Moustache Awards

After much deliberation we are pleased to announce the winners of the first ever Moustache Illustration Awards.

There were over 90 entries in total so judging the contest was a difficult job for our panelists. We appreciate everyones hard work, thanks to all who got involved, you are all winners in our eyes! Also many thanks to are judges and voters. I think you will all agree it is a spectacular display of imagination and creativity.

The moustache illustration awards was judged by: Matt Witt – Creaturemag
Lee Rubenstein – Eat Sleep Draw
Siobhan Leddy – Flamingo Magazine
Jon Cockley – Handsome Frank
Lisa Hassel – Inkygoodness

Moustache Characters Category

A character developed around a moustache.

WINNER: Anna Brinded

Comments: Genuinely very funny, and I love how our little moustachioed friend is so proud of himself. Great use of colour, and the whole thing feels incredibly tactile. Siobhan Leddy, Flamingo Mag

Anna Brinded

Anna Brinded

Anna Brinded

First Runner up: Muxxi

MUXXI

Second runner up: Tim Easley

Tim Easley

Moustache Wearer Category

A face, person or animal wearing a moustache.

WINNER: Steph Kirchem

Comments: The most beautifully executed drawing! He looks like a Viking or something – for him a moustache is for life, not just November. It’s just a wonderful illustration by a very talented individual. Siobhan Leddy, Flamingo Mag

Steph Kirchem

First runner up: Nelleke Verhoeff

Nelleke Verhoeff

Nelleke Verhoeff

Second Runner up: Rebecca Jay

Rebecca Jay

Moustache Theme Category

Images with a moustache theme. Entries that don’t fit into the above categories.

WINNER: Emily May

Comments: This has a wonderfully kind and absurd message. There is so much detail here, and each flick of the pen seems as if it’s been heavily considered. What a great little illustration! Siobhan Leddy, Flamingo Mag

Emily May

First runner up: Tilly Wright

Tilly Wright

Second runner up: Ruby Taylor

Ruby Taylor

Drawer’s Drawer Award

Voted for by the participants.

WINNER: Lady Orlando

Lady Orlando

Peoples Choice Award

Voted by readers and fans.

WINNER: Chloe Cook

Chloe Cook

Special Creature Mention

We felt that this piece deserved a special mention because the concept is brilliant. It’s a man wearing a moustache wearing a man wearing a moustache. Nice one Kat Flint.

Kat Flint