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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!
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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.
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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.
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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!
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Post your News, Gallery events, Organizational meetings, or Exhibitions
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Join with fellow artists and discuss the latest in the art world at large or just your local part of it. General chat is welcome, too.
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Trending news from all the forums on special projects for you to join in on should you so desire. Be sure to LOOK!
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Q&A regarding WetCanvas!: content, forums, suggestions, new features, Technical support, etc.
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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!
09-11-2014 10:16 AM Go to last post
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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. :)
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Remebering wetcanvas members who have passed away
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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.
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Dali, Picasso, Constable, Caravaggio - Dada, Impressionism, Cubism. Welcome to Art History 101!
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The WetCanvas! Galleria
If you are just learning or are an experienced artist who simply enjoys sharing without seeking C&C, come on in!
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Post your works for fellow community members to critique and provide feedback! Note: Please see the posting guidelines before posting for the first time!
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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!
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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!
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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
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Come discuss the foundations and principles behind composition and design!
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WetCanvas Live! is a series of live and interactive web classes hosted by WetCanvas members.
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Discussions on how an artist can better use tools like digital cameras, ipads, 3D printers, Graphic tablets, creating quality Prints, APPs and more.
by Yorky
09-16-2014 05:57 PM Go to last post
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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.
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Learn proven techniques from experienced art instructors and attend classes from the comfort of your own home.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Explore Media
Discussions of techniques, materials, and approaches to working with acrylic paints.
by querin
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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!
by AndreZA
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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.
by Paulafv
09-19-2014 07:20 PM Go to last post
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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.
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Need help choosing a line of pencils? Want to show off that latest colored pencil portrait? Come on in!
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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!
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WetCanvas! fully embraces the digital art revolution. Come discuss the tools, techniques, and theories behind this truly exciting and energetic medium!
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Come discuss staple topics such as perspective and line, explore exciting figure drawing techniques, and more!
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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 EvaJ
09-19-2014 06:48 PM Go to last post
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The place for those who enjoy making glass beads, glass carvings, stained glass, glass sculpture, fusing, & slumping. Welcome!
by crec
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Do you use multiple media in your work, or use unorthodox materials on unusual surfaces? If so, come join us!
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Join us for discussions of techniques, materials, and approaches to working in oils.
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Join us for classrooms, techniques, discussions, and support, as we explore a medium that is rapidly growing in popularity.
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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.
by Blayne
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A forum for the discussion of pen and ink techniques and works!
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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!
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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!
by Elkana
09-19-2014 06:23 PM Go to last post
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Welcome!! A Forum to show your scratchboard work and discuss the art form with other scratchboard/scraperboard/claybord afficionados!! Enjoy.
by lorna12
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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.
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Join us for interesting and informative discussions of techniques, materials, and approaches to working with watercolors.
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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!
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Explore Subjects
Welcome! works in progress, studies or completed contemporary 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
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A place for artists of any medium specializing in aviation and transportation art
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A place to chat about the unique approaches and techniques for working with wildlife and animal subjects (horses, birds, fish, pets, etc.)
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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.
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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.
09-18-2014 11:22 AM Go to last post
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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.
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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!
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Jump in and show us your stuff, ask for help, or assist others in their quest for mastering the human figure.
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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.
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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.
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09-15-2014 06:46 AM Go to last post
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No matter the source of your inspiration, please share the art you created in response to that special inspiration in your life.
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Ah, the landscape! Come discuss all aspects of landscape/cityscape painting, including elements (clouds, trees, buildings, figures, etc.), as well as composition and technique.
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Ever popular, with lovers of all things water-like, post and discuss your marine art here. Seascapes, lighthouses, boats, and beaches!
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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
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Join fellow WC! members for discussions on working "en plein air". Share your latest plein air works, and tips for working outdoors!
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Come join in these discussions, which are dedicated to the human portrait in all mediums.
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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!
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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!
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All fiber artists, jewelry makers, and others who create wearable art forms are welcome here!
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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!
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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
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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!
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Post and read listings here.
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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.
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