Summer Reminiscence - Art Competition

View competition entries at the bottom of this page


Summer’s here (even if the British weather disagrees at times). Now’s the time of year to pack your bags and head off on holiday to somewhere exotic. 

It’s understandable that for many of us, a trip anywhere is out of the question at the moment.

So, you may well find yourself thinking back to past holidays to exotic locations or remembering with fondness a day trip you’ve had with your loved ones.

 

Summertime is the time to get creative

Our new competition is about capturing your favourite summer holiday memory and presenting your artwork in your chosen medium (see the categories below).

To give you some ideas, this might be a picture you’ve painted when you were on holiday or you may choose to enter an old holiday sketch from your portfolio. You may even want to enter a new piece of work based on a recollection of a holiday from the past.

The entries will go to a public vote to shortlist the top 10 favourites in each category. A panel of judges from the local creative community will then choose the overall winners.

 

We have a spectacular prize bundle for each category with a selection of art materials worth over £200.

That's over £1600 worth of prizes up for grabs!

 

 

What you need to know to take part

Submit your entry between
16th July - 26th August 2020

Vote for your favourites
from 27th August to 9th September 2020

Our panel of judges will pick their favourites when voting ends at midnight on 9th September 2020

Winners announced
12th September 2020

 

 

Competition Categories

We have 8 competition categories to select from. You may enter more than one category if you have artwork that meets the category specification. 

  • Oil Painting
  • Acrylic Painting
  • Watercolour Painting
  • Drawing
  • Pastel Painting
  • Mixed Media
  • Digital Art
  • Under 12 Years

Image Specifications

  • All images must be the artist’s own work
  • Artwork should be on the theme of 'Holiday Reminiscence'
  • Digital images should be saved as .jpg or .png files only
  • Do not send images of your artwork with frames or watermarks
  • Image uploads must be no larger than 2000px on their longest side and not exceed 5mb

Note: 72DPI is sufficient for display online

 

We look forward to seeing your submissions and wish everyone the best of luck.

