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The theme for August is "fantasy"! 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-august-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 Sunflower Challenge: http://community.art-is-fun.com/forum/topics/in-your-style-sunflower-challenge-08-17-2015
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 (White): Create 4 ATCs (2 for 2 partners) out of tints, tones and shades of white, and receive 4 in return! Sign up by August 21 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-august-white
Wet Felting Swap: Make 3 wet felted pieces and receive 3 in return! This swap is suitable for beginners, with links to tutorials. Sign up by adding your name to this thread and sending your wet felted pieces to Susanne by mid-September: http://community.art-is-fun.com/group/atcs/forum/topics/new-summer-project-adventures-in-wet-felting
Hi Dear Friends!I have asked Thaneeya and Pat to help us have a place on TAC, where we can post our personal news, Most importantly health concerns and health updates! Unfortunately, we have many friends who have been critically ill or having…READ MORE
No, not a naughty post but a work in progress of three horses. I took this shot back in the spring and since it's a 16 x 20 (my largest CP piece), it's taken me all summer to get it done which hopefully will be in the next week or so.From start to…READ MORE
Hi all...I spent a couple of hours laying down the background of the Azure Kingfisher painting..Not finished yet... a few things to tweak..I took a late night photo of it.. it didn't come out real well.. the lighting mucked it up a bit. I will try…READ MORE
The show is open for submissions until September 14th, so I still have time to make changes. I'm also working on a second piece since we are allowed two submissions. I'm looking for advice on what I should change to improve the painting. It's…READ MORE
Welcome to the monthly theme for August. Artwork and comments welcome from everyone!!!!This month's theme is - Fantasy The theme is open to all artists whatever your medium.Please post your finished artwork in this discussion thread.Feel free to…READ MORE