Hello, I am Ilah and I am new here.I like to draw and doodle and color. I like zentangles and mandalas and cute simple drawing. I am also interested in trying folk art and lettering.I have habit of…READ MORE
"This design is made from food coloring and pen.
I apply the colors first. The pattern of the colors becomes the guide/inspiration for the pen.
After the colors, but before the pen, the paper is cut into smaller pieces. I like working…"
"I hope no one minds that I jump in on an old conversation.
A while back I was really into Zentangles, then kind of stopped doing them for a while. I realize now that there was a structured aspect of it that was a little restrictive for…"
"Thanks. I will play around with some different papers and see if it makes a difference.
The cardstock I have currently works okay with my other markers. But it is worth looking into to see if other brands or thicker cardstock work.
"IIah, the great thing about alcohol markers is that they all intermix really well, so my suggestion is to buy a few from each brand and try them, if you can get some on clearance that sounds great but only try a couple and see if there is any…"
"Hi IIah, welcome to TAC. This is a wonderful group of people who are very supportive, I'm sure you will be very happy here with us. There is no right or wrong in art, art is what is inside of you, waiting to come out, on canvas or paper etc. I…"
Hello and Welcome to Handicrafts & Folk Art Group! A group to share your flair towards creations/objects that originated from traditional cultures; especially forms of traditionally-made works of art and craft, that feature everyday or festive items, decorations, and skill of the hand. Basically, this is the place to revive the dying activity of Folk Art and promote Handicrafts. Share with the rest of us what you are working on; your Handicrafts and/or Folk Art; share tips, techniques,…See More
Hello, I am new here. My choice of media are pens, markers and colored pencils.I like the portability of them. And I like that I can work on paper instead of canvas.I am currently pondering choices in markers. I prefer the alcohol markers. They seem to be better at getting smooth color coverage. With other markers I tend to get slightly darker colors as the marker strokes overlap.I tried a new kind of alcohol marker called Spectrum Noir. I really wanted to like them. They are very…See More
A place to share tips and ideas for those of you who love using colored pencils, gel pens, ink and markers. From beginners to advanced we'll discuss topics such as techniques, tools and answers to your questions. Looking forward to seeing you!See More
Hello, I am Ilah and I am new here.I like to draw and doodle and color. I like zentangles and mandalas and cute simple drawing. I am also interested in trying folk art and lettering.I have habit of stopping making art for awhile and then starting up again.In the past, it has been difficult for me to find people that are supportive of the way I like to draw. People in various art groups online have encouraged to "improve" my art. By improve, they meant learning how to draw in a more…See More
"Hi Ilah, and welcome to the Art Colony! I hope you enjoy the site - there's a lot to explore here, so have a look around and make yourself at home. You'll find plenty of art and inspiration!
If you have any questions or suggestions,…"
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!
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