Filter Entries
Stargazing Through The Night
Mr Tom Rigby
Stargazing Through The Night
Acrylic Paint
Under 12 Years
The Kids at St Michael's Mount
Mr Robert McCormick
The Kids at St Michael's Mount
Oils
Oil Painting
Native painting
Miss Emma Hopewell
Native painting
Graphite
Drawing
The Monarch
Mr Nathan Paterson
The Monarch
Coloured Pencil
Drawing
Angela's Ashes
Miss JANE KELLY
Angela's Ashes
Oil on canvas
Oil Painting
Burling Gap
Mrs Clare Buchta
Burling Gap
Watercolour
Watercolour Painting
Sussex Downs
Mrs Clare Buchta
Sussex Downs
Mixed media
Mixed Media
Lulworth Cove
Mrs Clare Buchta
Lulworth Cove
Oil
Oil Painting
Travelling series - Te Horo, New Zealand
Miss Amira Hasoon
Travelling series - Te Horo, New Zealand
Fine Liner Pen
Drawing
Invaded
Miss Emma Hopewell
Invaded
Fine liner ,graphite
Drawing
Isle of Harris
Ms Kerry Gray
Isle of Harris
Oil Painting
Rocky north coast
Mrs Sharon Bruster
Rocky north coast
Mixed media
Mixed Media
Always in my mind
Mrs Sharon Bruster
Always in my mind
Acrylic paint on canvas
Acrylic Painting
Moore Rocks in Meldon Memories
Miss Amy Maddock
Moore Rocks in Meldon Memories
Acrylic Paint
Acrylic Painting
Shady corner, Skiathos
Mr John Somerscales
Shady corner, Skiathos
Watercolour
Watercolour Painting
Last light at Padstow
Mr John Somerscales
Last light at Padstow
Oil
Oil Painting
'Summer Gate'
Mrs Lorna Marrison
'Summer Gate'
Watercolour pencil and i nk
Drawing
Sunset at the jetty
Mr John Somerscales
Sunset at the jetty
Oil
Oil Painting
The White House
Ms Julie Sailing-Free
The White House
Mixed media
Mixed Media
Don't look down! Summertime in the Gorges du Fier, Annecy
Miss Sabina B
Don't look down! Summertime in the Gorges du Fier, Annecy
Watercolour and ink
Watercolour Painting
Firecrest on the Lake
Miss Abi Moorhouse
Firecrest on the Lake
Mixed Media
Rain in Venice
Miss Danielle Edmunds
Rain in Venice
watercolour
Watercolour Painting
Old Harry Rocks, Jurassic Coast
Miss Sabina B
Old Harry Rocks, Jurassic Coast
Watercolour and ink
Watercolour Painting
Turtle in the deep
Miss Lucy Armstrong
Turtle in the deep
Digital
Digital Art
Off to the Shops
Mrs Kay Jamieson
Off to the Shops
Watercolour
Watercolour Painting
Skye
Mrs Kay Jamieson
Skye
Mixed Media
Mixed Media
Tranquillity
Mrs Kay Jamieson
Tranquillity
Acrylic
Acrylic Painting
Vapourwave berlin
Miss Jess Kaijaks
Vapourwave berlin
Acrylic
Under 12 Years
Glitter lips
Miss Emma Hopewell
Glitter lips
Coloured pencil
Drawing
Drone's Eye View Thurso Coastal Path
Mrs Marianne Ballantyne
Drone's Eye View Thurso Coastal Path
Watercolour
Watercolour Painting
Giraffe de la Terre
Miss Mana Komatsu
Giraffe de la Terre
Watercolour
Watercolour Painting
Creten fishing boat.
Mr Mike Lester
Creten fishing boat.
watercolour
Watercolour Painting
Dolphins
Miss Buell Baker
Dolphins
Pating
Acrylic Painting
Aira Force
Miss Lyra Browning
Aira Force
Gauche paint and ink pen
Mixed Media
View from our balcony of the Benedictine Monastery Ettal, Germany.
Mr Mike Lester
View from our balcony of the Benedictine Monastery Ettal, Germany.
watercolour
Watercolour Painting
Abstract
Miss Izzy Griffiths
Abstract
Acrylic
Acrylic Painting
Summer fun
Miss Abby Walton
Summer fun
Oil paint on canvas
Oil Painting
The Pianist & her Quirky Cats by the Sea
Ms casimira mostyn
The Pianist & her Quirky Cats by the Sea
Acrylic
Acrylic Painting
Mistigan
Miss Sejal Shendge
Mistigan
Artist watercolor cakes
Watercolour Painting
Miss Manahil Masood
Acrylic Painting
Girl on a bike
Miss Dani Edmunds
Girl on a bike
acrylic paint
Acrylic Painting
Salt Life
Mrs Paula Martin
Salt Life
Watercolour
Watercolour Painting
Honey of summer
Miss Elicia Moore
Honey of summer
Watercolour paper
Watercolour Painting
Ms Claudia Garcia
Acrylic
Acrylic Painting
Bahama Sunrise
Mrs Heather Farmer
Bahama Sunrise
Oil on board
Oil Painting
Alienation
Miss Bhumika Arora
Alienation
Watercolor
Watercolour Painting
Sunset over the city
Miss Taqia Galloway
Sunset over the city
acrylic paint
Acrylic Painting
The Beach
Miss Debbie Lewis
The Beach
Watercolour
Watercolour Painting
Tacapuna Beach, Auckland NZ
Mr Bruce Bignold
Tacapuna Beach, Auckland NZ
Oil on canvas board
Oil Painting
Sea Breeze on the Cornish Cliffs
Miss Helen Manley
Sea Breeze on the Cornish Cliffs
acrylic
Acrylic Painting
Taverna on the beach in Crete.
Mr Mike Lester
Taverna on the beach in Crete.
watercolour
Watercolour Painting
Walking through the dunes
Miss Joules Mills
Walking through the dunes
Digital art
Digital Art
Welcome to my beach
Miss Jan Martin
Welcome to my beach
Acrylic
Acrylic Painting
Parisian postcard
Miss Vandita Garg
Parisian postcard
Watercolour
Watercolour Painting
St Just, Cornwall
Mr Bruce Bignold
St Just, Cornwall
Acrylic paint on canvas
Acrylic Painting
River paddle
Ms Hazel Roberts
River paddle
Acrylics
Acrylic Painting
Scottish Bluebells & blue sea
Ms Hazel Roberts
Scottish Bluebells & blue sea
Inks and watercolour
Mixed Media
Conic Hill, Scotland
Ms Julia Thaxton
Conic Hill, Scotland
Acrylic & ink
Acrylic Painting
Lunch will be on the terrace
