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New Paradise Afterflow by ©theqbhawk

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Pickles June 2017

"love this one of pickles. kind regards Bev"
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A cold Breakfast

"love this really lovely to look at with all the little birds. fabulous painting. kind regards..Bev"
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TJ Willms replied to fbj's discussion Sign Up problem ... Email address begins with a number
"I  Had trouble using a gmail address and got the exact same error message. I  switched to an old hotmail account and got right through.  Very odd indeed..."
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another

"Great use of light and shadow. The bridle is amazing, well done!"
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Just a simple Zebra

"A fantastic piece, Love It!"
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His Lordship

"Thank you all, I don't actually have one written down but he would have been one of my "bucket list" paintings. "
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A cold Breakfast

In October 2009 I had not painted anything in over ten years. Life just got in the way. Then one day I needed something to do at little or no cost. I still haven't stopped but I have developed a bit of a fetish for art supplies, to heck with the…
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LONG TAILED TITS

"Beautiful work!"
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Paul Dodd posted a status
"It's all very strange this art game. you do one thing and it can snowball. I just got invited to display at the towns main library"
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Old Masters Rabbits

"Awww - so cute! Mxx"
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Kat Bailey posted a status
"Today: Struggling to begin a painting that I feel I must paint; but, I can't get my head into it. It's a granddaughter request. Tomorrow?"
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Gordon M commented on Angela Foster's photo
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Old Masters Rabbits

"Lovely, Angela."
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Sign Up problem ... Email address begins with a number

Started by fbj in Site Help. Last reply by TJ Willms 2 hours ago. 1 Reply

fyi -I tried to sign up using an email address that begins with the number '2'The sign up Form would not accept this.... and says 'use a valid address'I assume the Form rejects an email address beginning with a number.I'd suggest removing that…READ MORE

Marbling Dip technique (video on Youtube in Japanese)

Started by fbj in Acrylic Questions & Tips on Sunday. 0 Replies

This youtube video shows a dip technique for a marbling effect.   The author notes are in Japanese;-(I am guesing this is done using water (with cornstarch or…READ MORE

Monthly Theme - November 2018

Started by cheekyjane in Monthly Theme Forum. Last reply by Alan David Webb on Friday. 10 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

Thanking people who comment

Started by marilyn grimble in Site Help. Last reply by marilyn grimble on Thursday. 2 Replies

Can you tell me how to thank members who make kind comments please.Marilyn xREAD MORE

Staining vs Non-staining Opaque Pigments

Started by Gerry in Watercolor Questions & Tips. Last reply by Glen Billett Nov 11. 1 Reply

Fairly new to watercolors.   If 2 colors are similar (hue, tone and all that other stuff) why would someone choose an opaque color that is staining rather than a similar opaque color that is non-staining?  Am I missing something in not understanding…READ MORE

A painting of a Common Kingfisher

Started by Dallas Nyberg in General Art Room. Last reply by marilyn grimble Nov 8. 2 Replies

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

My likes have gone

Started by Dorothy Macready in General Art Room Oct 24. 0 Replies

This morning I logged on to discover that my name and all my likes have dissapeared.  I can still access my page and the gallery.  Any thoughts on the matter.Thank you.DorothyREAD MORE

A bit more done on my cat painting

Started by Dallas Nyberg in Works in Progress. Last reply by Glen Billett Oct 22. 6 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

Monthly Theme - October 2018

Started by cheekyjane in Monthly Theme Forum. Last reply by Ms. Karen Klinger Oct 19. 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

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