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Discussions of techniques, materials, and approaches to working with acrylic paints.
11-22-2017 09:16 PM Go to last post
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Check out some of the best works and WIPs from the members of the Acrylics forum.
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A collection of great educational threads containing valuable technical information, classic exchanges, or other sundries as determined by your moderators.
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Artist’s Network fine art contests and competitions give artists the opportunity to win cash, get their art published and get noticed. The art contests we sponsor focus on pastel art, watercolor art, acrylic art, all media, artists of all ages and experience and more. Discover the contest that’s right for you and enter your best work today!
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10-15-2017 10:08 AM Go to last post
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For over forty years, Chroma, Inc. has been providing creative solutions for artists. We offer products to suit all skill levels, styles and techniques.
10-11-2017 10:30 AM Go to last post
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Aimed at helping our readers improve their painting and drawing skills, our step-by-step approach is designed for both beginning and experienced artists, with something for everyone in all media. Visit Jen's Picks for free art demos & reviews: http://www.artistsnetwork.com/northlight
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Makers of Fine Art Brushes
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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!
11-20-2017 06:08 AM Go to last post
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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.
11-22-2017 05:58 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.
by sonihal
11-22-2017 09:09 PM Go to last post
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Skratch is an Architectural Sculpting Medium produced by Skratchworks.com, come inside and find out more about how you can Make It From Skratch.
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Need help choosing a line of pencils? Want to show off that latest colored pencil portrait? Come on in!
by brissie
11-22-2017 09:24 PM Go to last post
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A collection of posts containing valuable information, classic exchanges, or other sundries as determined by your moderators. :-)
06-29-2017 10:30 AM Go to last post
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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!
by Tanya B
11-12-2017 05:19 AM Go to last post
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North Light Books will help you improve your painting, drawing, or crafting skills. Our step-by-step approach is designed for both beginning and experienced artists & crafters, with something for everyone in all media.
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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!
by Dave F
11-22-2017 06:38 PM Go to last post
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Digital tutorials and resources. A collection of valuble information to enhance the digital experience.
by keenart
01-16-2017 11:55 PM Go to last post
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This is the place to show your digital art, all digital techniques are welcome. Please explain to us a little about your process.
by Dave F
11-22-2017 06:38 PM Go to last post
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Come discuss staple topics such as perspective and line, explore exciting figure drawing techniques, and more!
11-22-2017 11:03 AM Go to last post
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Need some tips on drawing? Stop by the Learning Center for a list of links and threads for various types of drawing techniques and subject matter.
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Artists Network is the home of The Artist’s Magazine, Pastel Journal, Watercolor Artist, North Light Shop and more.
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Looking to hone your drawing skills? Step into the Classroom and take part in the many classes offered. Various subjects and drawing mediums represented. Great for the beginner or seasoned artist!
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Sakura of America is dedicated to the continued development and efficient delivery of technologically superior, innovative and safe products. Our products, promotions and advertising reflect our support of individual expression and artistic freedom. With our “Power to Express®” theme we believe that EVERYONE has the right to self-expression, so Sakura continues to develop writing and artistic tools that are affordable to consumers of all ages.
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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 LenaB
11-22-2017 02:41 PM Go to last post
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North Light Books will help you improve your painting, drawing, or crafting skills. Our step-by-step approach is designed for both beginning and experienced artists & crafters, with something for everyone in all media.
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The place for those who enjoy making glass beads, glass carvings, stained glass, glass sculpture, fusing, & slumping. Welcome!
11-22-2017 06:46 AM Go to last post
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Do you use multiple media in your work, or use unorthodox materials on unusual surfaces? If so, come join us!
by Cyndi L
11-22-2017 10:57 AM Go to last post
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by GaryR64
06-28-2017 08:13 AM Go to last post
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Share your oil paintings and approaches to working in oils.
by AnnieA
11-22-2017 09:18 PM Go to last post
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A forum for those oil painters who are more comfortable using this increasingly popular medium - Water Mixable oils.
by Gigalot
11-22-2017 02:28 PM Go to last post
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A subforum to discuss technical aspects of oil painting materials.
by AnnieA
11-22-2017 09:18 PM Go to last post
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The Virtual Art Academy provides a comprehensive, structured program of self-study painting lessons for all levels of artist using oils, acrylics, or watercolors.
by b123
11-15-2017 07:59 AM Go to last post
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Explore the techniques of the Masters! Monthly oil projects are online group activities. Paint after a different master each month! All levels are invited. Share the journey as your fellow artists walk you through their progress!
