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Artwork of the Week;
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 May is "Self Portrait"! Create a work of art based on this theme and upload it to the theme thread:
See what others created, too!https://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*** MONTHLY ARTISTS POSTCARD SWAP FOR 2019, "IN THE STYLE OF" -
Monthly swap - create one postcard for one partner. Sign up deadline is the 7th of each month.
JUNE - FRIDA KAHLO
JULY - ANDY WARHOL
AUGUST - JACKSON POLLOCK
SEPTEMBER - YAYOI KUSAMA
OCTOBER - FRIEDENSREICH HUNDERTWASSER
NOVEMBER - YULIA BRODSKAYA
DECEMBER - GEORGIA O'KEEFFE
Hi all..I posted a few WIPs some time ago, but neglected to post the final outcome...so here it is..Title: Saltwater Crocodile.- 36" x 24" (90cm x 60cm) stretched canvas- Createx Wicked Acrylics.- Time taken: around 75 hours…READ MORE
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
Last year, one of the essays I wrote for Hello Humans was about accepting myself and declaring myself an artist. I had been many things: an accountant, a teacher, a restaurant owner to name a few - and I always made things. But, I was slow to…READ MORE
Welcome to the monthly theme for May. Artwork and comments welcome from everyone!!!!This month's theme is - Self PortraitThe theme is open to all artists whatever your medium.Please post your finished artwork in this discussion thread.Feel free to…READ MORE
Welcome to the monthly theme for April. Artwork and comments welcome from everyone!!!!This month's theme is - SpringThe theme is open to all artists whatever your medium.Please post your finished artwork in this discussion thread.Feel free to post…READ MORE
Now not only can I not find hearts on left hand side of fellow painters work to compliment them, MY OWN GALLERY APPEARS TO HAVE DISAPPEARED..I have been sending in work for years, and have almost 2000 pics in my portfolios, yet only yesterdays…READ MORE
I have just completed this one.. A very curious, but endearing little creature."Platypus" 30" x 40" (76cm x 100cm) stretched canvas Createx Wicked acrylics. Approximately 100 hours work.…READ MORE
Welcome to the monthly theme for March. Artwork and comments welcome from everyone!!!!This month's theme is - FlowersThe theme is open to all artists whatever your medium.Please post your finished artwork in this discussion thread.Feel free to post…READ MORE
Hi all, I am new to the Art Colony, and new to the world of art period. I am 68 years young and am just now taking my first art class, a watercolor class and I am loving it. I am not very good but I am learning! I would love to hear from other…READ MORE