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The Art Colony is a fun, friendly online community for visual artists working in painting, drawing, mixed media, sculpture and handicrafts.

 

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Profile of the Week: Laurel Nichols

Check out portraits, landscapes and pet paintings by Laurel Nichols! Read a Q+A with Laurel 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 March is "Seven Deadly Sins"! 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-march-2015

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 Cardinal Challenge: http://community.art-is-fun.com/forum/topics/in-your-style-cardinal-challenge-03-01-15

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One Color a Month Swap (Red): Make 4 ATCs (2 for 2 partners) out of tints and shades of red, and receive 4 in return! Sign up by adding your name and address to this thread by March 20: http://community.art-is-fun.com/group/atcs/forum/topics/one-colour-color-a-month-for-2015-atc-march-red

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Monthly Theme - March 2015

Started by Thaneeya McArdle in Monthly Theme Forum 18 hours ago. 0 Replies

Welcome to the monthly theme for March. Artwork and comments welcome from everyone!!!!This month's theme is - Seven Deadly Sins(suggested by Nelson Failing)The Seven Deadly Sins are currently recognized as: wrath, greed, sloth, pride, lust, envy,…READ MORE

having a website to display and sell your art

Started by Cliff Hutchings in General Art Room. Last reply by Thaneeya McArdle 18 hours ago. 1 Reply

I am wondering what others think about a display and sales website of your own?Are these successful in relation to the costs involved in setting it up and the running costs?I can also add to mine sales of resin scale model parts and plants plus…READ MORE

Monthly Theme - February 2015

Started by Thaneeya McArdle in Monthly Theme Forum. Last reply by Pat 18 hours ago. 73 Replies

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

Profile of the Week: Laurel Nichols * CURRENT*

Started by Thaneeya McArdle in Profiles of the Week. Last reply by Mary Page yesterday. 20 Replies

Welcome to Profile of the Week! We are delighted to present Laurel Nichols from Redmond, WA, USA.Laurel creates portraits,…READ MORE

"In Your Style" ~ 02-16-2015 ~ Dragonfly Challenge.

Started by Jo Flockton in Style Challenge. Last reply by Jo Flockton on Monday. 24 Replies

"Blue-Eyed Darner - Mesilla Basque" Photo courtesy of David B. Richman, at Paint My Photo, http://paintmyphoto.ning.com/photo/blue-eyed-darner-mesilla-bosqueExcerpted…READ MORE

Tags: dragonfly, challenge, style

Commenting

Started by Nanyera Kamiya in Site Help. Last reply by Nanyera Kamiya on Sunday. 2 Replies

I've been trying to get this for a while but how do you reply to comments? Does anyone know? ^P^READ MORE

Getting close to being finshed..

Started by Dallas Nyberg in Works in Progress. Last reply by Deb Gonzales on Saturday. 7 Replies

A photo of the turtle painting as it now looks... I am working my way down to the left hand corner... adding and altering bits as I go.. nearly done...…READ MORE

(February 21, 2015) Profile of the Week: Jeremy Lee Koehn

Started by Thaneeya McArdle in Profiles of the Week. Last reply by Desiree on Saturday. 28 Replies

Welcome to Profile of the Week! We are delighted to present Jeremy Lee Koehn from Mesa, AZ, USA.Jeremy creates realistic paintings…READ MORE

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Taking an Easel for a ride

Posted by Cathy de Seton on February 27, 2015 at 9:34pm 0 Comments

I was out of touch ....

Posted by Carole M. on February 24, 2015 at 1:00am 0 Comments

Vacation :)

Posted by Patrick Schröder on February 20, 2015 at 11:48pm 2 Comments

my intro'

Posted by Carole M. on February 12, 2015 at 7:30pm 10 Comments

 
 
 

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