Outside The Lines

Fun readings about Color, Art and Segmation!

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February 28, 2010

Pieter Bruegel the Elder – Netherlandish Renaissance Painter

New Pattern Set for SegPlayPC recently released (see more details here) Pieter Bruegel the Elder (c.1525 – 1569) was a Netherlandish Renaissance painter who was best known for his detailed...

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February 27, 2010

Color Theory Basics: Color Combinations

[picapp align=”none” wrap=”false” link=”term=artist+palette&iid=5077308″ src=”7/c/c/5/Artists_pallet_and_2a1b.jpg?adImageId=9411538&imageId=5077308″ width=”380″ height=”380″ /] In a recent post, we introduced the basics of the color wheel, and how its spectrum of pure hues is used to...

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February 15, 2010

Bee Happy

New Pattern Set for SegPlayPC recently released (see more details here) Bees are flying insects best known for their roles in pollinating flowers and producing honey. They feed on nectar...

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February 12, 2010

The Gender/Color Divide

While you’re still reeling from that number, consider this: studies have shown that a small percentage of women are tetrachromats — in addition to the standard three cones in their retinas, they have an extra fourth cone that allows them to pick up a total of 100 million shades! That’s a whole lot of Crayolas.

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February 6, 2010

Thomas Eakins – America’s Master of Realism

New Pattern Set for SegPlayPC recently released (see more details here) Thomas Cowperthwait Eakins (1844-1916) was an American painter who is best known for his realistic depictions of the male...

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