Drawing magazine is thrilled to present the 14 winning drawings in our 5th annual Shades of Gray Competition. This year the grand prize goes to Texas artist Julio Reyes for his mixed-media drawing Deliverance. Also receiving top prizes are Katherine Young, Agnes Grochulska and Janet Evander. A full writeup of the competition will appear in the spring issue of Drawing (and you can subscribe to the magazine here).
We’d like once again to thank the artists who entered this year’s contest. And if you’re eager for a chance to win a spot in Drawing, we’re happy to say that the 2017 Shades of Gray Competition will be open and accepting entries soon.
Drawing Magazine’s 5th Annual Shades of Gray Competition Winners:
Julio Reyes: Deliverance
Katherine Young: Ascend
Agnes Grochulska: Portrait No. 14
Janet Evander: Stickley at Rest
Hélène Brunet: Bouquet Fleuri
Chi-Han Cheng: Empty
Tracy Frein: July
Kathleen Kornprobst: Thomas II
Sookyi Lee: Amber
Ling Liu: Xiao Fang
Tara Merkt: Eye of the Beholder
Oliver Sin: Portrait of Mom
Dexter Welcome: Just for Two
LiGang Zheng: Awareness
Want to learn more about the color gray? In the following video, artist and instructor Craig Nelson explains how to mix grays and neutral colors in oil and acrylic paint. For more advice from this artist and many others, visit artistsnetwork.tv.