Featured Blog Posts – October 2014 Archive (6)

Sharing a little about my thoughts and about myself

I have not written a blog yet, but I thought I give it a try. Also, I'm fairly new to The Art Colony, but have never encountered such a wonderful group. By accident, I found The Art Colony, when I posted a question online and was led to this site. The comments and assistance I get from other artists are so encouraging. My wish is that I can share my knowledge with others for their advancement in art. We all have a common goal and enjoy what we are doing. It is really great to be a member of…

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Added by Rita Lulay Malsch on October 27, 2014 at 11:30am — 30 Comments

Creative Journaling

I am taking part in the 30 Day Journal Challenge this month. While I have been keeping a journal since I was ...okay, a long time now, it is the first time that I am taking part in a journal challenge.

I am enjoying it a lot, but the timing is not good. As a writer I am preparing to take part in NaNoWriMo in November, and I am also busy writing a book on Creative Journaling for Everyone. Most people associate creative journaling with art and artists and they won't be wrong.

I,…

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Added by Lizette de Vries-Venter on October 21, 2014 at 6:49am — 4 Comments

Release

It is my last week at my part-time job. I decided to take a little time off for myself and focus on school, and most importantly, put more time in my artwork. This doesn't seem like a big deal to a lot of people, but it relieves so much stress for me...

In my past artwork, I've noticed I've paid a lot more attention to details, and have more patience for each pieces. As the years went by, I became so busy that I felt that I couldn't balance in what I wanted to do anymore. I've been…

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Added by Bess Li on October 14, 2014 at 2:16am — 11 Comments

Eye Surgery

Hello again, It's October the 8th and it has been a month since I last submitted  a blog. As some of you may know, I have been legally blind in my left eye for the last fourteen years, due to a Macular hole. I tried surgery to repair it, but it did not work.

Last January at the ripe old age of 73, I decided to try my hand at art and began to do a few pictures here and there, I started with a few watercolors, because that's what I'd been given by my eldest son for Christmas. Then my…

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Added by Ronnie Egerton on October 8, 2014 at 10:00pm — 4 Comments

NEW BOY ON THE BLOCK

Hi everyone I have just started pencil drawing a few days ago, I am 64 years old and have always wanted to draw but I have been to busy making a life for me and my family, now it's my time so I hope to put my three starting pics on display and look forward to your coments and help. John
P.S I am looking forward to getting to know youall thanks for letting me join your group.

Added by John Colligan on October 8, 2014 at 6:34pm — 5 Comments

Sorry!

Sorry about not being around.  I was really busy, then I was on holiday last week and thought the apartment had wi-fi and I would be able to catch up on all sorts of things on my laptop with a seaview - but I was wrong and had no internet at all.  Now I'm back but apparently because I turned everything off while I was away including my router I now have internet at 1990s speeds because my ISP thought I had a problem with my line and this would help!



I will catch up as soon as I am…

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Added by Bryn Fellows on October 6, 2014 at 3:23pm — 2 Comments

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