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St.Marys RR Station

12"x 20"watercolor. From a photo I took about 20 years ago on a visit to St.Marys,Ontario.
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Lady Olivia

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Just a swift beer

"This looks terrific Paul....I was going to say this is not "baaaaaad at all" LOL"
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Jack Sparrow

"Excellent portrait piece again Johnny boy....unmistakable buddy. Superb detailing. "
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All because the doggy loves milktray

"Paul....I can recall many of my dogs eating chocolates, and a myriad of other things. ( even a television remote-LOL) It is probably good that Rusty was sick because that would be the way he gets rid of any toxicity.  Did he at least leave you…"
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"English Bulls are just adorable....beautifully done Angela.  John"
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Daniel Craig

"John....an excellent portrait of Daniel Craig....very well done bro."
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Monthly Theme - December 2018

Started by cheekyjane in Monthly Theme Forum. Last reply by marilyn grimble on Tuesday. 10 Replies

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

Writing About Art

Started by Kat Bailey in Hanging Out in the Studio. Last reply by Kat Bailey on Monday. 2 Replies

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

Tags: #life, #art, #artist, #howyoubecameanartist, #whatsyourstory

I've Got the Background Blues

Started by Ms. Karen Klinger in Critique Corner - Request & Receive Feedback Here. Last reply by Ms. Karen Klinger on Monday. 6 Replies

OK I need a little help here people. I have such difficulties with backgrounds. Here for example I started to color the background of this frog picture blue and then decided it was the wrong color and it was taking way to long so I experimented with…READ MORE

Tags: moon, frog, help, background

Streaming with Charles Evans at SAA

Started by Ancho Pancho in Site Help on Sunday. 0 Replies

SAA offered me participating on their Workshop for a nice Winter-Pic with Charles Evansby Online-Streaming about a afternoon last Week. this is my resultREAD MORE

Drawing a pencil portrait from an old photograph

Started by Angela Harrison in Works in Progress on Saturday. 0 Replies

I have started a series of drawings for a portrait and was wondering if you can post various drawings of the features before it is formed as a complete portrait? READ MORE

Art selection

Started by Alan David Webb in Creativity Juice Box. Last reply by Glen Billett Nov 27. 1 Reply

How do you select your next image to portray?.......commissions apart. I generally take lots of photos of things I like ........especially great landscapes.......all forms of wildlife.......great pets ......and unusual and rare animals. AlanWebbREAD MORE

Pictures of Poetry

Started by Ms. Karen Klinger in Creativity Juice Box Nov 25. 0 Replies

Below is a poem by a famous writer-                                                                                                     Your CHALLENGE is to draw, paint, color, what have you the picture of said poem.  “The Road Not Taken” by Robert…READ MORE

Tags: Taken, Robert, Frost, Not, Road

Pictures of Poetry

Started by Ms. Karen Klinger in Creativity Juice Box Nov 25. 0 Replies

Below is a poem by a famous writer-                                                                                                        Your CHALLENGE is to draw, paint, color, what have you, the picture of said poem.                            …READ MORE

Tags: Shelley, Bysshe, Ozymandias, poetry, challenge

Monthly Theme - November 2018

Started by cheekyjane in Monthly Theme Forum. Last reply by Paul Dodd Nov 22. 13 Replies

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

Watercolor paper too much water?

Started by Adrienne Zinn in Watercolor Questions & Tips. Last reply by Alan David Webb Nov 22. 5 Replies

After completing a piece using a watercolor technique with acrylics, I noticed that the paper got very bumpy from the moisture.  Is there a secret to preventing this from happening?  I do not usually do watercolor.  I was experimenting when I first…READ MORE

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