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January 26, 2018

Five Famous Paintings with Hidden Meanings

It’s not uncommon for artists to weave hidden meanings into their paintings, musical compositions, drawings, sculptures, and other works of art. Even artists like Vincent Van Gogh and Michelangelo indulged in this romantic practice. As art lovers, it is our pleasure to reveal the hidden meanings within several famous paintings. www.segmation.com

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December 28, 2017

4 Powerful New Year’s Resolutions Artists Should Make in 2018

For artists, the New Year is the perfect time to take stock of dreams, desires, and goals. There is something powerful about writing them down on paper or smearing a vision board with images that represent them. www.segmation.com


December 5, 2017

Everything You Need to Know About Paint-by-Number

Paint-by-number is perfect just how it is. However, a 21st Century version of paint-by-number is Segmation SegPlay PC, a digital paint-by-number game compatible with Windows PC. Segmation SegPlay PC is the coolest, newest way to paint-by-number (www.segmation.com).

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August 7, 2017

Why Ice Cream Art is Perfect for Summertime

Ice cream art is a thing. Is this not the best news you’ve heard all summer?

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August 6, 2017

2 Art Festivals You Can’t Miss in August 2017

Summer 2017 has offered an impressive array of art festivals around the world. Although several of 2017’s best art festivals have come and gone, two promising festivals have yet to...


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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April 24, 2017

Inflatables Displayed at Muskegon Museum of Art

Are you questioning whether or not inflatables should be considered art? If so, remember all the unusual forms of art that people have accepted and even embraced: feather art, match art, tin foil art, colored pencil art, and more. With these mediums in mind, it makes sense that inflatables, when designed by true artists, could and should be considered art.


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.


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.


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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September 6, 2016

3 Ways to “Unblock” Yourself Artistically

Are you an artist? If so, you’ve undoubtedly experienced the frustration of a creative dry spell or two (or two dozen). Creative blocks are encountered fairly regularly by nearly every artistic person. What about artist’s block? For example, songwriters temporarily lose the ability to effortlessly write good songs. Painters are just not able to create magic with their brushes. Illustrators cease to create engaging characters and drawings that capture the imagination.


August 3, 2016

Self-Taught Painter Tibor Nagy Creates Stunning Work

Tibor Nagy, a native of Slovakia, has been creating artwork since childhood. There’s something unearthly, uncommon, and even unfair about a self-taught artist who is extremely talented. These rare individuals possess...

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July 8, 2016

Your Favorite Artwork Bares Your Soul

What is your favorite piece of artwork? The Mona Lisa? The Last Supper? The Creation of Adam? Starry Night? Whatever it is, it says a whole lot about you. Your...


June 24, 2016

3 Crazy Art Heists You Should Know About

There have been many art heists over the years, but only 3 stand out as the craziest of all.

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