the Concepts + The Big Draw Drawing Challenge
Next Drawing Challenge takes place in December 2023. Come back here for more info!!!
How to Enter the Drawing Challenge
1. Post an original sketch with hashtags.
Post an original sketch or sketches that you created in Concepts. Use the hashtags for the month, #ConceptsApp and #TheBigDraw - all three hashtags are required, please check your spelling! One project per entry. If you include multiple sketches for the same project, please keep them to the same post.
Post an original sketch or sketches that you created in Concepts to the r/ConceptsApp subreddit. Please make sure to add the "Sketching Challenge" flair to your post so we see it. One project per entry. If you include multiple sketches for the same project, please keep them to the same post.
Post an original sketch or sketches that you created inConcepts to the#drawing-challenge-entries channel. One project per entry. If you include multiple sketches for the same project, please keep them to the same post.
You can join the Concepts Discord Community here: http://concepts.app/discord
2. Include a short story.
Share the story behind your design decisions. Make sure it relates to the drawing challenge theme and what inspired you!
3. Check your Direct Messages.
Be sure to post before midnight to be eligible. We will judge entries based on originality, creativity, and the strength of your concept share. Concepts will DM three separate winners to accept their winning status within 72 hours to claim their prize.
First Prize: a cash prize of $200 (USD), a Concepts App t-shirt.
Second Prize: a cash prize of $100 (USD), a Concepts App t-shirt.
Third Prize: a cash prize of $50 (USD), a Concepts App t-shirt.
Cash prizes are fulfilled via PayPal, see details below. Make sure you read the full set of rules as only legal entries qualify for prizes.
A Note About Contests with Concepts
The intention behind contests with Concepts is to provide creative and thoughtful prompts, encourage sharing of sketches rather than finished work, give away meaningful prizes, and share on our social channels the awesome inventive work you do to encourage others. We will only use a prize winning submission for marketing associated with the competition. For use elsewhere, we will always seek permission and negotiate an additional financial arrangement. We are genuinely grateful to be part of such a caring and creative community, thank you for your support!
The Small Print
- Be sure to set your profile to public so we can see your post.
- For legal reasons, you must be 18 years of age to enter.
- By submitting your work, you agree to our contest rules below.
This contest is no way sponsored, endorsed, administered by, or associated with Instagram, Meta, Twitter or Reddit.
OCTOBER Drawing Challenge: The Winners ARe In
In October, we challenged your creativity and asked you to create a costume that represents your personal history, cultural holidays, or even sci-fi films.
The styles and varieties were wonderful - we loved the artistry in each of your entries! Thank you to everyone who created artwork, shared it with us and told us your stories and thinking.
Congratulations to our winners! Discover our three winning entries below:
1st Place: @cg_pondcreated a Unicorn Seeking Costume that's glittery, glow in the dark and embodies the spirit of taking bold risks to realise your dreams!
2nd Place: Fusing modern streetwear and southern African traditional dress, @therealvimbai has incorporated the past and the present into a unique take on Shona culture.
3rd Place: @a.new.weaving.wall created a Gustav Klmit inspired design that reflects Egyptian, African, Byzantine and Asian Cultures.
Thank you to everyone for sharing your drawings with us!
The Big Draw + Concepts App Drawing Challenge s
The Big Draw and Concepts App have collaborated on monthly drawing challenges since October 2021. You can see all the wonderful themes below, and read more about the winners on the Concepts App Instagram.
Designed by TopHatch, Concepts is the first app to explore and redefine visual thinking and design for touch on mobile devices. TopHatch team members are based in seven countries with creative epicenters in Silicon Valley, California and Turku, Finland.
Concepts is a vector-based sketching tool with a whiteboard-like canvas and popular with note takers, visual thinkers, architects, designers and illustrators. The Concepts Community is a space for news, interviews and tutorials featuring Concepts App, sharing challenges and material from excellent creators TopHatch work with. The app’s endless canvas enables boundless idea exploration, while the realistic pencils and pens make drawing feel natural and genuine. The app’s vector-based drawing engine lets you powerfully edit and organize every element of your sketches, designs and illustrations, and gives you flexibility to work with other software.
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