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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 January is "Seasons"! 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:
***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.
****New Monthly Mandala Postcard Swap****
Create one Mandala Postcard rectangular or square 6" x 4" or 4" x 4" for one partner using colours Blue and Purple.....Sign up deadline is January 20th 2018.
Welcome to the monthly theme for January. Artwork and comments welcome from everyone!!!!This month's theme is - SeasonsThe theme is open to all artists whatever your medium.Please post your finished artwork in this discussion thread.Feel free to…READ MORE
Hi everyoneI've had a tube of Indian Yellow (green) hanging around and today I tried mixing it with some Burnt Umber. It produced the most beautiful muted olive/gold/yellowy colour, fantastic for foliage or grass.Various manufacturers will call it…READ MORE
After many stops and starts...my Cobb &Co painting is finally finished.It was a tough one, very complicated subjects....I had to take a bit of artistic license here and there...some of the details in the reference photo were obscured.I'm happy…READ MORE
Welcome to the monthly theme for December. Artwork and comments welcome from everyone!!!!This month's theme is - Christmas The theme is open to all artists whatever your medium.Please post your finished artwork in this discussion thread.Feel free to…READ MORE
Hi EveryoneI need lots of advice and hints please.I am drawing a long glass vase\jug that will have water and the stems of flowers ın .Im not quıte sure how to create the transparency......Thanks in advanceKarenREAD MORE
Hey, I'm fixing to start a painting & I've never used acrylic paint retarder or extender before. I've read different ways to apply it but, nowhere tells me how much to use. I'm interested if anyone has mixed some in a spray bottle with water…READ MORE