Many thanks to my "Celebrating the Joy of Succulents" newsletter subscribers who voted for their favorite Succulents 2020 Calendar images and made suggestions for improving others.
Btw, I don't sell calendars myself---Zazzle does, and we "artists" get a 10% royalty. Clearly, I don't do it for the money! Expect to pay around $20 after entering Zazzle's ever-changing discount code. Or if you want to wait, historically Zazzle discounts calendars 60% on Black Friday.
Calendar winners (randomly selected from those who commented) are: Mariann Keenan, Kathy Ramsey, Sandra Andriese, Joyce Laubach, Millie Medoro.
Note: Comments below are about the images BEFORE the final selection and corrections. Finalized calendar pages shown here incorporate my newsletter subscribers' preferences and suggestions.
I’m pleased to show you my 2019 Succulent Watercolors Calendar! It features a dozen new, vibrant watercolors based on my favorite photos of succulent plants. Last year I was so busy with the launch of the second edition of Designing with Succulents, I didn’t pursue my watercolor hobby. This year happily I found time. I try to…
Is there really an easy way to paint watercolors? Yes, if you go straight to painting and don’t spend time laboriously drawing the image first. I learned the technique described here from San Diego watercolor artist Diane Palley McDonald. Step by step: Select a photo that inspires you. Print the photo on 8-1/2 by 11 paper.…