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COMPETITIVE PORTRAIT DRAWING

It's ART Madness!

LOCATION

Center for the Arts | 121 E. Main St. | Rock Hill, SC 29730

 

DATE & TIMES

Friday, November 19, 2021

5:30 - 7:30 PM

Portraits | 6 - 7 PM

Competitive Portrait Drawing is a tournament style knockout battle that begins with 16 artists paired off in sets of 2, competing to create their best portrait of a single model with just 5 minutes on the clock. The winners of each round move on until just 2 remain... 

Artist Grand Prize | $100

EVENT ADMISSION | FREE

ARTIST REGISTRATION | FREE  •  MODEL FEE | $10

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Event Details

  • The Competitive Portrait Drawing event begins with sixteen artists paired off in sets of two, competing to create their best portrait of a model with just five minutes on the clock. Pencils down at the sound of the buzzer. 

  • The model in each pairing serves as judge and jury, choosing their favorite of the two portraits of themselves. The winning artist from each pair then moves on to the to the next round until only 2 artists remain.

  • The final 2 artists go head-to-head drawing a local VIP, with the final decision going to them.

  • The winning artist is crowned champion and is awarded the $100 grand prize. 

16 ARTISTS | 15 MODELS

Round 1 | 16 artists paired off in 8 sets, sketching/drawing 8 models

Round 2 | 8 artists paired off in 4 sets, sketching/drawing 4 models

The 8 artists competing in Round 2 are the winning artists from Round 1

Round 3 | 4 artists paired off in 2 sets, sketching/drawing 2 models

The 4 artists competing in Round 3 are the winning artists from Round 2

Round 4 | 2 artists go head-to-head, drawing a single model

The 2 artists competing in Round 4 are the winning artists from Round 3

Artist & Model Information

CALL FOR ARTISTS

Sign up to participate | APPLICATION (Google Form)

For more information, email Mike Gentry, Gallery Manager,

mgentry@yorkcountyarts.org.

MODEL SITTING FEE  |  $10

  • Each model serves as the judge of their match up! After sitting for their portraits, the models will choose their favorite portrait of themselves. The winning artist will move on to the next round.

  • Models can pick up their portraits after November 22.

  • Register below to have your portrait drawn.

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