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Belle

"thanks...........Kathy Orrell "
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HORTENZA MARIE LIPPERT posted an image

DANCE OF THE LOVERS

SO BEAUTIFUL,,, YOU CAN ALMOST HEAR THE MUSIC..AND FAINTLY SMELL THE AROMERS OF THE ATMOSPHERE..AS YOUR HEART RHYTHM ENTWINES WITH THE DANCERS.... THIS IS A WATERCOLR,SOME AIR BRUSH AND HAND WORK WITH BLACK SUMI PRE FILLED BRUSHES ....MY DAUGHTER…
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SILENT NIGHT

"HI EVERYONE, FIRST OFF, THANKS PAUL FOR  THE UPDATE...KEEP IT COMING...THANKS TO ALL, FOR THE WONDERFUL CRITIQUES...."
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watercolordog2

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Evening Drama

"I can feel the energy from your colors.  "
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MY GIRAFFE

"Thank you, Mark, for your comment on my giraffe. I haven't stopped by in a while because I received yesterday the good news of the PRESS RELEASE of my book My Family, My Friends, My Life. It can be found under the webpage URL…"
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hands three

"Awesome, Ed"
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Michael posted an image

The catman

Catman
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"Thank you, Ramnath. Much appreciated. I received yesterday the PRESS RELEASE. My book has been published. That's why I wasn't around much. Here is my webpage URL https://outskirtspress.com/myfamilymyfriendsmylife"
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Old McDonald had a farm

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Belle

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Disturbed thoughts

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Evening Drama

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Rainbow Trout

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The Theme for July is "Fairy Tail"! 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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***Partners posted***Relax..it's just another atc swap!

Create 2 regulation size atcs for 2 partners(total 4 atcs) with the theme of relaxation with your choice of style and materials.  

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Monthly Theme - July 2017

Started by cheekyjane in Monthly Theme Forum. Last reply by Kathy Orrell on Monday. 6 Replies

Welcome to the monthly theme for July. Artwork and comments welcome from everyone!!!!This month's theme is - Fairy Tail 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've put together a slide show.

Started by Jeremiah Isaiah Humphrey(J-Hump) in General Art Room on Monday. 0 Replies

Here is a new slide I've put together Youtube Slideshow I also have a…READ MORE

A painting of "Tigger" the cat..

Started by Dallas Nyberg in Works in Progress Jul 14. 0 Replies

Hi All...I finished the Dingo painting and two hours later...it was sold...I had intended it for an entry in an art show. I didn't expect to sell it so fast...so, with it out of the loop... I started on a new painting for the show.This painting is…READ MORE

A further update of my painting of a Dingo..

Started by Dallas Nyberg in Works in Progress. Last reply by Stephanie Rubin Jul 9. 1 Reply

My Dingo painting update..I have been unwell for a day or so, so I was a bit reluctant to paint.Felt better last night, so, back to the easel I went.After pulling an all nighter...I got a fair amount done...not finished though....I decided my…READ MORE

Go Fund Me page Jeremiah is badly in need of a psychiatrist

Started by Jeremiah Isaiah Humphrey(J-Hump) in General Art Room. Last reply by Kathy Orrell Jul 6. 1 Reply

GoFundMe My names Jeremiah Isaiah Humphrey. I am 28 years old and live in central Georgia, USA. I have recently been diagnosed with Major Depressive Disorder,…READ MORE

A painting of a Dingo (Ausrtalian wild dog)... continued

Started by Dallas Nyberg in Works in Progress Jul 6. 0 Replies

It has been a long process, getting this painting rendered. I not using any airbrushing on this one. it's all hand done, using only three red sable brushes - a #2 Filbert - a #0 Liner and a #5/0 Liner.The painting is on a 20" x 24" canvas.All the…READ MORE

A painting of a Dingo (Ausrtalian wild dog)

Started by Dallas Nyberg in Works in Progress Jul 3. 0 Replies

Hi all...I have just started on my next painting of a Dingo...Createx Wicked acrylics on a 20" x  24" canvas.I tripple primed the canvas and the painted it smokey black.The first picture is of the initial sketch I did on the canvas.…READ MORE

Monthly Theme - June 2017

Started by cheekyjane in Monthly Theme Forum. Last reply by Mary Rogers Jun 28. 28 Replies

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

What do you think community?

Started by Jeremiah Isaiah Humphrey(J-Hump) in General Art Room Jun 22. 0 Replies

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After a long break, I'mm painting again..

Started by Dallas Nyberg in General Art Room. Last reply by Dallas Nyberg Jun 20. 2 Replies

G'Day all... Well, after nearly a year of working on a model train project at a local museum, I finally got back to the easel... I am currently painting a portrait of an emu to enter in the Lachlan Regional Art Awards in September. I'm using Createx…READ MORE

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