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Asiatic Lilies 6/3/16

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Blue bear and the butterfly

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Welcome to the Art Colony!

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; Snigger Patterson

Snigger creates her artworks using Watercolours, Pastels and Pencils

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

From time to time we will be running an Art Competition which will be for all members to take part in.

                     Summer Art Competition ;- Art Feeds The Soul

http://theartcolony.ning.com/forum/topics/summer-art-competition-art-feeds-the-soul

Happening Now:

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

The theme for July is "Memories"! 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.

NEW Bike Challenge: 

http://theartcolony.ning.com/forum/topics/in-your-style-bike-challenge-07-01-2016

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 August Color Wheel Postcard Swap Complementary colors- Your choice

Create 1 postcard 6x4 for 1 partner using any pair of complementary colors -  color wheel combination(your choice). The choice of subject and material you use to create the postcard is yours.

Sign up deadline is Aug. 19, 2016

http://theartcolony.ning.com/group/atcs/forum/topics/august-colour-wheel-postcard-swap-your-choice-complementary

****NEW****Zentangle ATC Swap

Make 2 zentangle style atcs each for two partners (4 atcs total) of any color and theme you choose!

Sign up deadline is Aug 6

http://theartcolony.ning.com/group/atcs/forum/topics/new-zentangle-atc-swap

 

Forum

Summer Art Competition - Art Feeds The Soul

Started by cheekyjane in Competitions. Last reply by Terri Baker 5 hours ago. 94 Replies

                        Competition                                Art Feeds The SoulJudges    Jane       …READ MORE

Canada

Started by Mairi McLeod in General Art Room 21 hours ago. 0 Replies

Hi all, I am going to Montreal next week - kind of art related. Are there any art galleries etc. That are a must see? Any sights that I should not miss?If you have any recommendations let me know.Will take some paints so I may even get…READ MORE

Monthly Theme - July 2016

Started by cheekyjane in Monthly Theme Forum. Last reply by Mairi McLeod on Wednesday. 14 Replies

Welcome to the monthly theme for July. Artwork and comments welcome from everyone!!!!This month's theme is - Memories 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 - Snigger Patterson

Started by cheekyjane in Artist Interviews. Last reply by SNIGGER PATTERSON on Tuesday. 12 Replies

Welcome to our Members Showcase! We are delighted to present Snigger Patterson from Northern Ireland UK Snigger creates her art works using Water colours, Pastels and…READ MORE

Can't comment on artwork

Started by Alfred James in Site Help Jul 22. 0 Replies

When I type in a comment and tap the submit button I get a message telling me to enter a comment. I'm on an Android tablet, does that make a difference?READ MORE

Do you start with pencil or jump right in with pen?

Started by Thaneeya McArdle in Drawing Questions & Tips. Last reply by Mary-Ellen Arsenault Jul 20. 15 Replies

I'm curious how other people approach pen and ink artwork.When it comes to realist pen and ink art, I have a tendency to start a drawing in pencil, so that I can erase any mistakes, before going over it in pen. If I'm doing an abstract pen and ink…READ MORE

My Work In Progress

Started by Joan Elizabeth White in Works in Progress Jul 18. 0 Replies

 Hello I have a work in progress, I am slowly getting there, hopefully in about 2 more weeks or less , I should be done.…READ MORE

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