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Here are some fun ways that you can join The Art Colony's latest activities:
The theme for August is "Night"! 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-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 Elna's Girls Challenge: http://community.art-is-fun.com/forum/topics/in-your-style-elna-s-girls-18-august-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:
Time ATC Swap: Create 4 ATCs on the theme of "time" and receive 4 in return! Sign up by adding your name and address to this thread by August 31: http://community.art-is-fun.com/group/atcs/forum/topics/new-time-theme-atc-swap
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
When I was in Jamaica in December, I was on the lookout for some good character studies. This particular gentleman was sitting by the road with paintbrush in hand, painting some local ideas onto coconuts to sell. I loved his dreads and his deep…READ MORE
The Art Colony is pleased to offer you a chance towin a free copy ofThe Everything Girls Ultimate Body Art Booka 128-page book by Thaneeya McArdle (yeah that's me)! This fun…READ MORE
Hi..After a long break to move to a new house, I am finally back to the easel.This time, it's another frog... I like painting them.... If I finish it in time, it will be entered in a local art show.It's being painted on a canvas (30"x30") , which I…READ MORE
Welcome to the monthly theme for August. Artwork and comments welcome from everyone!!!!This month's theme is - NightThe theme is open to all artists whatever your medium.Please post your finished artwork in this discussion thread.These should…READ MORE
I have a question about re-painting over canvas. As a beginning painter, I find myself producing a lot of junk and then gessoing over them and starting again. I'm starting to accumulate a pile of these that I have painted over several times. So is…READ MORE
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