November 2014 Blog Posts (10)

Mo-mo-mo-mo, mo-monies...

And goood time of the day, whatever you have there, ladies and gentlemen!

My last blog got some people confused about my mental state. I received some messages like "Hold on, Sam, there's always hope and great life ahead!" Yes, thank you guys, I know that, the problem is how do I get from here to there in one piece while remaining mentally functioning within commonly accepted definition of normality!

The other part is a little bit tricky, I'm…


Added by Sam Chow on November 30, 2014 at 7:00am — No Comments

Osvaldo Gallone Premio “Ángel Ganivet” 2014

Osvaldo Gallone, Ángel Ganivet, Concurso Literario Internacional Ángel Ganivet, Concurso Literario Ángel Ganivet, Escritor Osvaldo Gallone, Concurso Ángel Ganivet, Premio Ángel Ganivet, Certamen Ángel Ganivet Osvaldo Gallone Premio “Ángel Ganivet” 2014



Added by Museums on November 26, 2014 at 10:30am — No Comments

now, when it's all quiet...

I am pretty sure this happened to most of you too: out of the blue you see the picture in your mind, and it's so real and it's right there. You see all the characters and shapes and details, and for some reason it's so important to you that you can't think of anything else, and you have no other choice but to put it on paper. Here's one of those - ", when it's all quiet..." I am not posting it in My Artworks, I think you understand.

", when it's all quiet..."



Added by Sam Chow on November 20, 2014 at 9:04pm — 5 Comments

Thanksgiving 2014

 Hello again. I have a lot to be thankful for. As you may know. I recently had  a Vitrectomy in my right eye to repair a macular hole. I had lost most of the sight in left eye about  15 years ago due to a macular hole ,that even with surgery, could not be repaired,

 I am happy to report that the hole was repaired, and I shouldn't lose any more of my sight.  However, I do not see nearly as well as I did when I started painting last January.

But I am truly thankful for saving…


Added by Ronnie Egerton on November 14, 2014 at 9:22pm — 4 Comments

The First Step.

The journey of a thousand li begins with the first step (Lao Tzu).

So, here we go: my first blog, my first step. Coming out of the long and cold period of my life, when nothing seemed to work for me, I somehow found my old passion - drawing. I remember myself drawing all the time - sketch, whimsical or doodle here and there, but nothing really serious, mostly just fun. And now I'm ready to put my time and effort in it - there is so much to learn. Feeling like coming back home…


Added by Sam Chow on November 10, 2014 at 6:30pm — 7 Comments


I have a sad habit of comparing my work with others. My mother, who is also an artist, says my style speaks thru my Art. My art is better than some but then I find tons of other Art that I say "Man!! Why do I even bother!!" I've seen some animal Art that are SOOOO awesome. Makes me just cry looking at their talent!!

Added by Samantha Rankins Tinamisan on November 6, 2014 at 3:00am — 6 Comments

Art for Sale

Hi all. I've been a nurse since 1989 and now have stepped down to be an artist. I've sold a few pieces but I've moved so can no longer use that gallery. I've set up a new group on are welcome to join! The group is called "Art for Sale". Please come visit and post! Any and all comments and suggestions are welcome.

Added by Samantha Rankins Tinamisan on November 5, 2014 at 1:30am — No Comments

Reliable electric colored pencil sharpener

I've looked all over for a reliable electric colored pencil sharpener on the internet, and it seems they're all invisible. Does anyone know of an electric pencil sharpener that sharpens evenly around the entire tip, that is, a sharpener that doesn't leave a lot of wood on any of the pencil's sharpened surface?

Many thanks,

Added by Robert Wiegand on November 3, 2014 at 12:34am — 3 Comments

Apple tree in 11 mediums


This is a mixed media drawing of an apple tree drawn or painted in 11 different mediums which are Charcoal, Colored pencil, Watercolor pencil, Graphite pencil, Marker, Graphite Watercolor pencil, Oil paint, Pen, Watercolor paint, Onyx pencil, and Acrylic…

Added by Justyn Simon on November 3, 2014 at 12:04am — No Comments

Latest Art work

Here is my Happy Halloween drawing and my arcade fire fan Art drawing :…


Added by Justyn Simon on November 1, 2014 at 5:20am — No Comments

Monthly Archives











New to the site? Check out our Guide to Getting Started.

Please take a moment to read our Member Guidelines. Thanks!

Need help?

If you need assistance with this site, please visit the Site Help forum where the moderators and/or other members will assist you.


The Art Colony is a fun online art community for artists of all abilities working in painting, drawing, mixed media, sculpture and handicrafts! Join us and share your art, ask questions, receive tips, and make new friends!


It is 100% FREE to join the Art Colony and always will be!


Artist and Owner of The Art Colony                      

The Art Colony is co-run by a fabulous team of enthusiastic moderators:






© 2020   Created by Jane Miles. All Rights Reserved.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Privacy Policy  |  Terms of Service