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Here are some fun ways that you can join The Art Colony's latest activities:
The theme for October is "Abstract"! 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-october-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 Bee and Flower Challenge: http://community.art-is-fun.com/forum/topics/in-your-style-bee-and-flower-challenge-10-13-2014
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:
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
I posted this in the beginners group also, but hope its okay to cross-post here:Questions about GessoDo you gesso, even when using pre-primed canvas? If so, do you use colored gesso or add color to it as a part of starting the under-painting? Any…READ MORE
Welcome to the monthly theme for October. Artwork and comments welcome from everyone!!!!This month's theme is - AbstractThe theme is open to all artists whatever your medium.Please post your finished artwork in this discussion thread.These should…READ MORE
It's time for a new challenge! This week we have a lovely photos of flowers & bees. (Images courtesy of myself, Pat). 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
I have an acrylic painting of Oak trees. I have added shimmering gold Highlights randomly throughout the painting. My problem....When looking at the picture you can not see the highlights (many many many different placements throughout the house…READ MORE
Hello, I have just been given the opportunity to do a mural on a Plastic storage shed.She would like an small Orange tree, perhaps with a Bird or so.Fairly straight forward.Its outdoors as well. The reserch I've done looks like there is ways to…READ MORE
I used the grid transfer system of a photo. Haven't sketched anything in 20 years. Any comments would help me to improve. I had a tough time getting the eyes right.…READ MORE
Welcome to Profile of the Week! We are delighted to present Ali Amin Elsehemy from Cairo, Egypt.Ali creates colorful digital art on…READ MORE