WINNERS ANNOUNCED June/July/August 2023 Drawing Contest – Summertime Theme

  • WINNERS ANNOUNCED June/July/August 2023 Drawing Contest – Summertime Theme

    Posted by drawingamerica on June 7, 2023 at 5:48 pm

    As the summer takes root in the northern hemisphere, we wanted to celebrate the theme of Summertime for our June/July/August contest. We have also added two more prizes for Honorable Mention because we had a lot of great submissions.

    We are looking for an original drawing or painting that uses the theme of Summertime in any way the artist sees fit.

    First Place Prize is a $200 Amazon gift card, Second Prize is a $75 Amazon gift card, Third Prize is a $50 Amazon gift card, and the two Honorable Mentions will receive a $25 Amazon gift card.

    This contest is free to enter for all Drawing America members.

    To Enter: Submit one original image created in the last 12 months by clicking REPLY to this post. Only one submission is allowed per member.

    You must be the creator and copyright holder of the image. We accept any 2-dimensional medium (except photography). We also accept digital drawings and paintings (except AI-generated or augmented images).

    The Deadline: August 31, 2023 midnight EST. – Winners Announced: September 7th, 2023

    Winners are selected in the following manner: First Prize: guest judge (TBA), Second Prize: selected by Drawing America, Third Prize: highest number of likes (in the event of a tie, DA selects a winner).

    Important Note: Drawing America makes no claim to any copyright of submitted works. By entering you allow us to use the work in our own advertising or social media posts with proper credit given to the artist.

    Image Title: Landscape painters at work, published in Souvenirs d’Artistes Artist: Honoré Daumier (French, Marseilles 1808–1879 Valmondois) Printer: Bertauts Date: August 17, 1862 – Medium: Lithograph; second state of two (Delteil) Credit Line: Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1928

    drawingamerica replied 1 week, 2 days ago 11 Members · 12 Replies
  • 12 Replies
  • nancy-ray

    June 15, 2023 at 2:16 pm

    What a great way to relax in the hot AZ sun. Digital painting created using ArtRage software with a Wacom Cintiq.

  • tatiana-sauvat

    July 25, 2023 at 6:30 am

    Oil on canvas

  • doug-anderson

    July 31, 2023 at 4:18 pm

    Here’s my entry! Digital painting done on an iPad Pro in Procreate.

  • julia.kamenskikh

    August 8, 2023 at 9:46 am

    Here is my entry. “In the shade”. Original painting, oil on canvas panel, 8in x 8in. Painted from my own reference and plein air study.

    • This reply was modified 1 month, 3 weeks ago by  Julia.
  • daniel.mccoy

    August 19, 2023 at 1:35 pm

    Ink and pencil on paper.

  • kate.haanraadts

    August 20, 2023 at 6:59 am

    A colorful little betta fish, titled “I’m a Lover, Not a Fighter”. All done in colored pencil and took about 45 hours!

  • enerIIee

    August 21, 2023 at 2:32 pm

    Oil Pastel drawing of Central Park in July. 12×15 inches

  • elizabeth.silverstein

    August 22, 2023 at 10:16 pm
  • shannon.bohman

    August 25, 2023 at 9:01 pm

    Tiny drawing of some tiny piping plovers

    5×7″ graphite on paper

  • Pasqui

    August 31, 2023 at 1:23 pm

    <font style=”vertical-align: inherit;”><font style=”vertical-align: inherit;”>Digital drawing Photoshop</font></font>

    • This reply was modified 3 weeks, 6 days ago by  Pasqui.
  • doug-anderson

    September 12, 2023 at 12:57 pm

    When will the winners be announced?

  • drawingamerica

    September 18, 2023 at 1:13 pm

    Hello Everyone,

    We are sorry for the delay in announcing our winners.

    We had a small group of submissions and still, it was very challenging to judge (as it always is).

    The winners are as follows

    1st place @julia.kamenskikh

    2nd place @shannon.bohman

    3rd place @kate.haanraadts

    Honorable mention #1 @tatiana-sauvat

    Honorable mention #2 @Pasqui

    We will be in touch with the winners with their Amazon e-gift cards!

    Thank you all for submitting!

    The team at Drawing America


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