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Ramsach II - OD

Ein kleiner Schwenk nach links zu diesem neuen Bauernhof.A small pan to the left on this new farm.Format/Size: 35 x 50 cmPapier/Paper: Canson fine face 250 grFarben/Colors: gemischte Marken/mixed brandsID = Indoor/OD = Outdoor, plein airErnst
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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

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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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Profile of the Week: Fei Cheng *CURRENT*

Started by Thaneeya McArdle in Profiles of the Week. Last reply by Hattie Rosemarie Shipley 11 hours ago. 13 Replies

Welcome to Profile of the Week! We are delighted to present Fei Cheng from Bulacan, Philippines.Fei is a versatile artist who excels…READ MORE

Monthly Theme - June 2015

Started by Thaneeya McArdle in Monthly Theme Forum. Last reply by Jenny Hallgarth White yesterday. 28 Replies

Welcome to the monthly theme for June. Artwork and comments welcome from everyone!!!!This month's theme is - Macro Views (Extreme Close-ups) The theme is open to all artists whatever your medium.Please post your finished artwork in this discussion…READ MORE

Monthly Theme - July 2015

Started by Thaneeya McArdle in Monthly Theme Forum yesterday. 0 Replies

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

Are there many out there early 70's who are fearful of others being critical of being in the arts?

Started by Jan Heck in Creativity Juice Box. Last reply by Jane Martin yesterday. 53 Replies

Hi everyone, I am Jan and 70yrs.old, Yeah!  I am an insecure doing my painting and drawing?  I love art and have since I was able to pick up a crayon and make marks on a piece of paper.  My Mother inspired me just by being my encouraging on the…READ MORE

Trying to solve the acrylic mysteries

Started by Elmarie Smit in Acrylic Questions & Tips. Last reply by Laurel Nichols on Monday. 4 Replies

Hallo! I am an oil painter, but because of circumstances I have been skipping to watercolour and acrylics. I started working in an office about a year and a half ago, so my painting time became  extremely limited. It's a family business, so I have a…READ MORE

(June 20, 2015) Profile of the Week: Steven Shipley

Started by Thaneeya McArdle in Profiles of the Week. Last reply by Mary Page on Monday. 37 Replies

Welcome to Profile of the Week! We are delighted to present Steven Shipley from Toledo, OH, USA.Steven creates watercolor portraits…READ MORE

People

Started by Thaneeya McArdle in Reference Image Library. Last reply by Bronwyn Knox-Lawler on Sunday. 19 Replies

This can include portraits, close-ups, figures in action, poses, etc. No nudity, please. * * Important * * Before you upload any photos to the Reference Image Pool, please read the…READ MORE

(May 2, 2015) Profile of the Week: Jean Cormier

Started by Thaneeya McArdle in Profiles of the Week. Last reply by R L Oliver on Sunday. 64 Replies

Welcome to Profile of the Week! We are delighted to present Jean Cormier from Sebring, FL, USA.Jean creates a variety of art using a…READ MORE

(June 13, 2015) Profile of the Week: Laura Luisa Cowell

Started by Thaneeya McArdle in Profiles of the Week. Last reply by Maureen Craddock on Sunday. 15 Replies

Welcome to Profile of the Week! We are delighted to present Laura Luisa Cowell from Skokie, IL, USA.Laura creates an eclectic range…READ MORE

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