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Anton Abela's Discussions

Need Help for an Assignment

Started this discussion. Last reply by Michael Beckett Mar 29. 2 Replies

Dear friends,I hope this is the correct forum where to post this.Some of my classmates and myself are working on an assignment. It is for an Innovation Strategy: to introduce a brand locally.…READ MORE


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"Hello all you nice people. Can't wait to settle down and enjoy your company, share our passion, & catch up. Really missing y'all loads."
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Handicrafts & Folk Art

Hello and Welcome to Handicrafts & Folk Art Group! A group to share your flair towards creations/objects that originated from traditional cultures; especially forms of traditionally-made works of art and craft, that feature everyday or festive items, decorations, and skill of the hand. Basically, this is the place to revive the dying activity of Folk Art and promote Handicrafts. Share with the rest of us what you are working on; your Handicrafts and/or Folk Art; share tips, techniques,…See More
Aug 16
su bee replied to Anton Abela's discussion Structured vs Spontaneous in the group Doodle Art
"I've been doodling since 5th grade, and it became a regular part of my life in 6th grade as an extremely important part of keeping a science class notebook of science class notes.  As I have seen quite a few times on YouTube, many doodlers…"
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Red Riding Hood

"Thanks a real lot. It is time to do a couple more versions... or different twisted stories :)"
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Red Riding Hood

"Wow!!! Awesome work Anton! :)"
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"At art-school. No worries: you're in the right place then :)Am pretty sure you will amaze us all - and turn out to be an amazing artist.Looking forward to see more artworks from yourself in the coming future."
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"This is so stunning. Quite like the loose fluidity of it all as balanced by the portrait.Cool style & technique :)Keep up the good work"
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mystical forest

"This is great Jim. really love the energy of the moon as contrasted by the harsh bark of the trees.The ground and the background do provide a mysterious, almost welcoming element to the darkness.Well done :)"
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Hello all.

Welcome to My Page on the Art Colony.
Hope you like what you see :)

I also have my own personal website (pardon the mess but it is a work in progress, and it needs updating).

If you want to catch up, keep in touch, or see some of my current projects or musings, you can find me also on Facebook:

Creativity yours,

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At 8:18pm on August 2, 2014, Danni Bloom said…

Thanks so much. I'm probably going to lurk for a few days until I get a grasp for how things work here. I love seeing all the artwork. Thanks for the wonderful welcome. 

At 10:20am on June 16, 2014, LaToya Burkett said…

I have lots of questions since I'm just starting out. Glad to know the help is here.

At 4:09am on May 20, 2014, Ange Zammit said…

At 4:07am on May 20, 2014, Ange Zammit said…

Morning Anton, and everyone!  Although I won't be on this forum 24/7, I will look in fairly regularly, conditions permitting.   You probably know a good friend of mine, Debbie C-W in Malta... 8-)  

I plan to try clay Art Doll making this year, just look at some of the dolls online - they are MOUTHWATERINGLY wonderful...  The fairies I like.

You work looks very good and varied!

Where would I post some of my work? In Gallery??



At 4:19pm on May 7, 2014, Sharon Nelson said…

wow this is such interesting stuff, since I last spoke to you about the clay masks and I made one, a very primitive one really, I made a head out of model clay and plasticine on a flexible artist manikin as I am making a glam rock band modelled on the Sweet, glitter, the works, and using them for an animation, yeah, I am totally bonkers, lol. I will need to improve my techniques for next year, will help for my doll crafting too. thanks for the info.   Wish there was a shop like yours near us Sharon

At 2:52pm on April 25, 2014, Sharon Nelson said…
I like Artsy and Crafty Elf with Whimsy being a close third on the shop thing
At 2:41pm on April 25, 2014, Sharon Nelson said…
Anton, I Have been trying new things in Susannes doll making swaps, I am an absolute beginer and have spotted those wonderful paper clay masks that you made for her. Are they made from slip and a rubber mould, I cannot source those, or perhaps using a barbie type doll to make a plaster mould? Very intrigued to know.
Best Wishes. Shaz
At 1:33am on March 19, 2014, Theresa Hernandez said…

Thank you. I am trying to read and understand it all.  It is a bit overwhelming for me. It takes me awhile to understand what I need to do. I just need to read it a few times. I want to show my work so I am trying to figure that out. Don't worry I will get it. Theresa

At 11:44pm on December 8, 2013, Pris Hardy said…

Sorry!  I didn't mean to ignore your friend request =\  ...just haven't been on in awhile.

At 11:35pm on December 8, 2013, Pris Hardy said…

Thanks Anton!  I appreciate your kind comments!  I have been busy with lots of different things and finally finished a commission as well.  Now if I can just survive the month! Have a nice day!

At 6:30am on December 2, 2013, Alan Brain said…

Thanks Anton

Anton Abela's Blog

How to choose subjects for your artwork? [Open Discussion] :D

Posted on July 26, 2013 at 3:47am 3 Comments

So, stumbled on a thread where the author asked how one goes about to choose a subject: wheather by visual appeal, meaning, etc.

I thought about this and after a day of examining my working process, I came up with these hereunder (this is my personal opinion):

"How to choose subjects is a tricky question; personally it is very difficult to choose just one subject, since most of the time, I end up tackling different projects at the same time.



Artist Trading Club on Facebook

Posted on May 29, 2013 at 2:10am 0 Comments

I was wondering if I am the only guy who enjoys ATCs and Swap Art here on TAC? What do you say? 

Anyway since I love to keep myself busy, and interacting with others, I joined a Facebook group: Artist Trading Card Club:

Was thinking of not uploading a sample of the ones I did here on TAC, but make some new ATCs (when I have some free time) just for that group!…


Art Promotion - Marketing - Business Side of Art - Art Competition

Posted on May 24, 2013 at 4:32am 0 Comments

Stumbled on a group on LinkedIn; and one of the posts has lead me to this site:

Felt like I had to share with you here on TAC :)

There are many tips pertainint to: business, promotion, shipping art cheaply, inspiration, self-promotion and art promotion etc - we can all benefit from such information.

Stumbled also upon the A Singular Creation Art Community; and there are 4 open competitions -…


Need Help: Title for a Shop/Brand/Signature/Profile featuring hand-made items

Posted on February 12, 2013 at 4:30am 12 Comments

Need some Help - Feedback is much Appreciated!

Ok... so am working on my social media and think it is best to differentiate between my Art (visual arts) and handmade arts/crafts.

So I need a name for the brand/profile/shop.

Which one would you prefer? Which is easier to remember?

1. Cheeky Elf

2. Bubbly Elf

3. Whimsy-Elf

4. Artsy-Elf

5. Crafty-Elf

6. Elfy-Ton




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