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Started by Corri Schmidt in General Discussions. Last reply by Diane Thomas yesterday. 4 Replies

Lately, in part because I haven't had much time to paint and my studio isn't yet set up in my new house, I have been on a quest to better understand what makes a strong composition in Landscape paintings. So what does a good GenXer do? Google it, of…Continue

Tags: Composition

Lost my focal point!

Started by Ruth West in Constructive Critiques. Last reply by Karen Ilari on Tuesday. 7 Replies

Hello- I started to paint about 2 months ago. After a few trials I find I prefer using acrylic paint and doing semi abstract work. I paint alone and often feel a painting needs to be 'jooshed up' a bit when it could be finished, so have ruined many…Continue

New painting

Started by Susan H Branon in Constructive Critiques. Last reply by Karen Ilari Aug 20. 7 Replies

I think this is done.…Continue

I sold my first painting!!

Started by Sarah Irland in General Discussions. Last reply by Sarah Irland yesterday. 19 Replies

Hi.  I just wanted to share that I sold my first painting.  I participated in my first show at the community art center as it had a Lake Ontario theme - and I love to paint water. I never expected to sell anything and was so surprised.  The painting…Continue

Top Content 

1 my attempt with River reflections exercise

my attempt with River reflections exercise

Posted by Monica on July 31, 2016

2 Daily Painting Challenge!

Daily Painting Challenge!

Posted by Karen Ilari on August 15, 2016

3 Not standing yet

Not standing yet

Added by Philippe JOLLIVET on August 10, 2016

4 I sold my first painting!!

I sold my first painting!!

Posted by Sarah Irland on August 17, 2016

5 Our Pond

Our Pond

Added by Jamee Haas on August 18, 2016

Blog Posts

The nature of Light

Posted by Charles Eisener on August 19, 2016 at 10:00pm 7 Comments

The main problem we seem to have with light is figuring out the quality of the source and how that affects everything else.  The reason this is such a problem is because we do not see things as they are; we see what we have been conditioned to…


Getting Back to Health

Posted by Pauline Abbott on August 17, 2016 at 11:00am 4 Comments

17 Aug 2016

At the moment I am only painting with water colours I can do these sitting down, for acrylics I like to stand and at the moment I am not allowed to stand for long.  I am looking forward to recovering fully after my major op so…


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