Outside The Lines

Fun readings about Color, Art and Segmation!

Tag - Paint

May 12, 2011

How to Make a Passive Income from your Art (www.segmation.com)

Would you love to spend as much time as possible working on your art, instead of working a full-time job? For most artists, making a living from their art seems...


May 6, 2011

Studying the Shades of Green

Free Trial Downloads for Segmation SegPlay® PC (see more details here) In previous blog posts, we examined the many different shades of blue and studied the vibrant variations of yellow....


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...


April 19, 2011

3 Ways that Artists Can Benefit from Blogging

Free Trial Downloads for Segmation SegPlay® PC (see more details here) Before the invention of photography, artists had to work from real life. How did that affect artists’ working habits?...


April 13, 2011

Derby Day by www.segmation.com!

The Kentucky Derby is an annual Horse Race for Thoroughbred horses which takes place in Louisville, Kentucky on the first Saturday in May.


April 11, 2011

Introduction to Fauvism (www.segmation.com)

Free Trial Downloads for Segmation SegPlay® PC (see more details here) How would you describe Henri Matisse’s painting, shown above? First you will probably note that it is a portrait...


April 10, 2011

How to Photograph Your Art

Be a Great Photographer of Your Art in 2 minutes with Segmation SegPlay® PC (see more details here) It’s important to take good photos of your Art for many reasons. ...


March 10, 2011

Color in Monochrome Paintings www.segmation.com

When you think of “abstract art”, what pops into your mind? A jumble of shapes on a canvas? Art that resembles spilled paint? How about paintings with lots of color?...


March 6, 2011

A Closer Look at Complementary Colors www.segmation.com

Take a close look at Matisse’s painting The Dance, shown above. What is it about this painting that makes it “pop”? The dancers seem like they’re almost floating on top...


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 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 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...


January 22, 2011

How to Make Your Own Oil Paints

In a previous blog post, we discussed the benefits of making your own paints, rather than buying commercially-made paints from art supply stores. Two of the most appealing reasons for...


January 20, 2011

Selling your art at outdoor art fairs

Have you ever considered selling your artwork at an art fair? Outdoor art festivals are a popular way of uniting artists with potential collectors and even gallery owners. At the...