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My art consist of a great variety. I have a few mixed pieces, but work mainly with acrylic. I used to draw and paint representational art, but switched over to non-representational and abstract art. I feel more at home with these two newer styles.…
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my 1st coloured pencil pic work in progress

"Thx for sharing this WIP piece....I love seeing how other artists create their masterpieces..."
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Just married

"Very nice Ali !"
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DREAM HOME

"This is an incredible John!!!....I am gathering that this is a collage of your artworks?"
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Deliciousness

"BEAUTIFUL!  I really like the mixed media work that you've been doing.  Last night I ordered a few "how to" books on mixed media art. I love the look of it, Great job, Elna "
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A Father

"Thanks Nelson"
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A Father

"Amazing as always Allen!...good to see you back in the gallery!!!"
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I CAN SEE ITS AUTUMN

"Great abstract Wray!"
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Day of the Dead Skeletons in Love by Thaneeya McArdle

"Awwww!!  Such a nice looking couple.  There really is someone for everyone. "
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Board of wisdom

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Bob Cleary posted an image

Alastair 2

Masterpiece Theater
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A Father

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A Father

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Bulldog in Colored Pencil

Started by Jessica Ford in Works in Progress. Last reply by Jessica Ford 4 hours ago. 2 Replies

I have only been drawing for two months and this is my first attempt with…READ MORE

Profile of the Week: Jason *CURRENT*

Started by Thaneeya McArdle in Profiles of the Week. Last reply by Joyce casey 6 hours ago. 11 Replies

Welcome to Profile of the Week! We are delighted to present Jason from Saxony, Germany.Jason creates whimsical fantasy art of…READ MORE

Tilly

Started by Mike Gullick in Works in Progress. Last reply by Mike Gullick 8 hours ago. 3 Replies

My brothers dog Tilly. Approx 5 hrs in, loads to do yet.READ MORE

Tags: Labradoodle, Dog., portrait, Pet

Another sneak look

Started by Dallas Nyberg in Works in Progress 16 hours ago. 0 Replies

A bit more work done on the turtle... Man, this is one complicated critter to paint... This a just a section of the full piece - a work in progress.…READ MORE

Photographing Horizontal Work

Started by Cubie Lee Maddox in General Art Room. Last reply by Jo Flockton yesterday. 2 Replies

I'm new here and I'm trying to figure out the best way to post my work. I need help on how to photograph horizontal work. Most of my work sits on tables or stands.I have a good Nikon camera, but trying to get a good all around balance shot is…READ MORE

Comment on the dancers

Started by Namrata Biswas in Critique Corner - Request & Receive Feedback Here. Last reply by Jessica Ford yesterday. 2 Replies

This dancer on drum beatsREAD MORE

"In Your Style" ~Bee and Flower Challenge~ 10/13/2014

Started by Pat in Style Challenge. Last reply by michele josiane martin yesterday. 51 Replies

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

Monthly Theme - October 2014

Started by Thaneeya McArdle in Monthly Theme Forum. Last reply by alexis ciccone yesterday. 111 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

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Creative Journaling

Posted by Lizette de Vries-Venter on October 21, 2014 at 6:49am 0 Comments

Release

Posted by Bess Li on October 14, 2014 at 2:16am 7 Comments

NEW BOY ON THE BLOCK

Posted by John Colligan on October 8, 2014 at 6:34pm 2 Comments

Sorry!

Posted by Bryn Fellows on October 6, 2014 at 3:23pm 1 Comment

Eye Surgery

Posted by Ronnie Egerton on October 8, 2014 at 10:00pm 4 Comments

 
 
 

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