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At 10:17pm on November 17, 2018, Pauline Kielty said…

Thank you Cheekyjane for your warm welcome px

At 10:23am on November 17, 2018, Ancho Pancho said…

Hello Cheekyjane,

thanks for your message. propably it seems that I am not so active as I could be :-) 

In learning watercolor painting (I do that since 1 year) I am really busy practising almost every day. It is almost too much to post and unintentionally danger of flooding
with lots of pics :-)

maybe you can help me with a little advice where and how to publish artwork in the
right sections. I see that this portal has a different stucture than others and I like to do things polite and corect :-)

the following links are examples of my effort to learn painting of snow and winter-scenes I with instuction and inspiration of G.Kersey and T.Harrison :-) I did about within  the last three weeks

sample winterpics 1

sample winterpics 2

At 11:29am on November 12, 2018, Angela Harrison said…

Thankyou very much Jane for your introduction to The Art Colony and I am delighted to be here. I am painting in Acrylic and drawing images to compose a Pictorial book.. Shall post some more images soon. Thankyou for such a warm welcome and this is wonderful to be here and certainly looking forward to meeting some other Artists in this community and viewing paintings too.   Angela  

At 8:13am on November 9, 2018, knud erik jensen said…

Thanks Jane for accepting me as member of jour art community hoping this will be succesful cincerely Knud

At 9:21am on October 26, 2018, Ancho Pancho said…

Thanks a lot Jane and Nick! I am glad that you accepted me as a new
member in your community. My weight is in watercolors and some drawing.

Now I will have first a intense look to understand the system and structure of the forum, exited what expects me to see and to participate soon with hopefully nice
artworks in the community.

thanks agian and see you later

Ancho

At 4:03am on October 15, 2018, Michelle Freeman said…

Thank you so much! I am happy to be here. I looked around a bit and there are some amazing artists in here. Looking forward to learning new things. :)

At 4:33pm on July 5, 2018, Tracy L Jordet said…

Thank you for the welcome  I’m excited to be here. Art is so relaxing for me. 

At 7:50am on July 4, 2018, Thanuja Swamy said…

Thank you for the warm welcome. It sure looks like a beautiful place. I’ll be happy to explore..

At 8:07pm on June 29, 2018, Jamie Jonas said…

Thanks for the welcome!  I'll spend the weekend looking around.  It certainly looks like my kind of site.

At 10:14pm on May 10, 2018, Elaine S Contard said…

Jane, thanks so much for your lovely welcoming message!  I already feel a part of the group, before even having posted my art work!  I am so excited to be involved with this group.  I think that perhaps I can speak to more specifics, in my bio. I know that I will be 'a regular' on here and I look forward to learning, being inspired and contributing to this wonderful artistic community,  that you worked to start.  I truly appreciate your efforts in creating this vibrant group!  Thanks again!   

At 6:47pm on May 7, 2018, Vik said…

Many thanks for the welcoming message, I cannot wait to share more with like-minded people! :D

At 5:06pm on May 3, 2018, John said…

Hello there

Many thanks for your kind comment.

John

At 1:01pm on April 30, 2018, Jeri Jay said…

Hi fromJeri. Thank you so much for your comments on my artwork. It has been a while since I have been on the site. I look forward to visiting the site more often. It is such a wonderful site and I appreciate being a member. Have a great day.

At 12:11pm on April 30, 2018, Barbara Covil West said…

Thanks you for your welcome, will try to be as active as possible--

At 1:57am on April 26, 2018, Pamela Meredith said…

thank you, for your wonderful comments on Milford Sound

At 7:38pm on April 19, 2018, Paul Dodd said…

Thank you very much for your comments and likes on my recent posts. I'm  so pleased that you decide to keep the site going. Although I haven't  had the complete block that you've had  I kept chatting to Nelson while he struggled with his block. I know although  he wanted to come on site to see people it depressed him at the same time because he couldnt  draw himself.    I'm not able to do much acylic painting at the moment for some reason so I'm  keeping going on mainly on  my scribbles and splats for now

At 3:05am on April 16, 2018, Pamela Meredith said…

thank you, for your wonderful comment on tranquillity much appreciated

At 12:51am on April 16, 2018, Sandi Vince said…

That is great Jane and I do have it up as a challenge in digital but anyone can do either or or a combination of both.

At 10:03pm on April 14, 2018, Paul Dodd said…

Thanks jane for the likes and comments 

At 9:58pm on April 14, 2018, Sandi Vince said…

Hi CheekyJane, 

here is the challenge:

Hi my friends, it sure has been a long while since I have done anything here in this group. But rather late than never... I hope you are all still around...

Lets have some digital fun.. No need to be a professional, I sure am not but what I thought we can do for the rest of April is paint digital birds. They must be free hand and do not have to be realistic.

The reason why I am choosing birds is a little story that you may or may not have heard about.

In 1943, a little girl called Dorie Cooper 7 years old at the time, went to visit her uncle in hospital, he had been wounded in war and had to have his leg amputated. So as you can imagine, he was down and feeling very blue.

So to try and cheer him up, for even a short time, asked him to draw her a bird. Because he did not want to dissapoint her, he agreed and looking outside the window saw a robin which he went about drawing.

Dorie laughed and told him that he is definitely no artist, but she promised she would put his painting up on the wall. He loved her direct honesty and laughed.

Nw this one simple even started that whole ward of wounded soldiers to start painting and drawing birds, and they were not perfect by no means, but they would hold competitions and within a short time, all the walls of the wards were covered in bird drawings.

Three years later, Dorie Cooper was killed in an accident. Soo on her birthday 8th April, that hospital and lots of other places around the world have Draw a Bird Day in her memory and for the soldiers wounded in wars.

So we have missed the 8th of April, but I would like us to draw birds till the end of April for all those wounded in wars no matter who they are and where they were wounded....and to say a little prayer for Dorie, one special little girl that even for a few moments, put smiles on soldiers hearts.

So in your own style and a little story to go with your choice..lets have fun.

I will even give you a few pics for inspiration

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