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Nature Artwork

WELCOME to the 'Art of Nature Group'

A place for you to share your work & techniques relating to nature, wildlife, landscapes, ocean art, floral/botanical art, outer space art, and any other art inspired by the natural environment.

 

Members: 245
Latest Activity: May 11

Welcome

Hello and Welcome to the Art of Nature Group!

 

If you would like to share your nature artwork, you can start your own discussion by clicking the big blue "Add a discussion" button at the bottom of this page.

If you would like some advice on a specific work-in-progress, you can start your own discussion by clicking the big blue "Add a discussion" button at the bottom of this page.

 

If you would like to share progress shots of your nature artwork in its various stages, that's great too!

Click here to learn how to upload images into your forum posts (which is important so that people can see your art within the post, rather than as an attachment link beneath your post).

Just a few simple guidelines:

  • Please keep all discussions relevant to portraying nature in all its many forms.
  • Be friendly and considerate in your posts.

Thanks for joining & have fun!

Discussion Forum

...sharing the love

Started by Carole M.. Last reply by Carole M. Apr 19. 4 Replies

...of colour pencil that is.  Gum-blossoms was my little project of yesterday and last night.  It took me back maybe ten years when I'd taken a photograph of these beautiful native flowers from a Western-Australian eucalypt tree.  Never imagining…READ MORE

Tags: colour-pencil, botanical

First post to this group

Started by Lynn Kibbe. Last reply by Lynn Kibbe Apr 18. 4 Replies

Hello, although I've been a member for some time, this is my first group post. …READ MORE

Tags: landscape, wildlife, eagle, farm

Dull Shreaks on Acrylic Painted Surfaces

Started by Calvin S.Clarke. Last reply by Marthie Scholer Feb 18. 4 Replies

  Hi, this is my first time posting as a new member of this community. I am returning to art after some years of not doing any work. I often had the unfortunate experience where after completely covering a surface with acrylics these dull shreaks…READ MORE

From my art room... In the meadow and In the Valley

Started by Beverly J Raffaele. Last reply by Margaret Hamm (Maggie) Nov 10, 2014. 10 Replies

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Painting "Gods Country"

Started by Beverly J Raffaele. Last reply by Darla Beamon Nov 9, 2014. 11 Replies

I call this one "Gods Country." It is a 16 X 20 oil on canvas.  love the lush…READ MORE

Help..ASAP PLZZZZ

Started by Madhumitha. Last reply by kathleen a sidor May 14, 2014. 11 Replies

Im in this competition....its topic is  related to space i am done with the drawing but i dunno howto get the starry night background as the picture is based on space and aliens :DPlz tell me how to capture that effect of the space's background :D…READ MORE

Painting a calm sea

Started by Elizabeth Severinson. Last reply by Pris Hardy Apr 25, 2014. 5 Replies

I have painted the sea before and have painted waves before. In fact, I find it fun...usually. Right now, I am trying to paint those very calm "flat" looking waves. You know the ones that "look" like they don't have a real pronounced form to them.…READ MORE

"In Your Element"

Started by Dawn Herring. Last reply by Dawn Herring Apr 24, 2014. 7 Replies

This is a watercolor rendering using the stipple method with back ground wash of my beloved Mocking Bird. I've been working with watercolor for almost 3 years after working with mostly pencil/colored pencil/charcoal since my youth. I love using the…READ MORE

Got some feedback for me? :)

Started by Nicole Tripp. Last reply by Nicole Tripp Apr 23, 2014. 4 Replies

I know these are terrible pics, but they were gifts for friends and I just took quick snaps before throwing them in the mail. I'm new to the AC and I would LOVE any feedback anyone has on watercolor or on the images in general - the insects are…READ MORE

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Comment by Carole M. on May 10, 2015 at 8:07pm

it's very striking and impressive Marthie; I love how colours jump out from black background

Comment by Marthie Scholer on May 10, 2015 at 5:07pm

Jacobean Lily, coloring pencils on black paper

Comment by Marthie Scholer on May 10, 2015 at 5:05pm

Comment by Diana Heater on April 4, 2015 at 6:08pm

Such fantastic work here. Love your Carole M, great colors

Comment by Margaret Hamm (Maggie) on April 4, 2015 at 3:00pm

Very nice.  I live this one.......Maggie

Comment by Diana Heater on April 1, 2015 at 9:16am

CHERRY BLOSSOMS #2

a springtime painting.

11X14" acrylic on  wrapped canvas.

painting continues onto all sides so it can be hung without a frame.

Comment by Carole M. on April 1, 2015 at 4:54am

Pimelea - it's a native plant seen flowering at the Burrendong Arboretum in inland north-western N.S.W.  

Comment by Marthie Scholer on February 26, 2015 at 3:08am

6 cm x 8 cm in acrylics

Comment by Marthie Scholer on February 26, 2015 at 3:07am

Comment by Margaret Hamm (Maggie) on February 24, 2015 at 1:03am

This looks very nice.  I am going to try that myself.  Just need to get a couple of brushes.  I have everything else.

 

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