Ed Vere's Drawing Diary Competition winner announced...

Published on: 26 August 2020

Earlier this year, Ed Vere asked you to pick up a paintbrush, pencil, or felt-tip and get scribbling over lockdown! Ed's Drawing Diary competition received tons of entries, and we're excited to announce the winner and runners up...

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Ed Vere's Drawing Diary competition has come to a close, and we're so excited to announce the winner and runners up!

Ed said: 

"Since we’re all going to be self-isolating together for a while. I thought we could have a competition around what could be meant by ‘a drawing diary’.
It could mean any number of things...
Maybe, a series of portraits of people you live with.

Or a story that builds over time using pictures… a bit like a comic.

It could be daily events from your life.
I leave it up to you to decide, it can be whatever you want – but make sure it’s a series of drawings - and maybe in some way, they’re telling a story of some kind. Just as a diary does."

First prize for her incredible lockdown art activities goes to Lottie Brown, who painted beautiful rainbow rocks, made elephants out of milk cartons, and even built her own weather station! Congratulations Lottie!

Drawing Diary winner Lottie Brown shows off her weather station

Winner Lottie Brown with her fabulous weather station - complete with weather girl badge!

Congratulations also to brilliant runners up Will, who drew a fantastic collection of unusual animals and his favourite Ed Vere characters, and sisters Adithi and Akshara who sent in a variety of stunning, colourful paintings.

Two of Will's animal drawings

Some of Will's fantastic animal illustrations

 

Adithi's peacock painting

Adithi's colourful peacock

 

Akshara's drawing of a shell

Akshara's beautiful seashell

Thank you so much to everyone who entered! Scroll through the picture gallery below to see more of the incredible lockdown drawing diaries we received.

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Ed's Drawing Diary Gallery

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Peacock by Adithi Madur
House in a field by Adithi Madur
Seashell by Akshara Madur
Rainy day by Akshara Madur
Searching Seagull by Anna Moate
School Subject characters by Fern Ow
School Subject characters by Fern Ow
Comic strip by Fiona Dumlao
Iris O'Connell's bunny determined to win a lifetime supply of carrots
Iris O'Connell's bunny determined to win a lifetime supply of carrots
Iris O'Connell's bunny determined to win a lifetime supply of carrots
Iris O'Connell's bunny determined to win a lifetime supply of carrots
James' fox enjoys an ice cream in the sun
Jessica Ashley drew her friends in lockdown.
Lottie Brown's weathergirl station
Lottie Brown has been very busy in lockdown
Lottie's elephants
Lyla Rose Robinson's colourful house and tree
Molly's biodiversi-bee poster and weather drawings
Surya's beautiful ship and lady
Aysha's lockdown diary
Florence drew a picture of a brilliant sunny adventure
Hugo drew the life cycle of a butterfly
Jack's fabulous eggs and chicks
Roman's Life of a Beanstalk
Martha drew all the things you can see on a trail cam
Freddie's epic story, The Mystery of the Disappearing Houses
Freddie's epic story, The Mystery of the Disappearing Houses
Gabriel's 'Piggy in Lockdown'
Will's fantastic drawing of his toy dog and a bee-eater
Will's lovely animal drawings
Will drew lots of fabulous Ed Vere illustrations
Peacock by Adithi Madur

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House in a field by Adithi Madur

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Seashell by Akshara Madur

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Rainy day by Akshara Madur

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Searching Seagull by Anna Moate

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School Subject characters by Fern Ow

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School Subject characters by Fern Ow

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Comic strip by Fiona Dumlao

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Iris O'Connell's bunny determined to win a lifetime supply of carrots

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Iris O'Connell's bunny determined to win a lifetime supply of carrots

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Iris O'Connell's bunny determined to win a lifetime supply of carrots

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Iris O'Connell's bunny determined to win a lifetime supply of carrots

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James' fox enjoys an ice cream in the sun

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Jessica Ashley drew her friends in lockdown.

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Lottie Brown's weathergirl station

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Lottie Brown has been very busy in lockdown

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Lottie's elephants

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Lyla Rose Robinson's colourful house and tree

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Molly's biodiversi-bee poster and weather drawings

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Surya's beautiful ship and lady

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Aysha's lockdown diary

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Florence drew a picture of a brilliant sunny adventure

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Hugo drew the life cycle of a butterfly

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Jack's fabulous eggs and chicks

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Roman's Life of a Beanstalk

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Martha drew all the things you can see on a trail cam

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Freddie's epic story, The Mystery of the Disappearing Houses

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Freddie's epic story, The Mystery of the Disappearing Houses

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Piggy in Gabriel's 'Piggy in Lockdown'

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Will's fantastic drawing of his toy dog and a bee-eater

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Will's lovely animal drawings

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Will drew lots of fabulous Ed Vere illustrations

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