Celsys announced the launching of the 35th International Illustration Contest which offers special prizes to artists who submit illustrations with the theme of “Magic.” Artists interested in joining can post their original magical illustrations on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook with the tag, “#cspcontest35.” The entry period is from March 20 – April 11, 2023, 23:59 UTC.
According to Celsys’ announcement, the Grand Prize winner will receive a cash prize of S$2,000 and a three-year license for the illustration app Clip Studio Paint EX. The second runner-up prize is US$500 and a three-year license for Clip Studio Paint EX. Prizes will also be given to the 3rd to 10th-place winners, as well as to 10 Honorable Mention winners. Lastly, 10 Timelapse Prize winners will be selected by lottery to encourage artists of all levels to participate.
By hosting this contest, Celsys aims to “support creators worldwide and encourage more artists to create illustrations.” More information on the mechanics, entry rules, and prizes of the 35th International Illustration Contest are posted on the Clip Studio Paint website.
Celsys Inc. is a Japanese graphics software company with a mission of “creating a more passionate world,” by providing solutions for people all over the world to enjoy creative activities and all the experiences that come with it. They are best known for their Clip Studio services and the Clip Studio Paint drawing app for illustration, manga, webtoon, and animation production. Clip Studio Paint Ver.2 is available on devices such as Windows, macOS, iPhone, Galaxy, Android, and Chromebook.
If you haven’t seen it, you can read our interview with illustrator Kamo, who also uses Clip Studio Paint. You can also watch one of Clip Studio Paint’s recent behind-the-scenes process videos featuring Sangatsu No Phantasia’s “My wonder” music video below:
Source: Press Release
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