Everyday, millions of adults color in coloring books designed specifically for them. No longer is this pastime reserved for children. How big a craze is adult coloring, you ask? To give you an idea, around 12 million adult-specific coloring books were sold in 2015. Incredibly, that is 12 times the amount that was sold in…Details
Each month, we here at Segmation have the honor and high privilege of interviewing an artist who catches our eye. We strive to find individuals we think our readers will enjoy getting to know and who have unusual talent. Have you read our past interviews? Some of the most popular are How to Live an…Details
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, when that person is old enough to attend school, he or she is given regular breaks for storytime. When that individual becomes an adult, he…Details
Is Junk Food Safe?
Health is a global issue and junk food is too, especially in America. More often than not, what seems harmless turns out to be destructive. James Ostrer’s work reflects this fact with a bit of a twisted view. Ostrer tells us these junk food monsters are on the loose, but instead of running from them, we invite them into our bodies every day.Details
Have you ever wondered how George Washington’s image came to be on the United States one-dollar bill? The answer to this query can be found in the life of a man named Gilbert Stuart, a renowned American Portraitist.
Gilbert Stuart’s story began on December 3, 1755 in Rhode Island. Stuart’s father was a Scottish immigrant and his mother was a member of a prominent land- owning family. At the age of six Stuart moved, along with his family, to Newport Rhode Island. It was in Newport that Stuart first took an interest in art and began to demonstrate his abilities as an artist.Details
What is it about a garden that is powerfully calming, reassuring, and hope-inspiring? Merely reading about the senses evoked by a garden brings rest and peace. For some, gardening is an outlet for stress relief that is far more powerful than exercise or meditation. For others, a garden provides endless hours of fun. What does gardening mean to you?Details
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?Details
The museum’s masterpieces truly come alive as they are interpreted by these creative floral designers. You will be surprised and delighted to see how imagination comes alive when flowers meet with paint. The floral designers make use of light, color, and structural ingenuity to make these canvas paintings take on a new dimension. Art Alive celebrates artistic masterpieces of all types.Details
Color affects us more powerfully than we assume. It has the ability to make humans feel happy, sad, and every emotion in between. Color is more than aesthetically pleasing; it is emotion-altering. Researchers know this and are helping certain companies manufacture products—adult coloring books, specifically—that promote the use of color for the good of the…Details