‘Portrait Artist of the Week’ returns every Sunday

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‘Portrait Artist of the Week’ returns every Sunday

A reminder that Portrait Artist of the Week returns tomorrow – and every Sunday till thirteenth December 2020 – mainly for the period of Series 7 of Portrait Artist of the Week.

‘Portrait Artist of the Week’ returns every Sunday

If it is something prefer it was in May this 12 months – when it turned extraordinarily fashionable – the present will work as follows

10 Key Facts

  1. This reside streaming occasion is accessible by EVERYBODY! 
  • It does not matter the place you reside and/or whether or not you might be in lockdown 
  • as a result of it is accessible through Facebook Live Streaming 
  • which suggests you may watch and take part regardless of which nation you reside in.
  • Find the Live Stream on Sunday on this hyperlink https://www.facebook.com/skytv/live
  • The painter will differ every week however is mostly anyone who has executed effectively in the Portrait Artist of the Year sequence
  • The Live Stream begins at 10am and finishes at 2pm (UK time) every Sunday – between 18th October – thirteenth December 2020. In principle 4 hours however much less in actuality. 
    • If you need to examine what time it’s for you elsewhere in the world use the web site under to examine what time that is in one other time zone. 
    • https://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/converter.html
    • You can nevertheless watch the reside stream as a video after the occasion as effectively – it is simply not interactive.
  • To be a part of the dialog, ask the judges questions or give suggestions 
    • touch upon the fb reside feed 
    • or use #PAOTW
  • To present Sky Arts and the Judges your work use #myPAOTW
  • If you need to take part publish your art work on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter utilizing #myPAOTW.
  • The deadline for entries is 2pm on the following Friday
  • Check the phrases and situations earlier than posting. You could also be high quality with them – or you could not like them – however you will not know for those who do not learn them!
  • The Judges will then select which artists work they like the finest in the present in the following week.
  • Always needed to color a reside celeb sitter like our individuals on Portrait Artist of the Year? This is your probability! Every Sunday be a part of hundreds of fellow artists round the world for a day of creating. Each week a unique celeb sitter will probably be beamed reside straight into your property together with one of our superb PAOTY artists who will probably be portray alongside.

    Below is a repeat of the ideas I recommended after watching the very first reside stream. 

    A reminder that Portrait Artist of the Week returns tomorrow - and every Sunday till thirteenth December 2020 - mainly for the period of Series 7 of Portrait Artist of the Week.
    Compilation of viewer pictures of Bernardine Evaristo
    writer of Girl, Woman, Other which received the Booker Prize in 2019

    Tips for Portrait Artist of the Week


    Here are my TIPS

    • Have all of your equipment arrange and able to go earlier than 10am.  That method you may really take heed to Joan explaining the way it’s all going to work relatively than scurrying spherical discovering what you want! 😉
    • Take a screendump – or a number of – of the sitter close to the starting. If you lose the view of the sitter you may then hold going out of your screendump.  What I did was:
      • have the Live Stream working full display on my 27″ iMac display
      • photographed the screen with my iPhone and then had the screen dump pic sitting in front of me on my iPhone. Or you could use a tablet to do the same thing. Basically two screens work better than one.
      • the reason for this is that the programme makers, sitter or artist may encounter technical difficulties or the programme will divert to showing us other things while both artist and sitter enjoy a break.
    • You DO NOT must 
      • paint – you can also draw in any media – and lots of people did. Take a cue from the Artist of the Year programmes – if it’s a medium which can produce a 2D artwork then you can use it. 
      • keep going for the whole four hours. If you finish sooner then call it done. I finished at 1pm last week after finishing earlier and then walking away to make a cup of tea before coming back and doing some final tweaks. 
      • submit your artwork if you don’t want to – either on the day or later in the week. It’s entirely up to you what you do in terms of submitting your work
    • To take a photo to post: Make sure you get your artwork in good natural light and parallel to your lens before you take a photograph
    • You MUST use the hashtag and submit as stipulated in the programme and on the Facebook Page if you’d like your art work to be considered by the Judges

    You may also need to have a learn of the weblog posts I wrote arising out of Portrait Artist of the Week earlier this 12 months.