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January 7, 2017

A Few of Our Favorite Things About Winter

“Brown paper packages tied up with strings, these are a few of my favorite things!” These famous lyrics have been celebrated since they were first published in 1959. Imagine for a moment that this song’s title has been changed to “My Favorite Things…About Winter,” and you are the star singer (in this fantasy, you are a great singer!) If this were the case, what would you sing about? Electric blankets on cold nights? A Starbucks Peppermint Mocha? Take a moment to compile a mental list of your very favorite things about the winter season. If you have trouble making your list, you are welcome to borrow from ours.

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April 4, 2014

Mozilla is human

A few days ago I wrote: Mozilla is messy. For better and for worse, the week’s events showed how true that is.

Looking back at the past week, this also comes to mind: Mozilla is human. In all the best and worst ways. With all the struggle and all the inspiration. Mozilla is very very human.

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August 21, 2013

How did the yellow school bus come about anyways?

Love it or hate it, yellow is here to stay. The color wheel’s brightest shade can be seen on the road every day. But neither cars nor trucks have the unique yellow paint jobs that belong to school buses. How did the yellow school bus come about anyways? And why are school buses still being painted this shade? www.segmation.com

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November 8, 2012

Beautiful Moonglow

  Pattern Set for SegPlayPC released (see more details here) The moon’s surface has been studied by telescope since Galileo first observed it in 1609 and firsthand by a total...

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July 30, 2012

London – A Town for Art Lovers

London – A Town for Art Lovers Each year visitors from all over the world travel to London to see Buckingham Palace, the Tower of London, Covent Garden, The

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July 14, 2012

Smithsonian Declares Video Games Works of Art

Video games are being acknowledged as an art form. The Smithsonian American Art Museum is so convinced of this that it is currently hosting an exhibit called “The Art of Video Games”.

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June 3, 2012

Marketing Art in the Digital World: An Introduction

By nature, artists are creative people – we are visionaries and dreamers. Artists are usually more comfortable behind the easel than in front of a calculator or spreadsheet. Yet to...

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May 16, 2012

Creative Japanese Artist – Katsushika Hokusai

New Pattern Set for SegPlayPC Katsushika Hokusai recently released (see more details here) Katsushika Hokusai (1760- 1849) was an artist whose life demonstrated the joy found in hard work, continuous...

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May 8, 2012

Moonglow

Pattern Set for SegPlayPC released (see more details here) The moon is Earth’s only natural satellite and we celebrate its beauty in this wonderful pattern set. On June 5-6, 2012,...

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April 22, 2012

Apple of my Eye

Apples are the most widely cultivated tree fruits in the world. They’ve been grown for thousands of years in many historical cultures. Although apples have been the focus of many...

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March 18, 2012

Gilbert Stuart – American Portrait Painter

Have you ever wondered how George Washington’s image came to be on the United States one-dollar bill? The answer to this query can be found in the life of a...

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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 11, 2011

Ice Sculptures

In a previous blog post we took a close look at the art of making monumental sculptures out of sand. Now let’s take a look at another natural material used...

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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 4, 2011

Do you love Cats?

Cats are great to use in Art! Aren’t cats cuddly, cute, calm, curious, playful, as well as finicky. Cats are among our most popular pets. They come in numerous breeds...

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