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Annual Watercolor Art Contest 2017
 An opportunity to show your artistic talent to the world.
Calling all artists (6 to 19 years old)
For the past five years Picasso Art Contest Team has promoted the talented artists from all horizons from 63 different countries. We can do better. Today we are introducing Annual Watercolor Art Contest 2017 aiming at stimulating artists worldwide and pushing the boundaries of creativity. 

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IMPORTANT INFORMATION
Watercolor is accepted. 
Acrylic Colors and Poster Colors are also accepted
(because these are water based colors.)

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BASIC POINTS
 
Name of the contest: 
  Annual Watercolor Art Contest 2017
Entry starts on: 
 1 June 2017
Entry ends on:
 31 July 30 August 2017
Eligibility:
 6 to 19 years age
Subject or Theme:
 Painting on any subject or theme is accepted.
Layout of painting
The drawing/ painting may be vertical or horizontal.
Size of the painting
 Any size is accepted.
Number of Paintings
 Only one entry is allowed per artist. Multiple entries are not allowed.
Use of medium or color:
  You can use following media:
  • Water Color
  • Acrylics
  • Any other water based media.
  • Digital Art and Craft Works are NOT accepted.
 Signature of the artist
 There should be artist's signature (Artist's Name) on any corner of the painting.
 Entry Fees
 There is NO entry fees. It is FREE to enter.
 Awards/ Certificates
  Winners will receive Art Recognition Pack, which consists of
  • publication of painting in the website
  • publication of winner's photo in the winner's gallery
  • Certificate of Achievement and
  • Recognition as Star, Golden+, and Gold Artist.
Fees for Art Recognition Pack & Certificate
The fees is $0.00 for Sparkling Star artists and $19.99 for Sparkling Diamond and Gold Artists. (Discount may be offered for limited time only)
Judgement Of Paintings by ICE-PAPA approach.
Paintings are judged on the basis of ICE-PAPA approach. ICE-PAPA is acronym of Innovation, Creativity, Engaging, Perfection, Age of Artist, Presentation and Artistic Ability.
 How to participate?
Click the button below. In the next page you need to fill the form and upload the painting, and click on submit button. That's all.
Selection Process and Notification to winners.
Best art-works will be selected by the jury.Winners will be informed by e-mail before publication of result.
Rejection of entries. Do not make following mistakes.
The entries may be REJECTED due to following reasons:
  • Your art-work contains any objectionable subject or copyrighted material.
  • You have not given correct information during participation.
  • The image of the drawing/ painting is not clear.
  • You submitted the drawings multiple times.
  • Signature of the artist is not on the painting.
10 point scale for judgement
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Winners will be judged on 10 point scale.

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9.0 to 10.0 points
Star Artist
8.0 to 8.9 points
Golden+ Artist
6.0 to 7.9 points
Golden Artist
5.0 to 5.9 points
Silver Artist (Award not offered)
 4.9 or below 
Any award will not be offered.
General Rules and Regulations
  • Renowned personality in respective field will judge the entries. The decision of the jury, formed for this purpose, will be final without any jurisdiction.
  • Paintings submitted must be artist's origina work. If your painting infringes upon another's copyright, it will be disqualified.
  • Participation in this contest is absolutely free.
  • Please do not send painting related to violence, drugs or adult themes.
  • You participate in the contest means you agree with the Terms of Use & Privacy Policy of this website.
Important Dates
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 Entries accepted
    1 to 31 July 2017
 Selection in progress
    3 to 16 Sep 2017
 Notification to winners by e-mail
    will be notified later on.
 Publication of final Result
    will be notified later on. 
 Issue of Certificates
    will be notified later on.