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June 18, 2018

Flowers Represented In Art History

Flowers and plants peppered Medieval art pieces. What’s more, each flower and plant had a specific meaning. Most people alive during this period of history were illiterate, so artists used plants and flowers in their works of arts to communicate with their audience. Floral motifs, which mark this period of art history, are rich in symbolism. www.segmation.com

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March 29, 2017

Let the Flowers Do the Talking

Read on to discover what types of flowers may be most meaningful to your loved ones (or yourself) on a special occasion or just an ordinary day.

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April 29, 2016

Can you imagine a more perfect way to usher in Spring?

The museum’s masterpieces truly come alive as they are interpreted by these creative floral designers. You will be surprised and delighted to see how imagination comes alive when flowers meet with paint. The floral designers make use of light, color, and structural ingenuity to make these canvas paintings take on a new dimension. Art Alive celebrates artistic masterpieces of all types.

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April 21, 2015

Make Your Own Pressed Flower Jewelry Box

A pressed flowers jewelry boxes are perfect Springtime craft and a thoughtful gift.

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April 9, 2015

Easy Ways to Prepare Your Home for Spring

Nature is readying itself as the fullness of Spring approaches; should our homes be any different? With just a few minor changes, your home can rival the beauty of any Spring flower. Consider the following ways to ready your home for Spring.

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April 1, 2015

Communicate Your Feelings Through Flowers

Discover what flowers may be most meaningful to your loved ones on a special occasion or just an ordinary day. The mere sight of flowers can soothe frazzled emotions, stoke the fires of new love, and rekindle feelings of hope. Before you choose a type of flower to give to your loved one, ask yourself what you’d like to communicate.

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March 16, 2015

Favorite Things About Spring

Would you agree that spring carries a sense of promise that things will improve and problems will finally be resolved? In our opinion, spring is interconnected with a sense a promise. With that sense comes hope that newness is on its way. This newness can look like fresh flowers blooming, making plans for a new start in life or a career change, or even spring cleaning your home to cleanse it of winter’s doldrums. The sweetest promise offered by spring is the assurance that summer is just around the corner, waiting to make its appearance.

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April 11, 2014

Colorful Flowers to Plant this Spring

Flowers come in all shapes and sizes, literally. From sunflowers, which can grow beyond 12 feet tall to trailing calibrachoas, which are best hung, you will be able to choose the perfect flowers to make your scenery complete. There are no wrong flowers to pick when planning a garden, but there are some colorful choices Segmation is excited to see this season.

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February 19, 2014

Choose Your Wedding Colors in 4 Simple Steps

Decorating with color can make a celebration come to life. This is especially true when it comes to weddings.

Picking wedding colors is a process that needs close attention. Add a touch of charm to a black and white affair, and infuse your event with liveliness.

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February 5, 2014

Roses May Smell the Same, but Colors Make a Difference

In the year 1600, William Shakespeare wrote, “What’s in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet.” These were the words of...

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July 12, 2013

Sunflowers are Summer’s Glory

Sunflowers are Summer’s GloryAre you enjoying the act of gardening this summer? Do you like to water plants, till soil, and watch flowers sway with a warm breeze? What does your garden have growing in it this time of year?

Sunflowers are a main attraction in many yards. Helianthus (as they are scientifically known) seem to catch everyone’s attention. They are popular because of their unique appeal. The flower is commonly associated with happiness because of its unusual height and brilliant color.

The tallest growing flower, with potential of reaching between 8 and 13 feet, is a summer favorite in North America and throughout the world.

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May 24, 2012

Paul Cezanne Post-impressionist Painter

When I judge art, I take my painting and put it next to a God made object like a tree or flower. If it clashes, it is not art. Paul...

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May 15, 2012

French Floral and Portrait Painter – Henri Fantin-Latour

Henri Fantin-Latour enjoyed many of the great classical composers but was perhaps most influenced by Richard Wagner, whose music prompted him to create many imaginative drawings. In 1875 Henri Fantin–Latour married Victoria Dubourg, who was also a fellow artist. After his marriage, the French artist took to spending time at his wife’s family estate. It was there on the estate in the countryside that he passed away. Henri Fantin-Latour, a man who was both extremely academic and distinctly independent, left behind a gallery of paintings full of realism and imagination.

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April 12, 2012

Art Alive

If you’ve never been to the San Diego Museum of Art for their yearly event, Art Alive, this is the year you should participate. The San Diego Museum of Art...

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