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Started this discussion. Last reply by Nick Nicholson Nov 8, 2017. 4 Replies

Hi guysWhat can be used instead of using an expensive fixerREAD MORE

Blending and fading pastels

Started Sep 19, 2017 0 Replies

Hi all I would like as a new artist some tips on blending and fading soft oil pastels which if any do people use that give the best effects.

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Started this discussion. Last reply by Lizette de Vries-Venter Sep 24, 2017. 1 Reply

Hi everyone I have just found this page and I think this page is awesome and I'm sure this will be a great help to a new artist like myself, I'm still finding my why around the site at…READ MORE


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Nick Nicholson replied to Frank Savage's discussion Animal Portraits/ does anybody else find it completely different drawing an animal or a pet to a human face...
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My Life in the Art Colony and

Posted on April 20, 2018 at 10:28am 0 Comments

Hi everyone 

I have been within the Art Colony for a little while now and I have really felt enveloped by the whole ethos of the Colony! created by Jane and gang,I have found some great Art friends from all over the world and they have helped me grow on my art journey which has been fantastic for me and hopefully my new career.

I wanted to give something back to the Art Colony as it has given me so much so I have…


Being Inspired

Posted on September 17, 2017 at 10:52am 0 Comments

Hi just wanted to introduce myself to you all I'm Nick and have just got back in to art, as the last time I did any art was at school and that was a longtime ago as I'm now 54 years of age, anyway to cut to the chase I have been in a wheelchair for three months after surgery, and I was looking for something to do to stop me going completely stir crazy as daytime TV is mind numing ! So I decide to start some drawing and I found it so relaxing and fufulling I wanted others to fill the same so I… READ MORE

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At 4:34am on May 2, 2019, Samantha Baket said…

Thank you for welcoming me here!

At 4:28pm on March 12, 2019, Andrea Pellicani said…

Thanks for welcoming me to the colony. I hope to spend time here when my laptop issues are sorted.



At 10:49pm on January 6, 2019, Pauline Kielty said…

thank you for the lovely welcome Nick

At 6:11pm on December 12, 2018, Adam Darr said…

Hi Nick,

Thank you for your email, in the event I need any help I know where to find you.


At 3:15pm on November 16, 2018, TJ Willms said…

Thank you Nick I am most pleased to be accepted. I have made some initial explorations and I already feel that I am going to enjoy it here. Best regards. TJW

At 11:30pm on November 13, 2018, John McQue said…

Thank you Nick, will post some art soon, regards, J.

At 10:57am on November 12, 2018, Angela Harrison said…

Lovely to view some of your wonderful paintings Nick and its super to see such great drawings too!  Angela 

At 10:47am on November 12, 2018, Angela Harrison said…

Thankyou Nick for your nice welcome to The Art Colony!  I am delighted to be here and shall add some Art work!   Angela  

At 5:27pm on November 5, 2018, John McQue said…

Many thanks for the warm welcome Nick, I will browse the site for a while just to familiarise my self, then add some art, regards,  John.

At 12:39pm on November 5, 2018, marilyn grimble said…

Delighted to join you. Thank you for the warm welcome. Mxx 



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