We are incredibly excited to launch the second part of our MOTHERLAND CREATES series, a children’s art competition on the theme ‘Under the Sea’. For this competition – which is open to all children aged 10 and under – we’ve joined forces with Anorak magazine. Entries will be judged by Anorak founder Cathy Olmedillas, designer Donna Wilson, and Motherland Creative Director Barney Beech.

The competition will be judged in two categories: Under-5s and Under-10s, and there will be first and second prizes (detailed below) for both categories. The best entries will also be published in the July issue of Anorak, and on Motherland.net

To enter, you must submit a picture (it could be a drawing or painting) by your child, on the theme ‘Under the Sea’. Digital copies of the pictures should be emailed to creates@motherland.net with the subject line ‘MOTHERLAND DRAWS’ by 25 March 2016. Please state your child’s name and age. Please also hold onto the hard copy of your picture as we will ask the winner entrants to send us the original piece by post!

The winners will be announced on Monday 11 April. Good luck!

The judges

Donna Wilson is a globally-renowned designer whose accolades include Designer of the year at Elle Decoration’s British Design Awards. She has created collections for brands including John Lewis, SCP and Motherland. She has two children.

Cathy Olmedillas is founding editor at Anorak magazine and its little sister publication Dot. Having cut her teeth at The Face and Sleazenation, she also runs Studio Anorak, creating design for major brands. She has one son.

Barney Beech is a graphic designer and Creative Director of Motherland. With clients including Rankin, V&A and the Zabludowicz Collection, he co-founded This Is Studio and is a partner at Burgess and Beech. He has three children.

The prizes

Under-5s

First prize is a subscription to Dot magazine, a trip to Innocent HQ in London where the winning entrant will have the chance to design a label with the creative in-house team, and a bundle of goodies from the good folk at Stabilo.

Second prize is a brilliant bundle of books from Thames & Hudson

The top five entrants will have their pictures published in the July issue of Anorak magazine and on motherland.net

Under-10s

First prize is a subscription to Anorak magazine, a trip to Innocent HQ in London where the winning entrant will have the chance to design a label with the creative in-house team, and a bundle of goodies from the good folk at Stabilos.

Second prize is a brilliant bundle of books from Thames & Hudson

The top five entrants will have their pictures published in the July issue of Anorak magazine and on motherland.net

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