A portrait of an old woman

Our guest judge Giselé Hurtaud has choosen the winner; it is Jan Hargood with 'Mum´. This is a beautiful, sensitive painting and a worthy winner; congratulations! Jan wins a set of Premium Sanded Pastel Paper from our sponsor UART.

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In second place is Dorothea Schulz PGE with 'Lao Wang'. In third place is Michele Ashby with 'Viewing the viewer'.



PGE Open Online Pastel 

Competition 2018

The PastelGuild of Europe rf is proud to announce its first ever Open Online Pastel Competition. We have enlisted three well-known pastel artists as judges and offer 2000€ in prize money and hundreds more in art materials or vouchers. Our sponsors are UART, PanPastel, Gordan Becin and Victor4Art.

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SCHEDULE OF EVENTS - Dates & Deadlines

The registration opens on September 1st, 2018.

Deadline is September 30, 2018 12 pm CET.

Our competition will be hosted with OnlineJuriedShows.

The entry form and the digital images of your entries have to be submitted and payment of the fees made to www.OnlineJuriedShows.com no later than that.

All artists will be notified of the results via email on October 31, 2018.

Go to https://www.onlinejuriedshows.com/Default.aspx?OJSID=25011 for more information.

Get Dusty July/August 2018- Free choice

Like every summer, our GET DUSTY is a free choice competition. It runs until August, 25th at 00:00C ET. Every member can upload 3 paintings!

Please remember the rules before you upload:

1. Your photo has to be 800px on the long side; smaller sizes will be disqualified.

2. Please state the size of your original painting (size without mat and frame).

3. Please state your source! If you do not use your own set-up, you must have the right to use the reference and tell the name of the photographer! We do not want any copyright issues! 

If your entry was done from life, imagination or your own reference photo, say so. If an external reference was used you should state its source and, where appropriate, the name of the person to whom it belongs. If you do not add this information when entering, or later in the comments box, your entry will be disqualified.

Happy Summer painting!