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How to Paint Text?

Hello, Friends.  I am a beginner, and I need some advice on how to paint text.  I tried it the other day and it was a miserable failure.  I…

Started by Starr White

5 Aug 30, 2011
Reply by Starr White

how do you price things

I took over 120 hrs on this,I only used one pencil .05 mac 2b. and pastle for the eyes as well as white out correction pen for the whiskers…

Started by danny vaughan barrett

4 Aug 26, 2011
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Water Mediums: Interactive Acrylics or water-soluble oils

Anybody out there using Interactive Acrylics or water solubal oils? If so, you may have developed some tricks to share. I paint hard edged…

Started by Pamela Jay Paralikis

8 Aug 24, 2011
Reply by Pamela Jay Paralikis

Book Recommendations for the Self-Taught Artist

Can you recommend some good books for those of us who are teaching ourselves art?  I have no access to art lessons or even a good library,…

Started by Starr White

19 Aug 16, 2011
Reply by Yano Rafferty

How do you feel about showing your art? How do you overcome shyness?

A discussion in June's monthly theme has got onto the debate about showing our art. How we feel, what stoops us, and what motivates us. I t…

Started by Sue Pownall

9 Aug 9, 2011
Reply by Suzanne Sicuranza


Hello everyone   I've been doing a little research on drawing using a grid.  I'm wondering whether using  a grid will help to improve my dr…

Started by Pauline Donohoe

6 Aug 8, 2011
Reply by Pauline Donohoe

Films about Artists and Art

Let's start a list of our favorite films about artists and art!   Here are some films about artists and art that I can recommend.  I've inc…

Started by Thaneeya McArdle

17 Aug 5, 2011
Reply by Grace L. Sanford

Good enough?

I'm wanting to begin selling some of my paintings and with that goal in mind over the past year I've been painting and painting yet I have…

Started by Aubrey Campbell

5 Aug 4, 2011
Reply by Aubrey Campbell


Hello everyone. I thought this might be an interesting discussion to set up.  I'm looking for a sketchbook that  can be used with most medi…

Started by Pauline Donohoe

7 Aug 3, 2011
Reply by Pauline Donohoe

How did you feel the first time someone called you an artist?

For many of us, being an artist is something we have been exploring with a mix of excitement and fear. What if I have no real talent? What…

Started by Suzanne Vadnais Monson

32 Aug 1, 2011
Reply by Suzanne Vadnais Monson



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