Paint a Russian writer ahead of the Red Square Book Festival

Drawing by Vladimir Motchalov
Cartoons, portraits, and caricatures of the Russian greats all welcome.

Ahead of the Red Square Book Festival (June 3-6), the organizers have announced a painting competition “#пишиписателя” – literally meaning "paint a writer."

The rules are easy – draw your favorite Russian author – classic portrait, caricature, cartoon, or anything else. Then upload the image to any social media site with hashtags #пишиписателя, #конкурс, #конкурсрисунков, #RedFest, #арт, #конкурсартов.

There will be two nominations for classic and contemporary Russian writers.The artists of the best portraits will get souvenirs from the festival.

Time to get creative!

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