Clavis Publishing and the city of Hasselt launch the 13th edition of Key Colours, the two-yearly international graphic design competition for illustrators of children’s books.
Only a children’s book, intended for children from 2 to 7 years old, can qualify for this award. For many illustrators, this unique award is the start of a successful international career.
Please make sure the files you upload contain the following requirements:
You can choose one of the following formats:
• 250 x 260 mm
• 290 x 210 mm (portrait or landscape)
• 235 x 325 mm
The story will be told in exactly 24 pages (cover, end paper and title page not included), starting on the left page. The original drawings should be full size, with a bleed of 5 mm.
The submitted works will be judged by a jury of 5 experts at children’s books, including an illustrator and the winner of the previous edition. The professional jury will judge the artistic, literary and child-oriented qualities of the works.
Entry fee is 29 USD.
KeyColours Competition 2020 is open to illustrators from all over the world, regardless of experience. Participation of groups is allowed as well.