17th Annual Pastel 100 Competition now is over!
Entries are accepted in the following categories:
• Landscape & Interior
• Portrait & Figure
• Still Life & Floral
• Animal & Wildlife
• Abstract & Non-Objective
Submitted work must be at least 80% soft pastel. Nupastels and other "harder" pastels are considered soft pastels. No oil pastel.
Image requirements for entries: JPG files at least 72dpi and smaller than 5MB. All entrants should be prepared to be able to send a print-quality replacement file should their entry be among those selected as a winner. For publication in Pastel Journal, these files should be 300 dpi when saved at approximately 8×10 inches (2400×3600 pixels), ideally, and 5×7 inches (1500×2100 pixels) at minimum.
All early-bird entries - entries submitted before August 3, 2015 - are 25 USD per image. Entries submitted after the early-bird deadline are subject to the regular entry fees of 30 USD per image. Regular deadline is September 1, 2015.
Artists can be from anywhere in the world but must be age 16 or older.