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John Papaconstantinou commented on Jackie Stock's photo
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Were's mine

"This beautiful Jackie, in fact I been looking at your art page they are fantastic beautiful colours and lots of details really well done Jackie, Thanks for your lovely compliment on my Bubble car painting, Cor if I ever saw 9 of them like you did I…"
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Mairi McLeod liked Kathy Orrell's photo
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John Papaconstantinou commented on Kathy Orrell's photo
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Daisy and her sisters 001

"What a charming picture so sweet , like the colours and the details well done Kathy, thank you for your nice compliment on my Bubble car , yeah they should have one in Heartbeat never seen on and I always watch itve all the old cars back in my time…"
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Kathy Orrell posted an image

Southampton Ont lighthouse 001

checked out another tutorial by Peter Sheeler and this is my result
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John Papaconstantinou commented on Jenny's photo
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OLD BOTTLE

" Very nice painting Jenny my friend, I like the grasses and the bottle and the texture of thr broken fence, thank you for your lovely compliment on my bubble car,, God bless. x"
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Jim commented on Jim's photo
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Painting My Mood

"Thanks for the like Laurel"
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Debra Kay liked paul dodd's photo
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Allan Jones commented on John Papaconstantinou's photo
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BUBBLE CAR

"NIce, John. Now that is a powerful red!!"
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Allan Jones commented on Ernst Grillhiesl's photo
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Schönbrunn - OD

"Very good Ernst. I learn a lot from you, (even if I am not good at applying it!). The way the foreground is developed, for example, putting the water tower into the middle ground."
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Allan Jones liked Joan Elizabeth White's photo
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Allan Jones commented on Suz Darran's photo
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Savanna

"Nice one, Suz!"
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Allan Jones commented on Mairi McLeod's photo
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A play on light

"Very atmospheric... well done!"
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Allan Jones commented on Jack Bayes's photo
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Little Malvern Priory

"Very nice, Jack. I like the variety of greens in the woodland."
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Allan Jones commented on Allan Jones's photo
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Memorial Flight

"Thank you, Jack. The Lancaster flights from the museum often have former aircrew or their family members, it seems. I couldn't resist having a go at painting it!"
1 hour ago
Suz Darran posted an image

Savanna

I did this with Acrylics paint on Acrylic paper
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The theme for October is "Halloween"! Create a work of art based on this theme and upload it to the theme thread:

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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!

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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...!

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

New October Colour Wheel Postcard Swap -  Triad Colours - Orange,Violet and Green

Create 1 postcard 6x4 for 1 partner using Triad colours - Orange,Violet and Green - colour wheel combination, complimentary colours. The choice of subject and material you use to create the postcard is yours.

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Monthly Theme - October 2016

Started by cheekyjane in Monthly Theme Forum 10 hours ago. 0 Replies

Welcome to the monthly theme for October. Artwork and comments welcome from everyone!!!!This month's theme is - Halloween 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 need some HELP please!

Started by Wayne Llewellyn in General Art Room. Last reply by Wayne Llewellyn 12 hours ago. 2 Replies

My youngest son's (12) been given this assignment and I kinda have an idea what they are asking, yet I am not 100% sure.Applicants invited to take part in the drawing test will be assessed against the following two criteria:Technical skill: staff…READ MORE

Member's Showcase - Laurel Nichols

Started by cheekyjane in Artist Interviews. Last reply by Robert Tranchida 19 hours ago. 15 Replies

Welcome to our Members Showcase! We are delighted to present Laurel Nichols from USA…READ MORE

Looking for a good soft/chalk pastel course?

Started by J Simpson in Pastel Questions & Tips on Thursday. 0 Replies

Hi,I am looking for a good chalk pastel course and after that an oil pastel course. Often artists are not the best teachers, but there are a few that are particularly good. For drawing there is Betty Edwards drawing on the right side of the…READ MORE

Monthly Theme - September 2016

Started by cheekyjane in Monthly Theme Forum. Last reply by paul dodd on Monday. 10 Replies

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

Member's Showcase - Nora Shepley

Started by cheekyjane in Artist Interviews. Last reply by Nelson Failing Sep 24. 8 Replies

Welcome to our Members Showcase! We are delighted to present Nora Shepley from Israel Nora's art is fun and quirky and pleasing to the eyeTo…READ MORE

Member's Showcase - Ronnie Egerton

Started by cheekyjane in Artist Interviews. Last reply by kt Sep 17. 12 Replies

Welcome to our Members Showcase! We are delighted to present Ronnie Egerton from USA…READ MORE

A question about a certain piece of art I made

Started by Clarice Liu in Site Help. Last reply by Clarice Liu Sep 16. 2 Replies

I liked the design of the character's outfit but unfortunately it's a swimsuit picture. Here is the original one picture. …READ MORE

Member's Showcase - An.M.Sudyka

Started by cheekyjane in Artist Interviews. Last reply by An. M. Sudyka Sep 9. 8 Replies

Welcome to our Members Showcase! We are delighted to present An.M.Sudyka from Santa Clara USA An creates her art works using Acrylic paints,pastels and pencilsTo see more of…READ MORE

Should I try not so hard .....

Started by Karen in General Art Room. Last reply by Karen Sep 7. 15 Replies

Hi everyoneI only joined recently and have completed a few paintings which I will post soon....I am going to start another one soon ......I dont know whether i should really think about what ı should paint or just put brush to canvas and go with the…READ MORE

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