Outside The Lines

Fun readings about Color, Art and Segmation!

Tag - Creative

April 21, 2011

From Sand Castles to Sand Sculptures

Free Trial Downloads for Segmation SegPlay® PC (see more details here) Many of us have fond memories of building sand castles at the beach when we were children; overturning buckets...

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March 23, 2011

Toxicity of Oil Paints: Past and Present

Many people attribute the shimmering, swirling colors and bold, choppy brushwork in Vincent van Gogh’s paintings to his lifelong battle with mental illness. Although his world-famous paintings now sell for...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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December 17, 2010

Joseph Mallord William Turner – Painter of Light

Pattern Set for SegPlay® PC released (see more details here) Joseph Mallord William Turner (1775 – 1851) was a controversial English landscape painter. His eccentric style matched his subjects –...

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December 15, 2010

Art for Peace

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November 20, 2010

In Awe of Autumn and Thanksgiving

In Awe of Autumn Patterns Set from Segmation SegPlay® PC (see more details here) Autumn is one of the four annual seasons and ranges (in the Northern Hemisphere) from September...

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November 18, 2010

Alternative Exhibition Spaces for Artists

An important aspect of creative art marketing is finding new opportunities to exhibit your art. If you are just embarking on your art career, you may encounter difficulty getting into...

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November 16, 2010

Thanksgiving Scenes

Beautiful Thanksgiving Scenes to be thankful for. Gooble Gooble!  All Ages can enjoy and have fun! Thanksgiving Scenes Patterns Set from Segmation SegPlay® PC (see more details here) Thanksgiving is...

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November 14, 2010

The Hidden Costs of Displaying Major Works of Art

FREE SegPlay® Art Painting Evaluation for 10 days When we visit famous works of art in renowned museums, we spend our time admiring the paintings, sculptures, and drawings that have...

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November 11, 2010

What is Art? A Brief History of the Definition of Art

FREE SegPlay® Art Painting Evaluation for 10 days Some people may look at a Jackson Pollock painting, like the one above, and wonder “Why is that considered art?” Modern art...

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November 10, 2010

Hildegarde von Bingen: Feminist Ahead of Her Time

www.segmation.com [picapp align=”right” wrap=”true” link=”term=hildegarde&iid=7202851″ src=”9/3/5/9/Hildegard_of_Bingen_0454.jpg?adImageId=10210268&imageId=7202851″ width=”234″ height=”346″ /] As an abbess, composer, author, and herbalist, Hildegarde of Bingen made her mark on the art, music, and theology of the...

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November 9, 2010

Art Basel with Lois Ostrov Abstract Artist!

Lois Ostrov Pattern Set for SegPlay® PC (see more details here) A beautiful collection of 22 tropical and abstract artworks by Lois Ostrov, an award winning water color and water...

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November 7, 2010

Right as Rain

New Pattern Set for SegPlay® PC recently released (see more details here) Rain is liquid precipitation which is a common weather event throughout the world. Rain has a emotional impact...

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