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2018-13 Whiskey series-1

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Ron Howard

"I'll always remember him as Opie! haha. Great portrait work, Ted."
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Those balls had legs

"Lol! What a nice surprise for Rusty! Something so totally different from all those foxes he's seen lately. Cute hedgehogs."
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Wall Shadows.

12"x 16"watercolor.Arches 140CP.W&N paints.This one's loosely based on a photo I took of a derelict factory.I like the challenge of a different composition from time to time,keeps things interesting for me!"
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"Ted.... great likeness no mistaking who this is...... brings me back to the Old Happy Days sitcom....well done. "
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Those balls had legs

"LOL.....anothr great piece Paul....well done.   Balls wiht legs...haha Yes that would confuse Rusty for sure....haha"
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In destress

"Paul....smiling....gotta watch for those dreaded bubbles on the surface...LOL Great read and illustrations as always mate. "
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Ready to Swoop

"Excellent....the look of concentration is just superb my friend. Well done Mary John ;)"
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Thinking of You

"Gorgeous work Mary....such beautiful soft application....looks  just like my old labrador retreiver Rachel.....she was a beauty.  Thanks for the memories.  John x"
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Artwork of the Week - April 21 2018

Started by cheekyjane in Artwork of the Week. Last reply by Diana Heater 8 hours ago. 8 Replies

                                         Welcome to Artwork of the WeekThis weeks artwork is by Diana Heater from South Park PA USA and the Title is "Portrait"…READ MORE

Naked in the world of art

Started by Dissilyl Mordentroge in General Art Room. Last reply by Pat yesterday. 1 Reply

I’ve agreed to the forum rule which states "When you join The Art Colony, you agree not to post any of the following: (1) Nude images in any form, including but not limited to paintings, drawings, sculptures, etc. Please note that the rule of "no…READ MORE

Monthly Theme - April 2018

Started by cheekyjane in Monthly Theme Forum. Last reply by Paul Dodd on Wednesday. 43 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

Artwork of the Week - April 14 2018

Started by cheekyjane in Artwork of the Week. Last reply by Laurel Nichols on Saturday. 8 Replies

                                    Welcome to Artwork of the WeekThis weeks artwork is by Laurel Nichols from Redmond WA USA and the Title is "The Egg needs to be Flipped"…READ MORE

Artist Block

Started by cheekyjane in General Art Room. Last reply by Paul Dodd Apr 17. 9 Replies

Hi guys.........I have not been on here much lately because of this Dreaded Artist Block I am suffering at the moment...but with a little hope, I may be inspired to try and get back into drawing after taking a look at the Gallery today....I see some…READ MORE

A bit more done on my cat painting

Started by Dallas Nyberg in Works in Progress. Last reply by Kendra Stone Apr 16. 3 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

Welcome to our new Moderator - Nick Nicholson

Started by cheekyjane in General Art Room. Last reply by Pat Apr 13. 8 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

A futher update of my Tigger the cat painting

Started by Dallas Nyberg in Works in Progress. Last reply by Sandi Vince Apr 13. 4 Replies

Another update of my cat painting... I rendered the right side of his face and his nearside leg. The leg will be finalised, once I have the rest of his body in place. I blocked in the under painting of his ears and have started mapping in the…READ MORE

Hi from a new member here :)

Started by Destiny Gutierrez in Hanging Out in the Studio. Last reply by Irene Catherine Rego Apr 5. 3 Replies

Hi!My name is Destiny Gutierrez. I'm 21 years old, I started to draw when I was really little. Drawing is a very good hobby and a relaxer for me mainly becuase I have PTSD and Paranoia. It really helps my nerves and anxiety as well. I am really shy…READ MORE

Monthly Theme - March 2018

Started by cheekyjane in Monthly Theme Forum. Last reply by cheekyjane Apr 4. 9 Replies

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

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