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Pokémon Trading Card Game Illustration Contest 2024

    Pokémon Trading Card Game Illustration Contest 2024 | Graphic Competitions
     Category:  Illustration
     Deadline:  January 31, 2024 - expired! December 1, 2023
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    The Pokémon Trading Card Game Illustration Contest 2024 beckons artists to embark on a creative journey inspired by the theme of "Magical Pokémon Moments." This international celebration marks the illustrious 27th anniversary of the Pokémon Trading Card Game and the iconic Pokémon brand. Originating in Japan in 2019, this global contest has become a nexus for emerging talents, fostering a vibrant community of artists passionate about Pokémon and the art of illustration.

    The contest encourages participants to showcase their artistic skills, and they are allowed the submission of past works, provided they have not been previously published. The guidelines prioritize originality. Artists are granted the freedom to explore diverse mediums, from traditional hand-drawn illustrations to digital renderings and even three-dimensional creations crafted from clay, yarn, or wool felt.

    Envisioned as a celebration of creativity and artistic ingenuity, the Pokémon Trading Card Game Illustration Contest 2024 promises not only coveted cash prizes but also the opportunity for winners to see their creations transformed into exclusive promo cards. With a panel of esteemed judges, the contest ensures a meticulous and fair evaluation process. As the Pokémon brand continues to evolve, this contest stands as a testament to the enduring connection between the global Pokémon community and the imaginative world it inhabits.

    There is no entry fee.


    Open to participants from Japan, US, UK, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand.


    The contest offers various prizes, including a Grand Prize of $5,000 and the winner’s illustration being made into a promo card. There are also awards for Best Standard Card Illustration, Best ex Card Illustration, First Runner-Up, and Judges’ Award, each with cash prizes ranging from $1,000 to $500. The winning illustrations for these categories will also be made into promo cards.

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