The judging process certainly has not been easy for our Jury Panel with so many excellent Digital Art entries from countries all over the world. It has however been a real thrill seeing all the unique, moving and inspiring artwork across a wide range of styles and genres.
We received entries from artists creating digital paintings and drawings, digital 3D art, vector, digital collage and photomanipulations across a plethora of software apps including: Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator (Creative Cloud), After Effects, Sketch; Wacom Intuos Pro, Procreate; Zbrush; Corel Painter, Photo Paint, Paintshop Pro; Cinema 4D; Redshift; Keyshot; Autodesk Maya; Octane Render; Daz 3D; ArtRage; Nuke. Hardware was just as diverse including: Alienware PC; Android and Apple mobile phones; Apple iMac, Macbook Pro, iPad Pro, Apple Pencil; Wacom Cintiq; Microsoft Surface Pro.
The Digital Art Award Finalists are all exceptional examples of the diverse digital art creation methods, and provide a fascinating snapshot of many different styles digital artists are currently working in.
From the 100 Finalists [from all Award Categories], the Winners in each category, and overall 1st Prize Winner will participate in the prestigious Beautiful Bizarre Magazine curated exhibition at Haven Gallery along side an incredible line up of over 50 of the best contemporary artists from around the world. Plus share in over USD$20,000 in cash and prizes including: a non acquisitive cash prize, product prizes, advertising packages, editorial in Beautiful Bizarre Magazine, exclusive interviews published on the Beautiful Bizarre website, exposure to our 970,000+ social media community, and more!! Three entries will be chosen by Haven Gallery Directors, Erica and Joseph to receive Honourable Mentions.
The People’s Choice winner will be selected by popular vote from the 100 Finalists, and will receive a year’s worth of social media advertising through the Beautiful Bizarre Magazine socials, plus have an in-depth interview published on the Beautiful Bizarre Magazine and Beautiful Bizarre Art Prize websites, giving readers an insight into their vision and practice. People’s Choice Voting will open in the 1st week of October. To ensure you don’t miss your chance to vote, please join our email mailing list here.
The final Award Category, INPRNT Traditional Art Award Finalists will be announced next week! In the mean time please do take a peek at the Sculpture Award Finalists here and Stocksy United Photography Award Finalists here.
So without further ado we are proud to announce the 25 Digital Award Finalists of the 2019 Beautiful Bizarre Art Prize…
Digital Art Award
Digital Award winner, will receive….
- Participation in the Beautiful Bizarre curated exhibition at Haven Gallery (New York), December 2019 – January 2020
- US$1,000 cash [non acquisitive] generously donated by Beautiful Bizarre Magazine.
- Wacom large Intuos Pro paper
- 2 year subscription to Adobe Creative Cloud (All Apps)
- 3 month Social Media advertising package (Beautiful Bizarre Magazine: 970,000+ followers across all Socials platforms)
- Exclusive in-depth interview published on the Beautiful Bizarre Art Prize and Beautiful Bizarre Magazine websites + shared on social media
Digital Award Finalists
Beautiful Bizarre Art Prize
“Sentiment” [Digital Painting, Paint tool Sai and Adobe Photoshop]
“True Nature” [Digital Painting, Wacom Intuos Pro tablet, and Photoshop CC]
“Hello Alice” [Photomanipulation, Adobe Photoshop]
“The Foragers Return With New Perspectives, There Will Be Feasting!” [Digital Painting, Apple iMac, Wacom Intuos tablet, Photoshop, Illustrator (Creative Cloud)]
“Metamorphosis” [Digital Painting, Wacom Intuos Draw, Adobe Photoshop]
“Saturn Blues” [Digital Painting, Vector, Macbook pro (in computer magic pad only) Adobe Illustrator Cs5]
“Mother’s” [Digital 3 Dimensional, Zbrush, Arnold in Maya]
“Mermaid Sushi” [Digital Painting, Adobe Photoshop]
Vincent Marcone a.k.a. My Pet Skeleton
“Nothing Can Stop Lleana” [Digital Collage, Adobe Photoshop]
“Lamentation des Lapines” [Digital Painting, iPad Pro, Procreate]
“Aokigahara” [Digital Painting, Adobe Photoshop, Wacom]
“Synthesis” [Digital Painting, Wacom Intuos, Adobe Photoshop]
“Precious Diseases” [Photomanipulation, Digital Camera & Adobe Photoshop]
“Where Did All the Squirrels Go – room 1″ [Digital 3 Dimensional, Maya, Nuke, Photoshop, Octane Render, After Effects]
“The Selfie” [Photomanipulation, Adobe Photoshop]
“Blind” [Digital Collage, Adobe Photoshop]
“Monument” [Digital 3 Dimensional, Zbrush, Keyshot, Photoshop, Wacom Cintiq]
“Hush!” [Digital Painting, Adobe Photoshop, Wacom tablet]
“Le Créateur du Temps” [Digital Painting, Adobe Photoshop, Corel Painter, Wacom Intuos pen and tablet]
“An Attempt Was Made” [Digital Collage, Canon 6d, Wacom, AF Macbook pro, Adobe Photoshop]
“Bedtime Story” [Digital Painting, Coreldraw Photopaint and Corel Painter]
Anténor Von Khan
“Mildred” [Digital Painting, Traditional pencils on paper + Photoshop (colorisation)]
Mister Sam Shearon
“Edgar Allan Poe” [Digital Painting with mouse only, traditional pencil and ink, scanned into Dell laptop, repainted with Photoshop]
“Spellbinding Terror” [Digital Painting, Adobe Photoshop]
Billelis & Sick666Mick collaboration
“Necro Maria” [Digital 3 Dimensional, Cinema 4D, Zbrush]
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Art Prize 2019 Entires Closed // Judging Underway
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