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To enter our 2018 The Artist and Leisure Painter Open Art Competition in partnership with Patchings Art Centre, please click here and add either three or six entries in your category of choice to your basket: Leisure Painter category is for amateur and hobby painters and The Artist category is for more experienced painters up to professional artists.

Following payment you will receive a confirmation of your order. You will also receive an email within the next hour with details of how to access our competition upload site. The email will contain a unique link to your competition registration.

After confirming your email address, you will be provided with a unique access code. You will be able to manage your entry immediately but if you wish to come back later you will need your unique code, which will allow you back into the site to upload your entries. Please ensure you make a note of your code.

You can add or amend your entries at any point until you have confirmed your entry by pressing the submit entries button, after which you will no longer be able to make any changes. Please note that you need to confirm your entry by the closing date of 12 noon on April 13, 2018, for your work to be eligible for judging.

Click here for full terms & conditions, here to find out what you could win and here for FAQs.


More painting competitions coming soon


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


Winners of recent POL multi-choice competitions are:

Van Gogh Oil Paints from Royal Talens - First prize: Van Gogh Colour Box Inspiration - Alan Bickley. Second prize: Van Gogh Oil Colour Basic Box Christine Arnold. Third prize: 3 x Van Gogh Oil Colour Basic set Caroline Wheatley, Jerry Foot and Sid Parker.

Painting Holiday in France with Le Choisel - Lisa Shearing of West Sussex.

Clairefontainne Professional Watercolour Pads from Exaclair - Herbert Appleby of London, Gill Corbitt of Middlesborough, Annette Haden of Warwickshire, Claire Stepton of Essex, Bethan Thomas of Cardiff, Mr Bramley of Derbyshire, Emma Price of County Durham, Philip Roseman of Essex, Sylvia Willerton of Wiltshire and Carrol Vernon of Surrey.


 

Multi-choice competitions

  • Win One of Six Places on a Painting Masterclass in London with Tim Wright, worth over £525 per person

    Closing date: 09 Apr 2018

    What you could win:

    Leisure Painter, The Artist and PaintersOnline have teamed up with Sapienza Travel offering you the chance to win one of six places on a painting masterclass with artist Tim Wright at his studio in Clerkenwell, London, from 18 - 22 May, 2018.

    Enter now

  • Win a Residential Painting Break in North Norfolk, worth £500, with Big Sky Art Courses

    Closing date: 22 Mar 2018

    What you could win:

    PaintersOnline, Leisure Painter and The Artist, have teamed up with Big Sky Art Courses to offer you the chance to win a place on one of their fantastic new residential painting breaks in North Norfolk, in a prize package worth £500.

    Low Tide, Wells-Next-The-Sea, watercolour by Jem Bowden

    Enter now

  • Win one of two sets of STAEDTLER's New Art Range

    Closing date: 20 Feb 2018

    What you could win:

    PaintersOnline, Leisure Painter and The Artist have teamed up with STAEDTLER offering you the chance to win one of two complete sets of their new Art Range worth more than £128 each (rrp).

    Enter now

  • Six sets of Linda Wain's ProColour™ Acrylics to be won

    Closing date: 20 Feb 2018

    What you could win:

    Leisure Painter, The Artist and Painters-Online have teamed up with ProColour™ offering you the chance to win one of six sets of four 59ml bottles of ProColour™ Acrylics. Each set includes three primaries and a white with a total value of £33 (RRP) per set.

    Enter now

  • Win a set of 72 Pastel Pencils from Derwent

    Closing date: 20 Feb 2018

    What you could win:

    PaintersOnline, Leisure Painter and The Artist have teamed up with Derwent offering you the chance to win a tin of 72 Pastel Pencils worth more than £132 (rrp).

    Enter now

  • Win one of six signed copies of Drawing Masterclass - Life Drawing by Eddie Armer from Search Press

    Closing date: 12 Feb 2018

    What you could win:

    PaintersOnline, Leisure Painter and The Artist have teamed up with Search Press, offering you the chance to win one six signed copies of Drawing Masterclass - Life Drawing by Eddie Armer.

    Enter now

Current painting competitions

Look out for details of more competitions coming soon