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Artist's Photo, You Paint It (November 2018)

Competition is open until: Saturday, 24 November 2018

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  • Description/Summary

    There is nothing more exciting than the atmosphere of Christmas shopping, and what better place to convey that than The Shambles in the historic city of York. Maureen Edgar tried her hand at a shopping scene using the attractive Derwent ProColour pencil set she had been bought as a present, as they are so vibrant.

    Have a go yourself using any medium you wish, and share your creations with us for a chance for it to be published in Paint magazine.

  • Prizes & awards

    Publication in Paint magazine and on the website.

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    1. Paint your picture
    2. Tell us how and why
    3. Give it an eye-catching title
    4. Tell us a bit about yourself and your work. 



    You can now enter online! Simply click on the 'Enter Competition' icon at the top of this page and follow the instructions from there.


    E-mail entries, are only open to SAA members and are acceptable in JPEG format no larger than 3MB per image. With only one picture per email. Please email to saa@saa.co.uk and remember to include the competition name in the Subject.


    For postal entries, please supply all the information listed below and send your entries to PO Box 50, Newark, Notts, NG23 5GY marked “Artist's Photo, My Painting“.

  • Rules

    Entries must be your own work; if you have used another artists' painting, tuition or photograph as your inspiration, please ensure you have gained the appropriate authorisation to publish the image and be sure to credit them accordingly - for example 'after a painting by ....' or 'from a photograph of ....'.

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