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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!

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Tilly

Started by Mike Gullick in Works in Progress. Last reply by Mike Gullick 2 hours ago. 1 Reply

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

Tags: Labradoodle, Dog., portrait, Pet

Another sneak look

Started by Dallas Nyberg in Works in Progress 6 hours ago. 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

Bulldog in Colored Pencil

Started by Jessica Ford in Works in Progress 11 hours ago. 0 Replies

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

Profile of the Week: Jason *CURRENT*

Started by Thaneeya McArdle in Profiles of the Week. Last reply by mkflood 13 hours ago. 10 Replies

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

Photographing Horizontal Work

Started by Cubie Lee Maddox in General Art Room. Last reply by Jo Flockton 16 hours ago. 2 Replies

I'm new here and I'm trying to figure out the best way to post my work. I need help on how to photograph horizontal work. Most of my work sits on tables or stands.I have a good Nikon camera, but trying to get a good all around balance shot is…READ MORE

Comment on the dancers

Started by Namrata Biswas in Critique Corner - Request & Receive Feedback Here. Last reply by Jessica Ford yesterday. 2 Replies

This dancer on drum beatsREAD MORE

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

Started by Pat in Style Challenge. Last reply by michele josiane martin yesterday. 51 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

Monthly Theme - October 2014

Started by Thaneeya McArdle in Monthly Theme Forum. Last reply by alexis ciccone yesterday. 111 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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Creative Journaling

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Release

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NEW BOY ON THE BLOCK

Posted by John Colligan on October 8, 2014 at 6:34pm 2 Comments

Sorry!

Posted by Bryn Fellows on October 6, 2014 at 3:23pm 1 Comment

Eye Surgery

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