December 2019 Judges: PaintingContest.Org panel of art professionals judged Best in Show and Finalist paintings in December 2019. Multiple views formed the consensus regarding finalists.
BEST IN SHOW AND FINALIST CERTIFICATES: Each certificate is ready for printing at your desktop at full size (on letter size paper, 8.5 x 11 inches). First, scroll through to find your certificate. Next, click directly on the image to enlarge, then "right click" or "control - click" to save to your computer. Make sure you print in "landscape mode" and if you can, check "scale to fit page."
See professional artist judges' comments on all finalist paintings. Painting are presented in random order, per category. Click directly on the painting image for additional information. Best in Show (over 10 entries) receives a cash prize in addition to a free promoted painting entry credit. All Finalists receive a free promoted painting entry credit. Free painting credits are available to artists when they next log in.
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REPRESENTATIONAL PROFESSIONAL CATEGORY
XIII by Jodie Kain
Interesting execution of an original concept.
Airship in the Rain by Tom Shropshire
Imaginative, fantastical scene with a story.
Shale Stone and Sea by Leah Dockrill
Color scheme is arresting, and so appealing!
The Boardman River by Robert Perrish
Pleasing landscape with a distinctive mood.
Art Transformation by Cheryl Plautz
Awesome realistic rendering.
Sunrise at The Vanderbilt Park by Tatiana Rhinevault
Perceptible sensation of morning sunrise within impressionistic style.
Contentment by Heather Arenas
Complex composition, drawing and rendering, effectively sharing the experience.
ABSTRACT PROFESSIONAL CATEGORY
NOVICE / FOR THE LOVE OF PAINTING CATEGORY
Fall Persimmons by Karen Burns
Nicely rendered, composition and color.
Precious Stones by Almas Kabani
Interesting flowing and melding shapes, contrasts and textures.