After a week of voting, our winners for our Pastel Landscapes Competition have been chosen! Jackson’s judging panel decided the overall winning artwork was ‘Clapham Common Autumn’ by Louise Gillard – who will receive a year’s Silver membership of the Pastel Academy with tuition from pastellist Heather Harman (worth over £200) and an Art Spectrum Soft Pastel Wooden Box Set of 60 worth £194. View the winners of the People’s Choice Awards and our highly commended entries below!
‘Clapham Common Autumn’ by Louise Gillard – Winner of a year’s Silver membership of the Pastel Academy run by artist and tutor Heather Harman and a Set of 60 Art Spectrum Soft Pastels in a Wooden Box worth £194.
Created using Sennelier Soft Pastels on Hahnemuhle Velour Paper, 38 cm x 28 cm
‘Crickets Chirping’ by Christopher Reid
18×24″ pastel on paper
‘Water’s Edge’ by Kathy Dolan
7.5 x 12 inches
Soft pastels on Uart 800 paper
As the standard of entries was so high within the shortlist, we wanted to highly commend two entries which very nearly won first prize. The two artists below will each receive an Art Spectrum Landscape Set of 15 Soft Pastels.
‘Spanish Palms’ by Richard Suckling
Unison Pastels and Caran d’Ache Pastel Pencils on Sennelier Pastel Card. Finished painting from sketches and photos made in Spain. 55cm x 50cm.
‘Wedding Vines’ by Teresa Allen
The Spring vines at the beautiful Quinta Sant’Ana, Gradil, Portugal where Teresa’s daughter was married last week. An assortment of soft pastels ( Nupastel, Unison and Sennelier) on Fisher400 paper with a watercolour underpainting. Size 12 x 8″