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"Hey Dez, it could very be Cleopatra....lol...Thank you Kim and Jim....and Patrick, I'm trying to get back to drawing myself...lol...been outta commission for some time now...UGH!"
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The Stars Come Out

"Very cool Kat, colors come together nicely"
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In Appreciation of TAC

A very special Thank You to Jim for helping me through both surgeries & for holding me up when I wanted to fall. Thanks for helping me with this project too - I couldn't have done it without you. xoxo
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Profile of the Week: Bryn Fellows

Check out the digital, ink and acrylic portraits by Bryn Fellows! Read a Q+A with Bryn here.

 

Each week we spotlight one of our members as "Profile of the Week", featuring an interview with the artist and a selection of their art. You can visit our current POTW by clicking above or browse past POTWs by clicking here.

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The theme for February is "Stripes"! 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-february-2015

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 Chipmunk Challenge: http://community.art-is-fun.com/forum/topics/in-your-style-01-19-2015-chipmunk-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:


One Color a Month Swap (Blue): Make 4 ATCs (2 for 2 partners) out of tints and shades of blue, and receive 4 in return! Sign up by adding your name and address to this thread: http://community.art-is-fun.com/group/atcs/forum/topics/one-colour-color-a-month-for-2015-atc-february-blue

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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Profile of the Week: Bryn Fellows *CURRENT*

Started by Thaneeya McArdle in Profiles of the Week. Last reply by Pat 39 minutes ago. 8 Replies

Welcome to Profile of the Week! We are delighted to present Bryn Fellows from Walsall, UK.Bryn creates pen and ink portraits as well…READ MORE

"In Your Style" ~ 01-(19)-2015 ~ Chipmunk Challenge

Started by Jo Flockton in Style Challenge. Last reply by Anne Withers 4 hours ago. 30 Replies

This challenge is all about this adorable chipmunk that…READ MORE

Monthly Theme - February 2015

Started by Thaneeya McArdle in Monthly Theme Forum 4 hours ago. 0 Replies

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

Monthly Theme - January 2015

Started by Thaneeya McArdle in Monthly Theme Forum. Last reply by Thaneeya McArdle 4 hours ago. 22 Replies

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

My WIP

Started by Scott G in Works in Progress. Last reply by Scott G 10 hours ago. 9 Replies

Trying a few different approaches and techniques on this one.....so far I'm okay with it...hope to finish it up todayREAD MORE

water colour pencils

Started by Katie Hawke in Watercolor Questions & Tips. Last reply by Jess 23 hours ago. 1 Reply

Hello, I'm new to drawing have just discovered I love water colour drawing. I get the impression that it is more about the blending & washing colours than the detail of the picture. Leaving it up to the viewers imagination so to say. What do…READ MORE

(January 24, 2015) Profile of the Week: Barbara Cullen

Started by Thaneeya McArdle in Profiles of the Week. Last reply by Rita Malsch yesterday. 18 Replies

Welcome to Profile of the Week! We are delighted to present Barbara Cullen from Victoria, Australia.Barbara creates watercolour…READ MORE

How to create good digital images of your art

Started by Thaneeya McArdle in General Art Room. Last reply by Gina Chitty on Thursday. 21 Replies

I recently received this question from an Art-is-fun.com visitor, and thought it would be good to answer it here so that we could all share our ideas on this:I've been wanting to post some of my artwork online but I'm not sure what the best way to…READ MORE

query re:art storage

Started by michele josiane martin in General Art Room. Last reply by Gina Chitty on Thursday. 6 Replies

i paint, put the painting away, paint, put the painting away, paint…draw, put the drawing away, draw…well, you get the idea.my query is; what do you DO with all that work?READ MORE

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Stuff

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