ABT Illustration Contest 2022
Entries accepted from August 9, 2022

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Tombow Pencil Co., Ltd. (Headquarters: Kita-ku, Tokyo, President: Akihiro Ogawa) will hold the “ABT Illustration Contest 2022”. Anyone can enter regardless of whether they are professionals or amateurs. Entry period is from August 9, 2022 to October 9, 2022. Mr. Mel Kishida was invited as a judge.
Comic illustrations, landscape illustrations, portrait illustrations, illustrations drawn mainly using the dual brush pen “ABT”, all genres of illustrations can be submitted. Entries to be made via Twitter.

“ABT Illustration Contest 2022” key visual
Illustration: ABT Art Contest 2020 Judge’s Prize winning work “Study” by Kon Kojima

Purpose of “ABT Illustration Contest 2022”
The purpose of this award is to honor works recognized for their excellent ideas and techniques, to pursue the infinite expressive possibilities such as the dual brush pen “ABT”, and to contribute to the promotion of hand-drawn art.

Overview of “ABT Illustration Contest 2022”
■Grand Prize (1 winner) 50,000 yen plus supplementary prize
■Judge’s Prize (2 winners) 30,000 yen plus supplementary prize
■Tombow Pencil Prize (2 winners) 30,000 yen plus supplementary prize
■Runner-up Prizes (5 winners) 10,000 yen plus supplementary prize
※ The supplementary prize is a set of Tombow Pencil products.

【Entry method】
1. Post to your Twitter account with hashtags “#TombowPencil” and “#ABT Iracon2022” during the application period.
2. Follow Tombow Pencil official Twitter (@tombowpencil) to complete the application.

【Entry period】
From August 9, 2022 to October 9, 2022

【Qualification requirements】
・You must live in Japan from the time of application until the end of December 2022.
・You must have a Twitter account.

【Winners announcement】
Scheduled for late November. This will be done on the contest website.

Mel Kishida

Illustrator, character designer. Born 1983. While working on character designs for numerous games and anime, he is a popular illustrator with a variety of activities that go beyond the framework of an illustrator, such as appearing in various media. He is also the original drafter and general supervisor of the “BLUE REFLECTION” project, which spans consumer, mobile and TV animation.

ABT Illustration Contest 2022

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