BlenderGuru has announced its new Competition as requested by followers on their twitter. The theme for this blender competition is: Scifi. ...
PrizesOne winner will be decided for each category: Images and Animations. Each winner will receive:
-300€ credit for the RenderFlow renderfarm (new sponsor!)
-$250 for a charity of your choice
-Any item from the Blender e-Shop
-A permanent spot in the Winner’s Hall of Fame
Guidelines-It must be created with Blender
-Only one entry per person
-You may only enter into one category (Image or an Animation, not both)
-Minor post processing in Gimp, Photoshop or After Effects is allowed
-Minimum size is 1280 px wide but the bigger the better (any aspect ratio is fine)
-Animations must be less than 60 seconds long. There is no minimum length.
-Your entry must be a new creation, not an existing project
-It must be your own work. No bought/borrowed or third party models allowed
-All plugins are allowed except MakeHuman
-Photographic elements are allowed, but must not make up a significant part of the image (sky backgrounds are okay)
-Animations are permitted to use live action, camera tracked video.
-Keep it family friendly. No overly sexual or gory images please.
-Your entry must in some way relate to the theme
-The winners will be asked to submit a .blend file to prove it’s creation
Criteria for JudgingEntries will be judged by me on the following criteria:
To increase your chances of winning, aim for all three.
“The best art has meaning beyond just an image; perhaps it will bring you to tears, make you laugh, or remind you of something you’d almost forgotten. It stands out in a crowd, and dares to be different.” - Source
6 Reasons to Enter:-Competitions can help you to think creatively through working around constraints of a theme
-It teaches you the importance of deadlines
-It can push you to better your skills by exploring new themes
-Competing alongside other artists is a great way to stay motivated
Your entry will be seen by thousands of daily visitors, increasing your online exposure
-You’re helping the world! This is a rare opportunity to use your artistic talent to donate money to a charity of your choosing.
The deadline is the 29th of April at 11:59PM GMT (6 weeks from the announcement). The winners will be announced two days later.
More information and inspiration here. Goodluck!
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