Painting Challenge: Dahlias

This week’s challenge is to paint the elegance and charm of beautiful dahlias.

Painting challenge:  Dahlias

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

Deadline September 1, 2023, 11:59 pm ET    

Here are the details:

  • Paint a dahlia flower, there are so many different dahlias, all so beautiful
  • Entries must be posted in the Facebook group: Watercolor – Beginners and Beyond
  • Include topic hashtag in your Facebook post:  #dahlias
  • You may enter as often as you want
  • Open to all countries
  • Winner is chosen randomly
  • Deadline September 1, 2023, 11:59 pm ET (New York time)
  • Winner announced September 3, 2023
  • If you also post your painting on Instagram, tag @watercolorbeginnersandbeyond.   You could be randomly chosen for a QoR watercolor sample dot card.

Our sponsor, Nina Burgess, is going to have a free live demo on how to paint Dahlias.  Look for the announcement soon.  Replay will be available.  

What is the prize?   

This week’s challenge is sponsored by Nina BurgessOne random winner will receive lifetime access to the “The Joy of Watercolor” online course.
“The Joy of Watercolor” 7-week online course
Live lessons: Tuesdays 10:00 am – 12:00 noon BST
Video recordings accessible any time.
5 September – 17 October 2023
  • The course includes a series of 7 online lessons dedicated to mastering watercolors. Learn how to avoid common mistakes, how to sculpt using colour and light, and how to mix colours without making “mud”. Discover the joy of watercolor painting and enjoy a relaxing session in a friendly small group!
  • The group will meet live on Zoom on Tuesdays for a chat & paint. There will be time for live demonstration, painting practice, and discussion. Not able to join live? No problem! A video recording will be provided each week.
  • This is an all-round course covering a variety of subjects. The sessions are packed with useful information and are designed to help improve confidence and technique.

We all start somewhere, so please do not worry if you haven’t painted before! This course is perfect for beginners as well as those looking to refresh and improve their watercolor skills.

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Where else can you find Watercolor – Beginners and Beyond?

For a free 7-day trial on my Patreon:  Diann Zimmerman – Patreon.

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