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FLOURISHES N SWIRLS

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The Theme for February is "Love"! Create a work of art based on this theme and upload it to the theme thread:

http://theartcolony.ning.com/forum/topics/monthly-theme-february-2018

See what others created, too!http://theartcolony.ning.com/forum/categories/monthly-theme-forum/listForCategory

Every month a photo will be posted to use as a reference/inspiration for an art piece you create, In Your Style! The Challenges are open to all artists, whatever your medium. We're looking forward to seeing the diversity in art that one photo creates!

Style Challenges are always open and you can post your art in them at any time.

Style Challenge is taking a small break........will be back soon..!

If you want please do take a look at all the previous Style Challenges and if you feel inclined ...add some art in Your Style ......we would love to see it...!

Check out all of the style challenges here: http://community.art-is-fun.com/forum/categories/style-challenge/listForCategory

Create and swap art with your fellow Art Colonists in the Swap Art Group! The following swaps are currently open for sign-up:

 ***Closed*** ATC swap ***Partners posted

Participants will create 2 atcs each for 2 partners(total 4 atcs) based on the theme of "New".  Sign up deadline is January 12.

http://theartcolony.ning.com/group/atcs/forum/topics/new-atc-swap

          ****New February Mandala Postcard Swap****

                              Using a Bird Image(s)

Create one Mandala Postcard rectangular or square 6" x 4" or 4" x 4" for one partner using Bird image(s).....Sign up deadline is february 20th 2018.

http://theartcolony.ning.com/group/atcs/forum/topics/february-2018-mandala-swap-using-a-bird-image-s

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My art - ink and pen

Started by Eduard Kichigin in Critique Corner - Request & Receive Feedback Here. Last reply by Eduard Kichigin 9 minutes ago. 9 Replies

Hi! I'm a landscape architect, I like to draw and I like to do a time laps video of the drawing processPorta Maggiore . Roma. Italy Sant'Anna la Misericordia, Italia, Palermo. Stairs of the old town. Italy Quick sketch Landscape project old castle…READ MORE

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Can anyone help

Started by Albert Pecora in General Art Room. Last reply by Glen Billett on Wednesday. 1 Reply

I came across this set of approx 160 old Holland watercolors in a fancy wooden box ...all are unused ...any idea of the value Thanks AlREAD MORE

Monthly Theme - February 2018

Started by cheekyjane in Monthly Theme Forum. Last reply by kyle Feb 16. 14 Replies

Welcome to the monthly theme for February. Artwork and comments welcome from everyone!!!!This month's theme is - LoveThe theme is open to all artists whatever your medium.Please post your finished artwork in this discussion thread.Feel free to post…READ MORE

Fluff in Chalk

Started by kyle in Pastel Questions & Tips Feb 16. 0 Replies

Hi, I did a chalkboard drawing of my cat and thought I'd share it with the group! …READ MORE

Searching for Images

Started by Kathy Prendergast in Site Help. Last reply by Kathy Prendergast Feb 14. 2 Replies

Hello all; I've been on this site for nearly a year and have been having a great time.One thing I was wondering, is there any way to do a search for particular types of art or media, eg. collage, ATCs, watercolours, if they've been tagged as such? …READ MORE

An update of my painting of a Chimpanzee

Started by Dallas Nyberg in General Art Room. Last reply by Dallas Nyberg Feb 13. 5 Replies

Hi AllI had a few people ask me (on Facebook) about the actual size of the painting.So, I had my photo taken next to it to give some idea.The painting now has an official title - "Looking out for Goodall" as a tribute to Dr Jane Goodall and her…READ MORE

Recent Painting

Started by Dan Scott in General Art Room Feb 13. 0 Replies

Hi everyoneHere is a recent painting I did. I also do some free art tutorials if interested. …READ MORE

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My new pencil holder

Started by Sharon Howard in General Art Room Feb 13. 0 Replies

This is my new pencil holder. My hubby printed in on his 3D printer.READ MORE

Technical things with the layered method you may be having problems with.

Started by Delmus Phelps in Oil Painting Questions & Tips. Last reply by William F. Martin Feb 12. 4 Replies

Hi All, A fan wrote me the other day, and since it seemed appropriate, I thought the questions were great and would serve to help others,My fan has given me permission to post them here, so here we go.From ??? to Delmus Phelps Sent Dec 21, 2011Hello…READ MORE

Periodically have to resign in

Started by Robert (Bob) Murray in Site Help. Last reply by Robert (Bob) Murray Feb 11. 2 Replies

Hi ModeratorsFrom time to time I am away from my computet and therefore I am not as frequent a visitor to the site as others seem to be. It seems as though if this is the case my members page is not available and I have to resign in. I last visited…READ MORE

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