Aqua January Watercolor Challenge

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For our January watercolor challenge, we invite you to create a daily watercolor painting throughout the month.

You can use just watercolor alone for the challenge, or you can use any other water-soluble media if you prefer. You can even combine them. Feel free to experiment!

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Aqua January Watercolor Challenge

January 2022 Art Prompts (optional)

January 2022 Art Prompts

Watercolor Challenge Guidelines

  1. You should work on a piece of daily art using only water-soluble media
  2. We will provide optional art prompts for the watercolor challenge, but feel free to do your own thing
  3. Don’t forget to link back to us and tag us at the end of your post (details are shown below) We might even link back to your best picture on our own!

As a reminder, please tag us on social media

And you should also add the following hashtags:

#kickinthecreatives and #AquaJanuary

Share in our Facebook Group

You can also share your watercolor paintings on our Facebook Group. We would love to see you there!

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Tips to make the watercolor challenge more manageable

  • Don’t attempt anything too complex, unless you want to of course.
  • Work fairly small if you are short on time
  • If you prefer to spend longer on each piece of art you could spend a little time each day of a more detailed watercolor painting and share your progress daily.

Watercolor ideas

  • Try working on toned mixed media paper or tinted watercolor paper
  • Experiment with different watercolor papers – smooth, rough etc
  • Try combining watercolor with ink, water-soluble pastels, water-soluble pencils, or any other water-soluble media.
  • Try experimenting with watercolor and salt, wax and other techniques to add pattern and texture

Optional

At the end of the month, why not make a little challenge video tour of your watercolors (up to three minutes long) and send it to us? With your permission, we may even feature your video on our site!

 

And if you know any other artists who might also enjoy this art challenge, why not encourage them to have a go!       

 

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