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Meet the Coquitlam sisters, who are trying to preserve the environment one watercolour painting at time

Meet the Coquitlam sisters, who are trying to preserve the environment one watercolour painting at time

Meet the Coquitlam sisters who are trying to protect the environment one watercolour painting at a time

Two sisters from Coquitlam, B.C. have taken a skill that their grandmother taught them and used it to try to protect the environment and reduce climate change.

Grace Moseley (12 years old) has been creating watercolour paintings and greeting cards since January. Julianne, 14 years old, is also selling them. Donate the proceeds of the sale to charities like Ocean WiseThe mission of the, which is to restore and protect the oceans around the world.

Julianne Moseley is in Grade 9. She said that Grace and Grace spend a lot of their time on the ocean in the summer. Julianne Moseley also stated that Grace and Grace both love the ocean.

Their story demonstrates how small, deliberate actions can be used to solve global problems, despite the enormous challenges facing the planet due to climate change.

Grace Moseley (right), with her sister Julianne, are pictured in their dining room painting. According to the sisters, their love of the ocean is part reason they paint to support environmental causes. (Ben Nelms/CBC)

Grace Moseley, who is in Grade 7, said that “I believe everyone needs to put greater effort into trying to improve the environment, and to help change it.” “We are doing everything we can.”

The pair claimed their grandmother taught them watercolour painting a few decades ago. They enjoyed it so much that they decided to create nature-themed artwork to sell to charity.

The sisters, who play competitive soccer as well, took over the family’s table as their workstation during the pandemic.

They worked hard each week to paint and sold their artworks to family and friends as well.

The sisters have donated to B.C. charities in addition to Ocean Wise and other charities.’s Children’sHospital Foundation, and the anti-poverty society Ruben’s Shoes.

Grace Moseley says watercolour is inspiring because it allows you to blend colours together. Her sister stated that they have improved their skills over the course 2021 because they have been painting so much.

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The sisters claim that they learned to paint with watercolors from their grandmothers. (Ben Nelms/CBC)

She said, “I would say we’ve probably improved.”

The sisters have created more than 100 holiday cards this holiday season.

Mary Moseley, the mother of the sisters, said that she is proud of her children for their compassion and desire make a difference.

“And they are such good reminders to us as an older generations, these children are on top of it and they are givers,” she stated. “I think they understand the importance of being grounded and giving back.”

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