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Step by Step Competition

Gondolas in Venice, Cityscape
Step by Step Competition, Jan.-Mar. 2023

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Venice is one of the most beautiful cities in the world, simply made for fine art. We will try to convey several motifs complicated for a watercolor artist at once - soft foggy light, gondolas, and complex reflections in transparent emerald water. This is truly one of the most remarkable places on the planet - and a really serious challenge for the artist. Let's try to take this height together, step by step.

I am proud to present our jury:

Gonzalo Vargas Garrido (Chile) 

instagram.com/gonzalovargas.art
Very talented Chilean painter, leader of IWS and Fabriano in Acquarello for Chile, Daniel Smith ambassador.


Selma Todorova (Bulgaria) 

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An outstanding Bulgarian artist, president of IWS Bulgaria, leader for Fabriano in Acquarello and Urbino for Bulgaria.

JURY MEMBERS:

I am grateful to everyone who took part in the competition. 

My congratulations to all participants, finalists, and, of course, the winners!

WINNERS

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Michael 
Solovyev
 

1st Prize

Agnieszka Trotta (Italy)

Prize:

  • Michael Solovyev's Signature Brush Set

  • A few DANIEL SMITH watercolor tubes

  • Michael Solovyev's Full Daniel Smith Dot Card

  • Free access to the next Step-by-Step lesson

2nd Prize

Roberta Ghelli (Italy)

Prize:

  • Michael Solovyev's Escoda Artist Set

  • A few DANIEL SMITH watercolor tubes

  • Michael Solovyev's Full Daniel Smith Dot Card

  • Free access to the next Step-by-Step lesson

3rd Prize

Heather O'Gallagher (Canada)

Prize:

  • Michael Solovyev's Starter Signature Brush Set

  • A few Daniel Smith watercolor tubes

  • Michael Solovyev's Full Daniel Smith Dot Card

  • Free access to the next Step-by-Step lesson

The Finalist Gallery