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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 November is "Still Life"! 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:
Here is the end result of my sleeping cat painting. It was a long task...much more work than my Tigger the cat painting...---------- Specs:- 24" x 18" (46cm x 61cm) Canvas - Createx Wicked Acrylics (all brush painted) - Approx 60 hours work.…READ MORE
Welcome to the monthly theme for November. Artwork and comments welcome from everyone!!!!This month's theme is - Still Life The theme is open to all artists whatever your medium.Please post your finished artwork in this discussion thread.Feel free…READ MORE
I have found a couple of interesting mediums by Daler Rowney -Glaze medium: gloss and Pearlescent tinting These are designed for acrylic , but I found they work well with watercolour paint and create some lovely effectsREAD MORE
My latest painting - a Superb Wren...completed....I'm pretty happy with it.It will be entered in an upcoming art show/comp.----------Specs:- 18" x 24" (46cm x 61cm) Canvas- Createx Wicked Acrylics- Approx 20 hours workThe background was airbrushed,…READ MORE
Hi All..I had been working on a painting of a Cobb & Co stagecoach, but that project had to be interrupted (briefly), after an invitation arrived to enter in an upcoming art show/comp in November.It is limited to work on a 18" x 24" canvas…READ MORE
Welcome to the monthly theme for October. Artwork and comments welcome from everyone!!!!This month's theme is - Anything Spooky (Halloween) The theme is open to all artists whatever your medium.Please post your finished artwork in this discussion…READ MORE
I wonder if anyone else here uses this website (www.photos4artists.co.uk).I have used it for some time now and is a very good site for royalty free images. the photos are alsofree with very little…READ MORE
When I use some of my watercolor pencils a lot taking paint directly from the pen tip, it really wears down the pencil fast.Is there a way to purchase replacement pencils as they wear out? Do you know any companies that do this?ThanksREAD MORE