11-21-2017 10:30 AM Go to last post
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A collection of posts containing valuable information, classic exchanges, or other sundries. :-)
by Grotius
11-01-2017 02:55 PM Go to last post
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De Mairo Hong Kong Ltd is one of the world’s leading manufacturers and suppliers of superior quality Gemstone Products with offices in Canada and Hong Kong.
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10-31-2015 10:21 AM Go to last post
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Artist’s Network fine art contests and competitions give artists the opportunity to win cash, get their art published and get noticed. The art contests we sponsor focus on pastel art, watercolor art, acrylic art, all media, artists of all ages and experience and more. Discover the contest that’s right for you and enter your best work today!
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Makers of Fine Art Brushes
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12-25-2016 05:39 PM Go to last post
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Importers of Fine Materials for the Arts
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Join us for classrooms, techniques, discussions, and support, as we explore a medium that is rapidly growing in popularity.
by terriks
11-22-2017 02:01 PM Go to last post
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Share your latest oil pastel works or works in progress (WIP). Join an oil pastels project, create one of your own, or explore techniques. Learn from Classes and Demos provided by your Oil Pastel Team and by members of the forum. Contact your Moderator for details on contributing to these.
by terriks
11-22-2017 02:01 PM Go to last post
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Share your thoughts on materials, tools, techniques, and meet other artists. This is a great place to ask technical questions and learn more about oil pastels.
by Crabby2
11-20-2017 12:03 AM Go to last post
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An archival collection of threads containing valuable information for both the beginner and the more experienced oil pastel artist. This is a closed forum that is updated periodically.
11-19-2017 01:06 AM Go to last post
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Join us in promoting oil pastels as a fine art medium. Discuss issues pertinent to membership, competitions, the website, and other society business.
06-29-2017 09:02 PM Go to last post
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Sakura of America is dedicated to the continued development and efficient delivery of technologically superior, innovative and safe products. Our products, promotions and advertising reflect our support of individual expression and artistic freedom. With our “Power to Express®” theme we believe that EVERYONE has the right to self-expression, so Sakura continues to develop writing and artistic tools that are affordable to consumers of all ages.
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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 rugman
11-22-2017 09:20 PM Go to last post
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Drop in if you want to chat about any pastel related topics, join in teaching sessions or projects
by rugman
11-22-2017 09:20 PM Go to last post
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Threads of inspiration, accomplishment and Best of the Best!
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Miscellaneous threads of importance.
08-26-2014 06:25 PM Go to last post
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Share your latest soft pastel works or WIP’s.
by Amian3d
11-22-2017 09:14 PM Go to last post
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Explore all of the exciting archived threads that teach you about techniques and show you how to's, including projects and classrooms.
by DAK723
02-26-2016 04:43 PM Go to last post
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(Closed for posting) an Archive of WIP's posted in the Soft Pastel Studio
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Materials
07-01-2011 05:43 PM Go to last post
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A forum for the discussion and display of work made with pen and ink. Added brush and colour mediums are accepted but must be less than 50% of the work.
11-22-2017 06:06 PM Go to last post
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Look here for a collection of Books, Articles, Tutorials, Tips on Techniques and Classical exchange threads of interest
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Welcome to the new forum for Calligraphy lovers! Come share your Scripts and Illuminations and help to keep this exciting artform alive.
by petdan
10-25-2017 03:33 PM Go to last post
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Sakura of America is dedicated to the continued development and efficient delivery of technologically superior, innovative and safe products. Our products, promotions and advertising reflect our support of individual expression and artistic freedom. With our “Power to Express®” theme we believe that EVERYONE has the right to self-expression, so Sakura continues to develop writing and artistic tools that are affordable to consumers of all ages.
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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!
11-22-2017 08:51 PM Go to last post
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A neighborly place to network with your fellow photographers, greet new members, post your snapshots, and discuss general, off-topic subjects. New to the Photography forums? Stop in and introduce yourself!
11-22-2017 08:51 PM Go to last post
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Have you moved beyond the snapshot? Do you want a serious critique of your photographic work? Looking for specific information on methods and techniques? Amateur or pro, film or digital, this is the place!
by Dreamin
11-22-2017 08:20 AM Go to last post
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Want to show off your latest digital photo manipulations? Want to chat about the techniques and tools best used for this? C'mon in, but leave your traditional photographs behind!
