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20th International Illustration Contest Open to Creators Worldwide.Accepting submissions on the theme of “fantasy job”

From June 25, Celsys is opening it’s 20th International Illustration Contest, open to creators worldwide.

▼20th International Illustration Contest

Illustration: “Galaxy Painter” by Vicki Tsai

The International Illustration Contest aims to support and shine a light on artists by providing a chance to compete and showcase their work. The contest is held on a regular basis, with this being the 20th contest. Creators of all ages and nationalities compete in this illustration contest, with the previous contest receiving more than 1,600 submission from 89 countries.

The theme this time is “fantasy job”. Winners receive cash prizes and copies of Clip Studio Paint, the graphics software for illustration, comics, and animation, and the winning entries are featured on Celsys’ official social media.

With this contest and in the future, Celsys will continue providing opportunities and tools that support digital artists in their creative activities.

International Illustration Contest
Fantasy Job

Submission period: June 25 – July 17, 2019, 23:59 GMT
Result announcement: August 1, 2019 (subject to change)

・How to Apply    
Submit illustrations using the application form. Images must be PNG or JPG format and can be up to 5MB. Fanart cannot be accepted.
Please see the detailed submission rules on the Facebook contest post.

・Awards and Prizes

Gold prize: 200,000 JPY (approx. US$1,840)

Silver prize: 50,000 JPY (approx. US$460)

3rd–5th place: 10,000 JPY or CLIP STUDIO PAINT EX download version

6th–10th place: CLIP STUDIO PAINT PRO download version or 5,000 GOLD

Honorable mentions can choose from one of the following: 1,000 GOLD (worth approx. US$10) for use on Clip Studio services
US$10 discount coupon for CLIP STUDIO PAINT
Clip Studio Paint DEBUT download version

Note: GOLD is a point currency that can be used for Clip Studio services.


CELSYS supports creators globally in the production, browsing, and distribution of digital art utilizing IT technology.
We provide solutions for content creation, distribution, and browsing, including support of creative activities through our illustration, manga and animation production software “Clip Studio Paint” and web service “Clip Studio”, as well as our e-book solution, “Clip Studio Reader”.

Corporate site: https://www.celsys.co.jp/en/
Clip Studio Paint site: http://www.clipstudio.net/en/
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/clipstudioofficial/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/clipstudiopaint
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/celsys.clipstudiopaint/

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