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Hello watercolorists!  
 Bunny Emoji-11 (Drum Roll) [V1] 

Didn't we promise something? :plotting: Oh, yes, the group feature for our latest AquaChallenge. :la:
And not to brag, but this challenge had sooo many entries. :hee: Thank you to all who were so amazing to create the artworks. :woohoo:

Let's take a look what our entries were.

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Aqua Feature
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Sleepy (under a full moon) by Linda-S-Leon

The Moon, a loto and Haiku by LeoDragonsWorks

Owl Woman by MoodyFrog

Midnight Kiss by MontyMouse

The Moon in her eyes by Scarlett-Winter

Night by AnnaFromTheTrain

A foggy London night.. by Henelb

Nocturne by IvieMoon

Night hands by Fuyuko7

Journey to the stars and beyond by kutiska

...and the night breathed blossom... by JettieHier

Scenery by Serenyan

Night in the another world by Til-Til

Night Cats by ayjaja

'Jorinda and Joringel' by Kirschpraline

I see Midnight by Harmony1965

Kitten night dream by spb-masters

Magic of the north by bkiani

Negative Macaw by MiaRogi

Night Horse by Alexsiel

Moonlit night by Nadezhda29

The Astrologer by fenifire

Deer sky by jointshadow

Shaman King: Kororos Wish on a Star by ArianeTatsu

Night sky by Muse-Urania

A light in the night by Balafenn-noz

Message in a Bottle by natzufall

-Off Guard- by RiEile

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Please also take a look at their awesome galleries.
Each one of them will be happy to receive:
+fav , :devwatch:  , + llama emoticon   or a nice comment.  

What should we do next…Ice Bear - Plotting (Chat Icon) Our door (comment section, notes) is always open. :cutenod: 

~your watercolorists  team

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:smallwave: V2 by Synfull Please read our complete SUBMISSION RULES.

SUBMISSION LIMIT: 1 artwork per DAY.

Here are some quick guidelines:
Pixel: Orange Star by apparate Accepted art media: water-soluble media such as watercolor, concentrated watercolor ink, acuarela, liquid watercolor, transparent ink, India ink, Ecoline, coffee, tea, watercolor pencils, watercolor crayons, gouache and acrylic washes in a translucent manner.

Pixel: Orange Star by apparate In the description box of your artwork has to be written which art media (ex.: watercolor, ink…) was used to create your painting. You don't need to name the brands. Writing "watercolor" in your tags is not enough.

Pixel: Orange Star by apparate The artwork has to be presented properly (no crooked photographs or scans, notebook wires visible, paint sets and or brushes visible, blurry and so on…)

Pixel: Orange Star by apparate Nothing digital can be added, painted or drawn on the artwork. Exceptions are: regular editing of the scan / photo (adjusting brightness / contrast / sharpness, cropping, adding watermarks).

Simple Smiley by ware4me We always write the artist the reason for declining the artwork. If possible we ask for corrections and for re-submisson of the artwork.

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Read and learn from fellow members on thoughts about projects and techniques.

Members work on a group assignment to work more with this great paint and learn from others.

Read about featured members speak about their art and themselves.

Participate in regular event to win points, art & features and improve as a watercolorist.

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Best of April 2019

Voted by our members :love:

Misty morning by evgeniabel:

The painting received the most votes in our Best of month poll.

Watercolorists NEWS May 2019

Astrobauble deco divider by Martith

We are searching for the next best theme. :dummy:


April 2019

AQUA Challenge WINNER feature


1st PLACE and CREATIVITY prize winner

-Off Guard- by RiEile

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Message in a Bottle by natzufall

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A light in the night by Balafenn-noz

Donations for AquaChallenge

If you'd like to donate points for our regular event AquaChallenge, please use the donation widget at TokyoMoonlight profile page.
(Please write that it's for the AquaChallenge)
Please Donate by KillboxGraphics

It all goes for prizes for AquaChallenge - the more we raise, the bigger prizes can be!

Thank you for the points by Affectionatelyx

Do you like the idea that we would have an AquaChallenge where collaborations (2 artists) could enter the contest? 

