The Molly Dicker and Sylvanarth Drawing Competition 2021

This competition is exclusive to members of Fareham Art Group. The Molly Dicker competition is a drawing competition which means that all entries are created without adding water or any other wetting agent.

The Subject of the 2021 competition was ‘ SOMETHING OLD, SOMETHING NEW’. The winners were chosen by local artist appraisal.

The Sylvanarth Trophy is awarded by the President of Fareham Art Group for an entry chosen from the field of paintings in the Molly Dicker drawing competition.

The Winner of the 2021 Molly Dicker Drawing Competition

Old Stones, New Boots

Medium: Oil pastel, marker pen, pencil on paper

Runner Up


Medium: Graphite

Third Place

New Spring Flowers with Victorian Beads

Medium: Pastel and coloured pencils

Highly Commended

Plus Change

Medium: Stabilo Carbothello colouring pencils

Highly Commended

Daffodils on the Dresser

Medium: Pencil and ink

The 2021 Sylvanarth Trophy Winner

New beginning in the old house by Jenny Gibbs

New Beginning in the Old House

Medium: Graphite pencil

Gallery of Entries

New Growth in Granny’s Old Glass Jug

New Growth in Granny's Old Glass Jug by Barbara Wright

Medium: Pastel and Polychromos Coloured Pencils on Clairefontaine Pastelmat

Eurofighter “Typhoon” and a WW2 Hawker “Typhoon”

Medium: Pencil and white pencil

Old Church, New Rooftops, Devon

Medium: Fine Liners

Old Boot, New Boot

Medium: Watercolour pencil (without water) with a pastel background

Kaz’s Cottage

Medium: Pencil and Uni Pin fine line pen

Desperately Wanting To Be Grown Up

Medium: Graphite