Outside The Lines

Fun readings about Color, Art and Segmation!


Josef Albers, photograph by Arnold Newman, 1948. © Arnold Newman

August 30, 2011

The Op-Art of Josef Albers

In a recent post, a popular art form of the 20th century was introduced. Op-Art puts thought provoking optical illusions onto a flat canvas. During the early 1900’s, the art form...

Optical Illusions Create Art and Provoke Thought

August 18, 2011

Optical Illusions Create Art and Provoke Thought

Art is subjective. Individuals find themselves attracted to a certain artist, style, or theme when looking for art to inspire positive thought and decor. Upon finding the piece they consider,...


August 14, 2011

Snug as a Bug

Bugs are miniature marvels that are quite diverse. Entomology, a specialty in the field of biology, is the study of insects and includes more than two thirds of all known...

Soul Surfer

August 9, 2011

Catch a Wave

American recording artists, the Beach Boys said it best; “Catch a wave and you’re sitting on top of the world.” Is this how surfing feels? The mighty energy of water...

Center of the circle by Jennifer Maetre

August 3, 2011

Sea Urchins have left the Beach to Inspire Art

Inspired by mythology, animals and Ernst Haeckel, Jennifer Maestre has created a beautiful, intricate and somewhat dangerous art design . This talented artist builds 3-dimensional art with colored pencils. In...