Outside The Lines

Fun readings about Color, Art and Segmation!

Tag - travel

July 15, 2014

The Best Summer Sunsets, Nightly Shows of Color

Summer is here, but it never seems to last for long. In fact, if you blink you might miss it. What do you appreciate most about summer? Do you like...

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May 23, 2014

Street Art Affects Major Cities Across the World

Street art is commonly referred to as graffiti. In many parts of the world the artists who are behind these works could be confronted by law officials. Illegal as it might be, artists like Banksy and Shepard Fairey have become emblems of the street art community throughout the world. Their work is rarely seen as vandalism. More often, it is celebrated as public artwork that draws attention and notoriety to major cities.

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April 15, 2014

Colors of Cancun

Why are the colors of Cancun so enchanting? Some say, aside from beautiful sunsets and white sandy beaches, that Cancun is mainly water and jungle. Even though many visitors only see the tips of textured greens that exist in the jungle, they note how the shade of the jungle is a sharp contrast from the brilliant exposure of the ocean.

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March 18, 2013

Piero della Francesca – Early Renaissance Artist

Florence might also have been responsible for Piero’s interest in mathematics as well as other forms of art such as, architecture and sculpting. Many scholars believe that Piero was deeply interested in how other fields of study might influence his painting. Whether or not Florence was where this interest was sparked, it appears that Piero spent his life studying mathematics, light, color, architecture and sculpture, all in the effort to bring the proper perspective to his painting. This love of learning for the sake of perspective in his work is evident in all of his paintings.

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July 13, 2012

Travel Like an Artist

For an artist, Sansepolcro, Italy might be considered heaven on earth. Why? Because it was the birthplace and hometown of Piero della Francesca, painter of the Resurrection.

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April 3, 2011

Why You Should Make Art When You Travel (www.segmation.com)

Making art while traveling allows you to experience your new surroundings on a deeper level than most tourists ever will. By carefully viewing a scene, structure, object, person or people with the intense gaze of an artist and interpreting your vision on paper or canvas, you can freely observe the subtle nuances and hidden undercurrents that comprise the fabric of daily life in any given location. Art Travel.

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