Outside The Lines

Fun readings about Color, Art and Segmation!

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July 21, 2018

20,000 Years of Horse-Themed Art

Horses have been represented in art for thousands of years. While horses were not represented as much in modern art than in art of old, they were still depicted by some of the most famous artists who ever lived. www.segmation.com

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November 22, 2017

The Meaning of Thanksgiving’s Colors

Are you a fan of fall colors? Is Thanksgiving your favorite holiday to decorate for? If so, you’ll love learning about the meaning behind Thanksgiving’s bountiful colors.

Every holiday has a specific set of colors associated with it. For Thanksgiving, those colors are warm, rich, and comforting. www.segmation.com

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November 14, 2017

Artist Amedeo Modigliani’s Story

Amedeo Modigliani’s life story is tragic, but his art is beautiful. If only it could have been celebrated during his life as it was and is after his death.

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August 7, 2017

Why Ice Cream Art is Perfect for Summertime

Ice cream art is a thing. Is this not the best news you’ve heard all summer?

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January 7, 2017

A Few of Our Favorite Things About Winter

“Brown paper packages tied up with strings, these are a few of my favorite things!” These famous lyrics have been celebrated since they were first published in 1959. Imagine for a moment that this song’s title has been changed to “My Favorite Things…About Winter,” and you are the star singer (in this fantasy, you are a great singer!) If this were the case, what would you sing about? Electric blankets on cold nights? A Starbucks Peppermint Mocha? Take a moment to compile a mental list of your very favorite things about the winter season. If you have trouble making your list, you are welcome to borrow from ours.

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May 6, 2016

The Mayo Clinic Affirms the Health Benefits of Coloring for Adults

Surely you are aware of an artistic phenomenon that’s sweeping the world: coloring for adults. Adult-specific coloring caught on a couple years ago and is growing in popularity with each passing month. Have you ever asked yourself why coloring for adults is such a big hit?

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April 26, 2016

Fun Facts About Eugene Delacroix

Many consider Delacroix, the leader of the French Romantic School, to be the greatest French Romantic painter in history. After all, his use of color shaped Impressionist and Post-Impressionist styles.

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January 22, 2014

Emulate the Romantic Style of William Blake

Regardless of how others viewed him and his art, William Blake’s work has gained notoriety. Unfortunately, Blake died nearly two centuries ago with no money and little recognition.

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December 30, 2013

William Glackens – American Realist Painter

Glackens reaped success with three different art styles: illustration, realism and impressionism. His career began in 1891 as an illustrative reporter for Philadelphia newspapers. Eventually, he went to Cuba with the U.S. Army to capture the events of the Spanish-American war. In this span of 7 years, he would travel to Europe, settle in New York and meet the group of men who would play significant roles in his development as an artist.

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December 4, 2013

Jules Tavernier: Talent Erupted

Jules Tavernier was a talented artist and a gifted person. His aptitude for art went far beyond his paintbrush. He had an ability to unite people who shared an affinity towards art. Unfortunately, these relationships would later implode from his alcoholism and rampant debt. The “master of volcano paintings,” as some liked to call him, would erupt just like the natural phenomenon he sought to illustrate. But even in his state of decay, people gathered around him to reflect the truth of his being: he was supremely talented and equally tragic.

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November 2, 2013

FEATURED ARTIST: OMASTE WITKOWSKI

When she creates, she is always attempting to make something that is unusual. It is essential to me to display her images as uniquely as she can. To express a moment or object in a new way. To make it her’s and share her vision and imagination.

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May 20, 2013

Choosing a Color for Your Business Brand

When it comes to business brands, color is extremely important. This is because certain hues can increase positive feelings, whereas other shades can cause a consumer to feel overwhelmed. The right color will help you grow your business.

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April 2, 2013

William Merritt Chase – American Impressionist Painter

Patterns includes several self portraits, and numerous portraits including Portrait of a Lady, lady in Pink, Lady in Black, The Blue Kimono, Girl in Red Embroided Jacket, The Mandolin Player, Still Life Fish, At the Seaside, Azaleas, Girl in Japanese Costume, Portrait of Miss Dora Wheeler, and Portrait of Louis Betts.

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November 8, 2012

Beautiful Moonglow

  Pattern Set for SegPlayPC released (see more details here) The moon’s surface has been studied by telescope since Galileo first observed it in 1609 and firsthand by a total...

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June 3, 2012

Marketing Art in the Digital World: An Introduction

By nature, artists are creative people – we are visionaries and dreamers. Artists are usually more comfortable behind the easel than in front of a calculator or spreadsheet. Yet to...

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