FAQs about Khula Aasmaan international online art contest

Please find below Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) and their answers about Khula Aasmaan international online drawing and painting competition.

The submission to the art contest can be in the form of drawings, paintings, cartoons, doodles, sketches, posters, digital art.

This contest by Khula Aasmaan is aimed at encouraging child art, child artists, student artists, young artists, youth art, art students as well as elders including senior citizens to express themselves through art. Khula Aasmaan is a platform for creative expression.

Khula Aasmaan is an international online art contest. It is open 24 x 7.

There are five age groups :

  • Kids : 1 to 5 years
  • Children : 5 to 15 years
  • Young Adults : 15 to 30 years
  • Adults : 30 to 60 years
  • Senior Citizens : 60 years & above

Your artwork needs to be in one of the following four sizes :

  • Postcard
  • A5 (14.81 x 21.01 centimeters or 5.8 x 8.3 inches)
  • A4 (21 x 29.7 centimeters or 8.27 x 11.69 inches)
  • A3 (29.7 x 42 cm, 11.69 x 16.53 inches)

You can use any medium of your choice.

There is no restriction on the use of medium. It could be regular pencils, coloured pencils, graphite pencils, charcoal, crayons, sketch pens, oil pastels, watercolours, acrylic colours, oil colours. The drawing, sketch or painting can be done on any paper - it could be the regular office stationery paper or drawing paper or any other surface suitable for drawing or painting.

You can also use a canvas. If you use a canvas, please ensure that you leave a margin of 2 inches on all sides for stretching. You can submit digital art as well.

The submission is online. This means that you will submit a scanned image or a good quality picture of your artwork along with all the relevant details such as title of the artwork, medium used, size and a brief description about the artwork.

Please do not send your original artworks to us, unless we ask for it.

Each participant can submit a maximum of 5 entries at a time. These entries can be across multiple themes as you wish. You have the total freedom.

Khula Aasmaan contest works on a quarterly cycle. Every quarter, the jury of this competition draws a shortlist from each group. The shortlist is published on our website as well as in our blog and social media pages.

Please refer to the contest information page for details on this.