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DAYDREAMING

"very nice !"
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Thrusty

"Great job Ali. Hope he gets more than one drop !"
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A Winter Stroll

"I love the reflecting light Well done"
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Valley View

"Thank you so much Pat. Could be somewhere in PA., huh?"
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Valley View

"Well thank you Jose that is quite a compliment and I appreciate that. Of course doesn't of my work to remind you of Vincent is grand!"
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i'm naming this, ' coloured mandala # 1'.

"Love the colours and patterns! :)"
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Lucky Cat Lesson

"Looks very sweet, I know of these cats think they come from China or Japan. :)"
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A Winter Stroll

"Mary -- forgot to answer your question -- yes, kitty is on a leash --♥"
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feliz 06

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Linda B replied to Marion Kaye's discussion ONE COLOUR/COLOR A MONTH 2015 ATC JANUARY = YELLOW in the group Swap Art
"Sign me up, Marion.  This is a neat challenge!  ~~I'll send my address privately to my partners. :-)s"
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Linda B replied to Stacy Woolsey's discussion 12 Days of Christmas ATC Swap in the group Swap Art
"What an ambitious swap.  I didn't have the energy to participate, but I certainly look forward to seeing the output from those of you who did.  And I really like the idea of all the atcs going to one person, who then redistributes…"
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The theme for December is "Fairy Tales"! 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-december-2014

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Mini Soft Sculptured Doll Swap: Make 3-6 mini soft sculpted dolls or sculpted felt dolls/animals and receive the same number in return! Your dolls must arrive at the swap host's address by February 20, 2015. Sign up by adding your name and address to this thread: http://community.art-is-fun.com/group/atcs/forum/topics/new-winter-project-soft-sculptured-dolls

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"In Your Style" ~Rooster Challenge~ 12/08/14

Started by Pat in Style Challenge. Last reply by Anne Withers 11 hours ago. 31 Replies

It's time for a new challenge! This week we have a lovely photo of a…READ MORE

Profile of the Week: Jayne Somogy *CURRENT*

Started by Thaneeya McArdle in Profiles of the Week. Last reply by Jayne Somogy 11 hours ago. 19 Replies

Welcome to Profile of the Week! We are delighted to present Jayne Somogy from Conyers, GA, USA.Jayne creates portraits, fashion…READ MORE

"In Your Style" ~ Rhinoceros Challenge

Started by Jo Flockton in Style Challenge. Last reply by Justyn Simon yesterday. 39 Replies

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

Landscapes

Started by Thaneeya McArdle in Reference Image Library. Last reply by Scott G yesterday. 34 Replies

Post your reference photos of landscapes here.This includes mountains, fields, forests, deserts, hills, cliffs, valleys, etc... * * Important * * Before you upload any photos to the Reference Image Pool, please read the…READ MORE

Animals

Started by Thaneeya McArdle in Reference Image Library. Last reply by Scott G yesterday. 110 Replies

Post your reference photos of animals here.This can include things like pets, wildlife, mammals, reptiles, insects, birds, etc.* * Important * *Before you upload any photos to the Reference Image Pool, please read the…READ MORE

Help needed multimedia

Started by Kayte in Works in Progress. Last reply by Kayte on Thursday. 3 Replies

I am terrible at finishing projects and need some guidance with a piece I am working on.

help please - finish a project

Started by Kayte in Works in Progress on Thursday. 0 Replies

So here is what I have...  The plastic bottom center will hold concert tickets.  I am not sure how to finish this up…READ MORE

Monthly Theme - December 2014

Started by Thaneeya McArdle in Monthly Theme Forum. Last reply by Wraymona Low on Thursday. 47 Replies

Welcome to the monthly theme for December. Artwork and comments welcome from everyone!!!!This month's theme is - Fairy TalesThe theme is open to all artists whatever your medium.Please post your finished artwork in this discussion thread.These…READ MORE

(December 13, 2014) Profile of the Week: Mana Pastelitos Poblete

Started by Thaneeya McArdle in Profiles of the Week. Last reply by Anne Withers on Thursday. 8 Replies

Welcome to Profile of the Week! We are delighted to present Mana Pastelitos Poblete from Santiago, Chile.Mana creates colorful…READ MORE

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