Outside The Lines

Fun readings about Color, Art and Segmation!

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January 27, 2017

But will blue always be for boys? And will pink forever be a girl’s color?

Whoever said blue is for boys and pink is for girls?

Even though it is true today, color has not always perceived this way. Before the middle of the 20th century, children were not assigned gender specific colors. But will blue always be for boys?

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January 23, 2017

8 Artists Every Child Should Know About

In today’s world, most children are definitely not being exposed to a sufficient amount of art. Instead, they are staring mindlessly into an iPad screen and watching YouTube, or watching television for hours. What a tragedy. There is nothing inherently wrong with YouTube and television, but there is something very wrong with the absence of art in a child’s (or adult’s) life. These precious souls should be nourished with the rich fare of beautiful, soul-shaping works of art.

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January 15, 2017

3 New Year’s Resolutions Every Artist Should Make

There is something about verbalizing resolutions that makes them seem more real and also helps you become accountable to yourself for them. Are you an artist? Have you not yet set any New Year’s resolutions?

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January 12, 2017

Exploring Personal Color Analysis (PCA): The True Winter Season

Are you a “Winter”? Would you like to find out what Winter-type people look like and what clothing and makeup colors suit them best? If so, read on!

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January 7, 2017

A Few of Our Favorite Things About Winter

“Brown paper packages tied up with strings, these are a few of my favorite things!” These famous lyrics have been celebrated since they were first published in 1959. Imagine for a moment that this song’s title has been changed to “My Favorite Things…About Winter,” and you are the star singer (in this fantasy, you are a great singer!) If this were the case, what would you sing about? Electric blankets on cold nights? A Starbucks Peppermint Mocha? Take a moment to compile a mental list of your very favorite things about the winter season. If you have trouble making your list, you are welcome to borrow from ours.

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