Artist's Photo, You Paint It - November 2020

Closing date: 18/11/2020

The swan has always been a symbol of beauty, love and harmony. The Artist, Steve Lilly, took this photo
years ago, not knowing the male swan in the foreground would become something of a local legend: he lived to the grand old
age of 22 and sired many offspring.

Why don’t you have a go at drawing or painting this yourself?
You can use any medium you wish and share your creations with us for a chance for it to be published in Paint magazine. Upload your finished creations by 18th November.

To download your reference photo, click here.


Publication in Paint magazine and on the website.


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Artist's Photo, You Paint It - November 2020

How to Enter

  • Paint your picture
  • Tell us how and why you painted it
  • Give it an eye-catching title
  • Tell us a bit about yourself and your work
Enter online

Simply click on ‘Enter Challenge’ at the top of this page and follow the instructions from there.


Entries must be your own work.  If you have used another artists’ painting, tuition or photograph as your inspiration, please ensure you have gained the appropriate authorisation to publish the image and be sure to credit them accordingly – for example ‘after a painting by…’ or ‘from a photograph of…’