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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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Artwork of the Week; "The Golden Tree of Dog Park" by R L Oliver

 

Every week we feature one of our members in the "Artwork of the Week" featuring  an inspiring piece 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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The Theme for August is "Summer"! Create a work of art based on this theme and upload it to the theme thread:

https://theartcolony.ning.com/forum/topics/monthly-theme-august-2018

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

                                                        

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***NEW*** Inspiration ATC swap

Create 2 ATCs each for 2 partners(total 4 ATCs) in your style showing what inspires you to be creative. Sign up deadline July 31.

https://theartcolony.ning.com/group/atcs/forum/topics/new-inspiration-atc-swap

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Artwork of the Week - August 18 2018

Started by cheekyjane in Artwork of the Week. Last reply by R L Oliver yesterday. 2 Replies

                                     Welcome to Artwork of the WeekThis weeks artwork is by R L Oliver from ColombiaThe Title is "The Golden Rubber Tree of Dog Park"…READ MORE

Monthly Theme - August 2018

Started by cheekyjane in Monthly Theme Forum. Last reply by Vincenzina Baumann yesterday. 7 Replies

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

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Started by P.J Fields in Site Help Aug 14. 0 Replies

Just checked, like icon working again!   P.J.FieldsREAD MORE

Like icon not working from Aug,13 '18

Started by P.J Fields in Site Help Aug 14. 0 Replies

For the past two days I  click on the like button of other artists it does not work!   P.J FieldsREAD MORE

Artwork of the Week - August 11 2018

Started by cheekyjane in Artwork of the Week. Last reply by Pat Aug 13. 1 Reply

                                        Welcome to Artwork of the WeekThis weeks artwork is by William F Martin from USAThe Title is "Flower Pitcher"…READ MORE

Artwork of the Week - August 04 2018

Started by cheekyjane in Artwork of the Week. Last reply by Tirtha Sankar Bharadwaj Aug 10. 5 Replies

                                     Welcome to Artwork of the WeekThis weeks artwork is by Dee Elliott from USAThe Title is "Angel and Lad"Acrylic on…READ MORE

A WIP painting of a Saltwater Crocodile

Started by Dallas Nyberg in Works in Progress Aug 5. 0 Replies

Hi all..My current painting project...A Saltwater Crocodile On a 24" x 36" stretched canvas - Createx Wicked Acrylics,I picked a fairly complex subject this time. A lot of complicated detail to do..I applied three extra coats of primer to the…READ MORE

Artwork of the Week - July 28 2018

Started by cheekyjane in Artwork of the Week. Last reply by Tirtha Sankar Bharadwaj Aug 2. 5 Replies

                                       Welcome to Artwork of the WeekThis weeks artwork is by Tirtha Sankar Bharadwj from IndiaThe Title is "Pamohi Watercolour"…READ MORE

Artwork of the Week - July 21 2018

Started by cheekyjane in Artwork of the Week. Last reply by R L Oliver Jul 27. 6 Replies

                                       Welcome to Artwork of the WeekThis weeks artwork is by Martin Watkins from Bath UKThe Title is "Miss M"Martin's artwork…READ MORE

Monthly Theme - July 2018

Started by cheekyjane in Monthly Theme Forum. Last reply by Paul Dodd Jul 26. 7 Replies

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

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