Gamblin Artists Colors
2012 Torrit Grey Painting Competition

Painters are invited to take the challenge of creating a value based painting using only Torrit Grey and any black or white oil paint. Winners will receive a supply of their choice of Gamblin Artists' materials. All participating artists will be notified of results and all entries will be displayed in our online gallery following completion of the jurying process.

First Prize
$500 in Gamblin Artists' Materials

Honorable Mentions
$350 in Gamblin Artists' Materials
*Two Honorable Mention prizes will be awarded.


  1. Create a painting using ONLY Torrit Grey, black and white oil colors.
    *Up to three entries accepted per artist.
  2. Crop and resize your image to the following specifications:
    Save file name as: lastname.firstname-title.jpg
    Resolution 72 dpi
    Dimensions: 400 x 400 pixel maximum
    File Type: Must be a jpeg, please no bitmaps or tiffs.

    *If you don't have image editing software, a handy website to resize your images is If you have questions about preparing your images, please don't hesitate to email or call 503.235.1945 x10.
  3. Email the following Entry Information with cropped jpeg image(s) to by midnight October 1st, 2012.

    Please include your entry information in the body of your email.
  • Name and mailing address.
    * We use this info to notify participating artists of the results of the competition and mail all entrants a participation gift.
  • Title of each entry. (Up to 3 entries per artist accepted)
  • Materials used in each painting:
    • Support: (i.e. canvas, linen or panel)
    • Ground: (i.e. oil/alkyd ground, acrylic gesso)
    • White: (i.e. Titanium, Flake White Replacement, Zinc)
    • Black: (i.e. Ivory, Chromatic Black, Mars)
    • Medium: (i.e. Galkyd, linseed oil, Neo Megilp)
  • Where did you receive your tube of Torrit Grey?
  • Any additional comments or questions.