This book features 29 step-by-step lessons and dozens of examples that will make you want to pick up your pencil and try your hand at drawing your own pets.
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Here are some fun ways that you can join The Art Colony's latest activities:
The theme for May is "things that make you smile"! 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-may-2013 See what others created, too!
Create and swap art with your fellow Art Colonists in the Swap Art Group! The following swaps are currently open for sign-up:
Dotee Doll - Harajuku Girls Swap - Sign up by May 26 by adding your name and address to this thread: http://community.art-is-fun.com/group/atcs/forum/topics/new-dotee-doll-exchange-harajuku-girls
Spirit Doll Swap - Sign up by May 30 by adding your name and address to this thread:http://community.art-is-fun.com/group/atcs/forum/topics/new-spirit-doll-swap
Twisted Fairy Tale: The Water Babies Swap - Sign up by June 2 by adding your name and address to this thread: http://community.art-is-fun.com/group/atcs/forum/topics/new-the-twisted-fairy-tale-the-water-babies
Handmade Paper Swap - Sign up by July 31 by adding your name and address to this thread: http://community.art-is-fun.com/group/atcs/forum/topic/show?id=6390171%3ATopic%3A638042
The Art Colony pleased to offer you a chance towin a free copy of Drawing Realistic Pets from Photographs,a 128-page book by Lee Hammond! This book…READ MORE
Welcome to the monthly theme for May. Artwork and comments welcome from everyone!!!!This month's theme is - THINGS THAT MAKE YOU SMILEThe theme is open to all artists whatever your medium.Please post your finished artwork in this discussion…READ MORE
In for a penny.. here I go again...This is a more recent painting, it was a commissioned work and the second painting I had done of a frog on canvas.Again, it's on a black gesso'ed canvas, oversprayed with matt black.…READ MORE
This painting was done several years ago. I had not long recommenced doing my art after a lengthy break from it.. I was a bit rusty, but it came back as I progressed.The photo vary a bit in quality, but you should be able to get the idea....Note: A…READ MORE
Thaneeya messaged me this morning and made comment about a picture I posted on the forum which shows me working on my art. We all love to post our art for the world to see, but, we, ourselves, are a bit of a mystery.I suggested that maybe we could…READ MORE
If you are like me, each new art work you do teaches you something new. I was going through my photographs of art I did a few years ago and one picture kept haunting me... something was definately wrong with it,I stared at it for quite awhile, then…READ MORE
Here are some links to WIPs and demos that were posted on TAC before we had a "Works in Progress" forum. I thought I'd post this list here, to make them easier to find, as they were tucked away in various forums, groups and blog posts. Enjoy! :)P.S.…READ MORE
I do a lot of airbrushing and every so often someone will question if airbrushes have a ligitimate place in the art world.They are, for all intents and purposes, a mechanical device, so they do not seem to fit in, as a brush, pencil, crayon, pastel…READ MORE
I just got back from my very first trip to the beach, which I've fallen in love with. All weekend, though, I've had a burning desire to paint the beach using oil paints. The only problem is, I've never used oils before, and was wondering if there…READ MORE