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The theme for April is "Foreign Countries"! 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-april-2014
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 Cowboy Boots Challenge: http://community.art-is-fun.com/forum/topics/in-your-style-cowboy-boots-challenge-4-14-2014
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:
Doll Kit Swap: Put together a doll kit and receive one in return, then make a doll with your new goodies! Sign up by April 28 by adding your name and address to this thread after you've compiled your kit: http://community.art-is-fun.com/group/atcs/forum/topics/new-doll-kit-swap-part-one
There are times when I just can't seem to find that spark needed to pick up the brush... kind of like having the dulldroms. Would appreciate hearing what inspires and motivates others to keep going through the tough times.Many thanks. READ MORE
After receiving so much inspiring tips from Unruly Orange and Anton about the use and possibility of Gesso, I decided to give it a try to create a Gesso Mixed Media Project. I did take pictures of the process, so I can share the steps I took as well…READ MORE
helloi wonder can anyone tell me if i can use gesso instead of mod podge over watercolours from a tube before pen and ink drawings and zentangles? i'm using hi-tec c pens. what about gesso over watercolour pencils?, coloured pencil?, charcoal?…READ MORE
Welcome to the monthly theme for April. Artwork and comments welcome from everyone!!!!This month's theme is - Foreign CountriesThe theme is open to all artists whatever your medium.Please post your finished artwork in this discussion thread.These…READ MORE
Welcome to Profile of the Week! We are delighted to present Jan Heck from Massillon, OH, USA.Jan creates a wide range of art, from…READ MORE
I did this today and wanted it to come out whimsy so I could place in whimsy. But my daughter says it looks real. What do you think. Please help me decide?…READ MORE