CONTEST: 

5 Images will be chosen from artwork submitted or postmarked before September 1st, 2019 and will be awarded prizes as listed below. Winning pieces with website link (if applicable) will also be displayed on our website and featured in COLORED PENCIL Magazine.

 

RULES AND ELIGIBILITY:

• All entries must be submitted on line and sent as a JPG (under 3MB). Chosen entries will be required to provide clear, high-quality 300 dpi image for print for printing up to 8.5x11″.

• Files must be labeled with your name and artwork title. Example: JaneDoe_Sunflower.jpg

• Artwork must be at least 80% colored pencil.

• Entries per artist are not limited.

• All work must be original and created by the submitting artist. If the reference photo was not taken by the artist, permission from the photographer or link to copyright-free photo reference is required. (Work created from COLORED PENCIL Magazine Art Challenge photos are accepted automatically.) Submitting artists accepts legal responsibility for the use of photos used to create their artwork. Selected pieces may be required to provide proof of legal use.

• Entrants must be 18 years or older.

• Submissions must not contain nudity or violence and must be for acceptable for general audiences. If we determine that your image is not acceptable, we will refund your entry fee.

• Contest open to anyone that meets these requirements and are able to accept packages from the USA. Currently, due to SEC restrictions we are unable to accept entries from Cuba, Iran, North Korea, Sudan, and Syria.

 

PLACES & PRIZES:

Best of Show

  • $300 Blick Gift Card
  • 80 piece Caran d’Ache Luminance Set
  • 5 Legion Paper 9x12″ Pads (your choice)
  • 1 Year Print & Digital Subscription to CPM

 

1st Place

  • $200 Blick Gift Card
  • 76 piece Caran d’Ache Luminance Set
  • 3 Legion Paper 9x12″ Pads (your choice)
  • 6 Months Print & Digital Subscription to CPM

 

2nd Place

  • $100 Blick Gift Card
  • 40 piece Caran d’Ache Luminance Set
  • 2 Legion Paper 9x12″ Pads (your choice)
  • 3 Month Print & Digital Subscription to CPM

 

3rd Place

  • $50 Blick Gift Card
  • 20 piece Caran d’Ache Luminance Set
  • 1 Legion Paper 9x12″ Pad (your choice)
  • 6 Month Digital Subscription to CPM

 

Random Winner

  • $25 Blick Gift Card
  • 12 piece Caran d’Ache Luminance Set
  • Mini Legion Paper Sample Pads
  • 3 Month Digital Subscription to CPM

Editor’s Choice Winner

  • $25 Blick Gift Card
  • 12 piece Caran d’Ache Luminance Set
  • Mini Legion Paper Sample Pads
  • 3 Month Digital Subscription to CPM

6 Honorable Mentions
and all Winners will get . . .

  • Published in COLORED PENCIL Magazine
  • Displayed in our 2019 Online Winners Gallery
  • Free Print & Digital Issue of announced publication
  • Discount code for additional issues
  • Frameable Certificate

 

FEES:

Subscribers get 1 free entry. All other entries are $10.00 each or 3 for $25.00 USD. Pay online or you print out the entry to send through the mail. All returned checks are subject to a $20 return check fee. All credit cards will be charged upon receipt of the entry form. All payments are non-refundable.

 

NOTIFICATION:

All winners will be notified by October 1st, 2019. Winners list will be announced on our website and in COLORED PENCIL Magazine.

JUDGE:

November 2018 Featured Artist

Paul Hinks www.paulhinksart.com