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Painting Challenge: Stairs

Challenge yourself to capture the textures, shadows, and perspective of stairs, whether it is a grand staircase, a rustic set of steps, or stairs carved from stones. Painting challenge:  Stairs Include the hashtag #stairs in your Watercolor – Beginners and Beyond Facebook group post. Deadline July 12, 2024 , 11:59 pm ET     Here are…
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World Watercolor Month – July 2024

July is World Watercolor Month!      To recognize and celebrate WORLD WATERCOLOR MONTH, paint one, some, or all of the Doodlewash July daily prompts. Throughout the month, we will randomly select winners.     –> Make sure to include #WWM2024 in your post in the Watercolor – Beginners and Beyond Facebook group. If you haven…
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Painting Challenge: Typewriter

Typewriters are a symbol of a bygone era and represent a significant milestone in the evolution of technology.   Who remembers typing on a manual typewriter?  I do.  I still have my Dad’s typewriter, which was made in the 1920s. Painting challenge:  Typewriter Include the hashtag #typewriter in your Watercolor – Beginners and Beyond Facebook group…
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Painting Challenge: Rainy Days

The sound of raindrops falling is soothing and calming to me.  Let’s explore the beauty of rain this week. Painting challenge:  Rainy Days Include the hashtag #RainyDays in your Watercolor – Beginners and Beyond Facebook group post. Deadline June 28, 2024 , 11:59 pm ET     Here are the details: Share a painting of a…
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Painting Challenge: Rocks

Rocks have various shapes, sizes, and colors, making them interesting subjects for paintings.  They have unique textures, patterns, and details. Painting challenge:  Rocks Include the hashtag #Rocks in your Watercolor – Beginners and Beyond Facebook group post. Deadline June 21, 2024 , 11:59 pm ET     Here are the details: Share a painting of rocks…
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Painting Challenge: Continuous Line Pet Portrait

We recently had a challenge to do a continuous line portrait of a person.  This week’s challenge is to do a continuous line pet portrait.   Keep your pen on the paper to do the complete drawing.  When you lift your pen, the drawing is done!   Then add watercolor. Painting challenge:  Continuous Line Pet Portrait Include…
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