A lion has snatched a young prince from the palace and carried him off to a cave in the forest. Who can rescue the prince from the lion?
All you need to do to enter the challenge is read ‘The Epic Story of the Lion’ and create a piece of artwork (painting, drawing, mixed media, sculpture, poetry or prose reflecting anything from the poem, perhaps a character(s), the forest, the palace, or a feeling – maybe scary, happy, or sad.
Secondary and Primary Age Groups and Suggested Themes
Entrants can use a range of materials and techniques from any of the following :
Drawing (e.g. pencil, pen, crayon, pastel etc.), painting, print-making, collage and montage (photography can be integrated into the piece but we will not accept a stand-alone photographic entry).
Pictures submitted must be 2D i.e relatively flat). Artwork can be any size but should not exceed A3. Entries can be produced on paper, hardboard or fabric but they must adhere to the size-guidelines above. Entries should be unmounted and unframed. 3D entries -sculpture/modelling entries should be small and easily portable (e.g. masks on paper plates no larger than 25cm maximum dimension). Creative writing entries must be in the spirit of the Challenge and relevant to Victor Hugo’s poem, ‘The Epic Story of the Lion’. They may be up to 500 words in length.
Entries will be judged on both originality and artistic merit and judges will be looking for an imaginative and inspiring response to the theme. The judges’ decision will be final and no individual correspondence will be entered into. All entrants will receive a commemorative certificate which will be sent to each school. A panel of judges will select leading Primary and Secondary entries and commemorative awards will be presented at a future date and venue to be decided.
Only one entry per person and entries must be entirely the work of the entrant.
Entrants must agree to their work featuring on either or both The Victor Hugo in Guernsey website or Facebook page.
All entries MUST include the details required on the entry form. This information MUST be legible to be considered.
Entries must be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org by 4pm Wednesday 10 June 2020.
Good luck !
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