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Enter our multi-choice question and art-based competitions for the chance to win lots of art prizes

Multi-choice question-based competitions

Below are the current competitions run by Painters-Online. To enter, simply click on any of the ‘enter now’ buttons and answer the simple multi-choice questions.

If you are already a member you need to log-in to enter. If you've not yet registered, you will need to do so, but once registered entering future competitions will be much easier and quicker. Register now.


Our latest art-based competitions can be found below those that are question-based. Current painting and drawing competitions include:

The Artist and Leisure Painter sketchbook challenge competitions

Art Club of the Year

Jean Haines - paint summer flowers competition


CALLING ALL ART CLUBS

See below for details of this year's Art Club of the Year competition.

To enter the 2018 Art Club of the Year competition, you will first need to register your club or society. Once you have created a club account you will be able to enter the competition - scroll to the bottom of the page for details and to enter.

Having uploaded your five club entries, the payment of £20 will be automatically added to your basket. Please ensure that the payment is made as your entry will not be validated until payment has been taken.



Winners of recent POL multi-choice competitions are:

Residential Painting Break in North Norfolk with Big Sky Art - Philip Westcott of Greater Manchester

Masterclass in London with artist Tim Wright - Mark Harrison of West Midlands, Michael Battley of Devon, Keith Atkins of Swansea. Jennifer Alsop of Monmouthshire, Colin Mossman of Essex and Dawn Ellis of South Yorkshire.


Multi-choice competitions

  • Win one of ten sets of three Clairefontaine Paint'ON Multi-Technique Art Pads from ExaClair

    Closing date: 20 Jul 2018

    What you could win:

    PaintersOnline, Leisure Painter and The Artist have teamed up with ExaClair, the UK supplier of Clairefontaine, offering ten lucky entrants the chance to win one of ten sets of three Fine Art Pads from its Paint’ON Multi-technique collection – an A3 in white, an A4 in the new grey, and a handy A5 size in natural tan - worth £26 (rrp) per set.

    Enter now

  • Win one of six sets of Melanie Cambridge Artist Brushes for Watercolour and Gouache

    Closing date: 16 May 2018

    What you could win:

    Leisure Painter, The Artist and PaintersOnline have teamed up with Melanie Cambridge, offering you the chance to win one of six sets of her Artist Brushes, ideal for watercolour and gouache, in a zip-up carry case worth £35 per set (rrp).

    Enter now

  • Win tickets to the 2018 Living Crafts at Hatfield House

    Closing date: 30 Apr 2018

    What you could win:

    PaintersOnline, Leisure Painter and The Artist have teamed up with Living Crafts at Hatfield House, Hertfordshire offering you the chance to win one of ten pairs of tickets to this year's show which takes place from 10 - 13 May, 2018.

    www.livingcrafts.co.uk

    Enter now

Current painting competitions

  • Art Club of the Year 2018

    Closing date: 08 Sep 2018

    What you could win:

    We are delighted to announce exclusive sponsorship by Jackson’s Art Supplies

    • FIRST PRIZE £500 worth of Jackson’s art materials vouchers, a sponsored demonstration at the selected club venue by a professional art tutor and a profile about the club published in our magazines, online at PaintersOnline and through our social media channels

    • TWO RUNNERS UP £250 worth of Jackson’s art materials vouchers for each club

    • PEOPLE’S CHOICE AWARD £100 worth of Jackson’s art materials vouchers for the club with the most public votes

    Enter now

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  • Paint summer flowers to win one of five copies of Jean Haines' Atmospheric Flowers in Watercolour and Daniel Smith Watercolours

    Closing date: 20 Jul 2018

    What you could win:

    Paint summer flowers for the chance to win one of five copies of Jean Haines' new book Atmospheric Flowers in Watercolour, from Search Press worth £19.99 each (rrp) plus a set of Daniel Smith Watercolours and a painting apron.

     

    Enter now

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  • Leisure Painter Sketchbook Challenge 2018 - June - Sketch at the Seaside

    Closing date: 13 Jul 2018

    What you could win:

    Leisure Painter and PaintersOnline Sketchbook Challenge Competition in association with Jakar International LTD, with challenges set by David Bellamy.

    Leisure Painter, PaintersOnline and artist/explorer, David Bellamy invite you to participate in our sketchbook challenge.

    In each issue of Leisure Painter over the next six months, David will set you a drawing project to complete in your journal/sketchbook and offer practical advice on how to tackle it. Upload a scan of your best page each month and David and Leisure Painter editor, Ingrid Lyon, will select the month’s winner.

    Whether you want to go out and about to sketch on-site or stay at home and work from your own reference material and memories, we are looking forward to seeing your work.

    Leisure Painter will publish all the winning artwork at the end of this year – and you can see all the entries as they are uploaded on PaintersOnline each month.

    The prizes

    Sponsored by Jakar International Ltd

     

    Each month we will send the winning artist a Caran d’Ache sketching pack worth £50(rrp), comprising 12 water-soluble coloured pencils and a book to illustrate and four graphite pencils with sharpener.

