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