En Plein Air Painting Competition - Painswick, Rococo Garden

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Painswick Rococo Garden

Gloucester Road

Painswick

GL6 6TH

United Kingdom

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Come and join the first plein air painting event at Rococo Garden, this 2020, with prizes to be won!

The French term plein air means outside and refers to the practice of painting entire finished pictures out of doors. Watch This Space are delighted to announce the first event of this kind iat Rococo.

Come for the day, paint and enjoy the beautiful gardens and get your work judged by experts in their field plus a chance to win some amazing prizes.

How does it work?

Arrive at the gardens, having pre-registered, with your blank canvas to be stamped on the back and your materials ready to paint. (If you are 14-18 years old there is no need to register, just pay for your entry into the garden). Go and spend the day creating your artwork within a 1 mile radius of the beautiful gardens. Come back to The Orangery in the gardens by 4pm for judging. The Prize-giving will be at 5 - 6pm

Prizes:

The winner will receive a cash prize, amongst other fabulous prizes including a plein air landscape painting day at Rococo, with a plein air specialist painter. There is also a £50 art materials youth prize for 14-18 year olds.

The prize winner and runners up will have the opportunity to exhibit their work in The Orangery from 26 April - 3 May . All works will be for sale.

One of the judging panel for the day is Roger Dellar, award winning artist and acclaimed en plein air specialist painter and awarded by the following socities: New English Art Club, The Royal institute of oil Painters and The Royal society of British artists, amongst others.


* IMPORTANT INFORMATION...

- You must start and finish your artwork on the day.
- Original artwork can be in any medium & any size. - iPad and photography artwork does not qualify. - We accept no responsibility for loss, damage or injury during the day. - Any work bought back after 4pm, will not be eligible for judging.

FAQs

Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?

The competition is open to anyone aged 14 years of age and over. 14 - 18 year olds are able to paint but they are not required to register and pay the registration fee, and would just pay for entry into the garden. There is a specific youth prize for under 18's as well as the opportunity to have your work judged for the main prizes.

Do I have to pay to get into the garden?

For all over 18’s who have registered for the event, the entry price to the garden is included in your registration fee of £15.

What are my transport/parking options for getting to and from the event?

Please click here to find out how to get to Rococo. There is plenty of free parking on site.

What can I bring into the event?

All you need to bring is your blank canvas and all materials ready to paint for the day, including an easel and a chair if you wish. No materials are supplied. Please note that your canvas will need to be stamped on the back upon arrival to qualify for the judging process at the end of the day. You will also need to provide your own refreshments for the day. There is a fantastic cafe onsite.

How can I contact the organiser with any questions?

If you have any questions or queries, please do not hesitate to get in touch, via email hello@wts.space , or phone Niki Whitfield on 07821 098171.

What's the refund policy?

Refunds are available up to 30 days before the event, however you will still be required to pay the booking fee (£2). Sadly we are unable to refund any payments within 30 days of the event.

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

Yes please. If you're able to arrive with a print out of your booking confirmation that would help us out immensely on the registration desk.

Is my registration fee or ticket transferrable?

If you wish to transfer your booking to another name and it is not withn 30 days of the event, then please do email through the details to hello@wts.space and we will endeavour to transfer the details for you. We will not be able to make these changes within 30days of the event and certainly not on the day .

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Painswick Rococo Garden

Gloucester Road

Painswick

GL6 6TH

United Kingdom

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Refund Policy

Refunds up to 30 days before event

Eventbrite's fee is nonrefundable.

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