We regularly host creative challenges to help motivate you to create more. Some are specifically for artists, while others are for anyone doing anything creative. For some challenges, you can earn XP for participating. The best way to stay informed of upcoming challenges is to join the mailing list.
Current & Upcoming challenges
- July | Soggy Sentinel Boss Fight
- Ongoing | Art RPG: Create your Character, Draw a Portrait
- Ongoing | Art RPG: Talisman
- Ongoing | Art RPG: Latent Element
- Ongoing | Art RPG: Packing and Crafting
- Ongoing | Art RPG: Portals
- Ongoing, prompts change biweekly | Art RPG: Character Development
- Ongoing | Art RPG: Non-challenge Character art
Note there are also some past challenges listed on our Portals page.
- 2021 Kinktober Adults only
- 2019 Create Your Own Adventure
- 2019 Doing It In The Bushes
- 2018 Secret Santa art trade
- 2018 Inktober
- 2018 Sketch Dailies
Check out all of the portal challenges on the Portals page for a complete list of our ARPG Portal challenges.
Challenges/Art exchanges outside of the PaperDemon community
Here are other challenges hosted outside of our community that members of our community recommend. Sometimes PaperDemon will officially participate in one of these and create points around them.
- Chocolate Box Exchange a fiction and art gift exchange that runs usually from around December to Valentine's Day
- Inktober A new ink drawing each day for the month of October to help you develop a regular drawing habit.
- Huevember 1 drawing per day, 1 main hue per day for the month of November.
- Color Collective A weekly challenge where you make work based on a single colour.
See Who gets the reward? for answers on how rewards work with art trades/commissions/collaborations.