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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!
by Yorky
08-10-2018 03:23 AM Go to last post
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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!
by Jon
12-09-2018 02:52 PM Go to last post
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Post your News, Gallery events, Organizational meetings, or Exhibitions
by vmrs
12-03-2018 05:52 PM Go to last post
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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 although 'hot topics' are better suited to the Debate forum. Enjoy!
by snoball
12-09-2018 02:32 PM Go to last post
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Notices of Events or Projects happening within WC Forums across the site. Be sure to LOOK! Stay Informed!
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Q&A: Technical Support, Account concerns, Suggestions, etc.
by Yorky
12-07-2018 05:34 AM Go to last post
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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! 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 Elliria
11-23-2018 10:45 PM 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. :)
12-09-2018 03:08 PM Go to last post
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Remebering wetcanvas members who have passed away
09-13-2018 05:17 PM Go to last post
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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.
12-08-2018 07:55 PM Go to last post
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Dali, Picasso, Constable, Caravaggio - Dada, Impressionism, Cubism. Welcome to Art History 101!
12-07-2018 09:52 AM Go to last post
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The WetCanvas! Galleria
Showcase your work with NO CRITIQUES
12-09-2018 10:04 AM Go to last post
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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!
by SM59
12-08-2018 02:09 PM Go to last post
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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!
12-03-2018 08:43 PM Go to last post
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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!
12-09-2018 07:23 AM Go to last post
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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
12-08-2018 09:16 PM Go to last post
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Come discuss the foundations and principles behind composition and design!
12-01-2018 03:53 AM Go to last post
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WetCanvas Live! is a series of live and interactive web classes hosted by WetCanvas members.
11-30-2018 12:53 AM Go to last post
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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.
12-06-2018 05:17 AM 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.
by Yorky
10-03-2018 06:40 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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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.
by La_
12-08-2018 02:15 AM Go to last post
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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.
12-03-2018 08:53 PM Go to last post
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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.
by dorrart
12-05-2018 08:43 AM Go to last post
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Explore Media
Discussions of techniques, materials, and approaches to working with acrylic paints.
12-09-2018 02:49 PM Go to last post
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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 BeLing
12-08-2018 01:51 PM 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.
by Trikist
12-08-2018 05:42 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 browndl
12-04-2018 07:33 PM Go to last post
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Need help choosing a line of pencils? Want to show off that latest colored pencil portrait? Come on in!
by Schuee
12-09-2018 10:25 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 Ellen E
12-04-2018 05:59 PM Go to last post
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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 vhere
12-09-2018 02:25 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!
by joe1It
12-09-2018 06:50 AM Go to last post
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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 Schuee
12-09-2018 02:39 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!
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Works of Mixed Media, Encaustics, Collage and Alternative Materials - Do you use multiple media in your work, or use unorthodox materials on unusual surfaces? Water-based mediums should be posted in the Watermedia Sub-Forum.
12-09-2018 02:22 PM Go to last post
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Share your oil paintings and approaches to working in oils.
12-09-2018 03:08 PM Go to last post
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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 rugman
12-09-2018 02:18 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.
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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!
12-09-2018 02:34 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!
by jeb13
12-06-2018 03:13 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 mortap
12-05-2018 05:25 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.
by Yorky
12-09-2018 06:04 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.
12-09-2018 02:49 PM Go to last post
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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.
by browndl
12-04-2018 11:25 PM Go to last post
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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
12-09-2018 02:38 PM Go to last post
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A place for artists of any medium specializing in aviation and transportation art
by Gray539
12-08-2018 03:19 PM Go to last post
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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.)
by Schuee
12-09-2018 02:43 PM Go to last post
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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.
12-09-2018 01:10 PM Go to last post
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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.
by Zippoah
12-02-2018 04:04 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.
by vhere
12-09-2018 02:28 PM Go to last post
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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!
12-09-2018 08:36 AM Go to last post
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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.
12-09-2018 05:03 AM Go to last post
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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.
by Jon
12-06-2018 04:22 PM 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.
11-05-2018 07:44 AM Go to last post
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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.
by jmax
12-09-2018 03:07 PM Go to last post
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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!
12-08-2018 03:59 PM Go to last post
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Explore a tiny world here with us in the Miniature Art forum for traditional and non-traditional miniatures. All mediums and genres welcome. This is the forum for ATC's & ACEO's as well. Please read the forum guidelines for size limitations.
by floblue
12-09-2018 12:08 PM Go to last post
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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!
12-09-2018 08:56 AM Go to last post
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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!
by rugman
12-09-2018 02:15 PM Go to last post
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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!
12-08-2018 12:40 PM Go to last post
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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? Perhaps a French easel that is a bit too heavy for you? Long term WC members may offer used supplies and other materials to fellow members in this forum! NO offsite links.
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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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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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