Saturday, May 15, 2021

Painting Challenge: Paint an Abandoned House

There's just a week left for the "Paint an Abandoned House" challenge. Here are the main points:

Charles Burchfield (1893-1967), Abandoned House

• May 21 is the deadline
• 5 Prizewinners get a "Department of Art" patch and a free Gumroad download.
• It can also be an abandoned store, restaurant, farm or factory.
• Anyone can enter and it's free. Must be painted on location, or at least started on location. You can finish it from photos.
• All painting media accepted, such as oil, watercolor, acrylic, gouache, acryla-gouache, alkyd, pastels casein, or water-soluble colored pencils.
• Take a photo of the work in progress on location, and another photo of the finished painting.
• Please limit your palette of colors to three colors plus white, and tell us what colors you used.
• Winners will be announced on this page and on my blog on Wednesday, May 26, 2021. There's also a Facebook page called "Painting Challenge: Abandoned House. Check out the entries that have already come in.


Dan Sharp said...

Is there a way I can enter this challenge too? Nothing on my screen that allows me to post.

James Gurney said...

Dan, on the Facebook page for Paint an Abandoned House, go to the dropdown under "MORE" ... / Community / Posts.