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Artwork of the Week; "Gnomes at Home" by Anne Withers
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 February is "Love"! 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.
MARCH - MAURITS CORNELIS ESCHER
APRIL - VINCENT VAN GOGH
MAY - MARGARET PRESTON
JUNE - FRIDA KAHLO
JULY - ANDY WARHOL
AUGUST - JACKSON POLLOCK
SEPTEMBER - YAYOI KUSAMA
OCTOBER - FRIEDENSREICH HUNDERTWASSER
NOVEMBER - YULIA BRODSKAYA
DECEMBER - GEORGIA O'KEEFFE
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 February. Artwork and comments welcome from everyone!!!!This month's theme is - LoveThe theme is open to all artists whatever your medium.Please post your finished artwork in this discussion thread.Feel free to post…READ MORE
Welcome to the monthly theme for January. Artwork and comments welcome from everyone!!!!This month's theme is - WinterThe theme is open to all artists whatever your medium.Please post your finished artwork in this discussion thread.Feel free to post…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
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
This is what my results after all the stress (a.k.a piled up paper works and staring at computers for 9hrs 5days/week)I ended up doodling some crazy lines....and putting random colors that doesnt make any sense LOL…READ MORE
There are times when I just can't seem to find that spark needed to pick up the brush... kind of like having the dulldroms. Would appreciate hearing what inspires and motivates others to keep going through the tough times.Many thanks. READ MORE
Welcome to the monthly theme for December. Artwork and comments welcome from everyone!!!!This month's theme is - Christmas The theme is open to all artists whatever your medium.Please post your finished artwork in this discussion thread.Feel free to…READ MORE