Crystal Dragon Painting Competition

Schedule of Events

Crystal Dragon 2018 will run during CanCon 2018 which is held January 26th - 28th, 2018. 
Doors will open at 9am and close up at 6:30pm. 

We are happy to announce the Rules for the 2018 Competition have been posted! You can download them here

Registration for the Painting Competition ends on Saturday, January 27th at 6pm. 
We will need all votes for People's Choice Award turned it by 10am on Sunday, January 28th. 

Seminar Schedule

Friday 26/01/2018
Army Speed Painting with Adam Smith      @ 9:00am-11:00am
Object Source Lighting with Roman Gruba @ 11:15am-1:30pm         
Beginner's Color Theory with Meg Maples @ 1:45pm-3:30pm
 Create Your Own Foliage with Mark Soley @ 3:45pm-5:45pm

Saturday 27/01/2018
Create a Sci-Fi Base with Mark Soley         @ 9:00am-11:00am
Leather Textures with Roman Gruba          @ 11:15am-1:15pm
Glazing Techniques with Meg Maples        @ 1:30pm-3:30pm
Painting Faces with Meg Maples                 @ 3:45pm-5:45pm

Painter's Lounge

The Painter's Lounge is available all day on Friday and Saturday and half the day on Sunday before break down. We will provide tables, chairs, power points, water and paper towels at the lounge. Painter's are welcome to bring their own supplies and tools so they can paint all weekend. Come meet your fellow painters! 

Awards Ceremony

The awards ceremony will be held on Sunday, January 28th at 1:00pm. During the ceremony we will present the top awards with prizes as well as any special awards such as the Overnight Challenge!


Meg Maples
Mark Soley
Sebastian Archer
Roman Gruba
Kara Nash - 2017 Judge's Choice Winner






The companies below have been kind enough to donate product to our prize pool that we will give away to the top three winners in the competition. We are very lucky to have them on board supporting our event. I am very thankful to them.