Outside The Lines

Fun readings about Color, Art and Segmation!

Tag - Color by Number

October 14, 2010

How Works of Art Become Famous

[picapp align=”center” wrap=”false” link=”term=mona+lisa&iid=1612007″ src=”http://view1.picapp.com/pictures.photo/image/1612007/vinci-code-locations/vinci-code-locations.jpg?size=500&imageId=1612007″ width=”380″ height=”253″ /] Have you ever wondered why certain works of art are so famous? For instance, why does the Mona Lisa enjoy celebrity status,...

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October 9, 2010

Halloween Scenes So Beautiful and Fun

Segmation SegPlay PC set of Halloween Scene patterns includes many illustrations of witches, black cats, vampires, mummies, grave yards, and pumpkins.

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October 2, 2010

Are your colors what they seem to be?

[picapp align=”center” wrap=”false” link=”term=art+painting&iid=5077302″ src=”http://view1.picapp.com/pictures.photo/image/5077302/paintbrush-and-paint-set/paintbrush-and-paint-set.jpg?size=500&imageId=5077302″ width=”380″ height=”380″ /] Have you ever noticed how colors can look different under different types of lighting? For instance, say you create a painting in...

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September 25, 2010

Francisco Zurbarán – The Spanish Caravaggio

New Pattern Set for SegPlayPC recently released (see more details here) Francisco Zurbarán (1598 – 1664) was a Spanish Painter who is primarily known for his religious oriented works of...

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September 19, 2010

Making Art from Unconventional Objects

Did you know that you can create art out of things you find in your desk drawers? Take a close look at the photo above, which shows three artworks by...

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Mona Lisa at Segmation

September 19, 2010

The Body as a Canvas

[picapp align=”center” wrap=”false” link=”term=body+painting&iid=9620363″ src=”http://view3.picapp.com/pictures.photo/image/9620363/2010-daegu-international/2010-daegu-international.jpg?size=500&imageId=9620363″ width=”380″ height=”570″ /] Ever since humans discovered they could make marks with clay, mud, and other natural pigments, body painting has had its place in...

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September 12, 2010

Canadian Flags

New Pattern Set for SegPlayPC recently released (see more details here) (http://www.segmation.com/products_pc_patternset_contents.asp?set=CNF) Canada is the second largest country in the world by area and its border with the United States...

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September 3, 2010

Take a Painting Holiday

[picapp align=”center” wrap=”false” link=”term=painting+art&iid=5226356″ src=”http://view1.picapp.com/pictures.photo/image/5226356/mature-man-sits-lavender/mature-man-sits-lavender.jpg?size=500&imageId=5226356″ width=”380″ height=”253″ /] Lavender fields of Provence… Rolling hills in Tuscany… These are landscapes that have inspired artists throughout the centuries. If you’ve ever dreamed...

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April 3, 2010

The Benefits of Making Your Own Paints

Did you know that you can easily and affordably make your own paints right at home? The supplies needed to make oil paints, acrylics, watercolors or pastels are fairly inexpensive...

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March 7, 2010

A New Perspective on Color

Considering color perspective means thinking about the assumptions we make in our art. If a house is red or a tree’s leaves are green, those colors aren’t constant; they change with distance, weather, and the quality of light at a given time of day – all things that an artist needs to think about when painting for realism. www.segmation.com

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February 6, 2010

Thomas Eakins – America’s Master of Realism

New Pattern Set for SegPlayPC recently released (see more details here) Thomas Cowperthwait Eakins (1844-1916) was an American painter who is best known for his realistic depictions of the male...

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January 10, 2010

Penguins – Our Antarctic Friends

New Pattern Set for SegPlayPC recently released (see more details here) Penguins are flightless, aquatic birds who live primarily in Antarctica, though some are found as North as the Galapagos...

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