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December 28, 2017

4 Powerful New Year’s Resolutions Artists Should Make in 2018

For artists, the New Year is the perfect time to take stock of dreams, desires, and goals. There is something powerful about writing them down on paper or smearing a vision board with images that represent them. www.segmation.com

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November 14, 2017

Artist Amedeo Modigliani’s Story

Amedeo Modigliani’s life story is tragic, but his art is beautiful. If only it could have been celebrated during his life as it was and is after his death.

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November 6, 2017

Artist Ciara Leroy Explains Why Weird is Wonderful and Strange is Pretty

Weird is wonderful. Strange is pretty. I’m pretty strange, and I love it. I hope my brand helps other people get in touch with the beautifully strange things about themselves. www.segmation.com

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September 30, 2017

A Glimpse Inside Plein Air Landscape Artist Jonathan Pitts’ World

Some of the most revered artists in the history of the world were plein air landscape painters. A few examples include Mary Cassat, Vincent van Gogh, Joaquin Sorolla, Camille Pisasarro, and Claude Monet. Plein air landscape artist Jonathan Pitts is well on his way to greatness. In an exclusive interview, Jonathan gave us a glimpse into his world. Read on to discover it.

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August 7, 2017

Why Ice Cream Art is Perfect for Summertime

Ice cream art is a thing. Is this not the best news you’ve heard all summer?

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July 6, 2017

The Golden Touch of Dutch Golden-Age Artist Johannes Vermeer

In the history of art, there has perhaps been no artist better at creating purity of light and form than Johannes Vermeer. His special ability to create light in paintings caused the Dutch painter to rise to fame, but not until long after his death. Today, only 36 of his works of art remain. This causes art lovers the world over to treasure them all the more. Indeed, the golden touch of Dutch Golden-Age artist Johannes Vermeer is evident in his surviving works of art.

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May 9, 2017

Segmation’s Exclusive Interview with Artist Endija Zvirgzdina

The world of Segmation revolves around art, color, and inspiration. We derive inspiration from many sources – especially from our monthly interviews with the incredible artists we choose to feature...

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April 18, 2017

How to Become a Professional Artist

Has it always been a dream of yours to become a professional artist? If so, you are in good company. Thousands of people all around the world, from all walks...

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March 2, 2017

Self-Taught Potters See Their Company, Mosquito Mud Pottery, Thrive in West Palm Beach

Artists and potters Sarah and Sam Costanzo, owners of Mosquito Mud Pottery in West Palm Beach, are seeing their dream of owning a successful, family-owned business come to life. A few years ago, however, they would never have guessed this would one day be their dream. The Connecticut natives moved to West Palm Beach to attend college together. (At the time, they were not yet married.) During school, they both studied missions. An art minor, Sam casually took art classes, which is where he was introduced to pottery. Little did either of them realize that in a few short years they would be running one of the fastest-growing pottery businesses in South Florida.

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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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December 25, 2016

How Art Impacted Our Modern Image of Santa Claus

Santa Claus, or St. Nicholas, is a figure who is cemented in the hearts of people all over the world. He transcends time and place, age and culture. He is an enduring symbol of comfort and joy. Children see his image and think of presents; adults see his image and remember their youth. He is represented in movies, art, literature, and music. Before we take a moment to explore art pieces inspired by Santa Claus, let’s discover his origins.

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December 2, 2016

See Personal Color Analysis (PCA) Through the Eyes of Color Analyst Cate Linden

We here at Segmation are continuously fascinated by the incredible power color has to beautify, heal, captivate, and empower. We aren’t the only ones obsessed with color, though. Millions of like-minded people around the globe share our passion. Many of these individuals are artists in the traditional sense of the word (painters, illustrators, fashion designers, etc.). However, there is a type of artist whose entire world revolves around color: the professional color analyst.

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November 10, 2016

The Life and Work of Spanish Painter Joaquin Sorolla

Are you a fan of Joaquin Sorolla? If so, no doubt you’d like to re-create some of his art. You can do this with SegPlay PC, our digital paint-by-number game. You’ll love digitally “painting” Sorolla’s works of art onto your Windows PC. Take a look at SegPlay PC and our Joaquin Sorolla pattern today!

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November 2, 2016

Study Reveals How the Brain Reacts to Art

How does the Brain react to Art?  What gives a painting, drawing, or sculpture value? A recent study suggests that the answer to this question is perception. When a creation...

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October 25, 2016

Becoming Faith Ringgold: Her Quilts Tell Stories

Faith Ringgold has made an art out of telling her life story through art. She is proving that one person’s story can change the world.

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