Paint

Weekly Challenge

B2FC5360-FFCD-4736-874E-B73015696B38 (1)

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…

7 days 7 reference photos (7)

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…

2023 Painting Challenge Winners

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…

IMG_8963

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…

CCFA2C64-9EF9-4295-B216-45480B841D34

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…

Weekly Painting Challenge (3)

Painting Challenge: 2022 Favorite

It’s the end of the year.  Take a few minutes to look at all the art you created in 2022.  Celebrate your accomplishments! Share your favorite 2022 paintings. Include the topic hashtag in your Watercolor – Beginners and Beyond Facebook group post: #2022Favorites Deadline January 6, 2023, 11:59 pm ET This is one of my…

IMG_2511

Painting Challenge: 15 Minute Art

You may not have much time to paint this last week of the year.   This week’s challenge is to do a painting in less than 15 minutes.    That’s right.   Spend no longer than 15 minutes! Paint 15-minute art. Include the topic hashtag in your Watercolor – Beginners and Beyond Facebook group post: #15minuteart Deadline…

IMG_2683

Painting Challenge: Snow

Last week’s challenge was summer.  This week, it is time to… Paint Snow. Include the topic hashtag in your Watercolor – Beginners and Beyond Facebook group post: #snow Deadline December 23, 2022, 11:59 pm ET I live in Houston, Texas and we get snow only once every 10 years.  I love snow… it’s so pretty. …

IMG_1979

Painting Challenge: Summer

The Southern Hemisphere just started summer season, yeah summer!  For the Northern Hemisphere, many are already tired of cold weather.    So… let’s Paint Summer scenes. Include the topic hashtag in your Watercolor – Beginners and Beyond Facebook group post: #summer Deadline December 16, 2022, 11:59 pm ET What does summertime mean to you?   …

IMG_3302

Painting Challenge: Recipes

Post updated with all the recipes from the week’s painting challenge.  Click here for PDF —>   Watercolor – Beginners and Beyond Recipe Book 2022   Let’s share your favorite recipes and paint either the ingredients or the finished item, or both! Paint and share recipes. Include the topic hashtag in your Watercolor – Beginners and…