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Stacy Woolsey replied to Susanne Skene's discussion ***NEW***WINTER PROJECT - SOFT SCULPTURED DOLLS! in the group Swap Art
"They are just dolls made out of corn husks. You need to let the husks sit in warm water to soften them before you can work with them. The one on the left was made by a friend of mine about 20 years ago. The husk was dyed mauve for the skirt.…"
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Moon Dock

"thanks Jim.....its getting harder to find these old type of doors for framing"
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I'd love to be.........

"thank you.....was a blast to paint too."
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In the barn

"Hope they shut the barn door!!"
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Artwork uploaded on November 23, 2014

"Nice work!! Love how you added the purple to the sky!"
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my blue heaven

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landscape1bgd

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Life Underwater

"Wow! This is so fabulous!! Love how you did the background in this!"
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Anne Withers posted an image

The House in the Wood

Sakura Micron and pencil on 9x12 sketch pad
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Christmas Bloom

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Adventure

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Moon Dock

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Couple

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Adventure

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Profile of the Week: MKFlood *CURRENT*

Started by Thaneeya McArdle in Profiles of the Week. Last reply by mkflood 1 hour ago. 7 Replies

Welcome to Profile of the Week! We are delighted to present MKFlood from Southaven, MS, USA.MKFlood creates colorful, humorous art…READ MORE

"In Your Style" ~ Rhinoceros Challenge

Started by Jo Flockton in Style Challenge 3 hours ago. 0 Replies

Photo from Gary Jones of Paint My Photo,…READ MORE

"In Your Style" ~ Flamingo Style Challenge ~ 10-27-2014

Started by Jo Flockton in Style Challenge. Last reply by michele josiane martin 7 hours ago. 59 Replies

Photo courtesy of Lynton Bolton from Paint My Photo,…READ MORE

It is realism -- not a digital print

Started by Dallas Nyberg in General Art Room. Last reply by Dallas Nyberg 10 hours ago. 18 Replies

Hi all...I had an issue with my Frog painting at a local art show today that has caused me some stress..Firstly, I must state, that I do not enter these shows to win anything, I just like supporting them and having the chance to show what I do.At…READ MORE

Monthly Theme - November 2014

Started by Thaneeya McArdle in Monthly Theme Forum. Last reply by Amy Braden 11 hours ago. 88 Replies

Welcome to the monthly theme for November. Artwork and comments welcome from everyone!!!!This month's theme is - Natural Landscapes(suggested by Patrick Witz)The theme is open to all artists whatever your medium.Please post your finished artwork in…READ MORE

"In Your Style" ~Windmill Challenge~ 11/10/14

Started by Pat in Style Challenge. Last reply by Doris Culverhouse 13 hours ago. 29 Replies

It's time for a new challenge! This week we have a lovely photo of a windmill.(Image courtesy of Paint My Photo by Alun Davies). 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

Very short notice for anyone in the Illawarra area (NSW, Australia) looking to do a doodle art class

Started by Calsanne Steward in Hanging Out in the Studio on Thursday. 0 Replies

Hey there. I'm finally going to be running my first doodle art class on Saturday the 22nd of November. I haven't had much time for marketing the class and so as of today I have one guaranteed person coming, and I've roped in a friend just to make it…READ MORE

Tilly

Started by Mike Gullick in Works in Progress. Last reply by Jess on Thursday. 14 Replies

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

Tags: Labradoodle, Dog., portrait, Pet

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