Join the Plein Air Fun and Paint for Cash & Prizes!
First 15 to register will get a New Smyrna Beach Paint Out 2018 T-shirt

Quick Draw is a friendly, fast paced two hour competition, open to the public. Each artist starts with their own blank canvas and creates a completed work of art.


The quick draw is open to anyone 14 years old or older.


The event takes place at Marine Discovery Center/Artists’ Workshop at 520 Barracuda Blvd., New Smyrna Beach, FL


Saturday, December 8th, 2018. Painting starts promptly at 10 AM and ends at 12 PM. The entry fee is $25 and each blank canvas will be stamped when participant checks in under the pavilion at the Artists’ Workshop.


Each Artist must bring their own supplies. A limited number of easels will be available to be borrowed.


1st Place:

$100 Cash
Invitation to participate in the 2019 New Smyrna Beach Paint Out
2 tickets to the Gala on 12/8/18

2nd Place:

$100 Cash

3rd Place:

$50 Cash

Quick Draw Rules & Requirements
Check in:

All artists must check in at the registration table between 9:15 am and 9:45 am. The blank canvas that you supply will be stamped at that time.  Artists may set up any time prior to the start time.  Please arrive early to have plenty of time to register, set up and be ready to paint by 10 am.

Painting starts at 10 am. Painting ends at exactly 12:00 pm. Artists will hear a loud horn signifying the start and the end of painting time.

Artists have 30 minutes to clean up and bring their finished, stamped painting and easel to the registration table for authentication and judging.

Only stamped art displayed on an easel and in the judging area by 12:30 pm will be judged.


The quick Draw judging begins promptly at 12:45 pm. Three paintings will be selected for awards.

All paintings must be done within the boundaries fo the Marine Discovery Center and Artists Workshop property.  It is the artists responsibility to paint close enough to hear the start and end horn and to return to the registration table within he time allotted.

Requirement of the Submission:

  • Maximum size is 16′ x 20′. Painting may or may not be framed.
  • Artists may paint in any medium, but no digital allowed.
  • Entries must all be two-dimensional.
  • Please know that you can paint in the Quick Draw and decide not to put you work in for judging. If you don’t like your work just put it in your car and come back to cheer on your fellow painters!



$25.00 Each