Outside The Lines

Fun readings about Color, Art and Segmation!

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February 3, 2016

Is Art Created from Back Hair Disgusting or Innovative?

So, what do you think? Is back hair a disgusting or genius art medium? Do you believe having a design shaved into one’s back hair should even be called art?


February 18, 2015

Art that Sells Broadway

Each medium of art is attractive alone but look what happens when music, dance, storytelling, graphic design collide.

The versatility of art is not easy to define. Art is an umbrella term that encompasses different mediums, genres and styles. Each medium of art is attractive on its own, but when several types of art come together, a fresh, deep, enriched level of art is born.


May 12, 2014

Since When is Shredding Money a Wise Investment?

Working with small bills all day requires a greater investment of time than dollars. When CBS News asked about the expense of using money as his medium, Wagner said, “The bills aren’t the expensive part of the operation. It’s the time – that’s the expensive part.” In order to contrive pieces of dollar bill that will be repurposed and repositioned in his masterpieces requires an X-acto knife and steady hand. Wagner cuts dollar bills into pieces and then organizes the parts into boxes until he is ready to assemble the collage.


April 30, 2014

The Visionary Work of Gustave Moreau

Symbolist art was birthed from the expression of emotion and ideas. Emerging at the time of the French Literary movement, symbolist paintings became popular in the late 1800s. Paving a path for this adventurous style was Gustave Moreau.

Moreau was known for portraying historic, religious, mythological, legendary and fanciful characters with techniques that combine exotic romanticism, symbolism and imagination. His many paintings shimmer with gem-like qualities, which he used to cast visual scenes that could only be described as other worldly.


November 2, 2012

Man Uses His Own Blood as an Art Medium

Vincent Castiglia is an artist who uses his own blood as a watercolor-like art medium.