EDISON, NJ, December 1 2020 – Zebra Pen Corp., a global leader in the writing instrument industry, is excited to announce the return of its second annual Mildliner Challenge Sweepstakes, beginning today, and taking place throughout December and January. A total of eight winners will be awarded a Planner Prize Pack of Mildliner Highlighters, valued at over $100.

The Mildliner Challenge is an online drawing event and sweepstakes that encourages artists specializing in bullet journaling, calligraphy, study notes, and more to create artwork and share across Instagram each week with the hashtag #MildlinerChallenge. Participants must also tag the @zebrapen_usa Instagram page to submit their entries into the sweepstakes.

Artists can draw inspiration for their artwork from the official Mildliner Challenge weekly prompt lists, shown below, which were released on November 23. Participants are encouraged to use Mildliner Highlighters, Mildliner Brush Pens, and other Zebra Pen products in their artwork.

Official Mildliner Challenge Prompts



Week 1: Weekly Planner

Week 2: Monthly Planner

Week 3: 2021 Goals

Week 4: 2021 Bucket Lists



Week 1: Wellness

Week 2: Mixed Media

Week 3: Recipes

Week 4: Color

Zebra Pen’s Mildliner Double Ended Highlighters & Markers are a cult-favorite product among bullet journal artists, hand letterers, study note hobbyists, and more. They are available in 25 soft and translucent shades ranging from pastels to warm tones and fluorescents that make it easy to highlight, layer, and add color for beautiful designs.

The Mildliner Brush Pens feature the same soft colored hues but with a brush tip. They are available in 15 translucent colors and are perfect for calligraphy and shading. The pigment-based ink is water resistant and acid free.

“We are proud to host the Mildliner Challenge this year to help artists of all levels use art as a creative outlet and to give back to our fans with fun weekly prizes,” says Ken Newman, Director of Marketing at Zebra Pen Corporation. “We are excited to see our Mildliner Highlighters and Brush Pens spark creativity in our fans and to motivate artists to create something beautiful during the trying times we’ve experienced this year.”

Zebra Pen will be selecting one winner per week in a random drawing over the course of the 8-week long sweepstakes. Winners will be awarded a Planner Prize Pack, valued at over $100, which includes one Mildliner Highlighter 15-count pack and two 5-packs.

For the official sweepstakes rules, entry instructions, and other information, visit zebrapen.com/mildlinerchallenge. To learn more about Zebra Pen, visit zebrapen.com.

About Zebra Pen Corporation
Zebra Pen Corporation was founded in New York in August 1982 as an independent corporation wholly owned by Zebra Co., Ltd., of Tokyo, Japan. A New Jersey-based writing instrument manufacturer, Zebra Pen Corporation’s mission is to distribute products that are of the highest quality, providing value to consumers and meeting their overall writing and creative needs with a wide variety of products. Zebra Pen Corporation offers a full line of writing and creative products, including ballpoint pens, gel pens, rollerball pens, mechanical pencils, highlighters, porous pens/markers and brush pens. Today, with over 35 years of excellence behind them, Zebra Pen Corporation is leading the way with a wide range of quality writing and creative products including the STEEL®, Sarasa®, Z-Grip®, Zensations® and Mildliner™ brands. For more information, visit zebrapen.com.