Outside The Lines

Fun readings about Color, Art and Segmation!


May 31, 2012

Who is the artist often referred to as India’s Frieda Kahlo?

(Hint: She was born in Hungary and was one of the most celebrated artists in India.) (a) B. Prabha (b) Gogi Saroj Pal (c) Amrita Shergill (d) Anjolie Ela Menon...


May 30, 2012

Anders Leonard Zorn

Anders Leonard Zorn (1860 – 1920) was one of Sweden’s best portrait painters. Although skilled as a sculptor and printmaker, Anders achieved his fame with the use of oils and...


May 27, 2012

Happy 75th Birthday to the Golden Gate Bridge!

The Golden Gate Bridge is a suspension bridge in San Francisco. It spans the Golden Gate which is the opening of San Francisco Bay into the Pacific Ocean. It is...


May 26, 2012

Custom Art Made from Your DNA

DNA11 is a company that uses genetic science to create custom DNA artwork. This means you can purchase custom DNA art; artwork designed around your DNA fingerprint.


May 25, 2012

Do you have a Memorial Day Quote?

Here is a Memorial Day quote that I wanted to share for Memorial day weekend. And so, my fellow Americans, ask not what your country can do for you; ask...


May 24, 2012

Paul Cezanne Post-impressionist Painter

When I judge art, I take my painting and put it next to a God made object like a tree or flower. If it clashes, it is not art. Paul...


May 23, 2012

Tips for Buying Art at Auction

Anyone who’s ever visited a gallery knows how expensive it can be to purchase original art. Fortunately, there is a more economical alternative for fine art lovers who are on...


May 22, 2012

Outside the Lines: Art Trivia Segmation

New Pattern Set for SegPlayPC recently released (see more details here)   (1) Which Painter was a laborer in the Panama Canal? (a) Vincent Van Gogh (b) Charles Laval (c)...


May 21, 2012

Only Once-in-One-Hundred-Years Eclipse

As a child, did you ever talk to the Man in the Moon? If so, you were in good company. Millions of people throughout the world are drawn to the...


May 20, 2012

Color Theory Basics: The Color Wheel

SegPlay® Mobile iTunes now available for iPhone and iPad The world is filled with infinite shades of color, from a candy-apple-red sports car to a smoldering orange sunset to the...


May 19, 2012

The Woman Who Inspired Mona Lisa

Arguably the most famous painting in the world, Mona Lisa is an iconic oil painting created by acclaimed artist Leonardo da Vinci in the 16th century. For centuries, the piece...

Old Stock Exchange Building, Cornell University

May 18, 2012

Chicago Landmarks Before the Lens

The Chicago Cultural Center has an ongoing exhibition called “Chicago Landmarks Before the Lens”. Presented by the Commission on Chicago this gallery features 72 large black and white photographs of...


May 17, 2012

Free iPad/Mobile Phone Paint By Numbers App

  Segmation releases Free iPad/Mobile Phone Paint By Numbers App Segmation (www.segmation.com) has introduced SegPlay® Mobile 2.0, available for free at the Apple iTunes Store and newly optimized for iPhone,...


May 16, 2012

Creative Japanese Artist – Katsushika Hokusai

New Pattern Set for SegPlayPC Katsushika Hokusai recently released (see more details here) Katsushika Hokusai (1760- 1849) was an artist whose life demonstrated the joy found in hard work, continuous...


May 15, 2012

French Floral and Portrait Painter – Henri Fantin-Latour

Henri Fantin-Latour enjoyed many of the great classical composers but was perhaps most influenced by Richard Wagner, whose music prompted him to create many imaginative drawings. In 1875 Henri Fantin–Latour married Victoria Dubourg, who was also a fellow artist. After his marriage, the French artist took to spending time at his wife’s family estate. It was there on the estate in the countryside that he passed away. Henri Fantin-Latour, a man who was both extremely academic and distinctly independent, left behind a gallery of paintings full of realism and imagination.