Wednesday, 26 August 2009

New Steampunk Art Competition


A new art competition, specifically focussed upon steampunk, has just been announced. Organised by Steam Gear Lab and GameX, submission date is 10 October 2009, with the winners being announced on 20 October 2009. The prizes are quite phenomenal, and include a 21.5-inch Alienware OptX™ HD Display, a DigiCel FlipBook, a Cintiq 12WX, and an Intuos4.


Come one, come all! GameX is proud to announce its Steampunk Art Competition at
this fall's show!

The Competition is designed for artist of all levels, from Pro to Student!GameX Steampunk Art Competition is a one-of-a-kind science fiction-fantasy art contest with an all-star line-up of industry judges in film, animation, games and comics include top artistic talent from companies such as Universal Pictures, DreamWorks Animation, Universal Studios, 2K Boston, Ubisoft and Turbine. Winning entries will be on display in the Artist Market area at GameX, October 23-25 in Philadelphia.

Artists are invited to create an original steampunk-themed artwork and submit their art entry online by Saturday, October 10, 2009. Presented by Steam Gear Lab, the GameX Steampunk Art Competition will award one Grand Prize Winner, one 2D Winner, one Digital 3D Winner, and one Physical Construction/Sculpture Winner. The contest Grand Prize Winner and three finalists will receive a combined total $10,000-worth of art tools, software and technology from contest sponsors Alienware, Wacom, Pixologic ZBrush, 3D Coat, Digicel and Faber-Castell.

Twenty art entries will make it to the finals and be displayed on the GameX online contest page, while the four winning works will be on display at GameX, October 23-25. Winners will be announced by Tuesday, October 20, 2009. GameX is the only show that is backed by NBC media. What does that mean for you? It means, your art work could be easily seen by thousands! Get your work seen! Don’t miss out on this opportunity to have tour talents seen by industry professionals, fans and fellow artist.

Contact our team today at art@gamexpo.us for more details.

This seems too good an opportunity to miss for you SP artistes out there, so what are you doing hanging around reading this? Get to the competition site and enter!

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