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Manly Artists

This is a group for those of us who ascribe to the artistic crafts. Be that Photography, Painting, Drawing, Sculpture, Printmaking, or whatever it may be. Let's discuss what we're making, why we're making it.

Location: Creativity Land.
Members: 67
Latest Activity: Nov 22, 2015

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Manly Paintings

Started by Alan Murray. Last reply by Bofur the dwarf Nov 18, 2015. 6 Replies

 Hi guys, Just thought I'd share some pieces I've been working on of late. These are a series of manly pictures inspired by some of the articles on AoM and my quest to become more of a man. The…Continue

Tags: mcqueen, steve, han, solo, ford

Doodles

Started by Chip. Last reply by Chip Dec 15, 2014. 4 Replies

Hi all, I'm new to the group but wanted to introduce myself and share some of my pen and ink work. I picked up some pens and markers to do some work. I was Watching Ghost World and was once again…Continue

Critique

Started by Ted Rokitowski. Last reply by Stephen Larsen Mar 14, 2012. 1 Reply

I've only started 'showcasing' my art within the past few months.  I've never been serious enough (maybe brave enough?) to post my non-photographic artwork to the world.  So I thought I would dive…Continue

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Comment by Pake McNally on January 6, 2015 at 9:11pm

howdy men. I'm a self taught found object artist and blacksmith. Have had pretty good luck selling my stuff and am looking at taking this business full time soon. 

Comment by Pake McNally on January 6, 2015 at 9:10pm

Comment by Ted Rokitowski on February 16, 2011 at 12:13am

Hello Gents,

I'm hoping you all are still active in this group.  I'm heavy into photography and web design, but am really trying to bring my other mediums to higher level.  I'd love some critiques - I'll start a discussion so I don't clog the wall.  Current mediums are hand-drawing/tablet and graphic arts.

You all have websites or work you care to show case?

I've never really had art folks to commune with, so I'm hoping this group can be a bit of a kick-start.   Thanks!

Comment by William Smith on December 15, 2010 at 5:16pm

I suffered from a bit of a rut this past fall. My medium is fine art photography with film cameras, both 35mm and 120 format as well as printing in a darkroom. 

 

The secret is trying something different, using photography as an example, if you are into landscapes and streetscapes, start shooting people and nudes. Put simple, get out of your comfort zone and you'll learn more. 

Comment by Keaton M. Taylor on March 13, 2010 at 6:58pm
I always like to sit down with other artists/designers and have beers and scream at each other about why Duchamp's a badass and Rouschenberg pioneered installation art out of a pure need to mess with people. That and using StumbleUpon on a weekly basis.
Comment by Justin Warembourg on January 19, 2010 at 1:16am
Good question Grant. Unfortunately I have the same problem. Inspirational blocks seem like they last forever. I guess the best way to get over the problem would be to experience something new. If we see something that we haven't seen before that might serve as new inspiration. In my free time I have just been experimenting with my materials to see what they can do.
Comment by Grant Mansel-James on January 19, 2010 at 1:00am
How does one get out of "rut in art"
 

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