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The Theme for October is "Halloween Fun"! Create a work of art based on this theme and upload it to the theme thread:

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Monthly Theme - October 2018

Started by cheekyjane in Monthly Theme Forum. Last reply by Ms. Karen Klinger on Friday. 6 Replies

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

A bit more done on my cat painting

Started by Dallas Nyberg in Works in Progress. Last reply by Ms. Karen Klinger Oct 7. 5 Replies

This has been a long process.... now 50 hours of painting and still more to go...The perils of being a high detail artist...I will include all updates here..…READ MORE

What inspires, what motivates

Started by Francesca Tabor-Miolla in Creativity Juice Box. Last reply by Ms. Karen Klinger Oct 7. 35 Replies

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

Show What Results You made when releasing stress/frustration through art work!

Started by Maria Lalala in Creativity Juice Box. Last reply by Ms. Karen Klinger Oct 7. 15 Replies

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

Tags: random, stress, doodle

A WIP painting of a Saltwater Crocodile

Started by Dallas Nyberg in Works in Progress. Last reply by Flo Adar Oct 2. 1 Reply

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 - September 29 2018

Started by cheekyjane in Artwork of the Week Oct 1. 0 Replies

                                       Welcome to Artwork of the WeekThis weeks artwork is by Ed Holland from UKThe Title is  "Wary Drinker"…READ MORE

Artwork of the Week - September 22 2018

Started by cheekyjane in Artwork of the Week. Last reply by Pat Sep 25. 1 Reply

                                            Welcome to Artwork of the WeekThis weeks artwork is by Nick Nicholson from UKThe Title is  "Sky"Nick uses coloured…READ MORE

Monthly Theme - September 2018

Started by cheekyjane in Monthly Theme Forum. Last reply by Paul Alan Roth Sep 24. 9 Replies

Welcome to the monthly theme for September. Artwork and comments welcome from everyone!!!!This month's theme is - Still LifeThe 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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