October 2014 Blog Posts (23)


BOOO! HAPPY HALLOWEEN and check my painting tutorial!



Added by Helen Prokopovych on October 31, 2014 at 9:00am — No Comments

Sharing a little about my thoughts and about myself

I have not written a blog yet, but I thought I give it a try. Also, I'm fairly new to The Art Colony, but have never encountered such a wonderful group. By accident, I found The Art Colony, when I posted a question online and was led to this site. The comments and assistance I get from other artists are so encouraging. My wish is that I can share my knowledge with others for their advancement in art. We all have a common goal and enjoy what we are doing. It is really great to be a member of…


Added by Rita Lulay Malsch on October 27, 2014 at 4:30pm — 30 Comments

Sea Wolf fan Art drawing


Here are the lyrics and song titles i used:

Black dirt, Black Leaf Falls, You’re a wolf, Saint Catherine Street

Neutral Ground:

Among the trees and by the river, And here in the sky Lights flash before our eyes


Is that a light Coming through The gray and white?



Added by Justyn Simon on October 24, 2014 at 10:30pm — No Comments

When can we use our mobile phones to add our art please??

I am very new but i would love send some pictures however at moment they can only be seen on Facebook are you ever going to make it easier so i could add from my phone or better still ones i have posted to my timeline.Apart from that this group site is amazing :D

Added by Rob Collins on October 21, 2014 at 8:04pm — No Comments

Creative Journaling

I am taking part in the 30 Day Journal Challenge this month. While I have been keeping a journal since I was ...okay, a long time now, it is the first time that I am taking part in a journal challenge.

I am enjoying it a lot, but the timing is not good. As a writer I am preparing to take part in NaNoWriMo in November, and I am also busy writing a book on Creative Journaling for Everyone. Most people associate creative journaling with art and artists and they won't be wrong.



Added by Lizette de Vries-Venter on October 21, 2014 at 11:49am — 4 Comments

LAB word art drawing

This is a word Art mixed media drawing of the word Lab made of labs

Added by Justyn Simon on October 21, 2014 at 7:32am — No Comments

Sunrise at Ecola State Park

So anyway, I decided to make a painting with my Acrylic paint I got a couple of months ago, and this is what I made, a painting of Ecola State Park on the Oregon coast.


Added by Justyn Simon on October 18, 2014 at 5:23pm — No Comments

Roaring Bear

Roaring Bear by Justyn16
A Roaring Grizzly Bear

Added by Justyn Simon on October 17, 2014 at 5:31am — No Comments

Sunrise at Ecola State Park WIP

I'm going to do an Acrylic painting. It will be of a picture from Ecola State Park on the northern Oregon coast.
Untitled by Justyn16

Added by Justyn Simon on October 17, 2014 at 5:30am — No Comments

Nature Land 2

I have finally finished it 
10-15-14 by Justyn16

Added by Justyn Simon on October 15, 2014 at 11:31pm — No Comments

Nature Land 2 WIP update 1

All I have left to do is add water to the watercolor paint, and it will be finished. Then I will start to do a drawing of a roaring bear in watercolor pencil
10-14-14 by Justyn16

Added by Justyn Simon on October 15, 2014 at 4:44am — No Comments


It is my last week at my part-time job. I decided to take a little time off for myself and focus on school, and most importantly, put more time in my artwork. This doesn't seem like a big deal to a lot of people, but it relieves so much stress for me...

In my past artwork, I've noticed I've paid a lot more attention to details, and have more patience for each pieces. As the years went by, I became so busy that I felt that I couldn't balance in what I wanted to do anymore. I've been…


Added by Bess Li on October 14, 2014 at 7:16am — 11 Comments

Nature Land 2 WIP

This is a drawing of all the animals that I've drawn in the last two weeks as a large mixed media drawing. The only difference I plan on making is that the ink drawing animals will instead will have graphite watercolor pencil where there is erased ink

 …10-12-14 by Justyn16


Added by Justyn Simon on October 13, 2014 at 6:11am — No Comments

10/9 art

Here is the art I did yesterday, Watercolor German Shepherd puppy and Triangle fire


Today I began to work on the large mixed media drawing full of…


Added by Justyn Simon on October 11, 2014 at 6:00am — No Comments

Eye Surgery

Hello again, It's October the 8th and it has been a month since I last submitted  a blog. As some of you may know, I have been legally blind in my left eye for the last fourteen years, due to a Macular hole. I tried surgery to repair it, but it did not work.

Last January at the ripe old age of 73, I decided to try my hand at art and began to do a few pictures here and there, I started with a few watercolors, because that's what I'd been given by my eldest son for Christmas. Then my…


Added by Ronnie Egerton on October 9, 2014 at 3:00am — 4 Comments


Hi everyone I have just started pencil drawing a few days ago, I am 64 years old and have always wanted to draw but I have been to busy making a life for me and my family, now it's my time so I hope to put my three starting pics on display and look forward to your coments and help. John
P.S I am looking forward to getting to know youall thanks for letting me join your group.

Added by John Colligan on October 8, 2014 at 11:34pm — 4 Comments

Animal Drawings

Here are the  drawings I did today, Angus bull, and Ink Great Dane…

Angus bull by Justyn16

Ink Great Dane by Justyn16


Added by Justyn Simon on October 8, 2014 at 2:32am — No Comments


Sorry about not being around.  I was really busy, then I was on holiday last week and thought the apartment had wi-fi and I would be able to catch up on all sorts of things on my laptop with a seaview - but I was wrong and had no internet at all.  Now I'm back but apparently because I turned everything off while I was away including my router I now have internet at 1990s speeds because my ISP thought I had a problem with my line and this would help!

I will catch up as soon as I am…


Added by Bryn Fellows on October 6, 2014 at 8:23pm — 2 Comments

Tooting My Horn

National canadian Exhibition

i have had a painting accepted to the annual exhibition of the Canadian Society Of Painters, feels good :)

Added by Alan Brain on October 4, 2014 at 4:56pm — No Comments

Scripture Art

Here is the Art I did today Faith is like a little seed, The wise and foolish man, and one fold and one Shepard…

Faith is like a little seed by Justyn16

The wise and foolish man by Justyn16


Added by Justyn Simon on October 3, 2014 at 10:56pm — No Comments

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