Home Member Services Content Areas Tools Info Center WC Partners Shop Help
Search for:

Welcome to the WetCanvas forums. You are currently viewing our boards as a guest which gives you limited access to view most discussions, articles and access our other FREE features. By joining our free community you will have access to post topics, communicate privately with other members (PM), respond to polls, upload your own photos and access many other special features. Registration is fast, simple and absolutely free so please, join our community today!

If you have any problems with the registration process or your account login, please visit our help center.

User Name
Register Mark Forums Read

Salute to our Partners
WC! Sponsors

Our Sponsors
  Forum Last Post Threads Posts
The Town Center
If you're an active participant, be sure to subscribe to this forum, or check in from time to time. Important system announcements will be posted here!
05-15-2015 01:14 PM Go to last post
135 202
WetCanvas members sent in their best still life, landscape and portraits, and a panel of expert judges narrowed the entries down. Then the members of WetCanvas themselves slected the final winners! Check out the gallery featuring the Best of WetCanvas, 2009.
- - -
WetCanvas members sent in their best still life, landscape and portraits, and a panel of expert judges narrowed the entries and WC members selected the winners.
4 8
Our Welcome Forum is here for you to give us a brief introduction of who you are and your choices of media. Our Moderators and Guides will be happy to help you get acquainted with the site features and answer any questions you may have about the site. Enjoy!
by tiara
05-22-2015 02:26 PM Go to last post
5,201 28,012
Post your News, Gallery events, Organizational meetings, or Exhibitions
1,516 7,655
Join with your fellow artists and discuss the latest in the art world at large or just your local part of it. General chat or discussion on non-art topics is welcome, too. Enjoy!
by ianuk
05-22-2015 03:34 PM Go to last post
17,684 384,860
Notices of Events or Projects happening within WC Forums across the site. Be sure to LOOK! Stay Informed!
05-20-2015 10:11 AM Go to last post
964 1,542
Q&A regarding WetCanvas! Features: content, forums, new features, Tech support, suggestions, etc.
3,016 26,403
Looking hard, but can't seem to find that perfect reference image? Have a question about the library itself? Post your requests for new images, as well as any support questions here! REMEMBER when uploading images to the Library, please choose the most appropriate category or sub-category for your images - do not leave them in 'Our Contributors'.
by Mike L
05-22-2015 02:57 PM Go to last post
709 4,118
Join us for the popular on line drawing and "all media" Art Events, all planned and discussed here! This includes all SND, FND, and WDE events. Oh, and WMDs, too. :)
26,296 588,066
Remebering wetcanvas members who have passed away
05-06-2015 01:28 AM Go to last post
141 1,319
The Think Tank
The desire to create is a point of departure for the artist's journey. Travel with us as we explore the roads and the occasional road blocks along the way to creating.
05-22-2015 04:29 PM Go to last post
2,355 45,892
Dali, Picasso, Constable, Caravaggio - Dada, Impressionism, Cubism. Welcome to Art History 101!
by Mike L
05-22-2015 02:48 PM Go to last post
4,262 33,355
The WetCanvas! Galleria
If you are just learning or are an experienced artist who simply enjoys sharing without seeking C&C, come on in!
05-22-2015 02:06 PM Go to last post
5,138 48,095
Post your works for fellow community members to critique and provide feedback! Note: Please see the posting guidelines before posting for the first time!
05-22-2015 03:19 PM Go to last post
41,502 402,333
Looking for serious technical feedback? Post your works for our panel to review! Note: Please see the posting guidelines! Click here to become a registered critiquer!
04-30-2015 06:35 PM Go to last post
3,215 21,258
The Art Business Center
This is the place if you are seeking discussion on internet sales, tax questions, commissions, dealing with galleries and other business related topics. Welcome!
17,103 201,007
The Learning Center
Mastering color theory and mixing techniques is a critical aspect of many mediums so join us and share your approach and also learn from your fellow WC members
by jyaan
05-22-2015 12:15 PM Go to last post
2,581 55,883
Come discuss the foundations and principles behind composition and design!
1,367 14,541
WetCanvas Live! is a series of live and interactive web classes hosted by WetCanvas members.
200 25,717
Discussions on how an artist can better use tools like digital cameras, ipads, 3D printers, Graphic tablets, creating quality Prints, APPs and more.
05-21-2015 08:59 AM Go to last post
2,050 14,240
Discuss the artists and techniques exhibited in ArtistsNetwork.TV Video Tutorials and Workshops. Share and receive feedback on the work you have created from the creators of these workshops.
326 698
Learn proven techniques from experienced art instructors and attend classes from the comfort of your own home.
445 451
Share your ideas about studio efficiency, easels, tools, lighting, drying racks and anything else pertaining to studio setup. All aspects of framing are discussed in the Framing sub-forum.
05-21-2015 07:31 AM Go to last post
2,567 18,596
