YUR Twisted Digital Art Contest

Digital Art Contest


**WINNERS HAVE BEEN ANNOUNCED**
Digital artists of all ages and experience levels were invited to join us for YUR Twisted Digital Art Contest that had them thinking up all kinds of crazy combinations. While we find ourselves in between holidays, we wanted you to have a chance to get lucky and win great prizes that we know you'll love!

For the purposes of this contest, we wanted artists to come up with a twisted, unexpected, unusual, or just down right funny combination of two different characters or things into a single, unified thing.

The judging was very close. There were a lot of very creative, twisted artistic combinations.
While the results were not unanimous, they are a result of the combination of the all the judge's scores based on
creativity, expression of the theme, perspective, lighting, mood and technical ability.

AND THE WINNERS ARE:

 

1st Place2nd Place3rd Place
Armed Ballerina
callif
Beside Myself With Joy And Sorrow
chaser
Predator and Prey
4th PlaceHonorable Mention
Drider
The Eggbat Incident


(*Winners will be contacted via e-mail to arrange for prize distribution.)

 

Special Thanks go to our Sponsors:

Filter Forge - an advanced Photoshop plugin Environmental Textures for 3D Artists and Game Developers, Powered by 3DSK TheBest3D.com Smith Micro

 

Enter and You Could Win!

1st place:
Win Filter Forge Basic
Filter Forge Professional 3.0 (Mac or PC)
List Price: $399.00
 
Filter Forge Professional 3.0 (Mac or PC)
Filter Forge is a creative Photoshop plugin that lets you easily produce a wide variety of effects. Generate textures, create visual effects, enhance photos, process images. Create your own filters – textures, effects, distortions, backgrounds, frames, you name it. All filters automatically support 16- and 32-bit modes in Photoshop, real-world HDRI lighting, bump and normal maps, huge resolutions, and most filters can be seamlessly tiled.Plus, get free access to 9388 user-created filters.

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2nd place:
Win a 1 Year Commercial Membership to Environmental Textures for 3D Artists and Game Developers, Powered by 3DSK
1 Year Commercial Membership
to Environmental Textures for 3D Artists and Game Developers
Powered by 3D.SK
List Price: $156.20
1 Year Commercial Membership
to Environmental Textures for 3D Artists and Game Developers
Powered by 3D.SK

Gain access to a huge source of more than 119,908 royalty-free photos for instant download. Commercial membership allows you or your company to use all of our photos in your own commercial projects such as video games, movies, book covers, etc. The photos could be used in one studio/branch with up to 20 artists/employees.

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3rd place:
WIN PD Pro Howler 8 Digital Painting and Animation Software
PD Pro Howler 8 (Windows)
List Price: $99.00

 
PD Pro Howler 8 (Windows)
This digital painting and animation software has a motion prediction module, a re-invented timeline editor, multi-monitor support, 3D Designer, motion tracking, image stabilizing, rotoscoping, enhanced instruction sets, modern GUI visually compatible with Windows 7, enhanced filters and features, new lighting tool, perspective tool, mandelbrot filter, low level 3D api (for developers), updated symmetry and bristle brush tools.

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4th place:
Win Manga Studio 5 Digital Art Software
Manga Studio 5 (Mac or PC)
from Smith Micro
List Price: $79.99
Manga Studio 5 (Mac or PC)
Easily create your own professional comics and manga from start to finish!
  • #1 comic software worldwide
  • Start quickly with your own sketches, photos or illustrations
  • Digital penciling and inking tools will help you save time over hand-drawing
  • Keep the feel of pen and paper with full tablet pressure sensitivity
  • Add dimension and depth with tons of screen tones and special effects
  • Powerful coloring and illustration features based on real world comic tools
  • Everything professional and aspiring comic artists need
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Honorable Mention:
Win PD Pro Artist 8 Digital Painting Software
PD Pro Artist 8 (Windows)
from TheBest3D.com
List Price: $59.00

 
PD Pro Artist 8 (Windows)
PD Artist is a lean, mean painting machine with multithreading, SSE2 acceleration, speed enhancements and other optimizations. Comes with animated brushes allowing you to load an existing AVI video clip or an image sequence straight into the custom animated brush system in order to then digitally 'paint' over your artwork!

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CONTEST BEGINS Valentine's Day, FEBRUARY 14, 2013 AND ENDS St. Patrick's Day, MARCH 17, 2013

  1. HOW TO ENTER: You must be a member of www.yurdigital.com to enter this contest. Membership to www.yurdigital.com is free. No purchase necessary. Membership does not grant automatic entry into the contest. To enter, entrant must follow the guidelines and submit their own, original piece of digital artwork.

    (i) Entries must be based on the theme "YUR Twisted Digital Art Contest". Show us your twisted combination of two characters or things into one character or thing.
    (ii) Entries must be at least 720x480 pixels and a maximum size of 1920x1080 pixels.
    (iii) Entrant must upload their image(s) to the Digital Art Gallery. Please choose: 2013 YUR Twisted Contest from the Digital Art Galleries drop down menu.
    (iv) ENTRIES MUST BE RECEIVED BY 11:59:59 PM (PT) ON St. Patrick's Day, SUNDAY, MARCH 17, 2013.

  2. COPYRIGHTS: By entering this contest you are certifying your are the copyright holder of the image submitted. The entry must be your original work and not copied from anywhere else. By participating in this contest, you agree to grant YURdigital non-exclusive permission to use your image for promotional and archival purposes. The copyrights of entries will remain the property of the entrant.

  3. GENERAL: Two entries per person. Any software program may be used in the creation of the entry. Contest is open to all YURdigital members, with the exception of YURdigital team members, sponsors and sponsors' or team members immediate family members. Entries may not contain nudity, be sexually explicit or pornographic. Entries must not be excessively violent. This Contest is void where prohibited or restricted by law. Odds of winning dependent on the number of eligible entries received.

  4. PRIZES: All prizes will be awarded. Limit one prize package per person. Winners will be notified via e-mail. Software will be delivered electronically. You must provide your real name and a valid e-mail address to YURdigital in order to receive your prize. Your information will be used for prize distribution purposes only.

  5. WINNERS: Contest winners will be chosen by YURdigital's management team. Judging will be based on creativity, expression of the theme, perspective, lighting, mood and technical ability. A list of the winners will be available after the selection and verification of winners is complete. Winners will be announced on www.yurdigital.com no later than March 24, 2013.

  6. QUESTIONS REGARDING THIS CONTEST? Contact us.


By entering this digital art contest, you agree that you have read and understand, and agree to be bound by, the above rules.

DIGITAL ART CONTEST IS NOW CLOSED FOR JUDGING