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Sketchbox Social Squad Program

Painting Challenge: Famous Landmark

I just returned from England (thank you Fi Elizabeth!) and saw so many famous landmarks:  Stonehenge, Tower Bridge, Big Ben, and much more.  So, it won’t be a surprise to find out that our challenge this week is to… Paint a famous landmark.      Include the topic hashtag in your Watercolor – Beginners and…
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Painting Challenge: The Beach

Let’s pack up some sunscreen and snacks… and go to the beach! Paint a beach.      Include the topic hashtag in your Watercolor – Beginners and Beyond Facebook group post: #beach Deadline September 23, 2022, 11:59 pm ET Beach umbrellas, waves, sand… it’s so much fun to paint!   Do not worry about being photo-realistic. …
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Painting Challenge: Wildlife

This week, let’s virtually go out into the wilderness…. and Paint wildlife.      Include the topic hashtag in your Watercolor – Beginners and Beyond Facebook group post: #wildlife Deadline September 16, 2022, 11:59 pm ET What is the prize?    Paul Hopkinson is our sponsor this week.  He is an amazing artist and teaches…
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Painting Challenge: Paint the Reference Photo

We are doing something completely different this week.   Everyone uses the same reference photo. Paint Diann’s tulip reference photo.      Include the topic hashtag in your Watercolor – Beginners and Beyond Facebook group post: #PaintThisPhoto Deadline September 9, 2022, 11:59 pm ET It will be interesting and fun to see how everyone paints the…
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Painting Challenge: Bees

Bees are so important to our environment.  According to the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations, a third of the world’s food production depends on bees. S0… This week’s challenge is to… Paint bees.      Include the topic hashtag in your Watercolor – Beginners and Beyond Facebook group post: #bees Deadline…
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Painting Challenge: Clouds

This week, look up to the sky and… Paint clouds.      Include the topic hashtag in your Watercolor – Beginners and Beyond Facebook group post: #clouds Deadline August 26, 2022, 11:59 pm ET Rain clouds, white puffy clouds, dark ominous clouds — any type of cloud.  There are many cloud tutorials on YouTube.   I…
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