What Could These Be?
An art competition for young artists (age 6 to 15) from around the world.
Jointly organized by Xobon Magazine and Art Away Studio.
Category A: age 6 to 10 Category B: age 11 to 15
How to participate:
Download the entry form by clicking the button below. Print it out on either A4 or US letter size paper. Interpret the 2 random shapes however you want and create your artwork. Medium accepted include gouache, acrylic, watercolour, oil pastels, markers and colour pencils. Experimental and mixed techniques are also acceptable, as long as 80% of the work uses some sort of paint, pen or pencil. Please provide a title for your artwork.
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Rules and regulations:
What Could These Be? Art Competition is open to all young artists in Singapore as well as internationally, from the age of 6 to 15 at the time of entry.
The artwork must be created in physical media (no digital art). Acceptable media include watercolour, acrylic, gouache, poster colours, oil pastels, colour pencils and markers. Experimental and mixed techniques are also acceptable, as long as 80% of the work uses some sort of paint, pen or pencil.
Participants are to download the entry form from Xobon Magazine’s website, and printed onto either A4 or US letter size paper.
The completed artwork must be scanned and emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org. Each file submitted must be in a jpeg format. The file size must not exceed 10MB.
Label your image file in the following manner: full name (not inclusive of middle names), age and country of residence. For example: JaneBrown_12_Singapore.jpeg
All entries submitted must be in colour.
Entries will be judged on originality, creativity and art technique.
One entry per person.
Winners will be chosen by a panel of judges. The judges’ decisions are final.
Entry deadline is 25 April 2021.
Winners will be announced by early May 2021 and will be notified by email.
Any questions regarding this art competition should be sent to email@example.com.
All entries/submissions become the property of Xobon Magazine and Art Away Studio. They reserve the rights to showcase the entries/submissions as they deem fit.
The organisers have the sole right to refuse submissions based on the quality of the image, fair to show requirements, inappropriateness of content, and/or concerns regarding copyright infringement in the original work.
One winner from each category will be awarded with 2 complimentary art classes* by Art Away Studio and an art supply hamper. The winners will also be featured on Xobon Magazine.
(*The complimentary art classes are applicable only if the winner(s) reside in Singapore.)
Top/Left: Art Hamper for winner in Category 1: 1 Daler Rowney watercolour A4 pad, 1 set of Faber Castell Watercolour pencils (12 colours), 1 Faber Castell Grip Matic 0.5 pencil, 1 Prismacolor colour erase sketching pencil, 1 set of Pentel Watercolours (24 colours), 2 round nylon paintbrushes and 1 palette.
Bottom/Rightt: Art Hamper for winner in Category 2: 1 set of Himi gouache paint, unique jelly cup design (18 colours), 1 Daler Rowney watercolour A4 pad, 1 set of Faber Castell Watercolour pencils (12 colours), 1 Faber Castell Grip Matic 0.5 pencil, 1 Prismacolor Colour Erase sketching pencil and 2 round nylon paintbrushes.
Panel of judges:
Disclaimer: Any and all entries in the What Could These Be? Art Contest shall be deemed, and shall remain, the property of Xobon Magazine and Art Away Studio. Xobon Magazine and Art Away Studio shall not be subjected to any obligation(s) of confidentiality with respect to any entries, nor are these two entities liable for any use or disclosure of any entries. Without limitations of the foregoing, the undersigned hereby grants Xobon Magazine and Art Away Studio a worldwide, perpetual, non-exclusive license of every kind and nature throughout the universe, and Xobon Magazine and Art Away Studio shall be entitled to unrestricted use of the entries for any purpose whatsoever, commercial or otherwise, without compensation to the provider of the entries or any other person or entity.