Painting Challenge: Art Journey

This painting challenge is about your celebrating progress, no matter how big or small. 

Let’s reflect on our watercolor journey and share one of your first paintings and a recent painting.  Even if you started painting last week, share your first and most recent.   Remember, every stroke of the brush is a step forward.

Painting challenge:  Art Journey

Include the hashtag #artjourney in your Watercolor – Beginners and Beyond Facebook group post.

Deadline January 12, 2024 , 11:59 pm ET    

Here are the details:

  • Share one of your first paintings and a recent painting (it does not have to be the same subject)
  • Entries must be posted in the Facebook group: Watercolor – Beginners and Beyond
  • Include topic hashtag in your Facebook post:  #artjourney
  • You may enter as often as you want
  • Open to all countries
  • Winner is chosen randomly
  • Deadline January 12, 2024, 11:59 pm ET (New York time)
  • Winner announced January 14, 2024
  • Mediums accepted:  watercolor, watercolor pencils, gouache, water soluble graphite, water soluble inks, and mixed media as long as it includes watercolor
  • If you also post your painting on Instagram, tag @watercolorbeginnersandbeyond.   You could be randomly chosen for a QoR watercolor sample dot card.


What is the prize?   

Our first weekly challenge of the year is sponsored by Diann Zimmerman, Watercolor – Beginners and Beyond.  (Thanks to everyone who uses affiliate links!)
The prize for one random winner is Daniel Smith’s Ultimate Mixing Set: 15 half pan set of watercolor, and an empty half-pan travel palette.
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Where else can you find Diann/Watercolor Beginners and Beyond on social media:

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Thank you for your support!



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