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Erik Cheung replied to Selerstine Reed's discussion Acrylic paint skins
"hmmm...silhouette is tricky because it is this very line that tells the character of the figure! "
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Arcrlic paint skins

Hi There,I want to leave the painting the way it is, but I feel as though it's missing something.  Any thoughts? This is paint skins on a 48 x 36 canvas See More
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Strangers on a train

Just finished reading “ Strangers on a train” by Patricia Highsmith and I couldn’t wait to do this artwork, enjoy. Adam
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They Are Among Us

"Thanks so much Nelson, Dorothy and Linda! I never paint in green and never do plant life so this one broke all my 'rules'! jean"
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I'm not going out

"That wee dog is not daft - Like the expression on his face as he is discovered."
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I'm not going out

Rusty loves diving in front of the hose getting blasted with water, he dives in the ponds with his ball and he pushes it underwater a sticks it on the bottom and then splashes about until the ba pops up.This morning there was a bit of rain and Helen…
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They Are Among Us

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Miss M

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2019-25 Pug under a Red umbrella

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Acrylic paint skins

Started by Selerstine Reed in Critique Corner - Request & Receive Feedback Here. Last reply by Erik Cheung 2 hours ago. 1 Reply

Hi There,I want to leave the painting the way it is, but I feel as though it's missing something.  Any thoughts? This is paint skins on a 48 x 36 canvas READ MORE

Tags: Skins, Paint

"In Your Style" ~Rooster Challenge~ 12/08/14

Started by Pat in Style Challenge. Last reply by Nelson Failing on Tuesday. 51 Replies

It's time for a new challenge! This week we have a lovely photo of a rooster.(Image courtesy of Paint My Photo by Gary Jones). We would like…READ MORE

hot press watercolor paper

Started by Cynthia Richards in General Art Room Jul 11. 0 Replies

I accidentally buy blocks of hot press watercolor paper.  I really don't like it.  What do people like it for?  READ MORE

Anything comes to mind?

Started by Erik Cheung in General Art Room. Last reply by Erik Cheung Jul 6. 9 Replies

Since there has not been anyone putting anything here for a year, I shall attempt. :)This piece is named Night. Please say anything. First thought? I would not be offended. Something relating the image to your background is also appreciated. Fire…READ MORE

Monthly Theme - July 2019

Started by cheekyjane in Monthly Theme Forum Jul 2. 0 Replies

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

Monthly Theme - June 2019

Started by cheekyjane in Monthly Theme Forum. Last reply by marilyn grimble Jun 21. 11 Replies

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

Shatter

Started by Erik Cheung in General Art Room Jun 16. 0 Replies

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dz4zTPylkbc&t=6sThis is a work named `Shatter'. There is no escaping in the presentation of a profile on the top left and the body shatters into…READ MORE

Tags: lines, red, doodle, scribble, shatter

Saving Oil Paint MIxes

Started by Glen Billett in Oil Painting Questions & Tips. Last reply by William F. Martin Jun 14. 1 Reply

This may just be the most useless tip you'll ever hear, but I saw it and thought I'd pass it on.To save the oil paint on your palette at the end of your painting session, you can submerge it in water. Just scoop it onto a piece of plastic, glass,…READ MORE

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

Started by Sasha Roberts-Levi in Acrylic Questions & Tips. Last reply by Marcia Campbell Jun 9. 2 Replies

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

Autumn Boy

Started by maurina Hendrickson in Critique Corner - Request & Receive Feedback Here. Last reply by Erik Cheung Jun 9. 2 Replies

I'm new here and I just wanted to get some feedback on a painting I've been working on

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