A place to share thoughts and ideas on how to present art in the classroom. Come in and discuss basic concepts on how to work with youth in the school setting or adults in workshops.
617 3,722
Have a question concerning art schools? Where to go? What to study? What you need to do to get accepted? Talk with other students young and old about issues of concern to formal art students.
05-10-2015 12:21 PM Go to last post
771 5,074
Explore Media
Discussions of techniques, materials, and approaches to working with acrylic paints.
by Tripod
05-22-2015 03:35 PM Go to last post
34,556 519,474
Airheads unite! Want to learn more about airbrush art? Don't know the difference between a single action or double action gun? Want to share your work? Come on in!
05-11-2015 08:51 AM Go to last post
4,189 54,683
Are you painting in alternative aqueous media, or contemplating it? Come join us for discussions, tips, techniques, and projects exploring these ancient and versatile media.
1,306 9,952
Polymer Clay, along with Earth, Paper and Silver Clays are mediums of unlimited imagination! Share your techniques, tips, works in progress, and your finished pieces here.
05-17-2015 09:09 AM Go to last post
1,041 6,913
Need help choosing a line of pencils? Want to show off that latest colored pencil portrait? Come on in!
by Crabby2
05-22-2015 02:36 PM Go to last post
17,626 340,231
Murals, Fresco, Faux Finishes, Tole and Stenciling, Mosaics and China Painting. Please share your projects, talent and enthusiasm with like minded artists and join in the fun!
05-21-2015 11:54 PM Go to last post
2,729 46,061
WetCanvas! fully embraces the digital art revolution. Come discuss the tools, techniques, and theories behind this truly exciting and energetic medium!
by arl
05-22-2015 02:34 PM Go to last post
15,893 142,535
Come discuss staple topics such as perspective and line, explore exciting figure drawing techniques, and more!
27,455 436,891
If you quilt, knit, crochet, embroider, needlepoint, spin, sew, macramé, braid, work with leather, needle felt, paint silk, make art dolls, basket-weave, dye, fiber collage, string, etc. Welcome, this is the forum for you!
by DrDebby
05-21-2015 06:39 PM Go to last post
1,156 25,350
The place for those who enjoy making glass beads, glass carvings, stained glass, glass sculpture, fusing, & slumping. Welcome!
by jeb13
05-22-2015 09:32 AM Go to last post
62,239 865,715
Do you use multiple media in your work, or use unorthodox materials on unusual surfaces? If so, come join us!
by Cyndi L
05-22-2015 08:51 AM Go to last post
5,782 63,328
Join us for discussions of techniques, materials, and approaches to working in oils.
by sponge
05-22-2015 04:21 PM Go to last post
30,762 543,340
Join us for classrooms, techniques, discussions, and support, as we explore a medium that is rapidly growing in popularity.
05-22-2015 11:02 AM Go to last post
7,326 131,998
This popular medium can be used to create paintings which are rich in color and texture. Please join us as we explore techniques and the effects that can be achieved with this versatile material.
05-22-2015 03:44 PM Go to last post
34,853 567,212
A forum for the discussion of pen and ink techniques and works!
by katwalk
05-22-2015 10:41 AM Go to last post
9,611 124,827
Welcome to the photography forums where the art of photography is shared and discussed. No matter what your interest – as a professional photographer, an amateur expressing your creative side, or just taking snapshots of the family – you will find the support, feedback and answers you need in one of our forums. Come on in and join us!
by birdhs
05-22-2015 04:31 PM Go to last post
34,610 349,992
Are you interested in creating your own fine art originals such as etchings, aquatints, stone lithographs, mezzotints, drypoints, monotypes, lino-cuts, woodcuts, or screenprints? Come on in, the water is fine!
05-20-2015 12:21 PM Go to last post
4,794 47,575
Welcome!! A Forum to show your scratchboard work and discuss the art form with other scratchboard/scraperboard/claybord afficionados!! Enjoy.
by lorna12
05-22-2015 02:46 PM Go to last post
6,087 141,194
Conceived of the heart, formed by the mind, developed in the round. We extend a warm welcome to sculptors of all abilities and proclivities to join in and enhance our discussions.
by susjjan
05-22-2015 03:11 PM Go to last post
3,334 32,383
Join us for interesting and informative discussions of techniques, materials, and approaches to working with watercolors.
05-22-2015 04:32 PM Go to last post
91,940 1,805,837
The place for any and all mediums that are water-activated or require water as a vehicle .... All techniques are welcome, from water diluted acrylic to sanded watermedia pencils, and transfer prints to collage. Media include, but are not limited to, acrylic, buon fresco, casein, gouache, ink and wash (ie, sumi-e), tempera, watercolor, watermedia crayons/pencils/graphite/ pastels, etc. If it doesn't fit with one of the other Forums for water-based art, Watermedia is the place!
by RhondaS
05-22-2015 12:19 PM Go to last post
3,025 50,323
Explore Subjects
Welcome! works in progress, studies or completed works in ALL media are welcome in Ab/Con. Please state whether you wish critiques when you post and feel free to share any techniques you used as you created your work
05-22-2015 03:02 PM Go to last post
27,680 320,624
A place for artists of any medium specializing in aviation and transportation art
by Roback
05-22-2015 03:59 PM Go to last post
824 8,857
