February 2015 Blog Posts (10)

Silk Painting in London schools 2015

Working  alone with silk over the years has allowed me to draw from within myself, to manifest thoughts and feeling as shapes and colours, in many ways it has been a closed private release. Last year in France i worked with a number of people sharing both time and expressive creation. It allowed me to loosen up a little and reminded me how much every other part of my life is about working with people. With this in mind i have been working to set up some silk painting workshops in London…


Added by stephen mason on February 21, 2015 at 10:59pm — 1 Comment

Silk Painting course 2015

Another year promises to open up its blossom soon and i am heading to France to prepare for the summer silk painting course.  It wont be all work ,obviously i will enjoy myself eating good food and drinking excellent wine as i wander in the mountains and stretch silk in the studio before painting This summers course has some new techniques and ideas i have been working on over the winter. Last years group wanted to learn more about abstract painting so i will focus on that as…


Added by stephen mason on February 20, 2015 at 11:36pm — No Comments

50 Shades of Grey inspired canvas

Coffee without caffeine is like sex without leather.

"Spiced Coffee" 12x36" mixed media - acrylic, inks, hand sewn beading, and gelatos $175.00

Ever have artwork removed from an exhibit? Well, I have and it was this piece which I happen to…


Added by Sandee Setliff on February 13, 2015 at 1:49am — No Comments

my intro'

...starting to find my way about TAC; what a special place Thaneeya has created.

2015 I'd earmarked to make a start with drawing - even though I'm 1947 vintage - it's never too late to learn?  Quite where to start is a little perplexing, so I 'dabble' for the moment.  Am in total awe of the artwork I see posted here and admire the dedicated patience displayed by so many.  I'll take baby-steps shall I?

Only my first year of high-school provided an art-teacher and to my…


Added by Carole M. on February 13, 2015 at 12:30am — 9 Comments

My long awaited novel is finally out!!!

I have been away for a while now, because I was busy working towards the accomplishment of my novel, titled "Shoeless Night." It's a true life story, and it is just 6 months and has sold over 1500 copies. If you need a copy please order through this link: http://www.kaymu.com.ng/shoeless-night-by-oluwafemi-oloidi-239297.html

Missed you all, greatly. Thanks and God bless.

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Added by Joey Femi Oloidi on February 11, 2015 at 10:43am — 1 Comment


Added by Judy A. Leopard on February 8, 2015 at 3:28pm — No Comments

Three Feathers

Added by Judy A. Leopard on February 8, 2015 at 3:27pm — No Comments


Added by Judy A. Leopard on February 8, 2015 at 3:16pm — No Comments


I was wondering if anyone had tips on painting clouds with watercolor this is for an art project and and tips would be appreciated

Added by Lisa Hensley on February 6, 2015 at 5:43am — 2 Comments

Beginner's creativity.

Hi everyone, I got into art for my own personal reasons to help me focus on something and become creative. I've done a lot of what I would call abstract paintings using lots of bold and bright colours and various different shapes. Quite basic because I'm not overly good at actually drawing stuff. I have done a lot of paintings on canvas using, acrylics, wall paper tester pots which work out quite well, water colours and more recently been exploring the use of pastels and digital media. I did…


Added by Naomi John on February 3, 2015 at 2:04pm — No Comments

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