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Painting Challenge: Viva Magenta

To celebrate the Pantone Color of the Year 2023, Viva Magenta 18-1750… Paint with magenta. Include the topic hashtag in your Watercolor – Beginners and Beyond Facebook group post: #VivaMagenta Deadline February 3, 2023, 11:59 pm ET Pantone’s Color of the Year 2023 is Viva Magenta 18-1750.    From Pantone:  “Viva Magenta is brave and…
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Painting Challenge: 7 Days, 7 Photos

For each day of the week, I will post a different reference photo, outline, and value study.  Paint one or paint them all! Paint 7 days, 7 reference photos. Include the topic hashtag in your Watercolor – Beginners and Beyond Facebook group post: #7days7photos Deadline January 27, 2023, 11:59 pm ET I will update this…
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Painting challenge winners: 2023

Weekly Painting Challenge winners 2023 January 2023 6 Jan 2023 Painting Challenge: On the Beach Graham Berry, 1 year subscription to Paint With Graham Anna Donna Dey 13 Jan 2023 Painting Challenge: Stained Glass Angela Fehr, 3 winners, lifetime access to Watercolor Workout course Ellen Frei Kathleen Sale-Foote Beth Lillis 20 Jan 2023 Painting Challenge: 7…
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Painting Challenge: Stained Glass

Stained glass has been made since ancient times, first as wares (cups, vases), then to windows.  This week’s challenge is to… Paint stained glass. Include the topic hashtag in your Watercolor – Beginners and Beyond Facebook group post: #stainedglass Deadline January 20, 2023, 11:59 pm ET Stained glass has always been one of my favorite…
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How to create Pop Art portraits

Leverage technology to help you create Pop Art, generate outlines, and visualize a painting:   If the old masters had access to today’s technology, would they use it?    I think they would.   Let’s turn back time and see what devices were used hundreds of years ago: Johannes Vermeer (1632-1675)  is believed to have used the…
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Painting Challenge: On the Beach

Graham Berry must be tired of the cold, dreary weather and has asked us to… Paint the beach. Include the topic hashtag in your Watercolor – Beginners and Beyond Facebook group post: #onthebeach Deadline January 13, 2023, 11:59 pm ET Here are some recipes for mixing a sand color.  Sand isn’t a dark value, so…
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