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Here are some fun ways that you can join The Art Colony's latest activities:
The theme for August is "Night"! 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-august-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 Elna's Girls Challenge: http://community.art-is-fun.com/forum/topics/in-your-style-elna-s-girls-18-august-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:
Time ATC Swap: Create 4 ATCs on the theme of "time" and receive 4 in return! Sign up by adding your name and address to this thread by August 31: http://community.art-is-fun.com/group/atcs/forum/topics/new-time-theme-atc-swap
Doll Swap: Create 3 different types of dolls and receive 3 in return! Send your dolls to the swap host Susanne before October 23, and let her know you sent them by adding your name here: http://community.art-is-fun.com/group/atcs/forum/topics/new-summer-project-doll-swap-part-two
Hi all. I hope I don't sound like a crybaby posting this, but I have to ask.....do you ever have periods of "great creativity" followed by a huge, depressing slump (the kind that makes you feel like you suck at what you're trying to do, and that you…READ MORE
Hi everyone :)Last month I was asked to draw portraits for a UK-based animal sanctuary. I've drawn a few of their "residents". These drawings will (hopefully!) raise money to keep the sanctuary going. Now for the questions.How do I go about…READ MORE
Started by Nelson FailingThis challenge is open to all artists, whatever your medium.Please post your finished artwork in this discussion thread.We're looking forward to seeing the diversity in art created by one reference/inspiration photo!For…READ MORE
Though she hasn't announced this on TAC, or if she has -- I haven't seen it -- I will do so now on her behalf! Our very own Angela Swensen is having her own art show tonight at the IAMA Coffee House in San Antonio, Texas! Sooo so proud of her! …READ MORE
Welcome to Profile of the Week! We are delighted to present Thomas LaBadia from Ft. Lauderdale, FL, USA.Thomas creates art journal…READ MORE
This little fellow is 18 months old and he's the happiest little boy around. Red, red hair and blue eyes and rosy cheeks. I've been doing portraits of all my grandchildren over the last few years and I still have three to do not including this one…READ MORE
Hi..After a long break to move to a new house, I am finally back to the easel.This time, it's another frog... I like painting them.... If I finish it in time, it will be entered in a local art show.It's being painted on a canvas (30"x30") , which I…READ MORE
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
Welcome to the monthly theme for August. Artwork and comments welcome from everyone!!!!This month's theme is - NightThe theme is open to all artists whatever your medium.Please post your finished artwork in this discussion thread.These should…READ MORE