A huge thank-you to David Farrer who creates beautiful works of art ( mounted not stuffed) and judged the winner and runners up in our Christmas Competition.

Winner

Design: Merry Christmas, Father Christmas
Laura Maze (22) attends Chichester college The judges loved the hipster styled Santa, with the coloured dots being reminiscent of the painter George Seurat.

Runners Up

Design: Father Christmas pencil outline with block colours
Yewo Khonje (17)  The judge felt that the picture conveyed the sense of Santa concentrating on his dance moves and having a real party time.

Design:  Happy Christmas tree, Father Christmas, Snowman, House
Katie Draper  The judge really loved the excellent graphic skills, and the fabulous use of colour

Design: Happy Snowman

Isabel Pear: The judge loved the work with great us of colour and felt happy when he looked at the painting.