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Free downloads, inspirational movies and books about artists

Dear fellow artists, Hope all of you are enjoying your summer and that every day brings about something fresh and new that you may want to…

Started by Susanne Skene

2 Sep 20, 2011
Reply by Susanne Skene

Books about Artists (Biographies, Novels, etc...)

We have a thread for films about artists and art, so let's start a new discussion about books about artists and art! What are your favorite…

Started by Thaneeya McArdle

1 Sep 16, 2011
Reply by Thaneeya McArdle

Baby portrait in acrylic

I would appreciate any tips and advice on painting a portrait of a 10 month old baby.  As it is my first portrait any little bit of advice…

Started by Terryll Eloff

7 Sep 14, 2011
Reply by Meg Mackenzie

Is It OK To Copy?

I find that I can produce a result I am happy with as long as I am copying someone else's painting or illustration.  Is this normal for beg…

Started by Starr White

12 Sep 8, 2011
Reply by Arlene Toth

Recover from an oops !

We all have those moments when we experience an oops ( a little accident ) how do you recover to make the oops a positive for your art work…

Started by Jeffrey A. Knight

7 Sep 7, 2011
Reply by Jeffrey A. Knight

"TUIT" - An inspirational piece of equipment

TUIT   Pictured below is a Tuit A round one. With this Tuit you will be able to do a great many things that you have not been able to do be…

Started by Rusty Roestorf

0 Sep 1, 2011

How to Paint Text?

Hello, Friends.  I am a beginner, and I need some advice on how to paint text.  I tried it the other day and it was a miserable failure.  I…

Started by Starr White

5 Aug 30, 2011
Reply by Starr White

how do you price things

I took over 120 hrs on this,I only used one pencil .05 mac 2b. and pastle for the eyes as well as white out correction pen for the whiskers…

Started by danny vaughan barrett

4 Aug 26, 2011
Reply by danny vaughan barrett

Water Mediums: Interactive Acrylics or water-soluble oils

Anybody out there using Interactive Acrylics or water solubal oils? If so, you may have developed some tricks to share. I paint hard edged…

Started by Pamela Jay Paralikis

8 Aug 24, 2011
Reply by Pamela Jay Paralikis

Book Recommendations for the Self-Taught Artist

Can you recommend some good books for those of us who are teaching ourselves art?  I have no access to art lessons or even a good library,…

Started by Starr White

19 Aug 16, 2011
Reply by Yano Rafferty



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