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Profile of the Week: Terry Mellway

Check out the realistic colored pencil drawings of Terry Mellway! Read a Q+A with Terry 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 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

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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 Pink Ribbon Challenge: http://community.art-is-fun.com/forum/topics/in-your-style-pink-ribbon-09-29-2014

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Monthly Theme - October 2014

Started by Thaneeya McArdle in Monthly Theme Forum. Last reply by Cat Demkiw 4 hours ago. 3 Replies

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

LIFE is Highway

Started by Cat Demkiw in Works in Progress. Last reply by Pat 4 hours ago. 8 Replies

It's not the destination or where you have come from. It's the ride and the Journey.…READ MORE

"In Your Style" ~ Pink Ribbon ~ 09/29/2014

Started by Jo Flockton in Style Challenge. Last reply by michele josiane martin 7 hours ago. 24 Replies

The pink ribbon is an international symbol of breast…READ MORE

Profile of the Week: Terry Mellway *CURRENT*

Started by Thaneeya McArdle in Profiles of the Week. Last reply by Dallas Nyberg 15 hours ago. 29 Replies

Welcome to Profile of the Week! We are delighted to present Terry Mellway from Winnipeg, Canada.Terry creates realistic colored…READ MORE

Monthly Theme - September 2014

Started by Thaneeya McArdle in Monthly Theme Forum. Last reply by michele josiane martin 18 hours ago. 58 Replies

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

Feeling alive

Started by Mau Tiger Palm in Style Challenge. Last reply by michele josiane martin 18 hours ago. 1 Reply

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Resin

Started by Cheryl Diane Hamilton-Petrie in General Art Room. Last reply by Vee yesterday. 5 Replies

If anyone wants help or has questions about apply resin to their artwork I can help.READ MORE

My first coloured pencil work.

Started by Mike Gullick in Works in Progress. Last reply by Jo Flockton yesterday. 7 Replies

I'm quite pleased with how this is going, especially as I was unsure about whether I would like using pencils. I must admit I am now hooked on this new (for me) medium.…READ MORE

Watercolor Pan Sets

Started by Dawn Herring in Watercolor Questions & Tips. Last reply by michele josiane martin yesterday. 2 Replies

I'm looking for a good professional quality watercolor tray set and wanted to know what other watercolor artists use, recommend, and where they purchased them. READ MORE

Flowers / Plants / Trees

Started by Thaneeya McArdle in Reference Image Library. Last reply by Pat on Monday. 74 Replies

Post your reference photos of flowers, plants and trees here. * * Important * * Before you upload any photos to the Reference Image Pool, please read the…READ MORE

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Roll With It

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Beginner's stage but loving it

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Hello All!

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