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Here are some fun ways that you can join The Art Colony's latest activities:
The theme for July is "healing / health"! 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-july-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!
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
There was once a discussion on here of ways to find free paper, some on line. I thought I kept up with all the places people added, but I can't find it anywhere. Do any of you remember where it is on this group, or if not the places to find it? I…READ MORE
Hi All,On some of the pages (facing pages) in my altered book, I have used a glaze to enhance the color of the spread. The problem ... pages are sticking together as I flip through the book. I literally have to peel them apart at times. Any ideas on…READ MORE
Welcome to the monthly theme for July. Artwork and comments welcome from everyone!!!!This month's theme is - Healing / Health The theme is open to all artists whatever your medium.Please post your finished artwork in this discussion thread.Feel free…READ MORE
Question for you oil painters: I tried working in this medium, but it just wasn't my thing. I have canvasses that I'm thinking I could reuse, with acrylics or pastels. Would gesso cover an oil painting so that I could try again with another…READ MORE