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Seeking Colorful Illustrations for the 40th International Illustration Contest!

Tokyo, June 25, 2024 – Celsys today opens a drawing contest offering cash prizes and more to artists who submit illustrations with the “Colorful” theme. Artists can post their illustrations on Instagram, X or Facebook by July 17, 2024, with the hashtag #cspcontest40. 

See more information about this contest, entry rules and prizes here: 

The grand prize for the contest is US$2,000 and a three-year license for illustration and comic app Clip Studio Paint EX. The runner up prize is US$500 and a three-year license for Clip Studio Paint EX.

Participants can also join a lottery award for a one-year license for Clip Studio Paint PRO by posting timelapse videos of their illustration, as well as a lottery for first-time entrants to win a Clip Studio Tabmate 2, to encourage artists of all levels to participate.

By holding this contest, Celsys aims to support creators worldwide and encourage more artists to create illustrations. The previous contest saw 3,375 stunning illustration entries, and Celsys is looking forward to even more unique illustrations with the ”Colorful” theme.

About CELSYS, Inc.
Celsys, with a mission of “Creating a more passionate world,” provides solutions for creative activities through online Clip Studio services and Clip Studio Paint drawing app for illustration, manga, webtoon, and animation production. Celsys supports people all over the world to enjoy creating more and all the experiences that come with it.


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