Illustration Contest

Illustration Contest

26th International Illustration Contest

Organised by Celsys, a Japanese graphics software company, the 26th International Illustration Contest is open to anyone worldwide and each participant may submit one or more illustrations on the theme: The Best Smile.

Both digital and traditional artwork entries are permitted. Submissions may be created with any software/app.

You can submit illustrations of any size, but the recommend size is A4 at 300 dpi (2480 x 3508 pixels). You can also submit smartphone-size images of 854 x 480 pixels.

There is no entry fee.


Open to illustrators from around the world.


The Grand Prize will receive 200,000 JPY (approx. 1,932 USD) cash prize and Clip Studio Paint EX Activation Code.