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December 5, 2017

Everything You Need to Know About Paint-by-Number

Paint-by-number is perfect just how it is. However, a 21st Century version of paint-by-number is Segmation SegPlay PC, a digital paint-by-number game compatible with Windows PC. Segmation SegPlay PC is the coolest, newest way to paint-by-number (www.segmation.com).

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four small orange pumpkins in a crate DIY fall decor

October 11, 2017

3 Cheap, Artistic DIY Fall Décor Ideas

What is it about autumn that beckons us to break out the pumpkins and carving knives and create an artistic, fall-themed vignette for a front porch or fireplace? It seems that the moment the leaves begin to change colors, our artistic inner selves are awakened and provoked to create something beautiful for friends, family, and neighbors.

Does the approach of Halloween or the fall season in general make you want to create cozy décor for your home?

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October 4, 2017

How to Find Artistic Inspiration in Dry Times

Sometimes, artists go through dry spells. In fact, probably every artist has found his or herself in this place at least once. A creative drought isn’t just discouraging; for the professional artist, it can also be financially damaging. After all, how people create quality art that sells when they can’t muster up good creative work? The answer is that they must find inspiration.

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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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September 9, 2016

Intuitive Artist Draws Picture of Son 10 Years Before Seeing Him

Are you intuitive? Do you consider it to be more a joy or a pain?

Some people aren’t just intuitive; they are also artistic. Combine intuition with artistry and you’ve got something really special.

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July 22, 2016

Books EVERY Artist Should Read

Are you an artist? If so, how are you feeding your artistic soul? This is a question you probably don’t ask yourself or get asked very often. We may not want our bodies to be fat, but our artistic abilities are a different story! We do want our skills to grow and our capacity to create to become large. Guess what? This can happen when you are regularly reading the right books.

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July 14, 2016

Artists, Here are 3 Tips for Stopping Self-Sabotage

Do you consistently ruin your weight-loss efforts by eating when you’re not hungry? Do you push away the romantic partner whom you hoped for for years? Do you procrastinate on projects you know you must complete in order to get that promotion at work? If so, you are most likely stuck in the prison of self-sabotage. Do you need some artist tips?

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July 1, 2016

Artist Pamela McDaniel Demonstrates the Power of Confidence

Artist Pamela McDaniel encourages young artists to be true to themselves and that it will show up in their artwork.

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June 5, 2016

Interview with Frank Jaehne: Abstract Painter, Modern Artist, Dreamer

Each month, we here at Segmation have the honor and high privilege of interviewing an artist who catches our eye. We strive to find individuals we think our readers will...

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May 10, 2016

The 3 Most Breathtaking, Artistic Gardens in the World

What is it about a garden that is powerfully calming, reassuring, and hope-inspiring? Merely reading about the senses evoked by a garden brings rest and peace. For some, gardening is an outlet for stress relief that is far more powerful than exercise or meditation. For others, a garden provides endless hours of fun. What does gardening mean to you?

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February 19, 2016

Painter Inge-Lise Vejlgaard Says Taking a Break from Art Sparks Creativity

Have you as an artist allowed society to convince you that if you are not producing art at lightening speed, you are not a real artist? Have you bought into the lie that taking breaks, even sabbaticals, is a bad practice for good artists? If so, we ask you to take a look at our exclusive interview with Danish artist Inge-Lise Vejlgaard. This mastermind is a professional artist to her core, and she believes in taking breaks. In fact, she says that breaks are a part of the artistic process.

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November 5, 2015

Segmation’s Exclusive Interview with Artist Yukari Vlasaty

There’s something special about getting to know who an artist is — not just what they make, but who they are. Each month the Segmation blog features an artist who has incredible talents and a stand-out personality.

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September 29, 2015

Set Your Art Apart by Emphasizing Your Uniqueness

As an artist, do you ever feel like you are a tad weird? If so, rejoice! Your weirdness is a brilliant characteristic that can set you apart and emphasize your stylistic uniqueness.

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September 9, 2015

The Most Artistic Theatre Set Designs in History

It’s undeniable that theatre set designs, which are the backdrops for the sensational acting, singing and dancing that takes place during a show, can be works of art. Indeed, some can even take one’s breath away. Have you ever encountered a theatre set design that blew your mind and made your heart skip a beat?

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May 20, 2015

Why Degas Loved Painting Dancers

It may have been Degas’ love for modern realism and classical beauty that initially drew him to ballet as a major source of artistic inspiration. However, his affinity for and engrossment with ballet itself was what anchored his interest in the subject for the rest of his career.

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