Our Winter Get Dusty runs from November 25th, 2017 until January 25th, 2018. All we ask of you is to paint a seasonal scene, be it still life, floral, landscape, portrait or animal. For this competition you may upload up to three entries. Enjoy the holidays and happy painting!


The new beginners´challenge starts at 1st of December 2017 and runs until 31 January 2018!

Theme for the challenge is "Complementary colours". The participants should use reference photos from our LIB - Photo Library.

 Only real beginners may participate. The general Get Dusty rules apply. The winner will get a signed certificate and will be presented on our front page and in the Scribbler. Read more about our first challenge in the forum.

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This article will tell you all you need to know about our beginners' challenge

Florals- Autumn beautiy in nature

Our guest judge Jude Tolar PSA has choosen the winner; it is Dolores Saul PGE with 'October Beauties´a beautiful painting and a worthy winner; congratulations! Dolores wins a box of pastels from our sponsor Unison pastels.

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In second place is Martina Zingler with  'Beauty on the edge'. In third place is Elisabeth Blass with 'Mushrooms'.

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Time is running! Enter your pastel until 25 November!

We want autumn flowers, leaves or mushrooms en plein air and not setup still lifes. No landscapes, either!

Of course you can use photos of autumn flora; painting plein air in Autumn can be a bit too nippy..You surely have taken photos of colored leaves or gorgeous autumn flowers in a flowerbed - think chrysanthemums or dahlias. We just want them as they grow in nature and not in a bunch or arrangement.