These are our Get Dusty challenges for 2021. For each Get Dusty we will publish a short article with an explanation of the challenge!

If you don‘t know what to paint, why not check out the reference photos in our Reference Photo Library? This is a collection of free reference photos from members for members. Or upload some of your photos for the benefit of others.


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December 2020/January 2021 - Free Choice

Deadline January, 25, 2021

You are free to choose the category (Still life/Floral, Landscape, Animal, Portrait/Figure), as long as your painting is about the colour 'Blue'.


February 2021 - Category: Portrait/Figure - Challenge: Young child

Deadline February, 25, 2021


March 2021 - Category: Landscape/Seascape - Challenge: Costal scene

Deadline March, 25, 2021


April 2021 - Category: Animal - Challenge: Group of animals

Deadline April,25,2021


May 2021 - Category: Still Life - Challenge: A natural still life with stones, wood, leaves or seashells

Deadline May, 25, 2021


June 2021 - Category: Portrait Figure - Challenge: Human with animal(s)

Deadline June,25,2021


July/August 2021 - Category:Free Choice

Deadline August,25,2021


September 2021 - Category:Landscape - Challenge: Weather

Deadline September, 25, 2021


October 2021 - Category: Animal - Challenge: In the garden, down on the ground (snails, insects, spiders, caterpillars ect.)

Deadline October, 25 , 2021


November 2021 - Category: Still Life/Florals - Challenge: Cacti and/or succulents

Deadline November, 25, 2021


December 2021/January 2022 - Category: Free Choice

Deadline January, 25, 2022