Welcome contestants! ART WAR is back for its 4th year!!
What is the ART WAR? It's the biggest international (See eligibility) character art competition for 2D & 3D artists where you compete for the title of "ART WAR Champion" and epic prizes.
The art community's ultimate fight is about to begin once again...
On the verge of the year 2020, heroes - masters of the elements, have started to clash in an all out ART WAR! As artists, your mission is to help your side win by designing the most epic champion this world has ever seen.
Which side will you take?
🔹 Choose 1 of the following: Earth - Fire - Water - Lightning as your topic and design a 2D or 3D character to represent it
🔹 Your champion can have weapons & tools and can be human-monster-creature-ethereal-elemental-undead - almost anything goes
🔹 This is WAR - Your champion should be depicted either attacking or defending!
🔹 Clearly incorporate your faction's emblem (see below) in your design:
Larger versions for download: ARTWAR4 Emblems.zip (22.7 KB)
To enter ART WAR 4:
Create a free Cubebrush account (if you don't have one already)
Visit the contest sign up page here and "Enter the Contest" to automatically create your forum topic
Post your progress over time in your own topic, entries uploaded last minute will not be considered, this is a community-building event!
No art recycling, your entry has to be new and made specifically for this contest
You can only submit one entry (2D or 3D)
No teams allowed
Keep gore and nudity to a SFW (safe for work) level. If you think you'd get in trouble if your boss looked over your shoulder and saw it, then it's probably too much.
Tag us with #ARTWAR when posting about the contest on social media
Make sure you submit EVERYTHING required for your category to avoid being disqualified
To submit your entry:
- Click the "Submit Entry" button on the first post of your topic
- You can submit and update your entry multiple times until the deadline
- Update often! When you do, your entry gets bumped to the top of the main contest page!
Check out the epic entries from all of the previous ART WAR 3 finalists. You'll be glad you did!
Judging will be based on how well the topic is represented, overall quality and skills displayed as well as the "wow" factor.
Round 1 - 30 finalists selected in each category
Round 2 - 10 finalists selected in each category
Final Round - 5 winners 🏆 crowned in each category
Please use the following banner and logo if needed: ARTWAR4 Media.zip (674.4 KB)
Interested in being a sponsor? Contact us here with the subject "Art War 4 Sponsor"
The deadline for ART WAR 4 is on February 8th 2020 @ 11h59PM PST. Late entries will NOT be considered.