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    Frequently Asked Questions

    1. ADD A PAINTING: How do I add or enter a painting?
    3. DEADLINES: What are the deadlines?
    4. JUDGES: Who are your judges (or jurors)?
    5. LANGUAGE TRANSLATOR: Can I read the instructions in another language?
    6. EDIT YOUR ENTRY: Can I edit my painting entry? Can I change out my image?
    7. ARTIST PROFILE: How do I enter or edit my artist profile?
    8. ENTRY LIMIT: Can I enter more than one painting?
    9. SPECIAL PROMOTION: What do you mean by "Special" promotion?
    10. ARTIST PROMOTION: How does my painting get exposure, and in front of potential buyers and collectors?
    11. SEARCH: How do I search for my painting?
    12. FAVORITES: What is the little "heart" symbol? How do I use "Favorites"?
    13. RIGHTS: You always keep 100% ownership rights to your art!
    14. IMAGES: What is the best size for my image?
    15. CREDIT CARD VS. PAYPAL: How to use a credit card instead of PayPal
    16. DISCOUNT ENTRY PACKAGES: Can I get a discount if I plan to enter many paintings?
    17. REFERRALS: How to claim a free entry when you refer an artist friend
    18. 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?
    19. MEMBERSHIP TERM: How long does my registration last? Can I enter a painting in future months without re-registering?
    20. SELLING: Can I display a price for the painting?
    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. ENTRY CATEGORIES: How do I choose the correct category?
    24. WINNER ANNOUNCEMENT: When are monthly Best in Show and finalist winners announced?
    25. BEST IN SHOW PAYMENT: When is the Best in Show cash prize paid?
    26. AWARDS AND JUDGES' COMPENSATION: What do winners receive? What do judges receive?
    27. REVIEWS - Leave a review for your favorite paintings
    Cash award to monthly Best in Show winner. All monthly finalists win a free promoted painting entry, are chosen and critiqued by a different professional artist judge each month, and compete for Grand Prizes awarded in August. Artists may offer to sell their paintings or print reproductions and keep 100% if sold.
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