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.
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
First Runner up: Muxxi
Second runner up: 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
First runner up: Nelleke Verhoeff
Second Runner up: 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
First runner up: Tilly Wright
Second runner up: Ruby Taylor
Drawer’s Drawer Award
Voted for by the participants.
WINNER: Lady Orlando
Peoples Choice Award
Voted by readers and fans.
WINNER: 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.