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Key dates

Take One Picture projects take place throughout the year. CPD days are held in the Autumn and Spring Terms, and you have until the following Autumn Term to submit your project. 

These are the key dates to remember for the current focus paintings:

2023 focus painting: Claude-Joseph Vernet, 'A Shipwreck in Stormy Seas'

Stage 1: CPD sessions about this painting are running from now until April 2022. Book onto a session

Stage 2: You have until October 2022 to complete your project at school. If you would like any support, please email us at

Stage 3: You can submit your project any time from now until 31 October 2022. Find out how to submit

Stage 4: The exhibition will be on display during summer 2023.

View the painting online

2022 focus painting: Orazio Gentileschi, 'The Finding of Moses'

Stages 1–3: CPD sessions about this painting have now finished and the submissions window for projects has closed. Please email us at if you have any questions about your submission. 

Stage 4: The exhibition will take place in summer 2022 

View the painting online

Download the Teachers' notes

2021 focus painting: Paolo Uccello, 'The Battle of San Romano'

Submit your project to Take One Picture 2023
We are accepting submissions of work responding to Claude-Joseph Vernet's 'A Shipwreck in Stormy Seas' from now until 31 October 2022.
How to submit