Outside The Lines

Fun readings about Color, Art and Segmation!


December 30, 2015

Essential Art ingredients for making the most out of any Travel Holiday

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.


December 29, 2015

Artistic and Inventive Mind: Creative Leonardo da Vinci

Like many artists, Leonardo da Vinci didn’t just consider himself to be a man of one concentration. One fascination of Leonardo’s was that of invention and design. Creative Leonardo da Vinci.


December 28, 2015

What Is Pantone’s Color of the Year for 2016?

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.


December 11, 2015

Finding Music in Classic Works of Art

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.