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Diana Heater commented on Ted's photo
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Sitting Bull

"Hi Ted, the advances in your art work have blown me away. I sat and watched your slide show as I wrote. Mind blowing. Your critters are great & your portrait work is so so good. Really lovely. Not to mention your landscapes . I am so impressed."
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Wrenches

"great tonal range & depletion of metal."
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Faces of India 2 - Indian Sadhu or Holy Man

"really nice portrait John. good work on his eyebrows,beard & hair and excellent tonal range."
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Rita Warner posted artwork
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Wrenches

"Terrific drawing Rich - great contrasts and shading and they look metalic too.  Very impressive work "
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Wrenches

Dip pens and India ink. 8 x 10 inches.
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Marilyn G commented on Paul Dodd's photo
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Is it safe

"Keep up the blurry paintings if this is how they come out Paul!"
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Marilyn G commented on Ted's photo
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Sitting Bull

"I love this Ted.  I have a fascination for Naticpve Americans back from my days of living in Canada."
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Marilyn G commented on Ted's photo
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Sitting Bull

"I love this Ted!  I have a fascination with Native Americans back from my days of living in Canada."
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Marilyn G commented on John Andreou's photo
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Man of Rajasthan

"So expressive yet with a gentle but firm expression.  It's those eyes again!"
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Marilyn G commented on Mark Bedwell's photo
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Balcony heaven

"Another of your very special drawings Mark,  illustrative and very clever."
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Benazir Bhutto

"What a beauty Ted, those eyes are so  expressive."
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Pat liked R L Oliver's photo
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Artwork of the Week; "Peony painted in Watercolour" by Krista Hasson

 

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The Theme for July is "Something Whimsy"! Create a work of art based on this theme and upload it to the theme thread:

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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!

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Looking for Ideas - Acrylic Painting with students with Parkinson's Disease

Started by Sasha Roberts-Levi in Acrylic Questions & Tips. Last reply by Acrylgiessen on Friday. 1 Reply

I am an art teacher who is most comfortable with drawing, watercolor, and printmaking. I was contacted by a group of people with Parkinson's Disease (motor control issues abound) who wanted to try their hand at acrylic painting. I am not versed in…READ MORE

Artwork of the Week - July 07 2018

Started by cheekyjane in Artwork of the Week. Last reply by Pat on Thursday. 3 Replies

                                     Welcome to Artwork of the WeekThis weeks artwork is by Krista Hasson from Rothesay CanadaThe Title is "Peony painted in Watercolour"…READ MORE

Monthly Theme - July 2018

Started by cheekyjane in Monthly Theme Forum. Last reply by Paul Dodd on Tuesday. 1 Reply

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

topics and dates

Started by Peggy Stokes in Mixed Media & Altered Art Questions & Tips. Last reply by Peggy Stokes Jul 7. 1 Reply

Good Eve Artist...when was the last time you and the group had a discussion? PeggyREAD MORE

Tags: #boldartbypeggy

What glue is best for using on canvas?

Started by Nina Heaton in Mixed Media & Altered Art Questions & Tips. Last reply by Sue D Hill Jul 7. 8 Replies

I'm in the uk so hopefully I can buy whatever you suggest on the net or in the uk.I've seen very inspiring work on YouTube where an artist uses text on a sheet of paper and sticks it to the canvas with glue, then paints with acrylics around it.…READ MORE

Artwork of the Week - June 30 2018

Started by cheekyjane in Artwork of the Week. Last reply by Anne Withers Jul 5. 4 Replies

                                       Welcome to Artwork of the WeekThis weeks artwork is by Patrick Schroder from GermanyThe Title is "Tree Doodle XIV"…READ MORE

A painting of a Common Kingfisher

Started by Dallas Nyberg in General Art Room. Last reply by Nancy Williams Jul 3. 1 Reply

I just finished this painting...- 18" x 24" stretched canvas- Createx Wicked acrylics- Around 100 hours to complete.…READ MORE

Monthly Theme - June 2018

Started by cheekyjane in Monthly Theme Forum. Last reply by Anne Withers Jun 29. 7 Replies

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

Artwork of the Week - June 23 2018

Started by cheekyjane in Artwork of the Week. Last reply by Paul Dodd Jun 28. 3 Replies

                                       Welcome to Artwork of the WeekThis weeks artwork is by Marilyn G from Chichester UKThe Title is "Simple Peony"…READ MORE

Artwork of the Week - June 16 2018

Started by cheekyjane in Artwork of the Week. Last reply by Paul Dodd Jun 22. 7 Replies

                                              Welcome to Artwork of the WeekThis weeks artwork is by Paul Dodd from Basildon UKThe Title is "Merlin's Window"…READ MORE

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