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.comDetails
Here at Segmation (www.segmation.com), we appreciate this time of year. Not only do we enjoy creating Halloween-themed products for our customers; we also love seeing art that reminds us of the soon-approaching night of fright. Read on to discover just a few art pieces that are all at once stylish, classic, and pretty darn scary.Details
As fallen leaves carpet the ground with brilliant shades of brown, yellow, red and orange, a variety of strange and spooky images start to appear creating Halloween Spirit. Ghosts and ghouls hang from trees, carved pumpkins and gnarled broomsticks appear on doorsteps, spiders weave webs across windows and gravestones turn up on front lawns.
Halloween art sets the stage for the scariest and fun holiday of the year.Details
The “Monster Mash” caught on in a flash, but is it really a Halloween hit? Nowhere in the song does it mention Halloween buzzwords like “Trick or Treat,” “Ghosts and Goblins,” or “A witch and her broomstick.” All we know about the song is that it was a graveyard smash.
This month, Segmation is on a mission to find out if “Monster Mash” was a Halloween hit or a Frankenstein inspired tune. Was the song released in August 1962 so it could reach the top of the Billboard charts by Halloween, or was it just a coincidence?Details
Every October, as fallen leaves carpet the ground with brilliant shades of brown, yellow, red and orange, a variety of strange and spooky images start to appear creating Halloween Spirit. Ghosts and ghouls hang from trees, carved pumpkins and gnarled broomsticks appear on doorsteps, spiders weave webs across windows and gravestones turn up on front lawns.
Halloween art sets the stage for the scariest holiday of the year. Well before October 31 rolls around, you’ll want to get busy creating the seasonal decorations that will set the tone for the entire month.Details
[picapp align=”center” wrap=”false” link=”term=artist+computer&iid=59271″ src=”http://view1.picapp.com/pictures.photo/image/59271/artist-with-laptop/artist-with-laptop.jpg?size=500&imageId=59271″ width=”380″ height=”253″ /] In previous blog posts, we provided an overview of art marketing in the digital world and followed that with three main ways for artists to display their art online. In this article, we’ll take a closer look at the most important elements that are needed to make…Details
[picapp align=”center” wrap=”false” link=”term=mona+lisa&iid=1612007″ src=”http://view1.picapp.com/pictures.photo/image/1612007/vinci-code-locations/vinci-code-locations.jpg?size=500&imageId=1612007″ width=”380″ height=”253″ /] Have you ever wondered why certain works of art are so famous? For instance, why does the Mona Lisa enjoy celebrity status, even though there have been scores of other well-painted portraits throughout history? Leonardo da Vinci’s Mona Lisa is currently known as the most famous painting…Details
[picapp align=”center” wrap=”false” link=”term=body+painting&iid=9620363″ src=”http://view3.picapp.com/pictures.photo/image/9620363/2010-daegu-international/2010-daegu-international.jpg?size=500&imageId=9620363″ width=”380″ height=”570″ /] Ever since humans discovered they could make marks with clay, mud, and other natural pigments, body painting has had its place in human culture. Tribal cultures around the world initially painted their skin for ritual purposes and camoflauged themselves for hunting, traditions that many extant tribes continue…Details