Monthly Design Challenge

Each month you get a new challenge to expand your imagination and develop your abilities to create your own compositions. Give this month's challenge a try!

Join the Art Academy to gain access to these fun challenges!

🖥 Tired of watching others create inspirational art?

✍️ Do you want to get away from copying other designs?

🖼️ Want to work on projects that will inspire and foster your own art style?

🧑‍🎨 Would you like to participate in a challenge where you can proudly show off your art, and know it's completely yours to share, frame, and even sell?

Try my Monthly Design Challenge!

Here's How these Challenges Work:

Each month you will get a new design challenge. Your goal is to create an original composition in your own style based on the challenge guidelines.

Here's an Example of a Past Challenge:

The Log Challenge

The Goal: To create an original composition based off the log reference photo I supply for you. You can use one or more of the accompanying reference images to help with your design. You also can create your design using any medium you want!

Here are the reference images I chose to use for this challenge:

Creating an original design takes planning!

Watch this video below to see how I planned and painted my design for this challenge:

Here's what members in The Academy made:

- Carrie Dugovic

- Kelly Boyer

- Debra Pugh

- Paula Millhouse

These monthly challenges will spark your imagination, and expand your skills to create something completely new each month.

Develop your style and build confidence with these challenges.

Click Here to see this Month's Design Challenge!

Your Instructor

Tracy Lizotte
Tracy Lizotte

Hi, I'm Tracy!

I'm a watercolor artist from Southern Maine, United States.

I have a passion for painting with watercolors, and teaching others the traditional fine art techniques that have been passed down to me.

I'm here to help you develop your own unique style, while learning how to draw, paint, and sell your art!

Want to learn more about me, and my journey to becoming a professional artist? Check out my About Page.

Frequently Asked Questions

How long do I get access to the challenges?
Each challenge is available for 30 days. On the last day of each month the current design challenge is removed and a new challenge is added giving you something new to create every month!
Do I need to create my design with watercolors?
Nope! You can create your designs using any medium you want. The purpose of this challenge is to exercise your creativity, and to help you define your own art style. Originality is encouraged!
Can I sell my design or use it for commercial use?
Yes! As long as you created an original design, and didn't copy from another artist, your art is yours to do what you want with.

Ready to give this month's challenge a try?

You'll be surprised how much these challenges will help to define your art style and build confidence!


The BEST Artwork, is Art that will Surprise You!

The Monthly Design Challenges are available to members in The D.W. Studio and The Art Academy.

You must subscribe to one of these memberships to gain access.