Outside The Lines

Fun readings about Color, Art and Segmation!


February 27, 2011

Giovanni Bellini Italian Renaissance Artist www.segmation.com

Pattern Set for SegPlay® PC released (see more details here) Giovanni Bellini (c. 1430-1516) was an Italian Renaissance Artist who is considered to revolutionize Venetian painting with his sensuous and...


February 21, 2011

The Art of Tibetan Sand Painting

Can you imagine spending several hours, days, or even weeks on a work of art, and then destroying it? The idea of creating something only to wipe it out when...


February 19, 2011

On Cloud Nine www.segmation.com

Pattern Set for SegPlay® PC released (see more details here) Clouds are visible masses of water droplets which are suspended over in the Earth’s atmosphere. Clouds are classified in various...


February 16, 2011

How Color Can Transform Space www.segmation.com

Look around you. The buildings, the streets, the trees – they all look pretty much the same, day after day, don’t they? So much so, that you probably got to...


February 13, 2011

Tips for Making the Most of Your Next Art Museum Visit www.segmation.com

Visiting art museums can be both fun and daunting. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, for example, contains over 2 million square feet of exhibition space – now that’s a lot...


February 8, 2011

All About Yellow Pigments www.segmation.com

Yellow is one of the three primary colors, which means it is often used in painting – from capturing the warm rays of a golden sun, to a field full...


February 7, 2011

Figure Drawing Tips

The human figure is one of the hardest things to draw accurately. When drawing a human figure, you need to be aware of technical issues such as proportions, shading and...


February 6, 2011

Putting Together an Artist’s Packet

If your dream is to show your artwork in a gallery, one of the most common ways to get your foot in the door is to “wow” them with your...


February 5, 2011

Will the Real George Washington Please Stand Up?

Segmation found this article interesting and thought we would share it with our viewers. http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-501465_162-20030727-501465.html It mentions Gilbert Stuart who will be a future Segmation Artist of the month. United States...


February 4, 2011

A Closer Look at the Color Red www.segmation.com

A Closer Look at the Color Red.


February 3, 2011

Was the Model for the Mona Lisa a Male?

Who was the model for Leonardo da Vinci’s Mona Lisa? Unfortunately, one of the mysteries of Leonardo da Vinci’s Mona Lisa is who was the model was a Male or...


February 2, 2011

Jan Havickszoon Steen – One of the Greatest Artists of the Dutch Golden Age

Jan Steen Dutch Genre Painter Pattern Set for SegPlay® PC by Segmation (see more details here) Jan Havickszoon Steen (born ca. 1626, died early 1679), was a 17th century Dutch...