Zebra Pen Announces Zensations Drawing Challenge in Partnership with Inktober®

Inktober ink drawing

EDISON, NJ, September 25, 2019 – Zebra Pen Corp., a global leader in the writing instrument industry, is excited to announce the return of its Zensations Challenge, taking place from October 1-31, in collaboration with Inktober®. The Zensations Challenge will award a prize pack of Zebra Pen product with a retail value of $250 to two U.S. winners in October.

The Zensations Challenge contest is hosted in partnership with Inktober®, an annual art challenge created by artist Jake Parker. Inktober®’s mission is to promote positive, daily drawing habits that help artists improve their artistic skillsets. Each day in October, thousands of Inktober® participants across the world create an ink drawing, based on the official Inktober® prompt list, and post it to social media using the hashtags #inktober and #inktober2019.

To enter Zebra Pen’s Zensations Challenge, participants in the Inktober® challenge must include the Inktober® hashtags noted above, in addition to using the hashtag #ZensationsChallenge. Participants are permitted to enter once per day and must reside in the U.S. and be 18 years or older to enter.

Two U.S. winners will be chosen at random in the Zensations Challenge and be awarded a prize pack of Zebra Pen product. No purchase is necessary to enter the contest. Zebra Pen will also have four of their artist ambassadors helping to share the word about Inktober® with a once a week Instagram takeover during the month.

Zebra Pen is excited to team up with Inktober® to help promote positive drawing habits for artists and build an online community where they can share their work.

“For artists, being able to share their artwork within a community is the ultimate experience,” says Ken Newman, Director of Marketing at Zebra Pen Corporation. “That’s why we’re excited partner with Inktober® to help build a fun and creative environment for artists to grow their skills and explore new artistic techniques.”

Zebra Pen features a broad variety of tools geared for expressing creativity through illustration, hand lettering, and more. The product line includes fude brush pens, fineliner pens, markers calligraphy pens, fountain pens, technical pens, and pencils.

The official Inktober prompt list recently released on the Inktober® Instagram. Check it out below for this year’s 2019 prompts.

To view the full contest rules, visitzebrapen.com/ZensationsChallege/. For more information about Inktober®, visit inktober.com. 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 customers and meeting their overall writing needs with a wide variety of writing instruments. Zebra Pen Corporation offers a full line of writing instruments, including ballpoint pens, gel pens, rollerball pens, mechanical pencils, highlighters, and brush pens. Today, with over 15 years of excellence behind them, Zebra Pen Corporation is leading the way with a wide range of quality writing products including the Steel®, Sarasa®, Z-Grip®, Zensations® and Mildliner™ brands. For more information, visit zebrapen.com.