Ilah Barnes
  • Female
  • Greenbelt, MD
  • United States

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I am glad to have found this place

Started this discussion. Last reply by Sam Chow Nov 28, 2014. 2 Replies

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

 

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Calsanne Steward liked Ilah Barnes's discussion I am glad to have found this place
Jan 23, 2015
Ilah Barnes replied to Thaneeya McArdle's discussion Show & Tell - Abstract Art in the group Abstract Art
"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…"
Dec 18, 2014
Ilah Barnes replied to Anton Abela's discussion Structured vs Spontaneous in the group Doodle Art
"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…"
Dec 18, 2014
Ilah Barnes replied to Ilah Barnes's discussion choosing a colored marker in the group Colored Pencils, Pens and Markers
"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. Today…"
Dec 4, 2014
Jess replied to Ilah Barnes's discussion choosing a colored marker in the group Colored Pencils, Pens and Markers
"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…"
Dec 1, 2014
Sam Chow replied to Ilah Barnes's discussion I am glad to have found this place
"Hi, Ilah! Welcome to the Community! I hope here you'll find all the support and help you've been looking for: folks here accept all forms, all levels and styles. Good luck!"
Nov 28, 2014
Jess replied to Ilah Barnes's discussion I am glad to have found this place
"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…"
Nov 28, 2014
Ilah Barnes joined Anton Abela's group
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Handicrafts & Folk Art

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
Nov 28, 2014
Ilah Barnes joined Thaneeya McArdle's group
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Abstract Art

A group for people who create abstract art.  Share your abstracts here! Ask questions about making abstract art and learn some new techniques.
Nov 28, 2014
Ilah Barnes joined Donna Duquette's group
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Doodle Art

Hello! Welcome to the Doodle Art Group. Do you have a passion for doodling?  Do patterns and curlicues flow through your fingers?  Then this is the place for you!See More
Nov 28, 2014
Ilah Barnes added a discussion to the group Colored Pencils, Pens and Markers
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choosing a colored marker

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
Nov 28, 2014
Ilah Barnes joined Gail Dennis's group
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Colored Pencils, Pens and Markers

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
Nov 28, 2014
Ilah Barnes posted a discussion

I am glad to have found this place

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
Nov 28, 2014
Thaneeya McArdle left a comment for Ilah Barnes
"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,…"
Nov 27, 2014
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Nov 27, 2014

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At 6:14pm on November 27, 2014, Thaneeya McArdle said…

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, please do feel free to contact any of the moderators.

Be sure to read through the Member Guidelines, which explains things like what type of art you can post and what you can't - for instance, nudes and photography are not permitted.

We've also put together a handy Guide to Getting Started, which may help answer any questions you may have, such as how to create a bio for your page.

Most of all have fun and join in the forums and groups!  Can't wait to see your art. :)

Best Wishes, Thaneeya (Moderator)

 
 
 

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