Bethany Mellor was the winner of Label’s second monthly Illustration Competition, run by the Illustration section of Label magazine. Each month sees a different theme, which artists must base a piece of artwork around. Entries are then displayed online and are voted for by other students. Last month’s theme was Halloween. With a range of amazing entries this month, Bethany was declared the winner with a total of 96 likes on her illustration!

Read below to find out more about the winning artist;

Name: Bethany Mellor

Course: Fine Art

Favourite material/medium to work with: I paint mostly portraiture using either acrylic or oil paint

Idea for winning piece: Thought I would incorporate my favourite way of working into the entry by doing a portrait of the classic Halloween face paint

Potential career choice: I would love to be an illustrator ideally for fashion magazines and companies. I am hoping to freelance with my art and illustration as of next year.

Links to Website/Social Media:

Facebook – :

Instagram: @bethanyrachel @beemellorart

A note from Bethany: “Thanks to all who voted for my competition entry! If you are ever interested in any work or want to enquire about commissioning a portrait message me at

If you want to get involved in this month’s competition, the theme has been announced as “Loughborough Fight Night” and the deadline for entry is the 17 November. Visit the Label Illustrator’s Facebook page for more details on how to get involved:


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