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CONTEST:
5 Images will be chosen from artwork submitted or postmarked before September 1st, 2017 and will be awarded prizes as listed below. Your winning piece and website link (if applicable) will also be displayed on our website and featured in the December 2018 issue of COLORED PENCIL Magazine.

 

DEADLINE:
Submission deadline is 11:59pm EST September 1st, 2018.

 

PLACES & PRIZES:

Best of Show
150 piece Prismacolor Premier Set
$300 Blick Gift Card
5 Legion Paper 9x12″ Pads (your choice)
1 Year Print & Digital Subscription to CPM

1st Place

132 piece Prismacolor Premier Set
$200 Blick Gift Card
3 Legion Paper 9x12″ Pads (your choice)
6 Month Print & Digital Subscription to CPM

2nd Place
79 piece Prismacolor Mixed Media Set
$100 Blick Gift Card
2 Legion Paper 9x12″ Pads (your choice)
3 Month Print & Digital Subscription to CPM

3rd Place
72 piece Prismacolor Premier Set
$50 Blick Gift Card
1 Legion Paper 9x12″ Pad (your choice)
6 Month Digital Subscription to CPM

Random Winner

48 piece Prismacolor Premier Set
$25 Blick Gift Card
Mini Legion Paper 11pc Sampler
3 Month Digital Subscription to CPM

All Winners will also get the following . . .
• Published in the December 2018 issue of COLORED PENCIL Magazine with image and artist statement
• Free Print & Digital copy of the December 2018 issue
• Discount code for additional Dec 18 issues
• Displayed in our permanent 2018 Online Winners Gallery
• Frameable Certificate

All Entrants
• Will be displayed in the 2018 Gallery

 

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. (visit our faq link for definition)
• 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, written permission from the photographer is required. (Work created from COLORED PENCIL Magazine Art Challenge photos are accepted automatically.)
• 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 in the world that meets these requirements. (Currently, due to SEC restrictions, we are unable to accept ship to Cuba, Iran, North Korea, Sudan, and Syria.)

 

FEES:
Subscribers get 1 free entry. All other entries are $10.00 each or 3 for $25.00 USD. Once you submit your entry you will be redirected to pay your entry fee and emailed a confirmation. To pay by check or money order, select check payment when checking out, then print the receipt and mail to the address provided. All payments are non-refundable, unless we deem your entry unsuitable for our viewing audience.
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NOTIFICATION:
All winners will be notified by 10/1/18. Winners will have 14 days to provide us with a high-resolution image and artist’s statement. Winners list will be announced on our website 12/1/18 and in the December issue of COLORED PENCIL Magazine.

 

JUDGE:
Entries will be judged by professional artist Aron Gadd – http://www.arongadd.co.uk
Learn more about him as our May 2017 Featured Artist.

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