Painting Challenge: Vacation

Since it is WORLD WATERCOLOR MONTH… for this week’s challenge, let’s travel all over the world and see everyone’s favorite vacation destination.

Paint your favorite vacation place.     

Include the topic hashtag in your Watercolor – Beginners and Beyond Facebook group post: #vacation

Deadline July 8, 2022, 11:59 pm ET

Maybe it’s a place you’ve never visited, but it’s on your dream vacation list.   Just paint wherever you’d like to go on vacation.
I have always wanted to visit Italy.  Some day, I hope to go.   And I’ll get to meet Anna Di Muro!
If you would like to take a virtual vacation and get some amazing photos to paint, try HeyGo…  You can attend a virtual live tour in places all over the world.   It is free to join, tours are supported by voluntary tips.  Here is information:  Travel the world virtually

What is the prize?   

One of our first challenge sponsors, Insparea, has previously provided several of their kits for challenge prizes.  This week’s prize is a Watercolor Trip to Spain!   Includes pre-printed outlines, step-by-step instructions, and everything you need to paint 35 paintings! 

Made in Ukraine.

Watercolor Kit includes:
– Artbook tutorial “Watercolor trip to Spain” (size 15×23 cm) 50 pages (35 DIY paintings in the book) from world’s best Master. Made of watercolor paper Fabriano
– Professional watercolors from Van Gogh Royal Talens on the palette. Quantity is enough to finish 2 books
– Special watercolor palette, where brush strokes stay the same without making a drop
– Extra box with 12 professional watercolor paints from Van Gogh Royal Talens
– 2 Round Watercolor Brushes: small and average size (Squirrel or Synthetic)
– 1 Round synthetic brush for applying masking rubber. Size – very small
– Masking fluid (7 ml) for watercolor in a special bottle
– Wax for making watercolor effects
– blank watercolor bookmarks
– 17 photos of the landscapes in the envelope
– Free consultation directly with authors of the book (through QR code). You can ask the author anytime by sending your painting to his email

There are several Watercolor Trips from Insparea.  I have the Italy and France, and love them!


If you missed the World Watercolor Month challenge, check it out.  It is throughout the month of July!  Lots of awesome prizes from our sponsors!

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: #vacation
  • Deadline July 8, 2022, 11:59 pm ET (New York time)
  • Winner announced Sunday, July 10, 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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