Outside The Lines

Fun readings about Color, Art and Segmation!

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November 18, 2014

The Gift of Color Vision

There is a rare condition that’s not fatal, but many artists would kill to have it. It is called tetrachomacy. As an impressionist #painter, this physical ‘disorder’ is a rare gift that produces extraordinary works of art. This woman believes she can help science professionals understand and someday cure.

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August 20, 2014

Color Your Home, Change Your Mood

Many people view their homes as sanctuaries. What do you consider your home? Does your interior design reflect the mood you want to set when in this unique environment?

If you want your home to be a sanctuary, it begins with incorporating colors that can influence your mood and the moods of others.

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August 14, 2014

Hues, Tints, Tones and Shades – What’s the Difference?

At first glance, the color wheel is a tool that guides us in using primary, secondary and complementary colors. But it also does much more than this. It describes analogous colors (any three colors that sit side by side), split complementary colors (which considers the two colors adjacent to a complimentary hue), and tetradic colors (a group of four colors, made up of two complimentary colors).

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August 11, 2014

Art on Color is No Joke

And no modern exhibit on color would be complete without English painter David Hockney. In fact, the architects give Hockney credit for the extravagant wall colors inside the gallery. Stamberg explains, “David Hockney pointed out to us that when you look at art on a white wall the first thing you see is the frame, but when you look at art on a wall with color, the first thing you see is the art.”

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July 3, 2013

Beach Towels: Where Art and Function Meet

If you like to express your artistic style, having a one-of-a-kind towel is one way to make a splash. This type of beachwear comes in numerous designs, colors, sizes, and fabrics. Therefore, finding a towel that is both artistic and functional is a breeze. www.segmation.com

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April 10, 2013

Enjoy Cinco de Mayo with Celebration of Mexican Heritage and Pride in America

What is interesting is how Cinco de Mayo originated and became a celebration with colorful art from the color wheel filled with Segmation Amigos hot pink dancing, red skirt, flamenco women, colorful singer and playing guitars. This celebration originated with Mexican-American communities in the American West as a way to commemorate the cause of freedom and democracy during the first years of the American Civil War, thus therefore the date, May 5th is observed in the United States as a celebration of Mexican heritage and pride.

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February 14, 2013

Colorful Roses on Valentine’s Day Communicate Love

What color of roses communicates romantic love? Red, just as you probably guessed. Traditionally, red roses have symbolized passion, energy, and deep love. Red roses are best reserved for communicating intimate, romantic love. Given to someone you see in a platonic light, red roses could send a message you don’t intend, so be careful who you gift this type of flower to!

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February 12, 2013

Communicate Love with Colorful Roses on Valentine’s Day

You can bring your loved ones much joy this Valentine’s Day by presenting them with roses in colors that communicate love and care.

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August 5, 2012

Beautiful Colorful Botanicals

Kenneth Greene has spent the past 35 years doing photographic studies in contrasts, lines, colors and glimpses of life in a moment of time. When Kenneth photographs people, he captures...

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July 1, 2012

Do Colors Change What is Beautiful

What is beautiful? The term is a bit subjective, don’t you think? After all, isn’t beauty in the eye of the beholder?

It most certainly is, but one undeniable quality about color is its ability to make all things beautiful!

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June 7, 2012

What to do With A Child’s Artwork: Tips and Tricks for Parents and Grandparents

If you are a parent or a grandparent you may be familiar with the joy of receiving a child’s drawing as a gift. In this case, you also know it...

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