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LOM ART Illustration Prizes

Michael O’Mara Books has launched LOM ART. This exciting new imprint focuses entirely on arts-related titles.

To celebrate this, we are delighted to announce two competitions aimed at illustrators. The winner of each competition will receive a cash prize of £500 and their artwork will feature on this website.

Competition One: The Creative Colouring Prize

We have produced a range of hugely successful adult colouring books, including Animorphia illustrated by Kerby Rosanes and the Art Therapy Colouring Book series.

We are inviting artists to produce a detailed, black line illustration that could take our adult colouring series in a new and imaginative direction. You can choose the subject matter, and feel free to be as creative and quirky as you want, because we are looking for something completely innovative and unique.

Competition Two: The Conceptual Illustration Prize

‘Painting is just another way of keeping a diary.’ Pablo Picasso

How would you interpret this quote in the form of a piece of artwork? We want an artist to showcase their unique style by creating an illustration that conveys the spirit of these words.

Please email your submissions to

We will only accept digital submissions, please make sure they are high resolution.

The artist will retain copyright of any artwork submitted.

The deadline for both prizes is June 25th 2015, and the winners will be announced here on June 30th 2015.

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