Please read the rules before you upload your pastel images!

March - Landscape - challenge: Cityscape, day or night

An urban theme for March; buildings tall or small, roofs, streets, squares, bridges. Your entry may contain human figures, but only as part of the scenery. Remember, this is a landscape, not a figure challenge!

April - Animals - challenge: On the bird table

A painting of one or more local wild birds that visit our gardens. It’s fine if they are perched on a twig or sitting on the ground; a bird table is not essential for this challenge.

May - Still life - challenge: Clothing and accessoirs

Think of a still life containig scarves, hats, jewellery, gloves, with or without a piece of clothing.

Our guest judge Margaret Dyer has choosen the winner; it is Michele Ashby with 'Entrée of the pas de trois‘.This is a beautiful painting and a worthy winner; congratulations! Michele wins a set of Premium Sanded Pastel Paper from our sponsor UART.

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In second place is Brigitte Charles with  'Une petite bourrée auvergnate les filles?´. In third place is Teresa Allen with ´Dancers at the barre´.

2.3. Feb.2018

Dear members,

our Annual General Meeting is coming up. It will be held on Sunday, March 11, 2018. For details, go to the forum and read the new thread 'Information about the next PGE AGM 2018'.

Hoping to meet a lot of you there

Dorothea Schulz

PGE chair

Dear members,

The PGE use January, 31st as a last payment date for all member fees. 
The fees for last year have been adjusted for those who joined during the year. Apprentice member fee is 15 € and Journeyers + Signature members 30 € per year.
You should have received a member letter in January with all the necessary payment details; please check your mailbox and your spam folder in case you haven't added PGE to your trusted senders.
Members who haven't paid their fee until March, 1st will be disabled! 
Best regards, hope to see you back soon!
Dorothea Schulz
PGE chair

 We want to see one or several dancing figures. That can be ballet, ballroom dance or ethnic dances; step or modern dance like Hip Hop is also possible. The usal competition rules apply. Every member may upload two entries. Deadline is February, 25.