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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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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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Painting Challenge: Halloween

This is a special Halloween challenge.  Winner will be announced on Tuesday, November 2, 2022. Paint Halloween things!  Include the topic hashtag in your Watercolor – Beginners and Beyond Facebook group post: #halloween2022 Deadline November 1, 2022, 11:59 pm ET Pumpkins, ghouls, fun Halloween art… I’m sure Brian Riker has a LOT of Halloween art… …

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Painting Challenge: Postcard Art

This week, our challenge is to share your art on a postcard with a friend, family member, or someone in the group to brighten their day. Paint a postcard.  Include the topic hashtag in your Watercolor – Beginners and Beyond Facebook group post: #PostcardArt Deadline November 4, 2022, 11:59 pm ET This is a simple…

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Painting Challenge: International Artist Day 2022

To recognize International Artist Day (October 25), this week’s challenge is to post art you created, any type of art: painting, drawing, digital art, photograph, song you wrote, sculpture, poem you wrote… any art that you created. Share your ART!  You may still enter the challenge with any of your watercolor paintings, of course.  This…

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Painting Challenge: Pink Ribbon

To recognize Breast Cancer Awareness month, this week’s challenge is to… Paint a pink ribbon.   Include the topic hashtag in your Watercolor – Beginners and Beyond Facebook group post: #pinkribbon Deadline October 21, 2022, 11:59 pm ET Let’s fill the group with pink ribbons to honor survivors, to remember those lost to the disease, and to…

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Painting Challenge: Autumn

Autumn:  September, October, and November in the northern hemisphere and March, April, and May in the southern hemisphere.  Wherever you are, share the scenes of your autumn season… Paint an autumn scene.       Include the topic hashtag in your Watercolor – Beginners and Beyond Facebook group post: #autumn Deadline October 14, 2022, 11:59 pm…

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Painting Challenge: Night Sky

Patricia Merewether suggested this challenge.  The days are getting shorter, and the nights are getting longer.   So…. let’s Paint a night sky.       Include the topic hashtag in your Watercolor – Beginners and Beyond Facebook group post: #nightsky  Deadline October 7, 2022, 11:59 pm ET This is a chance to paint galaxy paintings, aurora…