And the winner is Arse!

By Murray Murchison. Amber Stillwell of Kanimbla has taken out the Plain Dealer’s biennial arse or elbow competition by correctly guessing the subject of the picture. Congratulations Ms Stillwell! Over 3.4 million entries were received and around 3.35 million of those guessed ‘Arse’ as the answer. Turns out the Plain Dealer readers are pretty deftContinue reading “And the winner is Arse!”

Rihanna takes out portrait competition

By Murray Murchison. The winner of the prestigious annual Plain Dealer portrait competition, which required budding artists to produce an artistic impression of celebrity singer Guy Sebastian, has been announced. The winner is Miss Rihanna Zieger, 7, of Holloways Beach who painted Guy the fuzzy guy (above – crayon on canvas). The judging panel wereContinue reading “Rihanna takes out portrait competition”

Portrait competition unleashed!

By Murray Murchison. Calling all artists! The Plain Dealer has launched another competition aimed at unearthing some of the great artistic talent in North Queensland. In the past, our limerick and haiku competitions have been very popular, but at the Plain Dealer, we are always looking closely at the visual arts. This year, the challengeContinue reading “Portrait competition unleashed!”