The contest is organized by the Derwent Cumberland Pencil Company.
“ Artists have until 4th January 2024 to submit up to 6 works created in pencil.
Accepted mediums: Pencil, coloured pencil, water soluble, pastel, graphite and charcoal (all in either 2D or 3D).
The work must not exceed 182cm in its greatest dimension. There is no minimum size limit.
All entered work must have been completed within the last 3 years.
Who may enter
The competition is open to artists over the age of 18 years old on 1 January 2024.
The entry fee is £15 for the first work and £5 for additional works.
Artists under 25 years of age will pay £5 per work.