11-22-2017 08:09 PM Go to last post
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If you need help choosing a new camera or lens, if the old camera is giving you grief, or if your software has you stumped, find your answers here. Our members have a wide range of experience and you are sure to get well-informed opinions and assistance.
11-21-2017 01:42 AM Go to last post
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Whether your passion is photography or painting (practical art and fantasy themed), horse-riding or history, our RUBooks team is on a constant look-out for the latest books, products and exclusive deals at excellent value that will help you to get the most out of your hobby or interest. The result is a website packed with hand-picked, top quality books by the best authors in their field, beautifully produced, with superb colour illustrations. And look for our exclusive 'bundles' at fantastic prices that offer you something extra not available elsewhere. – UK Based
by rubooks
01-20-2010 12:56 PM Go to last post
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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!
11-21-2017 01:08 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 Crias
11-13-2017 12:39 PM Go to last post
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Discussion pertaining to the International Society of Scratchboard Artists (ISSA). Join us in promoting scratchboard art as a fine art medium. Discuss issues pertinent to membership, competitions, the website, and other society business.
by Crias
11-01-2016 05:11 PM Go to last post
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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.
11-17-2017 10:11 PM Go to last post
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Skratch is an Architectural Sculpting Medium produced by Skratchworks.com, come inside and find out more about how you can Make It From Skratch.
by pmt3
01-18-2017 02:20 AM Go to last post
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Join us for interesting and informative discussions of techniques, materials, and approaches to working with watercolors.
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FINISHED paintings created with watercolor paints, watercolor pencils, or gouache go here. They may be painted on any surface compatible with watercolor such as paper, gesso, YUPO, clay board, and illustration board. Small enhancements using other media to add highlights, draw lines, create resists, or make corrections may be acceptable. Reference photos and pertinent ancillary information about the work may be included with the painting. Because of the large number of new paintings in the Gallery daily, members may only start one new painting thread each day, but it may contain several paintings. Using offsite links to show your images is not acceptable or in keeping with the intent or spirit of this site and may be removed by the Moderators. Please post images of your work here with the Uploader or Attach them. All works posted will be open to critiques and comments unless you indicate otherwise.
by ErnstG
11-22-2017 02:32 PM Go to last post
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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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De Mairo Hong Kong Ltd is one of the world’s leading manufacturers and suppliers of superior quality Gemstone Products with offices in Canada and Hong Kong.
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Show us your works in progress (WIPS), or paintings in a series, join in the Challenges and fun group activities such as the Invitations to Paint, Paint-alongs, and WIP-alongs here! If you are stuck and don't know where to go with a painting, ask for help from your friends in the Studio. Using offsite links to show your images is not acceptable or in keeping with the intent or spirit of this site — please post images of your work with the Uploader or Attach them.
by jscottb
11-22-2017 08:34 PM Go to last post
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Learning Demos, technical questions about any of the materials used to paint watercolors, and painting tips go here. Participate in our Monthly Classrooms, KIUAN Exercises, and other teaching threads. Access the Wet Canvas Watercolor Handbook and a vast Library of Articles and Teaching threads. Using offsite links to show your images is not acceptable or in keeping with the intent or spirit of this site — please post images of your work with the Uploader or Attach them; however, links to useful resources continue to be welcome.
11-22-2017 08:36 PM Go to last post
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Get to know your fellow artists. Share information and photos about your activities especially those related to art. Join in our off-topic and chat threads such as the popular Daily Wash.
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Sakura of America is dedicated to the continued development and efficient delivery of technologically superior, innovative and safe products. Our products, promotions and advertising reflect our support of individual expression and artistic freedom. With our “Power to Express®” theme we believe that EVERYONE has the right to self-expression, so Sakura continues to develop writing and artistic tools that are affordable to consumers of all ages.
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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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Tools for Art-Tools for Life.
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Importers of Fine Materials for the Arts
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Learn about and see inside the pages of new North Light books. Be the first to hear about special offers and discounts. Share drawing and painting tips and techniques. Showcase your artwork. Review your favorite books too.
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The Virtual Art Academy provides a comprehensive, structured program of self-study painting lessons for all levels of artist using oils, acrylics, or watercolors.
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The place for any and all mediums which are water-activated or require water as a vehicle that don't fit in other forums. All mixtures and 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, then Watermedia is the place! Note: the Watercolor Forum is the preferred place for watercolor and gouache works.
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A place to post members' works done in wood including wood carvings, wood turning, furniture and wooden models and toys. NB No posting commercial work or items for sale.
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