Mrs Alix Baker
Lunch will be on the terrace
Acrylic
Acrylic Painting
This picnic is for everyone
Ms Sarah Cousins
This picnic is for everyone
Digital Art
Tanning on Summer Sand
Mr Ernest Seah
Tanning on Summer Sand
Mixed Media
Mixed Media
Bahama Blues
Mrs Heather Farmer
Bahama Blues
Oil on board
Oil Painting
Cow on top the world
Miss Veronica Cordova
Cow on top the world
Water mixable oil
Acrylic Painting
Summers in Ireland
Mrs Ruth Gilmour
Summers in Ireland
Oils
Oil Painting
Playful Octopus
Miss Tyler Gilmour
Playful Octopus
Fineliner on Canvas
Drawing
Summer Wedding
Miss Evelyne Glyne
Summer Wedding
Oil on canvas
Oil Painting
Less is more
Miss Phoebe Nott
Less is more
Acrylic Painting
Remembering Crete
Ms Sandra Raven
Remembering Crete
Watercolour and gouache
Watercolour Painting
Treasures from the sea
Mrs Julie Tyler
Treasures from the sea
Mixed media, textiles , paint
Mixed Media
red spade
Mrs jane evans
red spade
watercolour
Watercolour Painting
Mount Hutt & its environs
Mr Paul Tiplady
Mount Hutt & its environs
Pastel paint
Pastel Painting
Miss Kiera White
Watercolour + other mixed media
Mixed Media
Ice cream boat, Sandbanks
Mr Stephen Gray
Ice cream boat, Sandbanks
Gouache
Watercolour Painting
friends
Ms michaele wynnjones
friends
oil
Oil Painting
Swimming through nature
Miss Daisy McAlpine
Swimming through nature
Digital Art
Digital Art
Looking Up
Ms Sandra McInnes
Looking Up
Acrylics
Acrylic Painting
Boracay breeze
Mrs Keren Robson
Boracay breeze
Acrylics and gold pigment
Mixed Media
Butterfly weather
Miss Elada Jegorovaite
Butterfly weather
oil paint
Oil Painting
Views of Ord, Skye
Miss Lily Martin
Views of Ord, Skye
Acrylic paint
Acrylic Painting
Memories of Cellardyke
Mr Steve Findon
Memories of Cellardyke
Acrylic
Acrylic Painting
Cathedral of trees
Miss Helen Ward
Cathedral of trees
Pastel
Pastel Painting
Castlerigg Stone Circle - August 2019
Ms Theone Ellis
Castlerigg Stone Circle - August 2019
Oil pastel
Pastel Painting
Gender neutral
Miss Emma Hopewell
Gender neutral
Watercolour
Watercolour Painting
Save the turtles
Miss Emma Hopewell
Save the turtles
Watercolour
Watercolour Painting
Good omens
Miss Emma Hopewell
Good omens
Watercolour
Watercolour Painting
 Lou
Miss Emma Hopewell
Lou
Watercolour
Watercolour Painting
Heron
Miss Emma Hopewell
Heron
Watercolour/ biro
Watercolour Painting
Near Harry's Bar
Mr Chris House
Near Harry's Bar
digital print
Digital Art
Summer night in paris
Mr Anthony Santini
Summer night in paris
Acrylic
Acrylic Painting
Chichester horizons
Miss Isla Marten
Chichester horizons
Watercolour
Watercolour Painting
A study in shells
Miss Isla Marten
A study in shells
Graphite pencil
Drawing
Four in Sussex
Miss Isla Marten
Four in Sussex
Promarker pens
Drawing
Dorset storms
Miss Isla Marten
Dorset storms
Coloured fine liner pens
Drawing
Beachy tendencies
Miss Isla Marten
Beachy tendencies
Paper collage and inks
Mixed Media
St George’s Monastery Zakinthos
Miss Sarah Hutchison
St George’s Monastery Zakinthos
Chalk pastels
Pastel Painting
Burano Venice
Miss Sarah Hutchison
Burano Venice
Acrylic
Acrylic Painting
Cornwall crabs
Miss Isla Marten
Cornwall crabs
Watercolour and fineliner
Mixed Media
Hastings beach
Miss Isla Marten
Hastings beach
Oil paint
Oil Painting
Old St Ebbes after a photograph by Henry Taunt.
Mr Mike Lester
Old St Ebbes after a photograph by Henry Taunt.
watercolour
Watercolour Painting
Reflection of dreams
Mr Noah Nixon
Reflection of dreams
Acrylic Paint
Acrylic Painting
Sunset over Snowdonia
Miss Heather Williams
Sunset over Snowdonia
Watercolour
Watercolour Painting
Mrs Anastasiya Ostapenko
Drawing
Watergate Bay
Mrs Sharon Bruster
Watergate Bay
Digital mash up of photo plus original artwork plus additional marks made in procreate
Digital Art
Cornish coast
Ms Debbie Cunningham
Cornish coast
Watercolour
Watercolour Painting
Abstract
Miss Izzy Griffiths
Abstract
Acrylic
Under 12 Years
Abstract
Miss Isabella Griffiths
Abstract
Acrylic
Acrylic Painting
St. Mary’s
Ms Sian Dickson
St. Mary’s
Acrylic on Linen
Acrylic Painting
Silver Birch in summer
Miss Rose Hodgson Smith
Silver Birch in summer
Acrylic paint and paint pens
Acrylic Painting
Silver Birch in summer
Miss Rose Hodgson Smith
Silver Birch in summer
Acrylic paint and paint pens
Acrylic Painting
Lost message
Ms Loretta Ionita
Lost message
Acrylic on Canvas
Acrylic Painting
The Setting of the Sun
Mr Andrew Timbs
The Setting of the Sun
Acrylic on Canvas
Acrylic Painting
Southsea beach
Ms Vanessa Penone
Southsea beach
Oil Painting
Kaleucagiz Coast 1
Mrs Challoner Spokes
Kaleucagiz Coast 1
Oil Paint on Canvas Board
Oil Painting
The day trip1963
Mrs Bronia Gardner
The day trip1963
Digital
Digital Art
Coconut juice
Miss Cristina Stanovici
Coconut juice
Acrylic
Acrylic Painting
Lighthouse on the great ocean road
Miss Kitty Chan
Lighthouse on the great ocean road
Acrylic
Acrylic Painting
Cromer seawall
Mrs Louise Bowles
Cromer seawall
Watercolour
Watercolour Painting
Trwyn Du lighthouse
Mrs Isabelle Brack
Trwyn Du lighthouse
Digital
Digital Art