Painting Challenge: World Bee Day

May 20 is World Bee Day.  Three out of four crops across the globe depend on bees and other pollinators.   Not only do bees contribute directly to food security, they are key to conserving biodiversity.

To recognize the importance of bees, we will paint bees this week!

Painting challenge:  World Bee Day

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

Deadline May 24, 2024 , 11:59 pm ET    

Here are the details:

  • Post a painting of a bee
  • Sponsored by Kristy Rice
  • Entries must be posted in the Facebook group: Watercolor – Beginners and Beyond
  • Include topic hashtag in your Facebook post:  #WorldBeeDay
  • You may enter as often as you want
  • Open to all countries
  • Winner is chosen randomly
  • Deadline May 24, 2024, 11:59 pm ET (New York time)
  • Winner announced May 26, 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?   

This week’s challenge is sponsored by Kristy Rice.    She is one of the most joyful people I know.   If you haven’t watched any of her YouTube tutorials, I encourage you to put that high on your priority watch list!  She is simply joyful, and it comes through with her art. She is so encouraging:  Kristy Rice YouTube channel.

Three random winners may choose any TWO from these beautiful palettes:

Thank you Kristy for always being so generous!
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