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Old 11-17-2019, 12:29 PM
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Hey everyone!

I just started painting again after a (way too) long break, and have fallen completely, head over heels in love all over again. My work can best be described as “dark surrealism”, and I’m mostly using gouache and acrylics, though I would love to get back into oils at some point when I have the space; the struggle is real when your “studio space” is in your bedroom!

I work in finance at an ad agency by day, but I’m trying to devote a substantial amount of time to my paintings when I can as it truly brings me joy. I’m at a point where I’d like to start approaching galleries and art shows, so hopefully I’ll find some pointers here.

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Old 11-17-2019, 03:51 PM
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Greetings!
Be sure to post your work in a medium or subject specific forum. We are primarily the welcoming committee here in New Users
When you post your art you will do well to include information such as medium, size, support used, etc. Also let them know if you desire C&C.
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Old 11-17-2019, 09:15 PM
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Welcome to the WC Welcome Forum!

This is the place to introduce yourself and for us to pass on to you some tips.

There are lots of fine folks here, you can meet many of them as you browse about while exploring the full list of the forums. We are looking forward to seeing your art, and getting to know you!

There are all levels of artists, from many lands, working in virtually all mediums. Newcomers to Art are especially welcome.

Sharing, learning and teaching others is the best way to fan the creative flames.
The friendly members here will try to help you with any questions you have.

Be sure to review the guidelines for commercial uses,
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(The Abstract & Contemporary Forum is where I am usually found.)

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Hello there, I am also new here, but I thought I would drop by to welcome you. I quite like the soft coloring in the artwork you posted. It made pleasant to the eye in a way. I hope you manage to get well over time.
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Old 11-18-2019, 09:27 PM
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That's pretty cool!

If you would like any advice or critiques, simply ask for C&C (comments and critiques) and people will be glad to help out. And if you have any advice or comments to give, please jump right in!

Enjoy the forums and be sure to check out the Member FAQ’s for help navigating the forums and for how to’s on inserting images and such. Let us know if you need any help.

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