For those of you who don't know, the Pastel 100 is the Pastel Magazine's annual competition where judges choose the best 100 paintings out of thousands of entries (almost 3200 this year!). There are 30 top prize and place winners and 70 honorable mentions in five categories. The winners are published in the April issue of the Pastel Journal Magazine.
I'm very happy to announce my painting "Banana Bread" won Fifth Place in the Still Life & Floral category:
And my painting "Daily Habit" won an Honorable Mention in the Animal & Wildlife category:
Here are the pictures of the magazine pages for those of you who aren't likely to buy the magazine. As you can see, I'm in excellent company!
Click here for information about the competition.