Watch the UK Illustration Championships 2021 (Classic)

Join us as we deliver the first UK Digital Illustration Championship (alongside our already established Classic league). Watch as the UK's brightest Digital Illustrators battle head-2-head to take the title. Don't miss the action and make your vote count! We look forward to welcoming you ...

UK Championships 2021: Wed, Dec 29th - Fri, Dec 31st | ONLINE | Start time: 18:00 GMT

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Full Digital line-up below.

Artists have 60 minutes to complete an A2 illustration inspired by a recent news headline. Stationery is restricted (8 pieces max) and colour palette must be black, white (greyscale permitted) plus a single colour. Our judges award points across the following criteria.

0-12 | Personality: Points awarded based on the injection of energy, dynamism and charisma.

0-12 | Interpretation: Points awarded based on a successful portrayal of the headline, witty, clever and original interpretations all secure high points.

0-12 | Narrative: Points awarded for successful ‘on-paper narrative’ between characters and other elements.

0-12 | Technical: Points awarded based on dexterity, understanding of light, composition, natural ability and talent.

0-2 | Social: On Insta @illustratedworldseries post head-2-head announcements in 'Stories' at the start of every Live Battle. These posts feature a 'Social Poll' widget giving viewers an opportunity to vote for their favourite. The stories last 1 hr 15 min (60 min battle duration and 15 min post-battle 'hang-time'). Links are provided within the announcement directing viewers to the Live Battle page and competitor profile pages to view both work-in-progress and finished pieces. After 1 hr 15 min the poll is closed.  The winner of the social vote is allocated 2 points, the loser 0. Vote for your favourite!

4 x Judges (3 x permanent 1 x daily guest) score across 4 x criteria (as listed in 'Rules'). An average score is then calculated (0/12) for each criteria. The social score is tabulated separately then added to the average scores giving a final score 0/50.

The highest scoring competitor moves into the next round, the loser is knocked out. If scorecards are tied the social score (S) will determine the winner of a battle. 1 x point is awarded for a WIN, 0 x points for a LOSS. A bonus point (BP) is awarded to competitors winning 4 x consecutive battles during a tournament. Points scored during a tournament contribute towards a competitor's overal Rankings Table position.

Every tournament has a leaderboard. Performance at this tournament contributes towards overall IWS ranking. When competitors have identical points (PTS) the 'Exit' value will determine hierarchy and position. The 'Exit' value reflects a competitor's most recently awarded scorecard (i.e when leaving/exiting the tournament). If 'Exit' scorecards are tied the social score (S) determines leaderboard position.

  • Pool: £2400

  • £1750 - Winner

  • £500 - Runner-up

  • £150 - Semi-finalists

# playerdebutflagstyleagewonexitpts
1
King Trou
King Trou
  • titles won1
  • pro years4
  • win percentage73%
2019Graphic36442.755 (BP)
2
HATCH
HATCH
  • titles won1
  • pro years5
  • win percentage71%
2017Graphic37342.253
3
Lawrence H Burns
Lawrence H Burns
  • titles won1
  • pro years4
  • win percentage82%
2019Lowbrow362422
4
Ginger Dan
Ginger Dan
  • titles won0
  • pro years3
  • win percentage57%
2019Fabulous312392
5
Choodie
Choodie
  • titles won0
  • pro years2
  • win percentage60%
2021Comic41136.751
6
Used Pencil
Used Pencil
  • titles won0
  • pro years3
  • win percentage40%
2017Bold34136.751
7
BRIKS
BRIKS
  • titles won0
  • pro years2
  • win percentage33%
2021Cartoon39135.751
8
Mr Twofu
Mr Twofu
  • titles won0
  • pro years1
  • win percentage50%
2021Newschool30131.51
9
Curtis Creationz
Curtis Creationz
  • titles won0
  • pro years2
  • win percentage0%
2021Doodle29037.250
10
BlakeToons
BlakeToons
  • titles won0
  • pro years1
  • win percentage33%
2021Cartoon25036.750
11
PODE Red
PODE Red
  • titles won0
  • pro years3
  • win percentage0%
2019Sci-Fi36035.50
12
UH OH
UH OH
  • titles won0
  • pro years1
  • win percentage0%
2021Graphic390350
13
Dooodling Dan
Dooodling Dan
  • titles won0
  • pro years3
  • win percentage0%
2020Lowbrow33034.750
14
Srats
Srats
  • titles won0
  • pro years1
  • win percentage0%
2021Horror25034.250
15
Lamolisha
Lamolisha
  • titles won0
  • pro years2
  • win percentage50%
2019Surf29031.50
16
Amber Butler
Amber Butler
  • titles won0
  • pro years1
  • win percentage0%
2021Inky240FORFEIT0

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tournament brackets
round #1
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