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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; Rita Lulay Malsch


Rita creates her artworks using a variety of mediums 

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.

                    

                

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

                                                

The Theme for February is "Adventure"! Create a work of art based on this theme and upload it to the theme thread:

http://theartcolony.ning.com/forum/topics/monthly-theme-january-2017

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:

***New*** Spring Fling atc swap

Make 2 regulation size atcs each for 2 partners(total of 4) with the theme being "Spring"...what it makes you think of, feel etc. your choice of style and materials.

Sign up deadline is March 10

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

***NEW*** "In the Style of...Mondrian" atc swap

Make 2 regulation size atc each for 2 partners(4 total) in the style of Piet Mondrain.

Sign up deadline is March 17, 2017

http://theartcolony.ning.com/group/atcs/forum/topics/new-in-the-style-of-mondrian-atc-swap

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Monthly Theme - February 2017

Started by cheekyjane in Monthly Theme Forum. Last reply by Rita Lulay Malsch 12 hours ago. 21 Replies

Welcome to the monthly theme for February. 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

Member's Showcase - Rita Lulay Malsch

Started by cheekyjane in Artist Interviews. Last reply by Rita Lulay Malsch 12 hours ago. 23 Replies

Welcome to our Members Showcase! We are delighted to present Rita Lulay Malsch from USA Rita creates her art works using a variety of mediumsTo see more of Rita's work;…READ MORE

Animals

Started by Thaneeya McArdle in Reference Image Library. Last reply by Pat yesterday. 130 Replies

Post your reference photos of animals here.This can include things like pets, wildlife, mammals, reptiles, insects, birds, etc.* * Important * *Before you upload any photos to the Reference Image Pool, please read the…READ MORE

Member's Showcase - Ted

Started by cheekyjane in Artist Interviews. Last reply by Ted Feb 21. 33 Replies

Welcome to our Members Showcase! We are delighted to present Ted from Queensland,Australia Ted creates his art works using a variety of mediumsTo see more of Ted's work; please…READ MORE

Member's Showcase - Patrick Schroder

Started by cheekyjane in Artist Interviews. Last reply by Barbara Cullen Feb 12. 34 Replies

Welcome to our Members Showcase! We are delighted to present Patrick Schroder from Germany Patrick creates delightful landscapes and art using Acrylic PaintsTo see…READ MORE

Member's Showcase - Daryll Geddes

Started by cheekyjane in Artist Interviews. Last reply by Ted Feb 8. 8 Replies

Welcome to our Members Showcase! We are delighted to present Daryll Geddes from South AfricaDaryll creates her artworks using a variety mediums and mixed mediaTo see more…READ MORE

Monthly Theme - January 2017

Started by cheekyjane in Monthly Theme Forum. Last reply by Audrey Feb 7. 27 Replies

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

Gummy pastel

Started by Lisa Booker Bown in Pastel Questions & Tips. Last reply by Mark Bedwell Feb 7. 3 Replies

Hi everyone, as you have seen Ive just started using colours, in the form of pastel pencils, Faber Castell, so not cheap ones, and have found that on a white heavy cartridge paper, that I was told suitable for pastels, went like chewing gum! had to…READ MORE

protecting a pastel painting

Started by Devora Baht Y'shua in Pastel Questions & Tips. Last reply by Mark Bedwell Feb 7. 4 Replies

I would like to know how you protect a pastel painting..how do you mount it on a poster board???READ MORE

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Electric Pastel Pencil Sharpener

Started by Lori Waz in Pastel Questions & Tips. Last reply by Mark Bedwell Feb 7. 10 Replies

I am looking for a good quality electric pencil sharpener for my pastel pencils. I have been using disposable sharpeners but the blades dull so quickly and I loose alot of the pastel. Any suggestions?READ MORE

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