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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 or draw woodland trees and/or flora with Bedgebury Pinetum and Forest
  • Leisure Painter sketchbook competition

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:

One of 12 complete painting kits from HomeHobby by 3L. Sebastian Hinds of Wiltshire, Karen Brady of Devon, Laura Wyles of Scotland, Margaret Bailey of Norfolk, Kirsty Taylor of Lancashire, Helen Williams of Essex, Sue O'Brien of London, Robert Price of Cheshire, Steve Dickinson of Lancashire, Tim Cauwood of Surrey, Rhiannon Alwen of Conwy and Matthew Bryant of Dorset.

Da Vinci VARIO-EFFECT Brushes.  Bridget O'Sullivan of West Sussex, Sharon Caraher of Merseyside, Ailsa Chapman of Kent, Pamela Jeffrey of Hampshire, Robin Horn of Kent, Diane Keep of Nottinghamshire, Maya Russell of Berkshire, Jennifer Bolognesi of London, Samantha Stevens of Surrey and Stephen Lossnitzer of Oxfordshire.

 

Multi-choice competitions

  • Win one of ten copies of Painting Portraits in Acrylics by Hashim Akib from Search Press

    Closing date: 15 Nov 2019

    What you could win:

    PaintersOnline, Leisure Painter and The Artist have teamed up with Search Press, offering you the chance to win one of ten copies of Painting Portraits in Acrylics by Hashim Akib worth £14.99 each (RRP).

    Enter now

  • Five sets of Linda Wain's ProColourâ„¢ Acrylics to be won

    Closing date: 30 Sep 2019

    What you could win:

    Leisure Painter, The Artist and Painters-Online have teamed up with ProColour™ offering you the chance to win one of five sets of four 59ml bottles of ProColour™ Acrylics. Each set includes three primaries and a white with a total value of £34 (RRP) per set.

    Enter now

  • 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

Current painting competitions

  • Leisure Painter's 31-Day Sketching Competition to win books from Search Press

    Closing date: 19 Aug 2019

    What you could win:

    In conjunction with the 31-day sketching challenge by Sandra Busby and Tara Roskell in the August issue of Leisure Painter (order your copy here) we invite you to enter three finished sketches, based on the article, for the chance to win one of five sets of books on sketching from Search Press, worth £34.97 per set.

    Enter now

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  • 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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