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The Mental Canvas Challenge

Submission: October 11, 2021
Registration: October 11, 2021
Language: English
Location: International
Prizes: $100K in cash prizes, see details below
Type: Open, Digital Drawing


Mental Canvas, Inc. is a software technology company whose unique platform has reimagined drawing for the digital age by enabling creations that can be experienced outside the confines of a page or a single moment in time.  Mental Canvas picks up where pen and paper leave off, taking drawing to a place it’s never been.  Now, we’re calling on creatives to join us in redefining what it means to draw.  With $100K in prizes and 18 winners, we’re looking for the most impressive and imaginative scenes created with Mental Canvas Draw™.


The competition is international, open to ages 13+. 


The challenge spans five categories: Architecture and Places, Education, Comics, Napkin Sketches, and Storytelling.  Entrants may submit to multiple categories and the judges reserve the right to assign a category to an entry.  The grand prizes will be selected from the entire group of entries, regardless of category.


The total ARV (approximate retail value) of all prizes is $100,000 (USD). There will be a 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winner for the grand prize along with 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners in each of the 5 categories (18 prizes in total). The prize breakdown is as follows: 

● Grand prize (across all submissions, regardless of category):
○ 1st: $25,000
○ 2nd: $15,000
○ 3rd: $10,000 

● Categories Winners (in each of the 5 categories):
○ 1st: $5,000 (x5 winners)
○ 2nd: $3,000 (x5 winners)
○ 3rd: $2,000 (x5 winners)


>>> Go to the competition’s website <<<