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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

Leisure Painter and The Artist Charity Christmas painting competitions


Winners of recent POL multi-choice competitions are:

Clairefontaine PaintOn pads from Exaclair - David Baker of East Sussex, Michelle Stewart of Aberdeen, Kenneth Edawrds of Hampshire, Tina Downs of Nottinghamshire, Vivian Double of Dorset, Pat Healy of London, Kaz Turner of Wrexham, Audrey Hynds of Co. Down, Corinne Denman of Cheshire and Sylvia Evans of Denbigh

 Joseph Zbukvic film, Planning Your Painting, from APV Films - Craig Morris of Essex, Nigel Hill of Leicestershire, Dot Lanham of Hampshire, Cathy James of Essex, Susan Hawker of Staffordshire and Pippa Thomas of Berkshire


Multi-choice competitions

  • Win Picture Mounts from Cotswold Mounts

    Closing date: 25 Jan 2019

    What you could win:

    Painters-Online, Leisure Painter and The Artist have teamed up with Cotswold Mounts, offering you the chance to win one of ten prizes of picture mounts worth £25.

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  • Win one of four Cloverleaf Paintboxes from Barry Herniman

    Closing date: 20 Nov 2018

    What you could win:

    Painters-Online, Leisure Painter and The Artist have teamed up with artist Barry Herniman, offering you the chance to win one of his Cloverleaf Paintboxes worth £42.99 each (rrp).

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  • Win one of 15 sets of Coloured Pigment Liners from Staedtler

    Closing date: 01 Oct 2018

    What you could win:

    PaintersOnline, Leisure Painter and The Artist have teamed up with STAEDTLER offering you the chance to win one of 15 sets of coloured pigment liners worth £22.50 (RRP) per set.

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Current painting competitions

  • 2018 Leisure Painter Charity Christmas Painting Competition

    Closing date: 02 Nov 2018

    What you could win:

    See your work published as our Christmas greeting in the January 2019 issue of Leisure Painter, plus a donation of £100 to the charity of your choice.

    Winner of last year’s competition for Leisure Painter Robin, watercolour by Jeannie Pakenham
     

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  • 2018 The Artist Charity Christmas Painting Competition

    Closing date: 02 Nov 2018

    What you could win:

    See your work published as our Christmas greeting in the Janaury 2019 issue of The Artist, plus a donation of £100 to the charity of your choice.

    Winner of last year’s competition for The Artist Snow on the Hills, lino-cut by Jenny Harris
     

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  • Leisure Painter Sketchbook Challenge 2018 - August - Sketch Grand Buildings

    Closing date: 19 Oct 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.

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  • The Artist Summer Sketching Competition 2018 - August Challenge - Automobiles

    Closing date: 19 Oct 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 last 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

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