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Cathey E. DeRosa commented on Jayne Somogy's photo
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TANGO TANGLE

"Jayne, I love your "Tango". You have had a very interesting life and I can see where this piece would fit right in. I just read your message to me about my dog, Gunther. I've been off the site for quite a while due to not being well…"
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Wraymona Low commented on Wraymona Low's photo
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A BIT OF THIS AND THAT

"Okay; Porous tipped pens are made by Staedtler and another name for them is Staedtler Triplus Fineliner Pens. Very similar to fine tipped Sharpies hence, the porous point they are referred to. LOL. Just a nice way of describing  a sharpie. I…"
59 minutes ago
Rita Malsch posted a discussion

Deleting a deleted painting and more

I accidentally deleted a painting. There is now a white rectangle there. I don't know how to get it out. If I click on the delete button, I might take everything out.I have already accidentally deleted some of the paintings, but downloaded them again. Can I retrieve deleted items?Also, I have two portfolios. One has all the paintings. Another one has two paintings and the deleted one. How can I erase the one with the two paintings?Thank you,Rita MalschSee More
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William Schmidt commented on rosalind clarke's photo
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IMG_0421

"It looks great Rosalind, powerful display."
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William Schmidt commented on sharon oppenheimer's photo
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ATC Frida

"Nice Work Frida, is it a self Portrait?  "
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mkflood commented on mkflood's photo
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pigeons are stupid

"lol..sorry the artist notes didnt get posted on this one. if you have the time and get chance to go to www.fanartreview.com and look under the tradition artist rankings and find my name and click it. u can find this drawing there with the artist…"
1 hour ago
William Schmidt posted a discussion

ArtistCirclesMusic.com

Hi everyone for all you Independent Musicians, I started a new web site for music. Artistcirclesmusic.com, you can list your music for free and also have your songs played on a world wide broadcast network.…See More
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William Schmidt commented on William Schmidt's photo
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Roy Father in Law

"Thanks everyone for the encouragement "
1 hour ago
William Schmidt commented on Jayne Somogy's photo
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TANGO TANGLE

"Great work, makes me want to dance, :) "
1 hour ago
Rita Malsch commented on Rita Malsch's photo
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Fantasy Bird

"Pat, thank you."
1 hour ago
Rita Malsch commented on Rita Malsch's photo
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Waves

"Kat, thank you. Yes, I like my waves, too. The needlepoint can hardly be seen."
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Rita Malsch commented on Rita Malsch's photo
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Fantasy Bird

"Jayne, thank you for your comment. You are right. These are shells from quite a few eggs. It felt like doing mosaics .."
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lissette commented on Jose A Gonzalez, Jr.'s photo
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Rita Malsch commented on Rita Malsch's photo
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Contemplating Woman

"Beth, thank you. I have done it a while ago. Sometimes I ask myself whether I really did that. My style has changed,and so have my interests. "
2 hours ago
lissette posted artwork
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michele josiane martin replied to Pat's discussion Best pen for Doodle? in the group Doodle Art
"o wow i feel like doodling all the time now but i want to draw and paint too! ho hum, maybe i won't sleep. what no sleep? that's no good. haha. i love sharpies and unipin. i just bought a micon and i've used it a bit and i've…"
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lissette commented on lissette's photo
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PEACE

"ty so much I think it's so peaceful :)"
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lissette commented on lissette's photo
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The Center

":) ty Michele"
2 hours ago
 

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Deleting a deleted painting and more

Started by Rita Malsch in General Art Room 1 hour ago. 0 Replies

I accidentally deleted a painting. There is now a white rectangle there. I don't know how to get it out. If I click on the delete button, I might take everything out.I have already accidentally deleted some of the paintings, but downloaded them…READ MORE

ArtistCirclesMusic.com

Started by William Schmidt in Creativity Juice Box 1 hour ago. 0 Replies

Hi everyone for all you Independent Musicians, I started a new web site for music. Artistcirclesmusic.com, you can list your music for free and also have your songs played on a world wide…READ MORE

"In Your Style" ~Bee and Flower Challenge~ 10/13/2014

Started by Pat in Style Challenge. Last reply by michele josiane martin 3 hours ago. 58 Replies

It's time for a new challenge! This week we have a lovely photos of flowers & bees. (Images courtesy of myself, Pat). We would like you to use the reference/inspiration photo to create a piece "In Your Style". This Challenge is open to all…READ MORE

A bit more of the turtle

Started by Dallas Nyberg in Works in Progress. Last reply by Dallas Nyberg 5 hours ago. 4 Replies

The top of the shell rendered... a lot of work... many colors and complex patternsNext - eyestrain territory... I added a smaller turtle to the background... (to cover up a good idea - that wasn't).... Some of the details on this little turtle were…READ MORE

query re:art storage

Started by michele josiane martin in General Art Room. Last reply by Beth Scrozzo 9 hours ago. 3 Replies

i paint, put the painting away, paint, put the painting away, paint…draw, put the drawing away, draw…well, you get the idea.my query is; what do you DO with all that work?READ MORE

Profile of the Week: Bronwyn Knox-Lawler *CURRENT*

Started by Thaneeya McArdle in Profiles of the Week. Last reply by michele josiane martin 10 hours ago. 2 Replies

Welcome to Profile of the Week! We are delighted to present Bronwyn Knox-Lawler from New York, USA.Bronwyn creates colorful…READ MORE

Help!!! Painting a trunk..

Started by Little Cloud in All Other Media Questions & Tips. Last reply by Pat 18 hours ago. 1 Reply

I am about to do a job for someone painting a trunk.I don't really know what kind of paint to use. I don't think I should use acrylic; it would chip off wouldn't it? And not oils, it  would take too long to dry.So I thought, maybe regular ol'…READ MORE

(October 18, 2014) Profile of the Week: Jason

Started by Thaneeya McArdle in Profiles of the Week. Last reply by Jason yesterday. 16 Replies

Welcome to Profile of the Week! We are delighted to present Jason from Saxony, Germany.Jason creates whimsical fantasy art of…READ MORE

More of the turtle

Started by Dallas Nyberg in Works in Progress. Last reply by Dallas Nyberg yesterday. 2 Replies

Onward with the turtle painting... It took a while but I finally got the shell pattern worked out..... the highlights on the left look a bit grainy... my studio light flared them a bit...Now it's time to move on to finishing his flippers and the…READ MORE

Monthly Theme - October 2014

Started by Thaneeya McArdle in Monthly Theme Forum. Last reply by mkflood yesterday. 115 Replies

Welcome to the monthly theme for October. Artwork and comments welcome from everyone!!!!This month's theme is - AbstractThe theme is open to all artists whatever your medium.Please post your finished artwork in this discussion thread.These should…READ MORE

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