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 September 2, 2022, 11:59 pm ET

For info on what you can do to help #savethebees, click here.

What is the prize?   

Toni Burt is our sponsor this week.  Her style is fresh and fun!   One random winner can choose any one of her online classes.  She has many to choose from:  watercolor, pastels,  gouache, acrylic, charcoal, mixed media.   Here are a few of my favorites: (you may click on each image to take you to her site with details).   The second one listed “Journal Girls” class will also show you how to create a journal from an old book — and then paint in it!
Check out her website for her class list.  She also has some free lessons that you can try.   When you purchase a class, you have lifetime access to it, can even download the video.
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If you have ideas to share for future challenges, please add your comment to the post –>add challenge recommendation

Challenge details:

  • Entries must be posted in the Facebook group: Watercolor – Beginners and Beyond
  • You may enter as often as you want
  • Open to all countries
  • Winner is chosen randomly
  • Include the topic hashtag in your post: #bees
  • Deadline September 2, 2022, 11:59 pm ET (New York time)
  • Winner announced Sunday, September 4, 2022
  • If you also post your painting on Instagram, tag @watercolorbeginnersandbeyond.   You could be randomly chosen for a QoR watercolor sample dot card.

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