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June 23, 2018

Mobile App Game SegPlay Mobile Benefits the Brain

Playing any digital game can deliver these benefits. For art lovers, interacting with Segmation SegPlay Mobile is often much preferred to spending hours on the couch playing video games.

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April 16, 2018

The 5 Periods of Berthe Morisot’s Artwork

“Whereas artists such as Manet and Renoir’s works sexualized females, Morisot perfectly captured the self consciousness of women as they are preparing for an evening out. Morisot’s pictures are modest and reveal women who are not acting a part for men, but are instead focused only on themselves. Through her art she challenged accepted ideas of femininity and revealed the life of 19th-century women the way she experienced it.” — Berthe Morisot Style and Technique (6) www.segmation.com

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April 5, 2018

Is an Art Degree Worth the Investment?

Have you ever asked yourself if an art degree is worth the investment? www.segmation.com

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March 26, 2018

The Earthy, Enduring Color Scheme of the Cave Paintings at Lascaux

Can art exist apart from color? Thank goodness that’s never been a predicament humankind has encountered. Art across the ages has been intermingled with glorious color. The cave paintings at Lascaux have an amazing story as well as a beautiful color scheme. Here are a few fun facts about the paintings at Lascaux.

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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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July 5, 2017

Musicians Use Interactive Paint-by-Numbers to Connect with Fans

Bands are always trying to come up with creative methods of advertising new music and connecting with fans. Recently, the band Real Estate released an interactive paint-by-numbers music video that was not only original, but also created with the purpose of engaging audiences. The music video for “Stained Glass,” a song from Real Estate’s “In Mind” album, has so far captivated music lovers and brought the group a greater level of notoriety. We’re a little biased to paint-by-numbers, but we think Real Estate made a genius move by connecting with fans via a paint-by-numbers music video!

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June 27, 2017

Did Michelangelo Invent Paint-by-Numbers?

“Did Michelangelo invent paint-by-numbers?” That’s not a question you hear every day! However, it is an interesting one. Was this mastermind behind the phenomenon that we now know as ‘paint-by-numbers’? The answer is “sort of.”

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December 31, 2016

Dress for Happiness for a Happy New Year

Prepare for a fun night this New Year’s Eve. Be sure to dress for happiness, health, and success in the year ahead. Wear shades of green, brown, black, and blue. According to Feng shui, this harmony may suit you.

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December 1, 2016

Cheap Ways to Decorate Your Home with Evergreen for the Holidays

While decorating with evergreen during the holiday season is popular, it is not a fad. On the contrary, it has been a tradition for centuries. In her article Symbolism of Christmas Evergreens, Margaret Realy wrote, “Evergreens for early Christians symbolized everlasting life because their boughs stay green all year.” Today, evergreen is used in holiday decorating by individuals of many different faiths.

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October 25, 2016

Becoming Faith Ringgold: Her Quilts Tell Stories

Faith Ringgold has made an art out of telling her life story through art. She is proving that one person’s story can change the world.

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September 23, 2016

How Artist Grandma Moses Changed the World

Grandma Moses began pursuing art at age 78. In her lifetime, she achieved great success. This was partly due to her unconventional attitude about herself. Artist Grandma Moses Changed the World By Proving That Destiny Looks Different for Each Person.

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August 17, 2016

3 Children’s Books with Impossibly Beautiful Illustrations

Many children’s books are laden with amazing illustrations, but these 3 are particularly breathtaking…

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August 12, 2016

Artist Benjamin Shine Makes Art from Unusual Mediums

Some of the best art is not created from traditional mediums like chalk, paint, and pencil, but from non-traditional mediums such as rocks, sticks, bark, fabric, cardboard, and chains. Non-conformist...

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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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