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Olivia

"do more like this :) the feathers look fluffy "
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Thor

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Olivia

"This was my first painting last year I had done since school and I’m 54 now "
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Rodney

"Ive never seen a pic\drawing of a chicken/rooster before, really good to do this"
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Ballet Dancers

"very very artful in both as a drawing & for the subject"
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Thor

"very real , great"
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East London

"Renate I am having a hard time seeing the pic as its so small, but what I can see looks good"
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I love my chair

"I remember cobs I don't remember where I was though! nice pic definatly makes me feel relaxed"
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elfqueen

"Thankyou Mary, Im learning oils as a new medium, this was a bunch of mistakes that ended like this, but I kinda like it :)"
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I love my chair

"Ahhh, how relaxing! Wonderful work, Paul!"
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elfqueen

"Wonderful work, Mark! "
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Wet Whiskers

"your an Art composer Mary, Im sure your work should be in a gallery. deep quality"
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Wet Whiskers

"Brilliantly Drawn Mary. x"
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The Old Grey Mare, She Ain't What She Used To Be

"You've done her proud Ted. Well Done.   H"
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Stairway To Heaven

"Excellent Drawing Ted.  H"
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Mary Rogers posted an image

Wet Whiskers

Soft pastels/pastel pencils on Canson Mi Tientes pastel paper. 8x10.
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Artwork of the Week; "A Freckle - Faced Girl" by Mary Rogers

 

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Artwork of the Week - May 19 2018

Started by cheekyjane in Artwork of the Week. Last reply by Mary Rogers on Tuesday. 5 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

"low assemblage" construction

Started by Bob B in Mixed Media & Altered Art Questions & Tips on Friday. 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

LIKE hearts

Started by Renate Fekete in Site Help. Last reply by Pat May 18. 3 Replies

I cannot find the like heart on fellow members work when wishing to show my appreciation for their work. There used to be some at the bottom of the pictures film, all I have now is add work.. Please help, I enjoy showing my appreciation of fellow…READ MORE

Mandala of the archetype of Self

Started by Victoria. V in Style Challenge. Last reply by Dissilyl Mordentroge May 18. 1 Reply

Mandala made out of collage

Artwork of the Week - May 12 2018

Started by cheekyjane in Artwork of the Week. Last reply by Stacy Woolsey May 15. 4 Replies

                                    Welcome to Artwork of the WeekThis weeks artwork is by John  Andreou from Torfaen UK and the Title is "Mocking Bird"                                                           …READ MORE

Artwork of the Week - May 5 2018

Started by cheekyjane in Artwork of the Week. Last reply by P.J Fields May 13. 5 Replies

                                        Welcome to Artwork of the WeekThis weeks artwork is by P J Fields from BC, Canada and the Title is "Stones Abstract #3"…READ MORE

Monthly Theme - May 2018

Started by cheekyjane in Monthly Theme Forum. Last reply by Sandi Vince May 11. 1 Reply

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

Welcome to our new Moderator - Nick Nicholson

Started by cheekyjane in General Art Room. Last reply by Lizette de Vries-Venter May 6. 9 Replies

Hey all,Would like to give a Big Warm Welcome to Nick ......He is joining us as a moderator so please stop by to welcome him in his New Role here on TAC.Enjoy.Jane...xxREAD MORE

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