Monthly Feature: JANUARY 2019
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In case you missed some of our published journals / features in January =D
AQUA FEATURE 2018
AQUA2018 - feature - Part IHello dear watercolorists!
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Let us take a look at 2018, to see how many wonderful watercolor paintings were created. =D
In one of our journals we asked you to suggest 1 artwork from your own gallery and / or 1 artwork from another fellow artist created in 2018 to be featured.
You picked lots of amazing art to be featured, that's why this feature will be divided into 2 parts.

Stars Orange  AQUA2018  Stars Orange

  ART FEATURE
  








  AQUA2018 - feature - Part IIHello again!
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This Aqua2018 feature is divided into 2 parts. Here you can find Part I
Arrow down Arrow down Arrow down 

Now let us continue with the second part.

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ART FEATURE










Best Of Month 2018 Feature (the whole year)
Best Of Month 2018 FeatureHello dear members! 
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Did you think we missed this feature...you did, right?! :eyebrows: 
Nope!
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It's game on for the last showcase of 2018!  
As you all know the group watercolorists publishes each month a MONTHLY FEATURE.
So we decided to feature again all the watercolor paintings which received the most votes in our Best of month poll in the year 2018.

THE BEST OF MONTH 2018
FEATURE

Bullet; Blue JANUARY 2018 Bullet; Blue 

Bullet; Blue FEBRUARY 2018 Bullet; Blue 

Bullet; Blue MARCH 2018


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And yes, we have a theme for our next AquaChallenge...
It's...
NIGHT!
a sparkle night 

In case you voted forest, elements or black...don't you think you can incorporate everything also in the night theme...just saying. :eyes: revamp It's a win win situation.

Now somebody just has to write the announcement. :P :giggle:
The contest announcement journal will follow soon. :dummy:


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WATERCOLOR DOWNPOUR
- The Best of JANUARY 2019 -



Sea's Cool Grasp by Tales-of-Torment
by :icontales-of-torment:


Walk in the Woods by Valravnn
by :iconvalravnn:


Darling Dunnock by gifdot
by :icongifdot:


Kina by PaintedFeatherz14
by :iconpaintedfeatherz14:


First snow in Kaliningrad by SakuTori
by :iconsakutori:


Find me by Shelter85
by :iconshelter85:


Hedwig by TKRabe
by :icontkrabe:


Arctic Seas by KristinaGehrmann
by :iconkristinagehrmann:


Athlete by Agnese646
by :iconagnese646:


Baobab-1850 by Gazounette
by :icongazounette:


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WATERCOLOR DROPS
- Category Highlights -



floating by kopfindenwolken
by :iconkopfindenwolken:


crocodile by 1HeartofSeptember1
by :icon1heartofseptember1:


Coffee painting Dancing Groot by Qrby
by :iconqrby:


2018 Witch's Phantasm: The World Beneath by SukizukiIzuna
by :iconsukizukiizuna:


Simon Belmont by CrimzonLogic
by :iconcrimzonlogic:


Red Poinsettia in Watercolour by GeeMassamArt
by :icongeemassamart:


Sami woman in the snow by SaxtorphArt
by :iconsaxtorphart:


Beauty at the beach by kanaliha
by :iconkanaliha:


CM - Baby Moana by Milly-Alexander
by :iconmilly-alexander:


Great time by Nadezhda29
by :iconnadezhda29:





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AQUAShare
Keyword: "MASKS"

(everything related to a face mask, like a carnival mask, make-up drawn for Halloween, a theatre mask, ritual mask, medical mask etc.)

Please share one of your and/or any other's watercolor artwork as a thumb in the comment bellow.

The rules are:
Bullet; Purple Only watercolor paintings (or similar water-soluble and transparent art media)
Bullet; Purple Per member: 1 of your own artwork and/or 1 artwork from another artist
Bullet; Purple It's related to the keyword



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FEATURE
previous keyword: "LIGHTS"

Inktober18 Day19 Tanuki Momma (collab) by LualaDy   Samhain by jurithedreamer   l i g h t s by yamashyn 

What Remains by Kirschpraline      Midsummer by JoaRosa 

Shijyo-kawaramachi by echowater

Northern lights by ShesviiAlaska at Sunset by Krshtl




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See you Wave
your ~ watercolorists team

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GeeMassamArtHobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you for the feature!!  Its great to see so many different styles and approaches!
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You're welcome =D
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PaintedFeatherz14Professional Traditional Artist
Thank you so very much for the feature! Heart So happy to be among all these awesome artists! :happybounce: 
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TokyoMoonlight Traditional Artist
You're welcome!
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Sooo many good arts! Love Tards I can't believe the talent in this group Kao Emoji-91 (In love) [V5] 
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And you have realized this only now?! Bunny Emoji-83 (Suspicion) [V5] 
I guess our gallery promotion still needs to get better :plotting:
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Yescrying Hehe, of course I've known that since I joined the group onion dance 
These amazing artists just never cease to amaze me! I am Love..Onion 03 Onionhead Nosebleed - Onion head 
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SaxtorphArtProfessional Traditional Artist
Thank you so much for the feature! :aww:
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TokyoMoonlight Traditional Artist
You're welcome :dance:
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GazounetteHobbyist General Artist
Thank you very much !!
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TokyoMoonlight Traditional Artist
You're welcome :blowkiss:
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kopfindenwolkenProfessional Traditional Artist
Thank you so much for the Feature ❤️
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TokyoMoonlight Traditional Artist
You're welcome :blowkiss:
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ikazon Writer
Excellent features :#1: Can't wait to see how the next challenge goes!
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TokyoMoonlight Traditional Artist
Explode la plz  Me too! But first I have to write the announcement journal XD Oh my...the day has not enough hours. :dummy:
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ikazon Writer

I feel that, on not having enough hours in the day :giggle:

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TokyoMoonlight Traditional Artist
:work: revamp :NotYet: 
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ShesviiHobbyist General Artist
I always open so many tabs when I read this group's journals. Gotta fav all the beautiful art! :iconilavplz:
Thank you for the mention, I may come back later with some mask artworks. :la:
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TokyoMoonlight Traditional Artist
Yes! That's what we want :la: members and random visitors enjoying the beautiful art that gets submitted to our group :flirty:
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TokyoMoonlight Traditional Artist
You're welcome :blowkiss:
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KirschpralineHobbyist Traditional ArtistFeatured
Few, 'Mask' is not an easy keyword >.< I hope these two are okay?
Inktober 27/2018 - Miraculous Ladybug and Cat Noir by Kirschpraline   fox mask by Lovepeace-S
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TokyoMoonlight Traditional Artist
Amazing :la: Thank you...love the little bug on the right. :giggle:
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AquaShare:

Cat and Girl by BeatrizMartinVidal
It's mixed watercolour and pencil, I hope it still meets the criteria. But I love this one so much I had to suggest it. ;)
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