, mollusks and the ink from squids, and many other natural sources. Some colors were made from materials that were so rare that they were extremely expensive and therefore used only sparingly. Examples include Ultramarine Blue, which was made from lapis lazuli, and Tyrian Purple, which was made from the mucus of a snail.
Did you know that art therapy may help people heal from eating disorders and put a stop to the destructive habits that characterize such illnesses? It’s true. In fact, many claim that art therapy is quite effective.
There’s something special about getting to know who an artist is — not just what they make, but who they are. Each month the Segmation blog features an artist who has incredible talents and a stand-out personality.