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Started this discussion. Last reply by Jim Jan 29, 2012. 4 Replies

Okay, I have to ask. What kind of space does one need in order to have multiple pieces of work going on at the same time?READ MORE


Started this discussion. Last reply by Thaneeya McArdle Nov 24, 2011. 2 Replies

I have only been back to painting about 4 months so I'm not sure what direction I really want to go in. I sometimes think about doing something surreal and , in time, I may. I will be turning 82 in…READ MORE


Started this discussion. Last reply by Meg Mackenzie Nov 23, 2011. 1 Reply

Thanks for the tips on fog, but I have decided to practice the fog app first less I find myself lost in it.READ MORE

landscape fog

Started this discussion. Last reply by Fran Cowley Apr 11, 2012. 5 Replies

What is the best way to create "fog" in a landscape setting?READ MORE


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live and learn lettering.

While waiting for all those great responses I decided to try something new. I took a piece of printing paper and did a wash tone on one end. I then put the words in a Microsoft Works doc.  I figured I could just print out the lettering on the washed page (after it dried) and cut and trim to size i needed. The end result.......PRINTER JAM.  Another idea down the tube.

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At 1:22am on January 24, 2012, lesley matthews said…
Thanks Jum,
I have always liked strong colour  and I am quite colour blind so have problems with greens and subtle beiges.So these days I just go for it! If I want purple, I use it. LOL
At 8:11pm on January 22, 2012, lesley matthews said…

Hi Jim,

How is the painting going.  The sites you suggested were really interesting. Thank you.

I like your slideshow,


At 9:03am on November 30, 2011, Jazzylady said…

You are right. And this the fun part of it, that you never know what really comes out :-)

At 7:37pm on November 22, 2011, Alan Minshull said…

Hiya Jim, sorry I thought I had added you here already but its great your a member of The Art Colony :) and I look forward to seeing your work.

My best regards


At 3:23pm on November 1, 2011, Thaneeya McArdle said…
Welcome to the Art Colony, Jim!  If you have any art-related questions, please feel free to post in the forums or groups, where your fellow artists will be happy to help you out. When you get the chance, it would be fun to see some of your art.  Above all, enjoy the site! 
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