Outside The Lines

Fun readings about Color, Art and Segmation!

Tag - Paint

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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November 2, 2010

Undiscovered Treasures of the Louvre

[picapp align=”center” wrap=”false” link=”term=louvre&iid=5123820″ src=”http://view2.picapp.com/pictures.photo/image/5123820/france-paris-musee-louvre/france-paris-musee-louvre.jpg?size=500&imageId=5123820″ width=”380″ height=”251″ /] Over 8 million visitors flock to the Louvre each year, making this Parisian art repository the most visited museum in the world....

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October 28, 2010

The Main Ingredients to Creating an Effective Artist Website

[picapp align=”center” wrap=”false” link=”term=artist+computer&iid=59271″ src=”http://view1.picapp.com/pictures.photo/image/59271/artist-with-laptop/artist-with-laptop.jpg?size=500&imageId=59271″ width=”380″ height=”253″ /] In previous blog posts, we provided an overview of art marketing in the digital world and followed that with three main ways...

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October 24, 2010

The Meaning of Thanksgiving and Thanksgiving Art

[picapp align=”center” wrap=”false” link=”term=thanksgiving&iid=180277″ src=”http://view3.picapp.com/pictures.photo/image/180277/name-tags/name-tags.jpg?size=500&imageId=180277″ width=”372″ height=”458″ /] www.segmation.com On the fourth Thursday each November, people travel long and far to be with the ones they love the most to...

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October 24, 2010

Albrecht Dürer – Northern Renaissance Master

New Pattern Set for SegPlay® PC recently released (see more details here) Albrecht Dürer (1471 – 1528) was a German artist from Nuremberg. He is generally regarded as the greatest...

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October 16, 2010

Ideas for Creating Halloween Art

Ghosts and ghouls hang from trees, carved pumpkins and gnarled broomsticks appear on doorsteps, spiders weave webs across windows and gravestones turn up on front lawns.

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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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