Advent Calendar

Advent Calendar [1] – #ComesWith surprises

In Europe, many of us start the count-down to Christmas today – commonly known as “Advent Calendar”. Traditionally, you would have a box with 24 numbered windows or doors and you would open one each day to get some sort of gift, like a beautiful image or poem, a toy or chocolate. With the Wacom version, each door #ComesWith a surprise.
Check out our Instagram account or this blog each day to find out what surprise waits for you. This might be tutorials like, inspirational artists, some useful guides as well as some hot 24-hour-flash-deals to keep you warm and excited. Or an invitation to a global challenge that just started. What is that challenge?

Today’s tidbit: Wacom’s #GiftOfCreativity challenge

At Wacom, we truly believe that art can change the world. And in a world hungry for so much change, we’ve challenged ourselves to do what we can to spread the gift of creativity. Will you join us? This holiday season, we’re challenging our community to give the #GiftOfCreativity. In return, we will create the ultimate artist gift sets with the help of some of our friends and send them to five generous creatives throughout December. Each one of these special gift sets is filled with art prints, toys, stickers, books, and other goodies from our generous friends. They also include art supplies and software from our partners, and of course Wacom gear and swag!

How to enter

Participating in Wacom’s #GiftOfCreativity Instagram challenge is easy. Simply follow the steps below:

  1. You must follow Wacom on Instagram
  2. Document how you’re spreading creativity in an Instagram picture or video post between until December 26
  3. Tag @Wacom and use the hashtag #GiftOfCreativity in each of these posts

Pssst: if you use the hashtag #giftofgiving on top, you will also help us support a good cause.

Examples of #GiftOfCreativity include:

  • Giving or loaning your Wacom tablet or display to someone new to digital art
  • Joining the #giftofgiving challenge, part of the Click-On Kaduna project
  • Teaching a young artist a new skill
  • Making a drawing for a friend
  • Modeling for someone while they draw you
  • Helping someone get inspired
  • Mentoring a young creative professional
  • Donating art for a good cause

*Entries are not limited to our suggestions. Surprise us with your creativity! Remember that all entries must be submitted via Instagram to be considered.
*You can submit multiple entries to increase your chances of winning.

What’s in the box?

No two boxes are alike, but every box will include a Wacom Cintiq 16 and a fun mix of art prints, books, toys, stickers, and other cool merchandise from our artist community and industry partners. Each gift set has an approximate value of around 680 EUR.

Who can participate?

The #GiftOfCreativity challenge is open to our friends in North America, Latin America, and Europe.

How long is the challenge?

The #GiftOfCreativity challenge has started November 16 and will run ’til December 26. But honestly, we’re hoping you continue to share your creative skills every single day!

When will the winners be announced?

First Box: Dec 6
Second Box: Dec 13
Third Box: Dec 20
Fourth Box: Dec 27

How will winners be notified?

One lucky winner will be chosen each Friday beginning December 6. We will announce and notify winners through Instagram.

Read the full Terms and Conditions here.

Shout-out to our friends

Thanks to our amazing and generous friends and Wacom team who helped us make this initiative possible:

InkShift, Joe Wos, Tom Bancroft, The Pander Brothers, PugliePug, Grutbrushes, Ross Draws, Sarajean Chung, Proko, ClipStudioPaint and many, many more.

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