26 deviants said Yes! :happybounce:
21 deviants said No! :stare: by J-Works
1 deviant said I have another idea...please write in the comment section bellow. =D
No deviants said INFO!!! To clarify how the collab would look like. 1 artist draws the sketch + 1 artist colors the sketch with watercolor or other similar art media that the group accepts.


Recent Journal Entries

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Feature: NIGHT AquaChallenge Winners!
Presenting the winners of watercolorists latest AquaChallenge "Night"
AquaChallenge - Night - WINNERS

First Place and Creativity Prize RiEile

Second Place natzufall

Third Place Balafenn-noz

 Congratulations everyone! :party:
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SALTY AquaChallenge Winners
watercolorists hosted a contest, the participants were to paint a watercolor, creating textures with salt. And here are the amazing winners, don't forget to browse through their galleries:
Thaw by

Cobalt by

Moon Dragon by

The Inner World by
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Feature: AquaChallenge Winners!
Presenting the winners of watercolorists latest AquaChallenge "Salty"
AquaChallenge - Salty - WINNERS

First Place JoaRosa

Second Place Balafenn-noz

Third Place natzufall

Creativity Prize Winner Kizzy-i-Keinstein

 World Watercolor Month #5 - Shades of Blue by Kizzy-i-Keinstein 'Not Even The Trees' with aquarelle by Kizzy-i-Keinstein
Congratulations everyone! :party:
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AquaChallenge 'Back to basics' winners feature
Today I have for you a feature of the winners of AquaChallenge 'Back to basics' contest hosted by watercolorists. The goal was to create a watercolor piece where you can use only 3 color pigments to create it.
The winners are:
1st place:

2nd place:

Just Around the Bend by tuningmyheartMountain Path by tuningmyheart
Bayhorse Trees by tuningmyheart
3rd place: :iconlibfly:
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Feature: AquaChallenge Winners!
Presenting the winners of watercolorists latest AquaChallenge "Back to Basics"
AquaChallenge - Back to basics - WINNERS

First Place Sieskja

Second Place tuningmyheart

Third Place Libfly

Creativity Prize Winner MetAnnie

  Matt Halpern by MetAnnie  Heat map by MetAnnie
Congrats to our winners and to everyone who participated! :dalove:
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AquaChallenge 'White perfection' winners feature
Please take a moment to appreciate these amazing paintings. The challenge was hosted by watercolorists (join and watch them if you have not yet!)




Polish Legends - Switezianka by fenifire
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AquaChallenge Feature no.3: Snowflakes
Hello my dear watchers Llama Emoji-02 (Blush) [V1] 
How are we feeling? Good, not so good?
Don't worry...we all have ups and downs :bademoticon: 
Remember always one foot at the time Bunny Emoji-68 (Bouncy) [V4] 
...small bunny steps :D (Big Grin) 
Did someone say...SNOWFLAKES? :giggle:
Though they are pretty to look at, I don't miss the snow. I much rather have the sun and warm temperatures 31. Flowers Emoticon: Sunny 
Spring is coming...closer and closer :excited: rvmp 
But till then let us see some amazing watercolor artists who won the Dec/Jan AquaChallenge at watercolorists Love 
Yup it's time for a feature Singing 
This time we didn't only ha
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AquaChallenge Feature no.2: Halloween
Panda Emoji-31 (Hello) [V2]  my dear watchers!
Yes, I know...I was journal updates, no ArtBunnies Llama Emoji-08 (Crying) [V1] 
And my artwork submissions could be more frequently too cry orange 
I try my best 5 Minute Emote - Cry 
I also apologize for making the mistake for uploading my watercolorists  group's art feature as my personal journal (you probably received it in your inbox). I never used Stash to submit before :D (Big Grin)  Lesson learned. :imsmart: 
Now to more fun stuff.
It's time for an art feature of watercolorists  AquaChallenge winners.
The theme was...Halloween...I know so original for Oct/Nov I am a dummy!  There were 21 entries but there could only be 3 winners.
As a prize there was also a
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AquaChallenge Feature no.1: Summertime
Some may already know that I'm (since May 2016) a moderator at the group :iconwatercolorists:  
In August we held our first AquaChallenge :happybounce: 
The theme was »Summertime«.
We had 27 artworks which took part in the challenge. The admins of the group choose 10 best artworks and put them in a poll. After 1 week of voting the winners had been chosen.
Bunny Emoji-11 (Drum Roll) [V1] 
THE WINNERS of the AquaChallenge "SUMMERTIME" are:
(97 votes)
Summer Tomatoes

