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Celebrating the Launch of Pastela! The Pastela Fest Illustration Posting Event is underway!
April 17, 2024
Greetings from pixiv.
From Wednesday, April 17th, we're celebrating the release of pixiv Inc.'s new drawing app Pastela with the prize event "Pastela Fest"!
For this event, we've set a unique theme color for each round. We invite you to draw and submit illustrations featuring these theme colors, in line with the submission timelines.
Each round comes with an array of exciting prizes. Plus, creators who post directly from Pastela to pixiv are entered into a special lottery for a bonus chance to win a 1,000 JPY Amazon gift card!
Plus, don't miss out on the Pastela Fest - Shirakami Fubuki Edition, also happening now!
・Pastela Fest - Shirakami Fubuki Edition Entries:
▼About Pastela
Pastela is a drawing app for iPad.
Designed with iPad artists in mind, Pastela comes with features such as automatic canvas syncing via cloud and seamless integration with pixiv.
From the first stroke to the last detail, Pastela aims to provide a seamless and enjoyable experience for all types of creative projects.
・Official website:
・Pastela special website:
*The app is available for free. (Subscription plans available)
*Available on iPad OS 16.4 or later

Entry Period

From Wednesday, April 17th, to Monday, May 27th, 2024, 11:59 pm JST


Pastela Fest
1st round: April 17th - April 26th Red
2nd round: April 27th - May 6th Blue
3rd round: May 7th - May 16th Yellow
4th round: May 17th - May 27th Free
Pastela Fest - Shirakami Fubuki Edition
April 17th - May 27th: Draw and post illustrations on the theme of Shirakami Fubuki

Entry Format/Contest Tag

Make sure your illustration meets the following requirements and post it to pixiv.
Image size: Free
Age restriction: All-Ages
AI-generated content: Not accepted
Privacy settings: Public
For Pastela Fest: Both original works and fan art are welcome.
For Pastela Fest - Shirakami Fubuki Edition: Post your work as fan art and do not check the "Original" box.
Contest Tag (required):
Pastela Fest: PastelaFest
Pastela Fest - Shirakami Fubuki Edition: PastelaFest白上フブキ部門

Eligible Participants

This contest is open to all registered pixiv users who have read and agreed to these Application Guidelines.
*Underage contestants should obtain the consent of a guardian before entering.
*Entries from companies and multiple creators will not be accepted.


Pastela Fest
By lottery
1st round
・A luxurious gift box of Matsusaka Beef Yakiniku (Shoulder, Thigh, and Belly) @2268 400g (3 winners by lottery)
2nd round
・Audio-Technica ATH-SR30BT headphones (3 winners by lottery)
3rd round
・Kenko Toy Camera Pieni II (5 winners by lottery)
4th round
・Nintendo Switch (3 winners by lottery)
*The Nintendo Switch logo and the Nintendo Switch are trademarks of Nintendo.
Shirakami Fubuki Edition
・An autograph from Shirakami Fubuki (3 winners by lottery)
Bonus chance (100 winners by lottery)
・1,000 JPY Amazon gift cards (approx. 7 USD)
*This campaign is sponsored by pixiv Inc. Amazon,, and its logo are registered trademarks of, Inc.

Contest Terms

*Your entry will be considered invalid if:
・It was posted or reposted outside the Contest period.
・It does not match the theme of the Contest.
・The privacy level of your entry is set to “My pixiv only”, “Private”, or "URL restricted".
・It was posted multiple times.
・It was created via third-party commission, or via pixiv Requests (including request rewards).
・It is based on existing work/goods, works/goods scheduled to be released, works/goods that have already been submitted for other contests, or works/goods that have already won other contests.
・It includes images or text partially or entirely produced by AI.
・When the contestant does not respond within a set time frame after being contacted by pixiv.
・Works that pixiv Inc. finds disagreeable with adequate reason may also be disqualified.
・Participants in the Shirakami Fubuki Edition must also check and follow Cover Corp.'s Derivative Works Guidelines ( and make sure the artwork complies with these guidelines.
Check out the contest's Application Guidelines for more details.
We look forward to your submissions!
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