Outside The Lines

Fun readings about Color, Art and Segmation!

Tag - Paint by Number

October 24, 2010

Albrecht Dürer – Northern Renaissance Master

New Pattern Set for SegPlay® PC recently released (see more details here) Albrecht Dürer (1471 – 1528) was a German artist from Nuremberg. He is generally regarded as the greatest...

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October 16, 2010

Ideas for Creating Halloween Art

Ghosts and ghouls hang from trees, carved pumpkins and gnarled broomsticks appear on doorsteps, spiders weave webs across windows and gravestones turn up on front lawns.

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October 14, 2010

How Works of Art Become Famous

[picapp align=”center” wrap=”false” link=”term=mona+lisa&iid=1612007″ src=”http://view1.picapp.com/pictures.photo/image/1612007/vinci-code-locations/vinci-code-locations.jpg?size=500&imageId=1612007″ width=”380″ height=”253″ /] Have you ever wondered why certain works of art are so famous? For instance, why does the Mona Lisa enjoy celebrity status,...

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October 9, 2010

Halloween Scenes So Beautiful and Fun

Segmation SegPlay PC set of Halloween Scene patterns includes many illustrations of witches, black cats, vampires, mummies, grave yards, and pumpkins.

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October 2, 2010

Are your colors what they seem to be?

[picapp align=”center” wrap=”false” link=”term=art+painting&iid=5077302″ src=”http://view1.picapp.com/pictures.photo/image/5077302/paintbrush-and-paint-set/paintbrush-and-paint-set.jpg?size=500&imageId=5077302″ width=”380″ height=”380″ /] Have you ever noticed how colors can look different under different types of lighting? For instance, say you create a painting in...

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September 25, 2010

Francisco Zurbarán – The Spanish Caravaggio

New Pattern Set for SegPlayPC recently released (see more details here) Francisco Zurbarán (1598 – 1664) was a Spanish Painter who is primarily known for his religious oriented works of...

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September 19, 2010

Making Art from Unconventional Objects

Did you know that you can create art out of things you find in your desk drawers? Take a close look at the photo above, which shows three artworks by...

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Mona Lisa at Segmation

September 19, 2010

The Body as a Canvas

[picapp align=”center” wrap=”false” link=”term=body+painting&iid=9620363″ src=”http://view3.picapp.com/pictures.photo/image/9620363/2010-daegu-international/2010-daegu-international.jpg?size=500&imageId=9620363″ width=”380″ height=”570″ /] Ever since humans discovered they could make marks with clay, mud, and other natural pigments, body painting has had its place in...

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September 12, 2010

Canadian Flags

New Pattern Set for SegPlayPC recently released (see more details here) (http://www.segmation.com/products_pc_patternset_contents.asp?set=CNF) Canada is the second largest country in the world by area and its border with the United States...

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September 3, 2010

Take a Painting Holiday

[picapp align=”center” wrap=”false” link=”term=painting+art&iid=5226356″ src=”http://view1.picapp.com/pictures.photo/image/5226356/mature-man-sits-lavender/mature-man-sits-lavender.jpg?size=500&imageId=5226356″ width=”380″ height=”253″ /] Lavender fields of Provence… Rolling hills in Tuscany… These are landscapes that have inspired artists throughout the centuries. If you’ve ever dreamed...

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February 6, 2010

Thomas Eakins – America’s Master of Realism

New Pattern Set for SegPlayPC recently released (see more details here) Thomas Cowperthwait Eakins (1844-1916) was an American painter who is best known for his realistic depictions of the male...

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January 10, 2010

Penguins – Our Antarctic Friends

New Pattern Set for SegPlayPC recently released (see more details here) Penguins are flightless, aquatic birds who live primarily in Antarctica, though some are found as North as the Galapagos...

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