Outside The Lines

Fun readings about Color, Art and Segmation!

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June 29, 2011

Discover the Artist in You

When did you discover the artist in you? Was it the first time you held a paint brush? Or the time you received praise for an art project? Whenever it...

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June 27, 2011

Camille Corot – French Landscape Artist

Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot (1796-1875) was a French Landscape painter who had a strong influence on Impressionism. Corot was the leading painter of the Barbizon school of France in the mid-nineteenth century...

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June 22, 2011

How to Make Your Mistakes Work for You

Every artist knows the feeling of working for hours on a piece, only to make some kind of mistake. Whether it’s spilling paint, making a mark that can’t be erased,...

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June 16, 2011

A Summer Activity for Leisure Days

Summer days are notorious for bright sun, hot temperatures and endless activities. The irony here is that summer days are also supposed to be days of leisure. This is why...

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June 14, 2011

Introduction to Color Expert Johannes Itten

“Color is life; for a world without color appears to us as dead.” – Johannes Itten When you take an art course on color theory, you can thank Johannes Itten...

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June 12, 2011

European Flags

Europe is one of the world’s seven continents with a population of 731 million. Its border is somewhat arbitrary, defined by convention, historical references, cultural and political elements. There are...

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June 8, 2011

Artists: what are YOUR favorite art supplies to make art while you are traveling?

Free Trial Downloads for Segmation SegPlay® PC (see more details here) In a previous blog post, we discussed the benefits of making art while traveling. In this blog post, we’ll...

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June 5, 2011

The Psychology of Color

Free Trial Downloads for Segmation SegPlay® PC (see more details here) Color affects more than just the way things look – it also changes the way we perceive objects by...

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June 4, 2011

Do you love Cats?

Cats are great to use in Art! Aren’t cats cuddly, cute, calm, curious, playful, as well as finicky. Cats are among our most popular pets. They come in numerous breeds...

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June 3, 2011

The Healing Power of Color (www.segmation.com)

Free Trial Downloads for Segmation SegPlay® PC (see more details here) As an artist, you are probably aware of the effects that different colors can have on your state of...

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