Other artworks by the artist  
(39 votes)
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Feature: AquaChallenge Winners!
watercolorists recently held their Halloween-themed AquaChallenge AquaChallenge - Halloween - WINNERS - here are the very talented winners! Congrats to everyone, and go show their galleries some love :dalove:
1st Place: :iconaya-lunar: Aya-Lunar for Scarecrow

2nd Place: :iconirbi-art: Irbi-Art for My Halloween Garden

3rd Place: :iconlazy-brush: Lazy-Brush for Full Moon
Full moon (final) by lazy-brush
Inktober #14/31 (Tree) by lazy-brush Abstract in blue and pink colors by lazy-brush Bouquet of roses by lazy-brush Autumn landscape by lazy-brush
Congratulations winners, and to all entrants! Hurray for watercolors :)
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Feature: Spirit of Spring AquaChallenge Winners!
Congratulations everyone! Let's show these talented artists some love! :dalove:
First Place  Gavenia :icongavenia: for Nothing Gold Can Stay

Second Place:  Reraartist :iconreraartist: for Cherry Blossom

Third Place:  Riana-art :iconriana-art: for Coniglietto al Arcimboldo
Coniglietto al Arcimboldo by Riana-art
A light in the dark by Riana-art  The sleepers who rest forever by Riana-art  
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Feature: Transitions AquaChallenge Winners!
Congrats winners! :squee:
~First Place~
QuixoticChipmunk with "View From the Clock Tower"

~Second Place~ and ~Creativity Prize~
irbi-art with "The Last Dance of the Butterfly"

~Third Place~
IvieMoon with "Black-eyed Susans"
(hey, this one looks really familiar... :hmm: )

Rather than feature my own works I
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Feature: AquaChallenge Winners!
Presenting the winners of watercolorists wintertime AquaChallenge "White Perfection"
1st Place Michelle-T-Williams

2nd Place jackfox2008

3rd Place Harmony1965

Creativity Prize fenifire

 Polish Legends - Fern Flower by fenifire Universe Realms - Styx by fenifire
Congrats to our winners, and a round of :clap: to all of our wonderful artists! There were a lot of beautiful entries this time, it made it very tough to vote!
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Collection of all FEATURES our members received as a prize for winning our AquaChallenge.

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watercolorists wants to affiliate with groups who have interest in painting and other traditional arts. We also want to work with groups who want their members to learn more, experiment and enjoy all the exciting things art has to offer!


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ranshin06 Featured By Owner 5 days ago  Student Traditional Artist
Hi, did this group have a contest? Thank you.
TokyoMoonlight Featured By Owner 4 days ago   Traditional Artist
Yes, it did.
Cat nods 

Our latest theme for the AquaChallenge was Night.
Announcement: AquaChallenge: NIGHT
Winners: AquaChallenge - Night - WINNERS
ranshin06 Featured By Owner 2 days ago  Student Traditional Artist
thank you for the info.
TokyoMoonlight Featured By Owner 1 day ago   Traditional Artist
AnnaFromTheTrain Featured By Owner Edited Apr 9, 2019  Professional Traditional Artist
Hello, where's the POLL 1 of 3? It shows two 3 of 3
TokyoMoonlight Featured By Owner Apr 9, 2019   Traditional Artist
Hello...the settings were set to show the latest poll (since I posted the poll 3 as the last one, it showed it 2x). I have already changed it so now all 3 polls are visible on the front page. =D

And also each member should have received all of them in their notification box.
Orange-Nam Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2019  New Deviant Student General Artist
Thanks for adding me to the groupHug 
TokyoMoonlight Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2019   Traditional Artist
You're welcome :blowkiss:
Orange-Nam Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2019  New Deviant Student General Artist
Hug Heart 
KhuynhY Featured By Owner Mar 18, 2019  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I'm sorry to bother you but can i join the group 😭 i can't find the join group button anywhere but i want to join this group so bad
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