Painter Art Contest

January 19 – February 19, 2021

Illustration Fine Art Photo Art

Win big! Over $30,000 USD in CASH and PRIZES!

David Eduardo Niño

Share your best work created with Painter® or Painter® Essentials™. We know you can create awe-inspiring results and we want to see your original creations.

Please enter your submission in one of these three categories

Illustration

Concept art, fantasy art, comic or manga art, fashion design, created for gaming or entertainment industry, fashion or industrial design.

Fine Art

Artistic traditional or abstract paintings based in strong art principles created to be appreciated for their beauty or aesthetics.

Photo Art

Masterfully painted artworks that are based on photos produced as keepsakes or sellable works of art.

To enter the Painter Art Contest, please complete the submission form below and submit the following:

  1. One original artwork file created in Painter or Painter Essentials, no larger than 100MB, submitted in Rif file format. (optional)
  2. One .JPG or .PNG version of your artwork, no larger than 5MB, minimum resolution of 2000px. (required)
  3. For Photo Art submissions, you must email the original photograph along with required model release to PainterVIPS@corel.com

Please name your files: First name_Last name_Category_Artwork Title.(file format)
Example: John_Doe_Illustration_GlassHalfFull.rif

You can enter one or more unique artwork entry per category, but no more than 3 total entries. However, you will need to complete and submit a new submission form for each one.

Platinum Prize (1 winner)

Gold Prize (1 winner)

1st Prize (3 winners – one in each category)

  • $1000 US in cash
  • Painter 3 year subscription
  • Ultimate Brush Bundle Volume 1
  • Corel software package (CorelDraw Graphics Suite, Pinnacle Studio Ultimate, PaintShop Pro Ultimate and PhotoMirage)

2nd Prize (3 winners – one in each category)

  • Painter 2 year subscription
  • Ultimate Brush Bundle Volume 4
  • Corel software package (CorelDraw Standard, VideoStudio Ultimate, PaintShop Pro Ultimate and PhotoMirage)

3rd Prize (3 winners – one in each category)

  • Painter 1 year subscription
  • Ultimate Brush Bundle Volume 3
  • Corel software package (CorelDraw Essentials, PaintShop Pro and PhotoMirage)

Winners will be announced on April 1, 2021

See the full list of contest prizes

Sponsors

Please enter your submission in one of these three categories

Illustration

Concept art, fantasy art, comic or manga art, fashion design, created for gaming or entertainment industry, fashion or industrial design.

Fine Art

Artistic traditional or abstract paintings based in strong art principles created to be appreciated for their beauty or aesthetics.

Photo Art

Masterfully painted artworks that are based on photos produced as keepsakes or sellable works of art.

For full contest details, please read the Official Rules

Rules & resources

Download a PDF copy of the Official rules
Download a PDF copy of the Copyright FAQ document
Download a FREE trial of Painter 2021

The Contest begins at 12:00:01 a.m. Eastern Daylight-Saving Time (“EDT“) on January 19, 2021 and ends at 05:00:00 p.m. EDT, February 19, 2021 (the “Contest Period“).