Charlie, the founder of Doodlewash and World Watercolor Month, has given us thought-provoking prompts this year; these are my interpretations for the third week. The paintings are not meant to be masterpieces. The point is to simply enjoy the process of painting and not worry about the end product so much.
It’s a horrible thing to forget rain gear when it is pouring!
Most machines are held together by these.
On the spur of the moment, hopping in the car to get some ice cream!
Magnolia flowers emit an exhilarating, heady floral/citrus scent. I wish we had a magnolia tree in our yard.
We spent many hours as kids watching bobbers wiggle around in the lake, and it was so exciting when the tail end went vertical!
It seems that people either enjoy the taste of mushrooms or dislike them immensely. I rather enjoy them. How about you?
Thanks for stopping by, and please be well!
World Watercolor Month is an annual global charitable event featuring the ultimate challenge of 31 Watercolors is 31 Days! Artists around the globe come together to paint the world with beautiful watercolor and help raise awareness for arts education to get art supplies for kids who need them. If you want to know more or help deserving children get art supplies, please check out the official WWCM website here.
This week’s prompts were a lot of fun. Hope you enjoy this recap.
Day 15 – On The Beach, Mermaid’s Purse – This painting is about twice the size of the real thing, which is a dried skate egg case! Read more about it here.
Day 16-Casting Shadows, Blueberries
Day 17-City Life, Pigeon I know most folks don’t care for these birds, but I think their colors are dazzling, especially in the sunshine!
Day 18-In the Jungle, Poisonous Frog – This one was seen at an aquarium we visited in North Carolina. It was no bigger than my thumb!
Day 19-Rainy Days, Raindrops
Day 21-Glorious Golds – From a tutorial taught by Birgit O’Connor
Again, here’s a little more info on World Watercolor Month and the mission to help young artists through The Dreaming Zebra Foundation. This is a charity providing support so that children and young adults are given an equal opportunity to explore and develop their creativity in the arts.
I made a handful of these cards for bridal showers I attend recently. From blue patterned paper I cut a 3-inch umbrella with my Cricut. The paper flowers are from Recollections; I added some Crystal Stickles on the petals and white opal Liquid Pearls for the center of the flowers.
Wedding Shower Card
A silver-edged ribbon by Martha Stewart was tied onto the umbrella handle. The sentiment is from Stampin Up. I love how bright and cheerful this card turned out.