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PAINT ALYTH - PLEIN AIR COMPETITION 2019

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Alyth Town Hall

Albert Street

Alyth

PH11 8AX

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Your chance to win £400 cash first prize. £50 art material voucher for the runner up! (over 16's)

Painting en plein air (ie outdoors) can be a challenge even for the most accomplished artist, As part of our 2019 festival we are running a competition for professional and amateur painters alike. The brief is to paint Alyth. From a close-up image to a whole street/river scene, the choice is yours, as is the medium (with the exception of photography). You can use paint, ink, printmaking techniques or any other 2 D form of creation.

Registration is at the Town Hall between 9 and 10am, you will return your work between 2pm and 4pm. We have a panel of judges who will be keeping their eye on you during the day and making a decision after hand-in. The winners of both adult and junior categories will be announced at 5.00 pm.

All work to be completed from scratch on the day. Canvas, paper or boards will be blank at registration and stamped by committee as evidence of this. You need to bring everything required to create your work including an easel if you use one. Do also be aware not to cause too much of a hazard in a public place and try not get run over if you like to step back from your work regularly! Remember that Scottish weather can be unpredictable so be prepared.

** 16 AND UNDER s. There is NO CHARGE for juniors and they can only ENTER ON THE DAY not via Eventbrite. 12yrs and under entrants must be accompanied by an adult. The prize - Art Materials to a value of £25.

The judges decision is final.

FAQs

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

OVER 16s must enter via Eventbrite and bring your registration confirmation on the day to the Town Hall between 9am and 10am.

16 and under - enter free ON THE DAY. 12 years and under must be accompanied by an adult.

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

On street parking in Alyth. Parking in main square may be limited. Parking at the school Community Wing just down from the town hall. Anyone wishing to paint the Alyth Den can park at Den whilst painting. There is a bus service hourly from both Perth and Dundee.

What can I bring into the event?

Max of 2 boards, canvases or stretched watercolour paper taped to board - boards/canvas stamped on rear, tape stamped for pre-stretched on board watercolour entrants, All supports must be unpainted and without preliminary drawings. Priming is acceptable. Bring everything you need to produce your painting. Sunscreen in the hope we have the same conditions as last May, wet weather gear or cape in case of showers. The competition will run whatever the weather unless it is deemed too dangerous to do so.

How can I contact the organiser with any questions?

By email to: garside_lesley@yahoo.co.uk

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Alyth Town Hall

Albert Street

Alyth

PH11 8AX

United Kingdom

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Refunds up to 30 days before event

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