Outside The Lines

Fun readings about Color, Art and Segmation!

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October 18, 2018

A Brief History of Halloween + 3 Fun Facts About the Holiday

October 31st is known in the United States as Halloween. It is not a religious holiday, though it has some religious roots. Halloween enthusiasts all over the world adore this holiday, but many are unaware of its origins, which are fascinating. www.segmation.com

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September 4, 2018

Why Red Represents Republicans and Blue Represents Democrats

Have you ever wondered why red represents Republicans and blue represents Democrats? If so, read on. www.segmation.com

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George Ohr

August 1, 2018

The Work of George Ohr, “The Mad Potter of Biloxi”

Did you know that the word ‘ceramics’ is taken from the Greek word ‘keramos’, which means ‘potter’s clay’? (In the world of visual art, there is no difference between ceramics and pottery.) Serious pottery fans are easy to spot — their homes are usually filled with beautiful pieces of ceramics. www.segmation.com

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July 30, 2018

3 Things You Should Know About Contemporary Art

Does it ever seem to you that people either love contemporary art or hate it? While this type of art doesn’t have to be your cup of tea, it won’t hurt to learn a bit about it. Who knows, you may even grow to love contemporary art once you know more about it. www.segmation.com

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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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June 23, 2018

Mobile App Game SegPlay Mobile Benefits the Brain

Playing any digital game can deliver these benefits. For art lovers, interacting with Segmation SegPlay Mobile is often much preferred to spending hours on the couch playing video games.

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January 26, 2018

Five Famous Paintings with Hidden Meanings

It’s not uncommon for artists to weave hidden meanings into their paintings, musical compositions, drawings, sculptures, and other works of art. Even artists like Vincent Van Gogh and Michelangelo indulged in this romantic practice. As art lovers, it is our pleasure to reveal the hidden meanings within several famous paintings. www.segmation.com

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December 28, 2017

4 Powerful New Year’s Resolutions Artists Should Make in 2018

For artists, the New Year is the perfect time to take stock of dreams, desires, and goals. There is something powerful about writing them down on paper or smearing a vision board with images that represent them. www.segmation.com

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December 5, 2017

Everything You Need to Know About Paint-by-Number

Paint-by-number is perfect just how it is. However, a 21st Century version of paint-by-number is Segmation SegPlay PC, a digital paint-by-number game compatible with Windows PC. Segmation SegPlay PC is the coolest, newest way to paint-by-number (www.segmation.com).

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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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River running through Chicago

August 6, 2017

2 Art Festivals You Can’t Miss in August 2017

Summer 2017 has offered an impressive array of art festivals around the world. Although several of 2017’s best art festivals have come and gone, two promising festivals have yet to...

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July 5, 2017

Musicians Use Interactive Paint-by-Numbers to Connect with Fans

Bands are always trying to come up with creative methods of advertising new music and connecting with fans. Recently, the band Real Estate released an interactive paint-by-numbers music video that was not only original, but also created with the purpose of engaging audiences. The music video for “Stained Glass,” a song from Real Estate’s “In Mind” album, has so far captivated music lovers and brought the group a greater level of notoriety. We’re a little biased to paint-by-numbers, but we think Real Estate made a genius move by connecting with fans via a paint-by-numbers music video!

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June 27, 2017

Did Michelangelo Invent Paint-by-Numbers?

“Did Michelangelo invent paint-by-numbers?” That’s not a question you hear every day! However, it is an interesting one. Was this mastermind behind the phenomenon that we now know as ‘paint-by-numbers’? The answer is “sort of.”

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April 24, 2017

Inflatables Displayed at Muskegon Museum of Art

Are you questioning whether or not inflatables should be considered art? If so, remember all the unusual forms of art that people have accepted and even embraced: feather art, match art, tin foil art, colored pencil art, and more. With these mediums in mind, it makes sense that inflatables, when designed by true artists, could and should be considered art.

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March 29, 2017

Let the Flowers Do the Talking

Read on to discover what types of flowers may be most meaningful to your loved ones (or yourself) on a special occasion or just an ordinary day.

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