Japanese graphics software company Celsys, known for its manga/comic drawing software Clip Studio
Paint, will launch "International Comic/Manga Schools Contest" on January 30, 2019. It will open to
students enrolled in an Art/Design school, technical/vocational school, school art club, or extracurricular
art program all over the world.
"International Comic/Manga Schools Contest"
The purpose of the contest is to support young creators around the world and to widen the view for the
manga/comic production. The winners will receive a cash prize, the latest manga drawing software, and
a chance to introduce their artworks in Japanese media.
There are two categories in the contest:
- Comic Category: An original color or black-and-white comic of 8–48 pages Webtoon style comics are
also accepted (min. 30 panels, max. 690 x 20,000 pixels)
- Illustration Category: An original color illustration
Any digital or traditional tool or software can be used. The theme of the contest is "Gift," and submissions
will be accepted between January 31 and May 9, 2019.
Cameron Stewart http://cameron-stewart.tumblr.com/
Javier Fernández https://www.instagram.com/javifernandez_comic/
Ken Niimura http://www.niimuraweb.com
Yoshiyasu Tamura http://www.tamurayoshiyasu.com
Announcing our International Comic/Manga Schools Contest for art students all over the world! Join in for a chance to win a cash prize, a Wacom Cintiq Pro, and your artwork to be featured in Japanese media!https://t.co/skymHysgb7 pic.twitter.com/NrKg6JRQR5— CLIP STUDIO PAINT (@clipstudiopaint) 2019年1月23日
Source: Celsys press release