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The theme for April is "Foreign Countries"! 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-2014
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 Cowboy Boots Challenge: http://community.art-is-fun.com/forum/topics/in-your-style-cowboy-boots-challenge-4-14-2014
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:
Tiffany's ATC Swap: Create 2 ATC's for 2 partners (4 total) inspired by all things Tiffany (art glass, lamp shades, jewelry, Audrey Hepburn, etc) and receive 4 in return! Sign up by April 22 by adding your name and address to this thread: http://community.art-is-fun.com/group/atcs/forum/topics/tiffany-art-glass-atc-swap
Well, I completed the final version of My Jamaican but for some reason it did not give me the option to upload the image as it does here so I'm waiting to hear from anyone who might know what to do. In the meantime, I have started a new project - my…READ MORE
Hello Artistic People,As I rearrange my mini studio again, I feel cluttered and closed in. I hold onto things hoping to use them but then I get rid of them because of space. I get rid of them because of lack of time to use them. Then I hope I…READ MORE
Welcome to Profile of the Week! We are delighted to present Diane Reynolds from Cincinnati, OH, USA.Diane creates fun experimental…READ MORE
Hi everyone ,does anyone have tips on how to draw realistic grass .I have painted a tiger using dry brush oil and think some long grass would compliment the picture? thanks in advanceREAD MORE
This thread is dedicated to listing free online resources for learning how to use colored pencils! This can include websites and videos, as long as they are free.If you have found any online resources about colored pencils that you would like to…READ MORE
I have 2 paintings on Ampersand Claybord that are 24" x 36" and 1/8" thick. How do you hang them on a wall? They are too thin to drill into and too heavy for stick-on hanging solutions. I'd love to use more of this type of support but not if it…READ MORE
Hi is there anybody that could give me advice,i have just had one painting printed. Giclee was the print it turned out great but over£20 for one is too costly for me as i am unemployed,any advice i would be very greatfull .Thanx Leisha :)READ MORE