    Enter now

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  • The Artist Summer Sketching Competition 2018 - June Challenge - Sketch Trees

    Closing date: 13 Jul 2018

    What you could win:

    The Artist and PaintersOnline Summer Sketching Competition 2018 in association with GreatArt, with projects set by Adebanji Alade

    'Welcome to the third of a series of six-monthly sketching challenges to help boost your confidence in drawing and painting and make your journey as an artist an enjoyable one. I hope that by the end of this series you will have improved your sketching skills. Simply get a sketchbook and your most comfortable sketching medium and give it a go!' Adebanji Alade

    Each month’s winner will receive £50 worth of art materials vouchers to spend at www.greatart.co.uk, through the GreatArt catalogue or at GreatArt’s shop at Kingsland Road, London E2

    Enter now

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  • Leisure Painter Sketchbook Challenge 2018 - May - Sketch Nature

    Closing date: 15 Jun 2018

    What you could win:

    Leisure Painter and PaintersOnline Sketchbook Challenge Competition in association with Jakar International LTD, with challenges set by David Bellamy.

    Leisure Painter, PaintersOnline and artist/explorer, David Bellamy invite you to participate in our sketchbook challenge.

    In each issue of Leisure Painter over the next six months, David will set you a drawing project to complete in your journal/sketchbook and offer practical advice on how to tackle it. Upload a scan of your best page each month and David and Leisure Painter editor, Ingrid Lyon, will select the month’s winner.

    Whether you want to go out and about to sketch on-site or stay at home and work from your own reference material and memories, we are looking forward to seeing your work.

    Leisure Painter will publish all the winning artwork at the end of this year – and you can see all the entries as they are uploaded on PaintersOnline each month.

    The prizes

    Sponsored by Jakar International Ltd

     

    Each month we will send the winning artist a Caran d’Ache sketching pack worth £50(rrp), comprising 12 water-soluble coloured pencils and a book to illustrate and four graphite pencils with sharpener.

    Enter now

    View entries

  • The Artist Summer Sketching Competition 2018 - May Challenge - Sketch Statues and Monuments

    Closing date: 15 Jun 2018

    What you could win:

    The Artist and PaintersOnline Summer Sketching Competition 2018 in association with GreatArt, with projects set by Adebanji Alade

    'Welcome to the second of a series of six-monthly sketching challenges to help boost your confidence in drawing and painting and make your journey as an artist an enjoyable one. I hope that by the end of this series you will have improved your sketching skills. Simply get a sketchbook and your most comfortable sketching medium and give it a go!' Adebanji Alade

    Each month’s winner will receive £50 worth of art materials vouchers to spend at www.greatart.co.uk, through the GreatArt catalogue or at GreatArt’s shop at Kingsland Road, London E2

    Enter now

    View entries

  • Leisure Painter Sketchbook Challenge 2018 - April - Sketch Your Neighbourhood

    Closing date: 14 May 2018

    What you could win:

    Leisure Painter and PaintersOnline Sketchbook Challenge Competition in association with Jakar International LTD, with challenges set by David Bellamy.

    Leisure Painter, PaintersOnline and artist/explorer, David Bellamy invite you to participate in our sketchbook challenge.

    In each issue of Leisure Painter over six months (commencing with the April 2018 issue), David will set you a drawing project to complete in your journal/sketchbook and offer practical advice on how to tackle it. Upload a scan of your best page each month and David and Leisure Painter editor, Ingrid Lyon, will select the month’s winner.

    Whether you want to go out and about to sketch on-site or stay at home and work from your own reference material and memories, we are looking forward to seeing your work.

    Leisure Painter will publish all the winning artwork at the end of this year – and you can see all the entries as they are uploaded on PaintersOnline each month.

    The prizes

    Sponsored by Jakar International Ltd

     

    Each month we will send the winning artist a Caran d’Ache sketching pack worth £50(rrp), comprising 12 water-soluble coloured pencils and a book to illustrate and four graphite pencils with sharpener.

    Enter now

    View entries

  • The Artist Summer Sketching Competition 2018 - April Challenge - Sketch Kids

    Closing date: 14 May 2018

    What you could win:

    The Artist and PaintersOnline Summer Sketching Competition 2018 in association with GreatArt, with projects set by Adebanji Alade

    'Welcome to the first of a series of six monthly sketching challenges that I’ll be setting for you to take on! I’m addicted to sketching and believe that constant sketching will boost your confidence in drawing and painting and make your journey as an artist an enjoyable one,' says Adebanji.

    'So get ready! This is a great spur for those who love a challenge and need a small incentive to get going. I hope that by the end of this series you will all have improved your sketching skills. Simply get a sketchbook and your most comfortable sketching medium and give it a go! Don’t think about it, just do it!'

    Each month’s winner will receive £50 worth of art materials vouchers to spend at www.greatart.co.uk, through the GreatArt catalogue or at GreatArt’s shop at Kingsland Road, London E2

    Enter now

    View entries