Teen Ink Mystical Creatures Contest 2021

Artwork Contest: Mystical Creatures!


Are you a teen artist? Show us what you can create by submitting content for our Mystical Creature contest! You may even get published in our magazine!

Teen Ink is seeking out your best mystical creatures for the December 2021 issue of Teen Ink! Four honorable mentions and the winner will be featured in our digital magazine. The winner will also receive a $25 Amazon gift card! 


Deadline: October 31st, 2021



  • Submissions should relate to the topic (mystical creatures)
  • Teen Ink will only consider entries by teens
  • No inappropriate content
  • There is no limit to the number of pieces you can submit!
  • Be creative; test your limits; use your fantastic skills!
  • Image quality requirements: 300 dpi or at least 1600x1600 pixels


  • Submit entries through our website. All entries submitted to Teen Ink are automatically considered for the art contest. See our submission guidelines for more information.
  • To make sure your submissions are included in the contest, include "Mystical 2021 Contest" in the first part of your submission’s title (e.g., Mystical 2021 Contest: Sirens)
  • You will be published online and potentially in Teen Ink magazine!


  • You will be published and your artwork will be featured in Teen Ink magazine!
  • Winner will receive a $25 Amazon gift card!