Urban art is that which relates to cities and city life and often done by artists who live in or have a passion for city life. It includes images of interiors and exteriors of buildings, street scenes, city parks, and the people who inhabit them. ALL Mediums are welcome to participate.
05-22-2015 01:45 AM Go to last post
82 946
A place to chat about the unique approaches and techniques for working with wildlife and animal subjects (horses, birds, fish, pets, etc.)
23,384 336,110
The Artwork from Life forum welcomes work drawn or painted directly from life, rather than from photographs or imagination. All subjects and mediums are welcome. Landscape work from life should be posted to the Plein Air sub forum.
by Meisie
05-22-2015 02:02 AM Go to last post
1,610 46,056
Come discuss techniques, share tips, post work and enjoy the fellowship of like minds working in various media. Anything Recognizable: Academic, Impressionistic, Naturalism, Contemporary Realism, Representational, Romanticism, Symbolic Realism and Traditional styles are all welcome.
05-17-2015 03:42 AM Go to last post
1,689 36,233
If you keep a regular sketchbook with places visited or things seen, how about starting a personal thread in the forum? Any medium/mixed media will be acceptable, pencil, pen and wash, watercolour, crayon, collage etc. If you wish to participate open a named thread and post all updates in the same thread. Also includes journal reviews, journal making, journaling techniques, and materials.
05-22-2015 03:25 PM Go to last post
845 46,048
A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away, there were a group of artists who got together to talk about fantasy and sci-fi art. They ended up here!
05-21-2015 06:37 PM Go to last post
5,929 61,169
Jump in and show us your stuff, ask for help, or assist others in their quest for mastering the human figure.
by orrrock
05-22-2015 12:25 PM Go to last post
16,809 210,079
Are you inspired to paint, draw, photograph or create flowers, plants, or any form of vegetation? Whether you take the scientific approach or bring out their beauty in a more abstract way, come join us as we explore the magical world of plants! All media welcome.
2,934 50,655
From budding illustrators to professionals, find discussions on commercial, technical, book and magazine illustration, caricatures, comics and more! Come on in, whether to share a current project or your goals in becoming an illustrator.
05-15-2015 07:24 PM Go to last post
2,619 17,065
No matter the source of your inspiration, please share the art you created in response to that special inspiration in your life.
05-18-2015 02:52 PM Go to last post
1,098 10,279
Ah, the landscape! Come discuss all aspects of landscape/cityscape painting, including elements (clouds, trees, buildings, figures, etc.), as well as composition and technique.
24,315 286,816
Ever popular, with lovers of all things water-like, post and discuss your marine art here. Seascapes, lighthouses, boats, and beaches!
by Curly
05-22-2015 09:55 AM Go to last post
7,283 86,323
Explore a tiny world here with us in the Miniature Art forum! Miniature paintings and drawings must be 24 square inches or less. Sculptures must be smaller than 6" in any direction. Digital art, photographs, and jewelry are not included at this time.
by vmrs
05-22-2015 12:02 PM Go to last post
4,000 81,717
Join fellow WC! members for discussions on working "en plein air". Share your latest plein air works, and tips for working outdoors!
by Revilo
05-21-2015 10:54 AM Go to last post
19,338 226,297
Come join in these discussions, which are dedicated to the human portrait in all mediums.
17,406 196,841
Southwestern and Western art are much more than 'where the antelope play'. Ranging from historical depictions to California plein aire, from deserts to mountain majesty, from pueblos to pottery, from the beginnings of the Westward movement to the modern day. All mediums and styles are welcome. Westward ho!
05-22-2015 02:28 PM Go to last post
2,492 45,946
Whether you are rendering a bowl of fruit or your grandmother's antique chair, we want to see it! Need help with your still life work? No problem - come on in!
05-21-2015 05:00 PM Go to last post
5,728 54,399
All fiber artists, jewelry makers, and others who create wearable art forms are welcome here!
by jonc50
05-03-2015 11:08 PM Go to last post
6,853 101,042
Artist Marketplace
Have a new box of pastels that you just aren't very fond of? A French easel that is a bit too heavy for you? Offer your used supplies and other materials to fellow members here!
35 80
A Swap Shop for everything glass! Do you have some glass rods or stained sheet glass you’re not using? A lampworking torch or instructional DVD’s you’ve outgrown? Offer your excess glass supplies, tools and equipment to your fellow glass artists here
3 3
Offer your paintings, sculptures, prints, and other works of art for sale here in our artist-to-artist marketplace! A great way to unload excess inventories at good prices to your fellow WC! members!
by tammy
07-16-2005 12:23 AM Go to last post
1 2
Post and read listings here.
452 773
Never 0 0
Publishers of The Artist's Magazine, Watercolor Magic, and The Pastel Journal, as well as operators of the North Light Book Club.
04-15-2015 07:48 AM Go to last post
75 226
Join our marketing gallery of working artists, artisans and photographers, each with his or her own website and unique web address and see your sales soar.
12-15-2014 05:53 AM Go to last post
43 165

