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Do you want to Become a Pokémon Trading Card Game Illustrator?

Posted on February 16, 2015 by Jason Nason

The Pokémon Company International and Nintendo have announced a new contest for Pokémon fans. The companies are inviting Pokémon fans and budding illustrators to enter an international Pokémon Art Academy Competition using the Pokémon Art Academy game. The game is of course available exclusively for the Nintendo 3DS.

The competition opens on Wednesday and closes on March 29th, with winners being announced in May.

Entries for the competition are being be accepted via Miiverse, through the Nintendo 3DS. The winning entries will have their artistic creation turned into their very own Pokémon trading card game card.

There will be six winners selected by a panel of judges comprised of some of the creators of the Pokémon universe. Each winner will receive a whopping 100 cards featuring his or her winning image.

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Nintendo Launches Pokémon Art Academy

Posted on August 25, 2014 by Jason Nason

You know, I’ve never tried one of the Art Academy series of games from Nintendo, though they do look pretty interesting. This fall, Pokémon Art Academy will be released on the Nintendo 3DS. Ever wanted to draw your favourite Pokémon character?

Starting October 24th, aspiring artists can hone their skills through a series of easy-to-follow lessons under the tutelage of esteemed Professor Andy in this new 2D art-instruction game for the Nintendo 3DS.

Drawing their way toward graduation – from the art basics of simple shapes and coloring, to exciting advanced techniques of shading and blending – players will wield a variety of tools, including markers, colored pencils, pastels and paints to illustrate popular Pokémon from all known regions. As they advance, players can unlock special lessons featuring Mega-Evolved Pokémon.

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