Here it is; our Special Edition of the Pastel Scribbler! Meet  the winners of our Open Online Competition 2018 and read the judges' comments! 

 

Happy New Year!

2018 is  over and it is time to choose 'Best of Get Dusty 2018'. All placed entries in the January to November competitions are eligible. Go to the folder 'Best of Get Dusty 2018' and have a look at our 30 beautiful entries. You have until the end of January to choose your favourite. Please post your choice in the forum. The winning entry will be featured on our website and FB page. Happy voting!

Our guest judge Karen Adams Howard PSA wrote: `It was quite a challenge to select the order of those to receive honors. The top five handled the subject and their medium expertly!´

The winner of our November Get Dusty competition has been chosen; it is Kerstin Birk with ‘Yellow Roses and Sugar Bowl" Congratulations! Kerstin wins a set of Premium Sanded Pastel Paper from our sponsor UART.

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In second place is Stephie Clark with"Café au lait Floribunda" in third

place is Dorothea Schulz with "Still Summer".

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 Honorable mentions go to Ghislaine Fabre with "Old pot and last roses

in my garden", John King with "Remembering"

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 Congratulations to all who placed!
You'll find all 12 entries in the Competition Gallery.
The judge's comments will be published in the Winter Scribbler 2018/2019.
Meet our winner on her website.

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Karen Howard PSA is an American pastel artist. Originally from the East coast, she lives in San Diego, California.
Karen began her study of art with a pencil and a pad of paper. She progressed to oil painting and received her Associates Degree in Fine Arts.
Karen later discovered the wonders of painting with pastels. The immediacy and tactile nature of this medium suits her needs and has excited her ever since.