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    Frequently Asked Questions

    1. ADD A PAINTING: How do I add or enter a painting?
    2. DEADLINES: What are the deadlines?
    3. JUDGES: Who are your judges (or jurors)?
    4. EDIT YOUR ENTRY: Can I edit my painting entry? Can I change out my image?
    5. ARTIST PROFILE: How do I enter or edit my artist profile?
    6. ENTRY LIMIT: Can I enter more than one painting?
    7. SPECIAL PROMOTION: What do you mean by "Special" promotion?
    8. ARTIST PROMOTION: How does my painting get exposure, and in front of potential buyers and collectors?
    9. EXHIBITOR ONLY: What is it and why would I use this category?
    10. SEARCH: How do I search for my painting?
    11. FAVORITES: How do I use "Favorites"
    12. RIGHTS: You always keep 100% ownership rights to your art!
    13. PIXELATED IMAGE: The photo of my painting looks "pixelated." How can I fix It? What is the best size for my image?
    14. CREDIT CARD VS. PAYPAL: How to use a credit card instead of PayPal
    15. DISCOUNT ENTRY PACKAGES: Can I get a discount if I plan to enter many paintings?
    16. REFERRALS: How to claim a free entry when you refer an artist friend
    17. ENTERING THE SAME PAINTING AGAIN: Can I enter the same painting in future months, or move a painting entry from one month to another month?
    18. MEMBERSHIP TERM: How long does my registration last? Can I enter a painting in future months without re-registering?
    19. SELLING: Can I display a price for the painting?
    20. DESCRIPTION: How long should I make my description? Maximum words?
    21. AUCTION: How can I use the Auction and "Buy Now" options?
    22. ENTER FOR ME: Can you upload/enter my painting for me?
    23. ABSTRACT VS. REALISM: Why can't there be separate finalist winner categories for realism and abstract painting?
    24. BEGINNER VS. ADVANCED: Why can't there be separate finalist winner categories for beginner and advanced painters?
    25. WINNER ANNOUNCEMENT: When are monthly Best in Show and finalist winners announced?
    26. BEST IN SHOW PAYMENT: When is the $1,000.00 Best in Show cash prize paid?
    Monthly Best in Show wins $1,000.00 cash. All 12 monthly Finalists win a free promoted painting entry. Finalists chosen and critiqued by a different professional artist judge each month. All 144 monthly finalists from 12 months compete for Grand Prizes awarded in August.
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