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ONE COLOUR/COLOR A MONTH FOR 2015 ATC SEPTEMBER = TURQUOISE

ONE COLOUR/COLOR A MONTH FOR 2015 ATC SEPTEMBER = TURQUOISEYou can sign up for this month, next month (when it is posted), a single month here and there, your favourite colour/color month only, pop in and out depending on what is happening in your life at the time, this is a fun and playful swap - join us for all or join us when you can, everyone is welcome.WHEN YOU SIGN UP PLEASE USE YOUR MEMBER NAME FOR THE ART COLONY AND ALSO ADD THE NAME YOU WISH TO HAVE YOUR SWAP ADDRESSED TO WITH YOUR…See More
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Member Spotlight: Nella Heidweiller

Check out the digital art, Zentangles and colored pencil drawings by Nella Heidweiller! Read a Q+A with Nella here.

 

Every 2 weeks we feature one of our members in the "Member Spotlight", featuring an interview with the artist and a selection of their art. You can read our current interview by clicking above or browse past interviews by clicking here.

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The theme for August is "fantasy"! Create a work of art based on this theme and upload it to the theme thread: http://community.art-is-fun.com/forum/topics/monthly-theme-august-2015

See what others created, too!

Every two weeks a photo will be posted to use as a reference/inspiration for an art piece you create, In Your Style! The Challenges are open to all artists, whatever your medium. We're looking forward to seeing the diversity in art that one photo creates!

NEW Sunflower Challenge: http://community.art-is-fun.com/forum/topics/in-your-style-sunflower-challenge-08-17-2015

Check out all of the style challenges here: http://community.art-is-fun.com/forum/categories/style-challenge/listForCategory

Create and swap art with your fellow Art Colonists in the Swap Art Group! The following swaps are currently open for sign-up:

One Color a Month Swap (White): Create 4 ATCs (2 for 2 partners) out of tints, tones and shades of white, and receive 4 in return! Sign up by August 21 by adding your name and address to this thread: http://community.art-is-fun.com/group/atcs/forum/topics/one-colour-color-a-month-for-2015-atc-august-white

Wet Felting Swap: Make 3 wet felted pieces and receive 3 in return! This swap is suitable for beginners, with links to tutorials. Sign up by adding your name to this thread and sending your wet felted pieces to Susanne by mid-September: http://community.art-is-fun.com/group/atcs/forum/topics/new-summer-project-adventures-in-wet-felting

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"In Your Style" ~ Sunflower Challenge ~ 08-17-2015

Started by Jo Flockton in Style Challenge. Last reply by Pat 1 hour ago. 6 Replies

Photo from my garden. I didn't plant sunflowers but my…READ MORE

An upate on th lion painting

Started by Dallas Nyberg in Works in Progress yesterday. 0 Replies

Taken in poor light, with light flare from the left. Most of this is just base painting, it will change as I progress. I'm a bit unorthodox in my painting technique, I flit from one section to another. It will eventually come together and make…READ MORE

spray paint or stencils

Started by Tom Hillgrove in General Art Room on Saturday. 0 Replies

Is the anyone else on here that uses the above ?READ MORE

Spray inks and acrylic paint

Started by ANNIE SMITH in General Art Room. Last reply by ANNIE SMITH on Saturday. 3 Replies

Hi I am a newby to the site and to art in general and just 'finding my feet'. I love using spray inks for background cover and wonder if anyone can advise that if I seal this, is it ok to paint images on top in acrylic paint? I love the mixed media…READ MORE

Georgette's Memorial

Started by Bette-Jane Schnabel in General Art Room. Last reply by Cathey E. DeRosa on Friday. 109 Replies

Hi Dear Friends!I have asked Thaneeya and Pat to help us have a place on TAC, where we can post our personal news, Most importantly health concerns and health updates! Unfortunately, we have many friends who have been critically ill or having…READ MORE

"In Your Style" ~ Lily Challenge ~ 07-20-2015

Started by Jo Flockton in Style Challenge. Last reply by Cathey E. DeRosa on Friday. 10 Replies

 Photo, some of my lilies. Lilium (members of which are…READ MORE

"In Your Style" ~Strawberry Challenge~ 08/03/15

Started by Pat in Style Challenge. Last reply by Cathey E. DeRosa on Friday. 2 Replies

It's time for a new challenge! This week we have a lovely photo of…READ MORE

Member Spotlight: Nella Heidweiller *CURRENT*

Started by Thaneeya McArdle in Artist Interviews. Last reply by nella heidweiller on Thursday. 21 Replies

Welcome to our Member Spotlight! We are delighted to present Nella Heidweiller from Delft, Netherlands.Nella creates digital art,…READ MORE

Threesome....

Started by Terry Mellway in Works in Progress. Last reply by Cynthia Marek on Tuesday. 3 Replies

No, not a naughty post but a work in progress of three horses.  I took this shot back in the spring and since it's a 16 x 20 (my largest CP piece), it's taken me all summer to get it done which hopefully will be in the next week or so.From start to…READ MORE

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