Outside The Lines

Fun readings about Color, Art and Segmation!

Posts

November 30, 2015

Segmation’s Interview with Artist Edgars Būmeisters

Latvian artist Edgars Būmeisters is, in our opinion and the opinions of many others, a highly talented young man who is forging his artistic path with zeal and determination. Although he possesses no formal education in art, he routinely creates artwork that is received well and eagerly anticipated by his audience. And, at just twenty years of age, he has an impressive 19,000-plus followers on Twitter. Obviously, his art is making its mark on (and off) social media. What is Edgars’ secret to the success he has experienced so far? The answer is, hard work. His old-fashioned work ethic and commitment to his craft will undoubtedly usher him into his artistic destiny.

5+

November 18, 2015

Evolution of Artists Colors

Up until the past few centuries, the colors that artists used were limited to those made from earth and mineral pigments. Pigments were made from bugs, plants, animals and animal waste, mollusks and the ink from squids, and many other natural sources. Some colors were made from materials that were so rare that they were extremely expensive and therefore used only sparingly. Examples include Ultramarine Blue, which was made from lapis lazuli, and Tyrian Purple, which was made from the mucus of a snail.

5+

November 17, 2015

Indian Truck Art Will Enchant and Delight You

Indian truck art is a trend that is becoming a tradition in India. Indian truck art is not art that is modeled after trucks. No, this art genre might as...

5+

November 10, 2015

Can Art Bring Healing to Those with Eating Disorders?

Did you know that art therapy may help people heal from eating disorders and put a stop to the destructive habits that characterize such illnesses? It’s true. In fact, many claim that art therapy is quite effective.

3+

November 5, 2015

Segmation’s Exclusive Interview with Artist Yukari Vlasaty

There’s something special about getting to know who an artist is — not just what they make, but who they are. Each month the Segmation blog features an artist who has incredible talents and a stand-out personality.

4+