Nominations

1. Landscape
2. Architecture
3. Portrait
4. Still life
5. Fauna
6. Flora
7. Water essence
8. Symbolic picture
9. Thematic composition / Storytelling picture
10. Pastel experiments

Number of works:

Ypu may submit any number of works to the contest, including series - up to 3 pieces, in one or more nominations.

Each work is assessed as an independent work, with its own rating. A series is assessed as one piece (diptych, triptych).

Assessment criteria:
a) Originality of the creative idea;
b) Compositional integrity, color and tonal solution;
d) Technical and performing skills;

Please note: The quality of the submitted photos also play a role in the judging process.

Regulations

Participants must be over 17 years old.
The contest is held in several countries around the world.

The work should be done at least 80% soft / dry pastels; without the use of oil pastels. Nupastels and other "more complex" pastels are considered soft pastels. The use of other materials allowed is 20% maximum.

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How to participate

To participate in the contest you must send the following materials (to info@pastelium.com):

REGISTER YOUR ARTWORKS FOR THE CONTEST

1) Application form (download in format Word, PDF);
2) Labels for each competition entry (download in format Word, PDF);
3) Photo of the author (at least 3x4 cm in size);
4) Photos of competitive works (not less than 200 dpi, not more than 20 Mb);
5) A copy or a screenshot of payment of the registration fee; See the cost of participation in the section: "Registration fees and payment methods"

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Schedule / Contest Location

Schedule of the PASTELium Contest

ru Russia, Moscow: November 29 - December 7, 2022
Registration deadline: November 7, 2022
Address: Moscow, Kuznetsky Most st., 20
Exhibition halls of the Moscow Union of Artists

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