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Babykins

Polychromos coloured pencils on Bamboo sketch pad.
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OWL~

"Stunning piece VC"
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Big door, small cat

"Brilliant piece Mark. Details are sublime."
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2018-17 A woman with fruit bowl on head

"Incredible portrait Laurel. The skin tone is great and the rest of the colours are lovely. The steel bowl with it 's reflections is perfect."
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THE TRAIN

"I do like it Diana. Excellent piece."
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DeLacruze

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Big door, small cat

"Exquisite my dear friend. Just exquisite.  Kitty cat begging to come inside so he could enjoy his saucer of milk and a warm couch and fireplace!"
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BLONDS HAVE MORE FUN or.. DATE NIGHT

"I like that Joyce. Date Night At Quails Gate. Sounds like a resort...lol"
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OWL~

OWL~Guess i'm done now, couple things I kinda wanted to do still but meh lol put enough time into this one. Used mainly prismacolor pencils, pastels, graphite, charcoal on regular sketching paper 11x14. Was edited digitally slightly(lens…
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Mary Rogers replied to Sandi Vince's discussion Wild about Safari in the group Wild Animals Roam Free
"Thanks Sandi! That water was much harder to do than the actual tiger but happy it turned out alright!"
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Big door, small cat

"Great work Mark! I was gone for a while too, so I'm glad I came back just in time for this!"
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Tangled Hair

This started as a doodle at work but then got more complicated.
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Sandi Vince replied to Sandi Vince's discussion Something special about the Wild in the group Wild Animals Roam Free
"Hi Sharon, nice to have you here and yes of course you can.  Post away my friend.  All the animals love chatting to each other here and we love to feed them carrots and seeds."
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Dallas Nyberg replied to Dallas Nyberg's discussion A painting of a Dingo (Ausrtalian wild dog)... continued
"Thank you, Joyce...yes they are very time consuming..but, I love doing them...Cheers"
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Run around

"This is so funny lol Paul, seems like that hospital is the High Street.  All you need now is a MacDonalds."
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A painting of a Dingo (Ausrtalian wild dog)... continued

Started by Dallas Nyberg in Works in Progress. Last reply by Dallas Nyberg 5 hours ago. 2 Replies

It has been a long process, getting this painting rendered. I not using any airbrushing on this one. it's all hand done, using only three red sable brushes - a #2 Filbert - a #0 Liner and a #5/0 Liner.The painting is on a 20" x 24" canvas.All the…READ MORE

DATE NIGHT...maybe

Started by Joyce Findlay in Works in Progress. Last reply by Joyce Findlay 6 hours ago. 1 Reply

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Artwork of the Week - May 26 2018

Started by cheekyjane in Artwork of the Week. Last reply by Pat 6 hours ago. 2 Replies

                                                 Welcome to Artwork of the WeekThis weeks artwork is by Joyce Findlay from Kelowna BC/San Jose del Cabo BCS, CanadaThe Title is "Spring Sensation"…READ MORE

Artwork of the Week - May 19 2018

Started by cheekyjane in Artwork of the Week. Last reply by R L Oliver on Friday. 8 Replies

                                            Welcome to Artwork of the Week   This weeks artwork is by Mary Rogers from Mesquite TX USA and the Title is "A Freckle - Faced Girl"…READ MORE

Monthly Theme - May 2018

Started by cheekyjane in Monthly Theme Forum. Last reply by Daryll Geddes on Friday. 3 Replies

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

gallery

Started by Renate Fekete in General Art Room. Last reply by Pat on Friday. 1 Reply

Now not only can I not find hearts on left hand side of fellow painters work to compliment them, MY OWN GALLERY APPEARS TO HAVE DISAPPEARED..I have been sending in work for years, and have almost 2000 pics in my portfolios, yet only yesterdays…READ MORE

"low assemblage" construction

Started by Bob B in Mixed Media & Altered Art Questions & Tips May 18. 0 Replies

I am absolutely new to 'assemblage'. I'd like to do an ocean beach scene in acrylic paint on canvas and have variably-sized sea shells constituting structures on the beach, such as little cottages, and also composing a good bit of the beach itself.…READ MORE

Tags: assemblage, glue, paint, acrylic

Monthly Theme - April 2018

Started by cheekyjane in Monthly Theme Forum. Last reply by MKFlood May 18. 45 Replies

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

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