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Wig out! COMPETITION time!

Posted 20 October 2014 by Kat

Good Morning!

It’s that time again when you can win some super cool prizes!

The awesome new Tate Kids Activity Books are on sale from 6th November! Woop!

One is about amazing British artists like Barbara Hepworth and Cornelia Parker! The other is all about modern art and fabulous artists like Sophie Calle and Yves Klein!

They look great don’t they!?

Tate Kids Activity Book covers c. Tate

Tate Kids Activity Book covers c. Tate

To celebrate the launch of the books we are giving you the chance to win both these awesome books AND some brand new Tate Kids pencil crayons!

Tate Kids pencil crayons c. Tate

Tate Kids pencil crayons c. Tate

‘What is this competition then?!’ I hear you cry!

We want you to draw HAIR! We have a great section on the artist Ellen Gallagher in the Tate Kids Modern Art Activity Book. Notice that on the left there is space for you to draw an awesome hair style…

Page 27: Ellen Gallagher. Details from DeLuxe (2004-5) Artowrk and photo c Ellen Gallagher

Page 27: Ellen Gallagher. Details from DeLuxe (2004-5) Artwork and photo c Ellen Gallagher

We want you to draw the best, craziest, maddest hairstyle EVER!

It’s easy: DOWNLOAD THIS PDF

Then all you have to do is draw hair! Make sure you remember to name it. The crazier the better! Then you can either send us a photograph or a scan of your drawing. You can email it us with your contact details (so we can send you the prizes if you win) to kids@tate.org.uk or your grown-up can tweet it at us @tate_kids Remember to check out the Terms and Conditions before entering too.

Simple.

The winner will be chosen by the chap below. His name is James Lambert. He’s an illustrator, he draws A LOT and he drew all the illustrations for the book! Pretty cool guy.

James Lambert, Illustrator - he has GREAT hair!

James Lambert, Illustrator – he has GREAT hair!

The deadline for entries is Friday 28 November at 5pm. The winner will be announced on the Tate Kids blog in the following week.  So, what are you waiting for? Get drawing! Good luck! :)

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  1. lealia says:

    hate this

  2. Kat says:

    That’s a shame that you think that Lealia. We are currently looking at how we can improve Tate Kids. We would love to hear how you think we could make it better! Let us know in the comments :)

  3. Jo says:

    Can you enter more than once?

  4. Kat says:

    Yeah of course :) Pass the message on! Kat