Daggi Wallace, PSA, our judge for the February Get Dusty Competition 2020 has made her decision:

The winner is Jeri Greenberg with "Daydreamer" Congratulations! She receives a gift voucher from Dakota Art Pastels.  Postage and packaging are included in the prize.

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In second place is Tai Meng Lim with "Catching a Dream2in third place is Dorothea Schulz PGE with "Dreaming of spring in Ritan Park".

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Dear members,

our Annual General Meeting is coming up. It will be held on Sunday, March 15, 2020 at 6pm GMT/7pm CET in an online meeting room. For details, go to the forum and read the new thread 'PGE Annual General Meeting 2020'.

Silja Salmistu wins our ´Best of Get Dusty 2019´ competition with her wonderful still life ´Lemon Tea´. What a great start into the new year, congratulations! The certificate is on the way to Silja.

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We have a new sponsor for our Get Dusty competition! PGE webmaster, pastel instructor and online shop owner Michael Schnitker has kindly offered to sponsor us for this year. Pastell-Shop offers a range of pastel sticks and pencils from Blockx, Conté à Paris, Derwent, Koh-I-Noor Toison d'Or, Rembrandt, Schmincke and Unison. It also sells Clairefontaine Pastelmat and UArt sanded paper in many sizes and different grades. The winner of the Get Dusty gets a 50€ gift voucher for Pastell-Shop,  postage and packaging are included in the prize.

The website is currently only in German, but will soon get an English version. Until then, you can contact Michael for your prize under michael[at]pastell-shop.de.





Margaret Glass, our judge for the Winter Get Dusty Competition has made her decision:

The winner is Silja Salmistu with "Violin in Case" Congratulations! She wins a set of 10 PanPastel colors and a set of Sofft tools from our sponsor PanPastel.

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In second place is George Tsakiris with "Path of Transformationin third place is Dorothea Schulz PGE with "Merry Blackberries".

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