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The theme for April is "wildlife"! 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-april-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 Hippie Bus Challenge: http://community.art-is-fun.com/forum/topics/in-your-style-hippie-bus-challenge-04-13-2015
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:
One Color a Month Swap (Green): 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 April 17: http://community.art-is-fun.com/group/atcs/forum/topics/one-colour-color-a-month-for-2015-atc-april-green
Wet Felting Swap: Make 3 wet felted pieces and receive 3 in return! This swap is suitable for beginners, with links to tutorials. Sign up by adding your name to this thread and sending your wet felted pieces to Susanne by mid-September: http://community.art-is-fun.com/group/atcs/forum/topics/new-summer-project-adventures-in-wet-felting
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