OverviewSubmission RulesJudging Process & CriteriaPrizes

Contest Information:

Pencil? Paintbrush? Chalk? Whatever your chosen medium is, you can put your illustrative skills to the test and compete in the Lunarcon XIV art contest!

Submission Rules:

  • Theme: Journey
  • Original pieces only!
  • Submissions must be created specifically for entry to the contest (i.e. no 'old' art)
  • Art submissions must be FFXIV related
  • Traced works, stolen art, etc, will be rejected
  • Files submitted must be under 4MBs. There is no limit on resolution, but we recommend submitting your work as a JPG due to file size limitations.
  • No AI generated art
  • No NSFW
  • No gore, excessive blood (Keep it PG-13)
  • All entries are final
  • Note that your entry may be used in future promotional material for LunarCon

Judging Process & Criteria:

Judging Process:
  • Judges will be reviewing your submission based on the criteria listed.
  • Each submission can be scored up to 10 points per criteria per judge.
  • All scores of a submission will be tallied to a total score.
  • The submission with the highest score is the winner.

Judging Criteria:

Your entry will be judged by the following criteria:

  • Composition - How is the Line art, Color, Texture, Value, Space?
  • Creativity - How creative, unique, and original is the art piece?
  • Impression - Overall impression of the art. What is the effect of the artwork in general and as a whole?
  • Theme - Does the art follow the theme "Journey"


  • Disclaimer: Prizes can only be handed out on NA Data Centers.
The prizes for the Art Contest are as follows:
  • First place: 20 million gil (NA Data Center) + Full Color Chibi artwork from Saane!
  • Second Place: 10 million gil (NA Data Center)
  • Third Place: 5 million gil (NA Data Center)

Gil contributions provided by: Lrek, Arya Ranahiir, Akari Zanto, Diamond Dust Entertainment, Bedlam Aura, Sailysium Leingod, Og Mandino, Calia Balor, and other Anonymous donors in the FFXIV community!