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Here are some fun ways that you can join The Art Colony's latest activities:
The theme for November is "Vintage Toys"! 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-2013
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 Tree Frog Challenge: http://community.art-is-fun.com/forum/topics/in-your-style-tree-frog-challenge
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:
Felt or Fabric Matryoshka Dolls Swap: Create 3 Matryoshka dolls made of felt, material, knitted or crochets, and receive 3 in return! Be sure to read the rules thoroughly before signing up. Sign up by December 28 by adding your name and address to this thread: http://community.art-is-fun.com/group/atcs/forum/topics/new-felt-or-fabric-matryoshka-dolls
Welcome to Profile of the Week! We are delighted to present Delmus Phelps from Lynchburg, VA, USA.Delmus creates beautifully…READ MORE
Welcome to Profile of the Week! We are delighted to present Jasenko Đorđević from Tuzla, Bosnia and Herzegovina.Jasenko creates…READ MORE
Welcome to Profile of the Week! We are delighted to present Diane Reynolds from Cincinnati, OH, USA.Diane creates fun experimental…READ MORE
Welcome to Profile of the Week! We are delighted to present Gail Dennis from Holden, MA, USA.Gail creates fun humorous art that…READ MORE
It's time for a new challenge! This week we have an awesome photo of a tree frog. (Image courtesy of Paint My Photo by Carla Whelan). We would like you to use the reference/inspiration photo to create a piece "In Your Style". This Challenge is…READ MORE
Welcome to the monthly theme for DecemberArtwork and comments welcome from everyone!!!!This month's theme is - Vintage ToysThe theme is open to all artists whatever your medium.Please post your finished artwork in this discussion thread.These should…READ MORE
Welcome to Profile of the Week! We are delighted to present Elizabeth Jane Letourneau from Belleview, FL, USA.Elizabeth creates…READ MORE
I haven't done a barn drawing in a long time so I decided it was time to do another one. I've had several people wanting prints of my other barns so I thought I should do more to add to my collection.Sandy :)READ MORE
So this one is taking longer than I anticipated as pastel objects are often difficult to render due to the need for color but not too much - keeping a very light hand takes time and Faber Castel does not have a lot of really pastel colors like…READ MORE