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The Art Colony is a fun, friendly online community for visual artists working in painting, drawing, mixed media, sculpture and handicrafts.

 

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Member's Showcase; Zina Baumann

Zina creates delightful art using Watercolours,Acrylics,Pen & Ink and Mixed Media

Every 2 weeks we feature one of our members in the "Members Showcase" featuring  a selection of their art.

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Here are some fun ways that you can join The Art Colony's latest activities;

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-2016

See what others created, too!

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.

NEW Yorkie Challenge:

 

http://theartcolony.ning.com/forum/topics/in-your-style-yorkie-challenge-02-01-2016?xg_source=activity

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:

 Warp, Weft & Weave -- Stick Weaving (at least 6 sticks)  you will need to create one stick woven Doll, one simple Coaster and artist choice of either one funky woven piece of Jewellery or one small woven Wall Hanging.....To participate;

http://theartcolony.ning.com/group/atcs/forum/topics/new-swap-warp-weft-weave

New.....Colour Wheel Postcard Swap

Create one postcard 6x4 for one partner using the complementary colours Yellow and Purple...the choice of subject and materials you use to create the postcard is yours......sign up by 19th February 2016.

http://theartcolony.ning.com/group/atcs/forum/topics/colour-wheel-postcard-swap-feb-2016?xg_source=activity

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Member's Showcase ; Zina Baumann

Started by cheekyjane in Artist Interviews. Last reply by Lin Oldfield 1 hour ago. 7 Replies

Welcome to our Members Showcase! We are delighted to present Zina Baumann from NJ USA Zina creates a variety of art using many…READ MORE

Monthly Theme - February 2016

Started by cheekyjane in Monthly Theme Forum. Last reply by Veronica Deveau 6 hours ago. 32 Replies

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

Member's Showcase ; Anita Mari

Started by cheekyjane in Artist Interviews. Last reply by Anita Mari yesterday. 34 Replies

Welcome to our Members Showcase! We are delighted to present Anita Mari from Denver USA Anita creates delightful artworks using  Pen Markers and Pencils/Drawing PensTo see…READ MORE

Unusual commission requests

Started by Laura Luisa Cowell in General Art Room. Last reply by Laura Luisa Cowell on Thursday. 1 Reply

Every once in a while I get an unusual request. Does that happen to anyone else? It must.This week I was asked to paint four hand carved propellers for a whirligig a woodworker is making. The theme is sort of Moulin Rouge. He showed me a can can…READ MORE

"In Your Style" ~ Yorkie Challenge ~ 02-01-2016

Started by Jo Flockton in Style Challenge. Last reply by Jo Flockton on Thursday. 24 Replies

The Yorkshire Terrier is a small…READ MORE

Yorkie

Started by Robert Tranchida in Style Challenge on Thursday. 0 Replies

11x14 markers on paper

Critique requested for my latest project

Started by Reta Massing in Critique Corner - Request & Receive Feedback Here. Last reply by Laura Luisa Cowell on Wednesday. 8 Replies

This is a barnwood piece that is 5 foot by 10 inches and my first post to this site.I am looking forward to learning from others since I have no formal training. I have loved drawing since I was in grade school and tried my hand at oil painting when…READ MORE

Tags: #Homedisplay, #birchtrees, #woodplacque, #Acrylic

In your style Yorkie

Started by Brenda Sumpter in Style Challenge on Wednesday. 0 Replies

This is Mikey using pastel pencils.

In your style Yorkie

Started by Brenda Sumpter in Style Challenge on Wednesday. 0 Replies

This is Mikey using pastel pencils.

What is the difference between Gloss Varnish vs fluid gloss medium and varnish vs gel medium

Started by Harpreet Kaur in Mixed Media & Altered Art Questions & Tips. Last reply by David Munroe Art on Wednesday. 1 Reply

Hello Friends,               I want to work on projects related to decoupaging, mixed media, canvas work with acrylic paints. To seal my project I am confused among so many products. Since I would be working on Wood, canvas, metal, paper, ceramic…READ MORE

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