Wednesday, April 17, 2013

April's Nibblefest Art Contest Theme: "TREES"

Painting by Nibblefest Artist, Rachel Biddlecome

Our next round of the Nibblefest Art Contest begins in just a few days....!
(on the 20th)

The theme for April is


Painting by Nibblefest Artist, Lindi Levison

"I think that I shall never see
A poem lovely as a tree...."
 ~ Joyce Kilmer

Painting by Nibblefest Artist, Sheila Cameron

"I think that I shall never see 
a billboard lovely as a tree. 
Perhaps, unless the billboards fall, 
I'll never see a tree at all...." 

~Ogden Nash
Painting by Nibblefest Artist, Christine Striemer

"Even if I knew that tomorrow the world would go to pieces, I would still plant my apple tree...."
~Martin Luther

Painting by Nibblefest Artist, Lisa Isabella Russo

"Someone's sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago...."
~Les Brown

Painting: "Bloodroot" by Nibblefest Artist, Patience of (Art of Patience)

 "A woodland in full color is awesome as a forest fire, in magnitude at least, but a single tree is like a dancing tongue of flame to warm the heart...."
~Hal Borland

Painting by Nibblefest Artist, Cel Nogas (of Cellin Art)

"When you have seen one ant, one bird, one tree, you have not seen them all."
~E. O. Wilson

Painting by Nibblefest Artist, Deborah K. Gryka (of Tadpole Lake Art)

"I suppose I would still prefer to sit under a tree with a picnic basket rather than under a gas pump, but signs and comic strips are interesting as subject matter."
~Roy Lichtenstein

Painting by Nibblefest Artist, Vicky Knowles (Of Wibbley World)

"A tree is an incomprehensible mystery...."
~Jim Woodring
Painting by Nibblefest Artist, Nina Kuriloff (of Nina Kurlioff's Artwork)


"I often lay on that bench looking up into the tree, past the trunk and up into the branches. It was particularly fine at night with the stars above the tree...."
~Georgia O'Keeffe

Painting by Nibblefest Artist, Diane Ursin

"Instinct must be thwarted just as one prunes the branches of a tree so that it will grow better...."
~Henri Matisse  
Art by Nibblefest Artist, Gina (of Zuliekha's Art)

Mighty oaks from little acorns grow...,

Painting by Nibblefest Artist, Windi Rosson wont you join us for this month's 
Nibblefest Art Contest....?
Painting by Nibblefest Artist, Catherine Al-Rubaie

  When, starting on April 20th, artists near and far will gather via Ebay to present their own unique and one-of-a-kind interpretations of the theme, 


Painting by Nibblefest Artist, Sharon Foster


(Nibblefest Art Contest (NFAC), the fun and friendly, monthly-themed art competition that begins on the 20th of each month, and is open to all.  Hosted via Ebay, all Nibblefest art entries start at just .99 cents -- fun for artists AND collectors....! 

To view upcoming monthly themes, see this post.  For complete rules please visit our NFAC Facebook Page
or check out the information on the side of this blog....)

(*Please note: The art by Nibblefest Artists featured in this post represent past portfolio works, not current NFAC entries.)

1 comment:

  1. I love this theme! Trees have such a wonderful energy to see and to paint. Thank you for selecting one of mine! The pieces you've selected are so beautiful and the quotes are fantastic too...