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May 5, 2015

What’s So Important About Art Class?

Art teachers leave an indelible print on the hearts and minds of their students and are some of the most cherished individuals on the planet. They are beloved because they offer kids an incredible gift – the ability to create and enjoy art.

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April 6, 2015

Masaccio – Early Renaissance Painter

Those who die young, yet make an indelible, positive impression on their communities, are sometimes grieved for hundreds of years by people who derive inspiration and hope from the lives they lived. Masaccio is just one example of this type of influential person. It is unarguable that Masaccio made an incredible impact on the art world, despite his short life.

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September 18, 2011

Cactus Colors

A cactus is a plant with a distinct appearance which has adapted well to dry and hot environments. Their stems have evolved to be photosynthetic (creating energy from sunlight) and...

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July 27, 2011

Nicolas Poussin – French Classical Painter

Nicolas Poussin (1594 – 1665) was a French classical painter. His style consists of clarity, logic, and order, and favors line over color. He is considered the greatest French artist...

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July 19, 2011

Pointillism: Tiny Dots of Color

Georges Seurat was one of the most famous artists to explore Pointillism. His painting, A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte (shown above), is a prime example of Pointillism. When viewing the painting at this size, you can’t tell that it is made up of millions of colored dots. But when viewed up-close, like Seurat’s close-up below (from another painting of his, Circus Sideshow), you can see that the images are created from many colored dots painted next to each other and on top of one another.

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July 13, 2011

Is an art education necessary?

There’s an ongoing debate about whether an artist needs a ‘proper’ art education before they are considered a ‘true artist’. Some say yes, others say no. What do you think?...

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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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April 19, 2011

3 Ways that Artists Can Benefit from Blogging

Free Trial Downloads for Segmation SegPlay® PC (see more details here) Before the invention of photography, artists had to work from real life. How did that affect artists’ working habits?...

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April 7, 2011

Exciting Easter Eggcitement Art & Crafts www.segmation.com

Easter Eggcitement Pattern Set for SegPlay® PC released (see more details here) We invite you to explore the Segmation™ World and Easter Eggcitement! With Segmation™ technology, we’ve come up with...

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January 27, 2011

Promote Your Art Through an Open Studio

A great way to drum up interest in your art is to hold an open studio. Instead of waiting for your art to get accepted into a gallery, why not...

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December 18, 2010

The Expressive – Vincent Van Gogh

Pattern Set for SegPlay® PC released (see more details here) We’ve created over 20 patterns from the artwork of the famous Dutch post-impressionist, Vincent van Gogh. In SegPlayPC, you’ll be...

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December 15, 2010

Art for Peace

[picapp align=”center” wrap=”false” link=”term=art+painting&iid=9860838″ src=”http://view.picapp.com/pictures.photo/image/9860838/the-bench-peace/the-bench-peace.jpg?size=500&imageId=9860838″ width=”380″ height=”505″ /] Art can be a powerful vehicle for social change, offering the opportunity for reflection upon pressing issues and social injustices. Through image-making,...

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December 2, 2010

Sleepless Nights in Miami

FREE SegPlay® Art Painting Evaluation for 10 days, Enjoy us, so easy, fun and what a brain teaser with no mess! Judy Levinson-Water Color from Miami! JUDY LEVINSON is a...

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December 1, 2010

Hanukkah, Christmas, Happy New Year’s – Season’s Greetings as Beautiful Art Paintings

Season’s Greetings Art Painting – All Ages can enjoy and have fun! So relaxing and with no mess! What a brain teaser! Season’s Greetings Patterns Set from Segmation SegPlay® PC...

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