This year Epsom Rotary ran a young artist competition in conjunction with the local Guides and Scouts. By agreement the competitions were for the younger age groups.
The initial judging to arrive at six finalists in each age group was carried out by the guiding association from a total of 73 entries. The judging of the finalists has been completed by our very own art expert Carol Caiger in Ronnie (Veronica) Smith's Summer House. The competition should have been completed back in March/April but lockdown came hence the delay.
The two age groups judged were the Rainbows (5 to 7) and Brownies (7 to 10). The ages given below are when they completed their entry. The statements are in support of their artwork.
Winner - Penny Fisher age 6 - 1st Stoneleigh Rainbows - "The Wavy Forest - when the leaves drop, they turn white and they feel like snow hitting your face"
Penny with her certficate
Second - Emilia Patel age 5 - 1st Stoneleigh Rainbows - "Rainbow Tree - A boy picks a coconut from the tree and when it cracks open, out spills sand and the sea"
Emilia with her certificate
Finalist - Olivia Larter age 5 - 1st Stoneleigh Rainbows - "Rainbow Coconut - the coconuts turn colour as they fall off the tree in Winter and each has a special power depending on the colour"
Finalist - Mabel Carter age 6 - 1st Stoneleigh Rainbows - "The Alive Tree - the tree smiles and turns everything into Summer"
Finalist - Abigail Anderson age 7 - 10th Epsom Rainbows - "Sweetland - because I like sweets. My house is made of strawberry ribbons"
Finalist - Nia Panayi age 5 - 10th Epsom Rainbows - "Homeland - my fantasy land because home it the best place to be"
Winner - Milly Clanfield age 7 - 9th Epsom Brownies - "My fantasy is showing a beautiful ocean. The ocean is beautiful because jelly fish, fish, sharks and starfish are all happy and I would love to be underwater swimming with them"
Milly with her certificate
Second - Lexi Webb age 9 - 1st Ewell Village Brownies - "A fantasy village called the long and short town for tall and small people"
Lexi with her certificate
Finalist - Anya Khan age 8 - 8th Epsom Brownies - "A beautiful world that takes your sadness away"
Finalist - Esme Dolbear age 7 - 9th Epsom Brownies - "In Fantasy Land the air is fresh there are beautiful flowers and rainbow wish fish, the water is warm and clean with no rubbish and everybody is happy"
Finalist - Jessica Lockwood age 9 - 1st Ewell Village Brownies - "Candy Land - Candy Land is a shop, but it is not a normal shop it has millions of sweets and you can take bits off the top (roof)"
Finalist - Kaitlyn O'Connor age 8 - 1st Ewell Village Brownies - "My Land - I named it My Land because that is what I think of when I'm in my land"
Chris Shortt (Organiser)
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