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From time to time we will be running an Art Competition which will be for all members to take part in.
Here are some fun ways that you can join The Art Colony's latest activities;
The Theme for September is "Reflections"! Create a work of art based on this theme and upload it to the theme thread:
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:
**NEW** Song Lyrics ATC swap
"Music is art that goes in the ears straight to the heart." Create 2 ATCs each for 2 partners based on favorite song lyrics. Your style and choice of materials.
Sign up deadline August 4, 2017
Hi everyone I have just found this page and I think this page is awesome and I'm sure this will be a great help to a new artist like myself, I'm still finding my why around the site at present,welcome any advice from anyone. Cheers Nick
So, I have oils pastels, which I read are not supposed to crumble as much as soft/hard pastels. Yet when I use them, the leave blobbies on the paper or on the pastel itself, that I then have to brush/wipe off. Is this normal?Also, I am using the…READ MORE
Welcome to the monthly theme for September. Artwork and comments welcome from everyone!!!!This month's theme is - Reflections The theme is open to all artists whatever your medium.Please post your finished artwork in this discussion thread.Feel free…READ MORE
HiI love working with acrylic but they always dry really fast and I have to mix a gradient of colour before I\ start painting, so I was thinking of trying out Oil paints!I am new to oil paints and would love for someone to recommend any brand of…READ MORE
Welcome to the monthly theme for August. Artwork and comments welcome from everyone!!!!This month's theme is - Portraits The theme is open to all artists whatever your medium.Please post your finished artwork in this discussion thread.Feel free to…READ MORE
I wonder if anyone else here uses this website (www.photos4artists.co.uk).I have used it for some time now and is a very good site for royalty free images. the photos are alsofree with very little…READ MORE
This has been a long process.... now 50 hours of painting and still more to go...The perils of being a high detail artist...I will include all updates here..…READ MORE
After years of me sending e-mails to my favorite paint manufacturer(M. Graham) to expand their range of colors for their oils and acrylics,especially Chromium oxide green, I received an email from M. Graham today. Here is what they wrote to me.We…READ MORE