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Profile of the Week: Jason *CURRENT*

Started by Thaneeya McArdle in Profiles of the Week. Last reply by Jason 10 hours ago. 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

query re:art storage

Started by michele josiane martin in General Art Room. Last reply by Pat 11 hours ago. 1 Reply

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

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

Started by Pat in Style Challenge. Last reply by cheekyjane 15 hours ago. 55 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

More of the turtle

Started by Dallas Nyberg in Works in Progress. Last reply by Dallas Nyberg 18 hours ago. 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 22 hours ago. 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

Tilly

Started by Mike Gullick in Works in Progress. Last reply by Mike Gullick 23 hours ago. 6 Replies

My brothers dog Tilly. Approx 5 hrs in, loads to do yet.READ MORE

Tags: Labradoodle, Dog., portrait, Pet

My first coloured pencil work.

Started by Mike Gullick in Works in Progress. Last reply by michele josiane martin yesterday. 9 Replies

I'm quite pleased with how this is going, especially as I was unsure about whether I would like using pencils. I must admit I am now hooked on this new (for me) medium.…READ MORE

Bulldog in Colored Pencil

Started by Jessica Ford in Works in Progress. Last reply by Jessica Ford yesterday. 2 Replies

I have only been drawing for two months and this is my first attempt with…READ MORE

Another sneak look

Started by Dallas Nyberg in Works in Progress on Thursday. 0 Replies

A bit more work done on the turtle... Man, this is one complicated critter to paint... This a just a section of the full piece - a work in progress.…READ MORE

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