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Art Club of the Year 2019 in association with Jackson's Art Supplies and Patchings Art Centre.

All UK art clubs are invited to submit a total of five two-dimensional works that you feel represent your club.

We will select our top ten clubs to exhibit their five entries at the Pavilion gallery at Patchings Art Centre, Nottinghamshire from October 12 to November 10. With prizes from Jackson's Art Supplies to be won.

Please click here to register your club and then scroll down for full details and to enter.


Please scroll down for all our current painting competitions which include:

  • Art Club of the Year 2019
  • Paint your dreams in watercolour with Jean Haines
  • Paint or draw woodland trees and/or flora with Bedgebury Pinetum and Forest

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.

Winners of recent POL multi-choice competitions are:

The Art of Gouache by Jeremy Ford from Search Press - Margaret Chester of Derbyshire, Meg Huby of Yorkshire, Barrie Etter of Warwickshire, David Manasian of London, Ruth Harwood of Lancashire, Sheelagh Doran of Derbyshire, Cynthia Underwood of Devon, Ray Whitehead of Yorkshire, Roger Blackwell of East Sussex and Rhiannon Alwen of Conwy.

Linda Wain's ProColour™ Acrylics - Rebekah Robinson of Oxfordshire, Michael Regan of County Durham, Nicola Jones of Norfolk, Gary Austin of Derbyshire and Christine Ingram of Dorset

 

Multi-choice competitions

  • Win Art Books from Pavilion and Batsford

    Closing date: 10 Aug 2019

    What you could win:

    PaintersOnline, Leisure Painter and The Artist have teamed up with Pavilion and Batsford offering you the chance to win your choice from the following art books:

    • Van Gogh in 50 Works (£20 rrp)
    • Matisse in 50 Works (£20 rrp)
    • Trevor Waugh's Learn Flower Painting Quickly (£9.99 rrp)

    We have five of each book to give away.

    Enter now

  • £1,000 worth of Royal Talens Art Products to be won!

    Closing date: 17 Jul 2019

    What you could win:

    PaintersOnline and The Artist have teamed up with Royal Talens offering you the chance to win one of three prize packs to celebrate the launch of their new Van Gogh Watercolours and Black Watercolour Paper.

    The winner will be able to choose £500 worth of products and two runners-up will be able to choose products to the value of £300 and £200 respectively.

     

    Enter now

  • Win one of 12 complete painting kits from HomeHobby by 3L

    Closing date: 15 Jul 2019

    What you could win:

    PaintersOnline, Leisure Painter and The Artist have teamed up with HomeHobby by 3L offering you the chance to win one of 12 complete painting kits with all you need to paint a trio of pears, a cat or a jellyfish.

    There are four sets of each kit to be won worth over £35.

    Enter now

  • Win one of ten da Vinci VARIO-EFFECT Brushes

    Closing date: 30 May 2019

    What you could win:

    PaintersOnline, Leisure Painter and The Artist have teamed up with da Vinci Brushes, offering you the chance to win one of ten da Vinci Vario-Effect Series 88 Brushes worth £34.90 each (RRP).

    Enter now

Current painting competitions

  • Draw or Paint Woodland Trees and Flora to win A Friends of Bedgebury Pinetum Annual Membership

    Closing date: 01 Aug 2019

    What you could win:

    In conjunction with the Art of Trees exhibition, (see details here as well as an article on the work of the Bedgebury Pinetum Florilegium Society in the July 2019 issue of The Artist) which runs until September 30, 2019,  PaintersOnline and The Artist have teamed up with Bedgebury National Pinetum and Forest inviting you to paint or draw woodland trees and/or flora for the chance to win a Friends of Bedgebury Pinetum annual membership worth £72.

    Enter now

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  • Art Club of the Year 2019

    Closing date: 26 Jul 2019

    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

    ‘Without art clubs, many serious amateurs would be working in isolation, without support, encouragement and constructive criticism. They play an essential part of the artist community and over the years their product ideas and suggestions have been invaluable to us at Jackson’s.
    ‘We are huge fans!’
    Gary Thompson, Jackson’s Art Supplies, sponsor.

    Enter now

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  • Paint your dreams and ideals in watercolour to win one of five copies of 'Paint Yourself Positive' by Jean Haines and Daniel Smith Watercolours

    Closing date: 12 Jul 2019

    What you could win:

    To celebrate the launch of her new book, Paint Yourself Positive by Search Press, Jean Haines invites you to paint something positive from your wishlist in watercolour for the chance to win one of five signed copies of the limited-edition hardback version worth £25 each (rrp), plus a set of the new Jean Haines Daniel Smith Watercolour Master Sets.

     

    Enter now

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