Conditions of Entry- Illustration

Students in Year 5 to Year 9 can enter this competition.

You are asked to submit an illustration for one of the winning stories in the Tell Me a Story Writing competition.

If you are not registered, please check our “Registration” post for details on how to register.

After the registration, students will receive a number of short-listed stories by email.

You need to select only one story for your illustration.


The illustration must depict an event written about in the selected story.

The illustration can be designed as the title page or as an illustration within the story.


Submitted entries should be the original work, not scanned or copied.

They must be on A3 sized paper, either landscape or portrait format.

They can be in any medium, in colour or black and white.  Soft mediums such as charcoal and pastel, must be ‘fixed’ with a spray fixative.  No entries which are still wet will be accepted.

All entries must be accompanied by an Entry Form which will be sent to you together with short listed stories.

Delivery of Art Work

Artwork, together with the filled-in Entry Form, should be delivered in an envelope addressed to:  The President, Great Lakes Art Society, 34 Lake St Forster NSW 2428.

Artwork can be sent by post or delivered by hand and received not later than 4th July 2019.

Other Important Information for You

Entries must be student’s own work, unpublished and not having won any other competition.

By entering this competition you are agreeing for your work to be published in the Great Lakes Advocate, Tell Me a Story website, the Great Lakes Art Society website and Facebook page and presented at the Lake Street Gallery, Forster.

The winning and commended illustrators of the Tell Me a Story Illustration Competition will have their full name, school and illustration displayed at the Lake Street Gallery Forster for two weeks.  Collection of works is possible after this period.

All personal contact information is kept confidential by Tell Me a Story competition organisers. The reviewers will be given access to submitted illustrations only and not to the entry forms.

All entrants and their families are welcome to attend the awards function.

If  you  need  assistance  or  have  a  query,  please  send  an  email  to   with the subject line: “Illustration Competition”.