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Painting Challenge: Holiday Art

Painting Challenge: Holiday Art

December is a month with many holiday celebrations:  Hannukah, Kwanzaa, Christmas, Boxing Day, Bodhi Day, Pancha Ganapati, Omisoka, New Year’s Eve.  So it should be no surprise that our next challenge is to… Paint holiday art.  Include the topic hashtag in your Watercolor – Beginners and Beyond Facebook group post: #holidayart Deadline December 2, 2022,…
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Sponsor Appreciation

Let’s take a moment to thank all the sponsors we’ve had this year.    They have given so much to this group:  online classes, free demos, art supplies, and encouragement. And thanks to everyone who uses our affiliate links.   We have had a painting challenge, with a prize, every week in 2020, 2021, and every…
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Holiday Tutorials – FREE!

Here is a collection of FREE —and most are beginner-friendly — holiday-themed tutorials.   You may want to paint holiday cards, or paint these as gifts. Most of these are from sponsors of the group.                 https://youtu.be/435rIsb-5Nc       Do you want to help support Watercolor – Beginners…
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Painting Challenge: Imaginary Creatures

This week, we will be looking inside our imagination to… Paint imaginary creatures.  Include the topic hashtag in your Watercolor – Beginners and Beyond Facebook group post: #imaginarycreatures Deadline November 25, 2022, 11:59 pm ET What is an imaginary creature? It is any creature that is not real, something created from imagination. Here is a…
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Painting Challenge: Shadows

Graham Berry is our awesome sponsor and has suggested this week’s painting challenge. Paint shadows.  Include the topic hashtag in your Watercolor – Beginners and Beyond Facebook group post: #shadows Deadline November 18, 2022, 11:59 pm ET Shadows give depth and form to your art.   There are two types of shadows:  form shadows – the…
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Painting Challenge: Poppies

In honor of November 11 (Remembrance Day, Armistice Day, Veterans Day), let’s fill the group with poppies. Paint poppies.  Include the topic hashtag in your Watercolor – Beginners and Beyond Facebook group post: #poppies Deadline November 11, 2022, 11:59 pm ET     World War I formally ended at the eleventh hour on the eleventh…
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