Pastel Guild of Europe
Get Dusty Information Sheet for Guest Judges
Each Get Dusty competition closes on the 25th of the month it runs.
The gallery can be reached through the PGE home page. Until the 26th, the current competition entries can be viewed by clicking on the link in the left-hand column under ‘Latest Get Dusties’. To see the entries in a bigger format, just click on the thumbnails.
Until the 27th, a member of the board deletes any entries that do not comply with the competition rules.
On the 28th, the guest judge can commence judging by viewing the entries online. As this competition is now closed, you have to go to ‘Main Menu’ in the right-hand column to see it. Click on– Get Dusty Competition- (Year)-(Month-category-challenge)’.
The judge is asked to select the following:
Honourable mentions (HM):
8 or 9 entries, one HM
10 or 11 entries, two HM
12 or more, three HM
Although every participant can enter two paintings, only one of them may place.
If there is to be any variation to the closure date for any of the competitions, such as Summer or Winter competitions, which generally run for two months, the judge will be informed accordingly.
Clarification on any of the above may be obtained by contacting the secretary or any other member of the board.
Checklist for Get Dusty entries:
•Artistic merit/originality - is the choice of subject matter and/or approach (within the given theme) original?
•Drawing - does the artwork show sound drawing skills?
•Pastel Technique - does the pastel technique used suit the subject chosen?
•Composition - is it a good composition?
•Tone/Value - are the values good?
•Colour - is the use of colour effective for the subject chosen?
•Edges – has the artist used a good variety of edges, and where appropriate?