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"Don't bite, Honey"

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The Triplets

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The Triplets

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Devils Rejects trio

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Captain Spaulding

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The Bengal

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Baby Firefly

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CHEYENNE SCOUT 'RED SLEEVE,' 1879

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michele josiane martin replied to Pat's discussion "In Your Style" ~Bee and Flower Challenge~ 10/13/2014
"jane, you too, i knew it was yours straight away! you have a very distinctive styke. it is fabulous! so crisp and claen. my preferences exactly - i don't know WHY i'm so messy, when i love clean!"
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michele josiane martin replied to Pat's discussion "In Your Style" ~Bee and Flower Challenge~ 10/13/2014
"very very nice girls, these recent ones are wonderful - the detail in yours tanya, and yours wray, is fantastic! wow. i love looking at these and hoping for the future, when i might be able to attempt successfully, some of the tehniques you display.…"
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African Dream

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African Dream

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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!

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

Started by Pat in Style Challenge. Last reply by michele josiane martin 36 minutes ago. 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 1 hour ago. 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

Not so WIP - Victorian Children using Pastel Pencils

Started by Colin Bradley in Critique Corner - Request & Receive Feedback Here. Last reply by Rita Malsch 1 hour ago. 6 Replies

It's not so much a WIP as finished but I wasn't sure where to post it so here's my Victorian Children Portrait based on Emile Vernon Poster's painting "Best of Friends". There was another child and puppy in his original picture. I used Faber-Castell…READ MORE

Tags: tutorials, pencil, pastel

Aspens-Finished Painting

Started by lori savage in Critique Corner - Request & Receive Feedback Here. Last reply by Rita Malsch 1 hour ago. 4 Replies

My Aspen picture finished, on my mantelREAD MORE

New Medium for me. Oil Pastels

Started by Cheryl Ginsberg in Critique Corner - Request & Receive Feedback Here. Last reply by Rita Malsch 2 hours ago. 4 Replies

Tried out oil pastels using either underlay of acylic wash or turpenoid. I'm pleased with first attempts.  What do you think?…READ MORE

Profile of the Week: Jason *CURRENT*

Started by Thaneeya McArdle in Profiles of the Week. Last reply by Mary Page 6 hours ago. 9 Replies

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

A sneak look

Started by Dallas Nyberg in Works in Progress. Last reply by Pat 7 hours ago. 2 Replies

Just a sneak look at a small section of the painting I'm doing now.... Long way to go.. very much a work in progress... still testing and trying various colors... It's going to to be a lot work by the time it's finished.....…READ MORE

(October 11, 2014) Profile of the Week: Ali Amin Elsehemy

Started by Thaneeya McArdle in Profiles of the Week. Last reply by Ali Amin Elsehemy 8 hours ago. 34 Replies

Welcome to Profile of the Week! We are delighted to present Ali Amin Elsehemy from Cairo, Egypt.Ali creates colorful digital art on…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

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