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2024 Competitions Close 14 April 

Illustrations

Submit a colour illustration suitable for a book, based on the theme IN MOTION.

Eligibility

Eligibility

Under 18s illustrators


  • All illustrators who worldwide are 8 – 18 years old as of 14th April and who have not been published in book format within the section’s genres.

  • All entries must have a parent or guardians’ electronic signature of permission on the entry form.


Aspiring illustrators


All illustrators worldwide,

  • Who have not been published in book format within this section’s genre.

OR

  • You have one book published within this section’s genre in any form, print to eBook. This includes trade, partner and self-publishing.

OR

  • Published with two or more books in print and eBook format in another genre where the entrant is not the sole creator responsible for that section. This includes trade, partner and self-publishing.


Published illustrators


This contest is open to current published writers and illustrators worldwide.


You are considered published if you have two or more books published in any form, from print to eBook where the entrant is the illustrator. This includes trade, partner and self-publishing.

Categories

Categories

Judging will be in three categories: Under 18s, Aspiring, and Published and will be judged/shortlisted on the following criteria:

  • Strength of narrative

  • Emotion/Characterisation

  • Originality

  • Technical skill

  • Overall impact

We recommend you read the competition guidelines prior to submitting your entries.

Entry and Prizes

Entry & Prizes

Under 18s illustrators


Prizes

Under 18s

First - $100

Second - $60

Third - $40

All shortlisted entries are seen by at least one publisher.


Entry is Free



Aspiring illustrators


Prizes

First - a video consultation for 15 minutes with the competition final judge

Second - $60

Third - $40

All shortlisted entries are seen by at least one publisher.


Entry Fee (including GST)

Unpublished Category - $25.50




Published illustrators


Prizes

First - a video consultation for 15 minutes with the competition final judge

All shortlisted entries are seen by at least one publisher.


Entry Fee (including GST)

Published Category - $25.50

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