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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 March is "Abstract"! 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:
*****Your Pet Postcard Swap*****
Represent your pet in any way you want in any material creating 2 postcards rectangular 6"x 4" for 2 partners.
Deadline....sign up by.......11th March 2018
****New March Mandala Postcard Swap****
Using one Image and colours Pink & Yellow
Create one Mandala Postcard rectangular or square 6" x 4" or 4" x 4" for one partner using colours Pink & Yellow and 1 image.....Sign up deadline is March 20th 2018.
Hi All...Here is my latest painting of a Kangaroo mom with her baby. It was based on a wonderful reference photo that was sent to me.Specs:- 24" x 30" stretched canvas- Createx Wicked AcrylicsPainting time: approx. 80 hoursAll the fur/hair - grass…READ MORE
Hi!My name is Destiny Gutierrez. I'm 21 years old, I started to draw when I was really little. Drawing is a very good hobby and a relaxer for me mainly becuase I have PTSD and Paranoia. It really helps my nerves and anxiety as well. I am really shy…READ MORE
Welcome to the monthly theme for March. Artwork and comments welcome from everyone!!!!This month's theme is - AbstractThe theme is open to all artists whatever your medium.Please post your finished artwork in this discussion thread.Feel free to post…READ MORE
Hi everyone I need help from you artist who are proficient in pastel portraits . I love to do portraits in pastels most of all ...here is my problem I would like help on how to get a better likeness of my subjects . Below is my grandson Max who is…READ MORE
Another update of my cat painting... I rendered the right side of his face and his nearside leg. The leg will be finalised, once I have the rest of his body in place. I blocked in the under painting of his ears and have started mapping in the…READ MORE
Hi all....I just finished this piece. It's on a 30" x 30" stretched canvas. Createx Wicked acrylics. 60 hours work.It is for an art competition/exhibition in March.I'm pretty happy with it.Cheers…READ MORE
Hi I'm Tess living in Melbourne ,Australia. I'm in my 40s a sahm and married with 3 kiddies. I have put my art on the back burner for awhile since being diagnosed with fibromyalgia a few years ago . Now I'm ready to get back into it slowly and a bit…READ MORE
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
I began oil painting when I was about 49 or 50 years old. I am now 80, and I've enjoyed being a painter ever since that first day when I began. I have a BS degree in industrial education, and I taught HS graphic arts, and Jr High science for one…READ MORE