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Here are some fun ways that you can join The Art Colony's latest activities:
The theme for September is "Alive"! 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-september-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 Pink Ribbon Challenge: http://community.art-is-fun.com/forum/topics/in-your-style-pink-ribbon-09-29-2014
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:
Doll Swap: Create 3 different types of dolls and receive 3 in return! Send your dolls to the swap host Susanne before October 23, and let her know you sent them by adding your name here: http://community.art-is-fun.com/group/atcs/forum/topics/new-summer-project-doll-swap-part-two
I'm quite pleased with how this is going, especially as I was unsure about whether I would like using pencils. I must admit I am now hooked on this new (for me) medium.…READ MORE
I'm looking for a good professional quality watercolor tray set and wanted to know what other watercolor artists use, recommend, and where they purchased them. READ MORE
So with the summer winding down I decided to do another flower because I wasn't ready to give in to fall and winter yet. This particular image was taken just the other day so they're still blooming. I was fascinated by the color scheme -…READ MORE
Welcome to the monthly theme for September. Artwork and comments welcome from everyone!!!!This month's theme is - AliveThe theme is open to all artists whatever your medium.Please post your finished artwork in this discussion thread.These should…READ MORE
Hi all,I'm a newbie to watercolors and here on the forums so please be kind. :-)I'd like to know what a simple basic set of watercolor colors would be for a beginner into the hobby?I was impulsive and bought a $3.97 cheapy set from Wal Mart which…READ MORE
Hi all...I had an issue with my Frog painting at a local art show today that has caused me some stress..Firstly, I must state, that I do not enter these shows to win anything, I just like supporting them and having the chance to show what I do.At…READ MORE