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The 40th Material Contest

Opening of the 40th ibisPaint Material Contest!

Application for this contest have now closed. Currently, the entries are being countered and the winning entries are being reviewed.

Thank you for continuing to use ibisPaint. Many people participated in the previous Material Contest. Thank you very much. The theme for this times Material Contest is Summer Festivals. Submissions for both Stamp Materials and Background Materials are welcome!

We have prepared an extra prize for contest winners. All winning submissions will be registered as materials for ibisPaint. We look forward to receiving many entries!

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Rewards and Extra Prizes

Rewards and Extra Prizes

※The Grand Prize will be awarded to one person, and the Silver and Bronze Prizes will be awarded to several people.

The 40th Material Contest Theme

  • Theme:Summer Festivals
  • Canvas size: Within 2500px×2500px
  • Entry Period: 2024/07/01(Mon.) 0:00am(JST) ~2024/07/07(Sun.) 11:59pm(JST)[Don't miss the deadline](Finished)


The example of stamp material is a Lanterns, but any illustration that evokes Summer Festivals is acceptable, including Fireworks, Yukata, and Food, etc. For background material, any illustration that evokes Summer Festivals is acceptable. (Please make sure that your entries do not infringe any copyrights.)

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Participation Requirements

  1. Residents of countries where PayPal is accepted (excluding Russia).
  2. Have a work that was drawn in ibisPaint or ibisPaint X
  3. You must be following@ibisPaintCt, the official X account for the ibisPaint Material Contest, or leave your DMs open.
    (In order to send prizes, DMs must be set to be able to receive messages. When the winners are decided, if we are unable to send you a DM or contact you, we will assume you forfeit receiving the extra prize)
  4. Submission must be your own work (Tracing, copying of other people's works, and copying of works with portrait or design rights are not acceptable.)

Application Method


If your submission is a stamp material, after completing the work, please press the Layer tab at the bottom right and select one of the squares in the middle from the background at the bottom and make the background transparent. (If your submission is a background material, you do not need to make the background transparent.)

Press either of the squares framed in red as you like to make the background transparent.

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Put “#ibisContest40” in the description and upload


Post your completed works to Online Gallery, using the hashtag #ibisContest40


Once uploaded to Online Gallery, open the page from the URL and select “Stamp Materials (IB-CC)” or “Background Materials (IB-CC)” in the bottom right as the category.

Set the tab surrounded by a red frame to "Stamp Materials (IB-CC)" for a stamp material and "Background Materials (IB-CC)" for a background material.

That’s it, you’re finished!


Post the URL of your Online Gallery submission on X along with the hashtag #ibisContest40.


  • One person can submit multiple entries. We look forward to receiving plenty of submissions.
  • Please note that any posts or works submitted may be used by ibisPaint for promotional purposes. Please be aware of this before entering.
  • Minors must obtain permission from a parent or guardian before entering.
  • The names of the materials that will be added to Material tool may be altered. We appreciate your understanding.
  • The category the materials will be placed in will be decided by us.
  • We may make some changes to the select materials.
  • We have created a new X account for the ibisPaint Material Contest, so contest participants are requested to follow @ibisPaintCt.
  • Our responsibility for PayPal prizes is considered complete when we have confirmed the completion of the remittance.
  • Winning prize will be sent out approximately two weeks after the results are announced.
  • If you submit artworks in different colors, one of the artworks will be considered for the prize, and all the artworks will be added to the app.
  • If you submit several artworks which are slightly different, one of the artworks will be considered for the prize, and all the artworks will be added to the app.
  • Accounts created with ibisAccount cannot participate in the contest. Please participate using an account created with X (formerly Twitter).

What is IB-CC

IB-CC License is an abbreviation for the IBis Creative Commons License, which is to certify that users’ creations with this license do not constitute an infringement of intellectual property rights and may be freely used only when used with our services. However, we will not use user's creations for training AI without the user's consent.

The copyright of the submitted material will be reserved by the author, but you will be asked to set the category to which the material is submitted as either Stamp Materials (IB-CC) or Background Material (IB-CC) so that the material may be made available for use to other users. In the future, works in IB-CC category may be made available for users download directly from Materials tool. Moving forward, we would like to continue to build a more convenient digital painting environment with the help of our users.