Doodle Painting Competition

Doodle Painting Competition in conjunction with WOW Carnival @ UTM Library 2018

Calling all students and staff of UTM – This is your chance to use your imagination and share your doodling skills with the world! Submit a sketch of your doodle by 15 October 2018 and stand a chance to participate on Doodle Painting Competition on 27 October 2018. REGISTRATION IS FREE! Great prizes await you!


  • Sketch Submission : 15 October 2018
  • Competition Date : 27 October 2018
  1. Participation is open to teams of 2-3 people. Each team member must be a staff or student of Universiti Teknologi Malaysia.
  2. The objective of this competition is to produce a doodle on a wood panel (96 x 79 inch / 8 ft x 6.5 ft) provided by the organizer. 70% of the finished doodle must be in black and white. While the remainding 30% can be in colours.
  3. The doodle painting must incorporate ONE of these quotes:
    • “When in doubt, go to the library” ~ J. K. Rowling
    • “A library is not a luxury but one of the necessities of life” ~ Henry Ward Beecher
    • “A room without books, is like a body without a soul” ~ Marcus Tullius Cicero
    • “There is no friend as loyal as a book” ~ Ernest Hemingway
  4. The doodle painting must be an authentic work of the participating team, AND must not touch on sensitive issues such as religion, race and politics.
  1. The competition will run in 2 stages – Sketch Submission (by 15 October 2018) and Competition Day (27 October 2018).
  2. For Sketch Submission  : Each team must submit an initial sketch of the doodle on an A3 paper, outlining their idea. The sketch MUST BE accompanied with Group Name, Participants’ names, Matric/Staff No, School/Faculty, Contact Number and E-mail, and submit it BEFORE 15 OCTOBER 2018, in person, to :

Doodle Painting Competition

WOW Carnival @ UTM Library,

Bangunan Perpustakaan Sultanah Zanariah JB, UTM Library.

(Attention: Pn. Nabilah Jamil)

  1. A panel of judges will review all submitted sketches and select the sketches that are eligible for Competition Day. 
  2. The qualified teams will be notified by the organizer by 20 OCTOBER 2018.
  3. Competition Day : The competition will be held at Foyer, Bangunan Perpustakaan Sultanah Zanariah Johor Bahru on 27 October 2018 at 9.00 am.
  4. Each qualified team must produce a doodle on a wood panel (96 x 79 inch / 8 ft x 6.5 ft) provided by the organizer.
  5. The doodle painting must be based on the initial sketch submitted in the qualifying stage.
  6. Each team will be given 6 hours (including break) to produce their doodle painting. Refreshments will be provided.
  7. The following tools/media will be provided – poster colours (black, white, red, blue and yellow), permanent marker pen (Black – 3 nos for each team), pencils, paint brush, palettes and an empty box to keep your tools.
  8. Teams are allowed to bring/and use additional mediums. However, spray paint is NOT ALLOWED.
  9. The finished doodle painting will be exhibited during WOW Carnival @ UTM Library from the 28-31 October 2018. All submitted artworks will become property of the organizer and will not be returned.
  10. A judging panel will evaluate the doodle paintings based on various criteria such as the originality of expression, creative use of materials and presentation, to name a few.
  11. Judges decisions are final.
  12. Award of prizes will be on 31 October 2018 (the winners of the competition will be notified by email).

For further information, please contact Pn. Nabilah Jamil / 019-7521422 /