Paint may be one of the most versatile materials a maker can work with. This summer, we’ve brought back the Paint Challenge so you can share your painted projects, skills, and tips for working with paint! From Acrylic to Latex, Oil to Enamel - show us how you used to paint in your DIY build for your chance to win awesome giftcards and more!

The Paint Challenge is closed.

Grand Prize


Grand Prize (1)

One Grand Prize winner will receive:
  • $500 Amazon Card
  • Mug Prize Pack

First Prize (3)

Three First Prize winners will receive:
  • $150 Amazon Card
  • Mug Prize Pack

Second Prize (5)

Five Second Prize winners will receive:
  • $75 Amazon Card
  • Mug Prize Pack

Runner Up (10)

Ten Runner Up Prize winners will receive:
  • Mug Prize Pack

Write an Instructable

Create a new Instructable that fits the guidelines outlined in the contest description above. To be eligible, Instructables must be published between Jul 1, 2019 and Jul 29, 2019 (11:59pm PT).


Upon publishing your Instructable you'll see checkboxes for open contests. Select Paint Challenge. If you have entries currently eligible for entry, it will also show up by clicking "Enter this Contest" on the right side of this page.


Entries are accepted by Instructables staff within one business day Monday - Friday. What matters is the submission time, not acceptance time.


A panel of judges made up of Instructables staff and respected members of the community rate the finalists. The averages of the ratings determine the winners.


When the winners are decided they will be notified and announced here on the contest page.