Outside The Lines

Fun readings about Color, Art and Segmation!

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January 8, 2019

4 Telltale Signs That You Are an Artist

Deciding whether or not to refer to yourself as an artist is a personal decision. To help you make your decision, here are four clear signs that you are an artist. 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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September 30, 2017

A Glimpse Inside Plein Air Landscape Artist Jonathan Pitts’ World

Some of the most revered artists in the history of the world were plein air landscape painters. A few examples include Mary Cassat, Vincent van Gogh, Joaquin Sorolla, Camille Pisasarro, and Claude Monet. Plein air landscape artist Jonathan Pitts is well on his way to greatness. In an exclusive interview, Jonathan gave us a glimpse into his world. Read on to discover it.

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row of beautiful book spines

September 14, 2017

2 Historical art themed Novels to Read This Fall

There’s nothing quite as satisfying as a well-written work of fiction on the topic of historical art. Books like these climb “bestsellers” lists because they appeal to individuals who have a passion for both literature as well as visual art. There are a couple of specific novels that beautifully marry these two forms of art.

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"dream" spelled out on blocks

August 14, 2017

Do Vision Boards Really Work? (And How to Make One.)

Even if vision boards do not bring physical, emotional, and relational blessings into a person’s life, they do bring hope. Since hope is priceless and hard to come by, making a vision board isn’t a bad idea. And, who knows? Maybe creating a vision board will be your secret to success.

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May 26, 2016

2 True Stories Behind Renowned Works of Art

There is nothing like a story to captivate the mind and make the imagination run wild. From a person’s earliest age, he or she is told stories at bedtime. Then,...

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October 13, 2015

Segmation Interviews Competitive Spirit: Karen Tashkovski Artist

I started drawing as soon as I could pick up a pencil. Growing up, I spent a lot of time in my room drawing and writing. I also loved to sing and being an outward-focused nurturer. Loved watching TV, too. I actually learned how to speak English from watching TV. I thought I would grow up to be an actress, but then I totally loved school and learning, so I became an art teacher.

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April 11, 2013

Gain Clarity and Creativity, Job Search by Color

Color Career Counselor is a popular assessment offered by Careerpath.com, that points individuals to ideal jobs based on personal color preferences.

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July 1, 2012

Do Colors Change What is Beautiful

What is beautiful? The term is a bit subjective, don’t you think? After all, isn’t beauty in the eye of the beholder?

It most certainly is, but one undeniable quality about color is its ability to make all things beautiful!

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April 13, 2012

Thomas Kinkade: The “Painter of Light”

Thomas Kinkade, popularly known as the “Painter of Light,” passed away in his sleep at the age of 54. His inspirational work touched the lives of many and will continue to live on as his legacy.

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March 26, 2012

Selling Your Art in a Strained Economy

Don’t let the economy scare you away from putting yourself and your art out there. There are easy steps that can bring you close to achieving your goals.

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June 22, 2011

How to Make Your Mistakes Work for You

Every artist knows the feeling of working for hours on a piece, only to make some kind of mistake. Whether it’s spilling paint, making a mark that can’t be erased,...

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