Sunday, January 1, 2012

2012 Art Competition


DEADLINE: SEPTEMBER 1st, 2012

CONTEST:
12 Images will be chosen from artwork submitted or postmarked before September 1st, 2012 to appear in our 2013 CPM Calendar and will be awarded prizes as listed below. We will ask each winning artist to submit a short bio which will appear with your artwork on the month that your work is placed. Your winning piece, bio, and website link (if applicable) will also be displayed on our website and featured in the COLORED PENCIL Magazine.
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SUBMISSIONS CLOSED -  VIEW THE GALLERY BELOW!
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RULES AND ELIGIBILITY:
  • Online Image Submissions should be .jpg sent at 72 ppi (in RGB color mode, do not convert to CMYK)
  • Chosen entries will be required to provide 300 ppi image for print
  • Artwork must be at least 80% colored pencil (visit our faq link for definition)
  • Entries per artist are not limited
  • Artwork must be in or cropped to a Landscape format (horizontal)
  • All Artwork must be original and drawn from original reference material.
  • Entrants must be 18 years or older
  • Submissions must not contain nudity or violence and must be for general audiences
  • Contest open to anyone in the world that meets these requirements
PRIZES:

BEST OF SHOW:

  • Complete Set of 150 Prismacolor Premier Colored Pencils,
  • 6 month subscription to ArtLogic Online Art School at BrushandPencil.com,
  • 1 Year Print Subscription to COLORED PENCIL Magazine,
  • Artwork displayed on the Cover of the 2013 COLORED PENCIL Magazine’s Calendar
  • Inclusion in our 2013 calendar Listed in our November issue & website,
  • 1 CPM 2013 calendar,
  • Certificate,
  • 1 Stonehenge 9×12 White Pad &
  • 1 Stonehenge 9×12 Multi Pad from Legion Paper.

1st Place:

  • Wooden Box Set of 96 Prismacolor Premier Colored Pencils,
  • 6 Month Print Subscription to COLORED PENCIL Magazine,
  • Inclusion in our 2013 calendar and Listed in our November issue & website,
  • 1 CPM 2013 calendar,
  • Certificate,
  • 1 Stonehenge 9×12 White Pad &
  • 1 Stonehenge 9×12 Multi Pad from Legion Paper.

2nd Place:

  • 48 Set of Prismacolor Premier Colored Pencils,
  • 1 Year Digital Subscription to COLORED PENCIL Magazine,
  • Inclusion in our 2013 calendar
  • Listed in our November issue & website,
  • 1 CPM 2013 calendar,
  • Certificate,
  • 1 Stonehenge 9×12 White Pad &
  • 1 Stonehenge 9×12 Multi Pad from Legion Paper.

3rd Place:

  • Tin of 36 Prismacolor Premier Colored Pencils,
  • 3 month Digital Subscription to COLORED PENCIL Magazine,
  • Inclusion in our 2013 calendar
  • Listed in our November issue & website,
  • 1 CPM 2013 calendar,
  • Certificate,
  • 1 Stonehenge 9×12 White Pad &
  • 1 Stonehenge 9×12 Multi Pad from Legion Paper.

8 HONORABLE MENTIONS:

  • Inclusion in our 2013 calendar
  • Listed in our November issue & website,
  • 1 CPM 2013 calendar,
  • Certificate,
  • 1 Stonehenge 9×12 White Pad &
  • 1 Stonehenge 9×12 Multi Pad from Legion Paper
FEES: All entries are $10.00 each or 3 for $25.00. Payment(s) may be made online or you may print out the entry form here to send a check, money order or credit card payment (credit card number & signature required). All returned checks are subject to a $20 return check fee (US funds). All credit cards will be charged upon receipt of entry form. All payments are non-refundable.
ENTRIES: All entries must be submitted as digital JPEG files. Entries may be uploaded online or sent to us on disk.
NOTIFICATION: All winners will be notified by October 1st, 2012. Winners list will be announced on our site and in the November 2012 issue.
JUDGING: Entries will be judged by best-selling author, artist, and owner of BrushandPencil.com online colored pencil painting school, Alyona Nickelsen.
COPYRIGHT RELEASE AND LIMITED USE:
By entering the COLORED PENCIL Magazine 2012 Art Competition, you hereby grant COLORED PENCIL Magazine and Platte Productions a non-exclusive, worldwide license and right to utilize the entry submitted. You acknowledge that we have the right to use, modify, publish, crop, reproduce, display and distribute to promote COLORED PENCIL Magazine & the CPM 2013 Calendar without additional compensation to you. You also warrant that you own all rights to your entry and that you are sole owner of your original work(s) submitted by you and that your entry has not, in whole or in part, been copied from, and does not violate or infringe upon, the copyright and / or trademark or any person or entity. By entering your artwork, you release COLORED PENCIL Magazine, Platte Productions, and any other persons relating to such, from liability and waive any course of action, claims or cost in relation to any damage caused, whether intentional or unintentional. OFFICIAL RULES PDF 


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Submissions are now closed as of September 1st, 2012.

MEET THE JUDGE: ALYONA NICKELSEN

Alyona is a monthly contributor to COLORED PENCIL Magazine with her column, "Alyona Answers!", she is also the author of the best-selling "Colored Pencil Painting Bible" and been featured in numerous publications such as "Signature Showcase", "Strokes of Genius 3", "American Artist Magazine", "Artists Magazine", "American Artist Drawing Magazine", "American Art Collector", and more. Alyona has been exhibited and won awards in numerous prestigious national and international juried shows such as The Salmagundi Club, American Artists Professional League, Allied Artists of America, Audubon Artists, Catherine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club, Colored Pencil Society of America and many others. Her work has been displayed in private and public collections. Alyona was invited to judge UKCPS 10th Annual Open International Exhibition 2011. She is a Signature Member of Colored Pencil Society of America (CPSA), Full Member of Catharine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club and Juried Member of International Guild of Realism. Alyona is also sharing her talent with others as the creator and instructor of the "Colored Pencil Painting Learning Center" with her "Art Logistics" learning system on her website at www.brushandpencil.com

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