Halloween Artwork Contest Vol. II: Time to Get Spooky

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The spooky season is back! And so is the Escape Motions Halloween Artwork Contest! Create a Halloween-themed artwork and enter to win fantastic Xencelabs Pen Tablet, $300 Amazon Gift Card, and $300 Credit to the Escape Motions Shop. Our Community Gallery awaits your spooky artworks full of monsters, ghosts, spider webs, witches, wizards, black cats, and all the creative magic.

How to Enter the Contest

Update (October 28, 2022): The contest is now closed. Winners will be announced on October 31, 2022.

Publish artwork fully or partially created in Rebelle, Flame Painter, Amberlight, or Inspirit software to the Escape Motions Community Gallery or social media with a description and the hashtag:


The topic of the contest is Halloween. Include one or more elements typical for this time of the year, inspired by scary stories, witchcraft, or superstitions...just make sure the art captures the spirit of the Halloween season. Each entrant may publish a maximum of four (4) artworks to the contest. The entry may be a painting, an illustration, a photo manipulation, or an abstract composition. Your imagination is the only limit here. Using third-party software is allowed but the use of Escape Motions software must be obvious in the final image. The use of AI software is not allowed.

You can submit your entries by publishing your artwork:
- Directly from Rebelle, Flame Painter, or Amberlight (File > Community > Publish) and add a description and a tag #SpookyTime, or
- Upload your artwork from your Community account and add a description and a tag #SpookyTime


1st Prize: Xencelabs Pen Tablet Small, $300 Amazon Gift Card, $300 Credit to the Escape Motions shop
2nd Prize: $200 Amazon Gift Card, $200 Credit to the Escape Motions shop
3rd Prize: $100 Amazon Gift Card, $100 Credit to the Escape Motions shop

We are happy to partner with Xencelabs and provide a Pen Tablet Small to the winner. The tablet is compact and portable, ideal for creatives on the go and those with limited desk space. With an active area of 6.93x3.89 inches, adjustable LED lights to define the drawing area, and two different-sized pens, the Pen Tablet Small provides creatives with all the functionality and accessories they need for their workflow. 

Post on Instagram and Win Extra $100 Credit

After joining Halloween Artwork Contest in Escape Motions Community Gallery, publish your artwork to Instagram as well, using the hashtag #SpookyTime and tag @escapemotions. We will choose one winner to receive a $100 credit to the Escape Motions shop.

Entry Period

You can start uploading your entries from October 18th, 2022 (the contest starts). We will accept all entries submitted by October 27th, 2022 23:59 Pacific time (the contest ends). We will announce the winners on the day of Halloween, October 31st, 2022.

Only new artworks can enter the contest. Artworks that have already been published in the Community Gallery or your social media before the contest starts will not be able to join.


Three winners will be selected internally by us in the Escape Motions team. We will judge all submitted art pieces based on quality, personality, originality, and spookiness, of course.

Open to everyone

This contest is open to everyone from across the world.


Not sure what art to enter with? We've hand-picked some of our favorite spooky art from our online Gallery to inspire you:

See the selected artworks from our previous Halloween Artwork Contest here.


We believe this blog covers the most important information on how to join the contest. You can review the full Halloween contest rules on this link:

…or if you have any questions, feel free to ask us at [email protected].

Let’s get spooky!
Escape Motions Team


Cover Image:
Inspired by creatures by Featured Artist Martin Hanschild

Example Images:
Welcome to Halloween Village by nasilzang

Vampire by inkdote
Descent by JylArt
Awekening by Neoneater
BoneFace by Valence
Witches by Olivier
Mirror Mirror by zlatokryletz
Mother and daughters by Thil0

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