What's Going On?
WetCanvas Statistics
WetCanvas Statistics
Threads: 791,294, Posts: 11,443,304, Members: 810,384
Welcome to our newest member, MarYork
Today's Birthdays
View Birthdays
andylavallee, DaveyB, V3SS, rayedobson, Nanc, lucyreyna, Adriana Campos, D.J.Hershman (82), Bilmor1 (82), G Haibach (75), roseopal (69), dapo (69), cheryll (68), david ford (67), ross (65), rhondda (65), TheStyle (63), JudyLesak (63), pat s (63), Maddy (62), madaline (62), Gelatto668 (61), minnie (61), snowman96 (60), sandy-feets (60), amarvarma2005 (59), mark dunphy (58), edtree (58), Happy Beader (56), nikita_the_jew (55), mikecallahan (54), moli (53), Baltar (52), jam22 (52), HRottieMom (52), jmalcorocho (50), lwdstk66 (49), mechy (49), Brian Mc Namara (48), Ferguson (47), ms Palelady (47), studio69 (46), mbmaness (45), Hülya (45), igor0406 (45), mars (43), purityplus (43), jscottramsey (42), mano (41), budgrubber (41), EllisPencil (39), PseudoMuffin (36), whoball (33), lucky77 (32), Bane (29), Andy_2_cool (28), ringwraith_3456 (27), memento (27), loserchick52289 (26)
Upcoming Events for the Next 5 Day(s)

Contains New Posts   Forum Contains New Posts
Contains No New Posts   Forum Contains No New Posts
A Closed Forum   Forum is Closed for Posting

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 04:37 PM.

© 2014 F+W All rights reserved.