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Weekly Challenge

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Challenge: View from my window

What do you see when you look out your window? Paint a view from your window!    #viewfrommywindow Deadline August 27, 2021, 11:59 pm ET Here’s what I see…  a potato vine weaving in and out of the porch banister. What’s the prize?    Our prize is generously donated by Etchr!   They have contributed TWO…

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Challenge: Dog Days!

The DOG DAYS of SUMMER have arrived! Paint a dog!   #DogDays Deadline August 20, 2021, 11:59 pm ET Hot sunny days when the dogs all want to get out to play!   Paint your pooch chilling at the lake, chasing their favorite toy, going for a walk, or just napping in the sun!   Last week was…

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Challenge: Cat Painting

My cat, Cucumber, requested this challenge.  She thinks all paintings should be of her.  She loves being the center of attention, but you don’t have to paint her. Paint a cat, any cat.  And yes, that includes lions, tigers, bobcats, jaguars and other felines…  #cat_paintings Deadline August 13, 2021, 11:59 pm ET Cats are complex. …

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Challenge: Recreate a famous painting!

Back by popular demand! Replicate a famous painting by one of the old masters. #famous_art Deadline August 6, 2021, 11:59 pm ET   This challenge is going to push us outside our comfort zone. That’s how we learn and hone our skills. Try recreating one of your favorites from the old masters (Van Gogh, Monet,…

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Challenge: Boats!

All hands on deck! Paint a boat.   Any kind of boat.   #boat_weekly_challenge Deadline July 30, 2021, 11:59 pm ET   I created two boat tutorials last year.  They are very low-tech because I’m a corporate banker and not a video producer.     You may use them if you wish.   🙂 Boat on the beach tutorial.…

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Challenge: Create Tiny Art !

Kevin Hardy Wells is back and he’s sharing some BIG news! It’s time once again for the TINY ART challenge #tinyart Deadline July 23, 2021, 11:59 pm ET Pull out your magnifying glasses, polish your bifocals get ready for the tiniest and the mightiest of all the challenges! Paintings may be no larger than 1 x…

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Challenge: Paint a Paul Clark tutorial

It is PAUL CLARK week! Paint one of Paul’s video tutorials from YouTube or from his book! #paulclarktutorial Deadline July 16, 2021, 11:59 pm ET He has many video tutorials on his YouTube channel The videos are free and outlines available on his website: Art by Paul Clark If you’ve never seen his videos, you…

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Challenge: Paint a Landscape

Remember seeing all the gorgeous landscape photos shared during the week?   Well, the next step is to paint someone else’s photo! Around the World      #aroundtheworld Deadline July 9, 2021, 11:59 pm ET   Paint a landscape from one of the landscape photos shared in the recent challenge.    Did y’all love all the…

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Challenge: Post a Landscape Photo

This week’s challenge will inspire everyone! Landscape Photo Challenge  #landscapephoto Deadline July 2, 2021, 11:59 pm ET   Share a landscape reference photo you took from your town, city, or anywhere in your country.  (By doing this, you give permission for others to use your photo as a reference for a painting.)  We will use…