COPIC AWARD 2019 is an illustration contest that accepts artworks created with Copic markers. Interested applicants can start submitting their illustrations starting today, December 3, 2018.
What is COPIC AWARD 2019?
Considering the fact that Copic markers are distributed in more than 50 countries in the world, this contest is a world-scale project with Copic artists from around the world as its targets.
The first contest, COPIC AWARD 2017, saw as many as 1,500 artworks. The panel of judges include creators that are active on a global scale. Each winner of the grand prize will be presented with a fund amounting to 5,000 USD (approx. 560,000 JPY) and a full Copic set of 358 markers. Of course, tons of other rewards will be prepared for the award's various prizes such as the U-18 Award and the Judges' Award!
* Please do not use base materials that are prone to breaking such as ceramic or glass.
* An applicant is only allowed to submit one entry.
* The entry must be an original work and does not infringe on a third party's intellectual property rights.
* Entries submitted for this contest may be used for Copic global promotional activities (e.g. in a product catalog, packaging, websites, etc.) conducted by Too Group.
* Minors must first obtain the consent of their guardian before participating in this contest.
Check out the previous award's winning works!
Design Category: Grand Prize
Iconic Duo - Ferrari and Fiat Dino by Nigel Müller (The Netherlands)
Illustration Category: Grand Prize
Invisible by YUMING CHEN (Taiwan)
Craft Category: Grand Prize
Mini Specimen Box by Yu-Shan, Huang (Taiwan)
Judges' Award: Shigeto Koyama
Shimotsuki No Youi Kitan (Strange Tales of November) by Orca Arashi (Taiwan)
Judges' Award: Eisaku Kubonouchi
Wing of the roses by Yaichino (Germany)
Don't miss pixiv Sketch x COPIC AWARD too!
Simply tag your work using the contest's designated tag in order to participate in this contest. You can also submit the same work to both pixiv Sketch contest and the COPIC AWARD! Don't miss this opportunity to win two contests at once.
Be sure to use the LIVE function of pixiv Sketch and share your making-of process with everyone! https://sketch.pixiv.net/lives
We are eagerly waiting for your entries!