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ZBrush Digital Art Award: Finalists Announced

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: Zbrush; Marvelous Designs; Adobe Creative Suite; Keyshot; Maya; Procreate; Redshift; Substance Designer; V-ray; Speedtree; Octave; Corel Painter; Arnod; Artificial Intelligence; Affinity Designer; Graphictablet; Capture One; GiMP; RunwayML; Nuke; Luminar; Blender; Broncolor; Daz Studio; DJI Osmos; Sansor Virtual Space; Pixel XL; Manga Studio EX5; Python; Tensorflor; PicsArt.

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; Dell; HP; Samsung Chromebook; Huion Ink Tablet; Canon; Nikon; Sony; Black Pen.

The Digital Art Award Finalists are all exceptional examples of the diverse digital art creation methods, and provide a fascinating snapshot of the many different styles digital artists are currently working in.

Stay tuned, the INPRNT Traditional Art Finalists will be announced tomorrow. You can take a peek at the Yasha Young Projects Sculpture Award Finalists here, and the iCanvas Photography Award Finalists here.

Prizes

From the 100 Finalists, the Winners in each category, and overall 1st Prize Winner will participate in the prestigious Beautiful Bizarre Magazine curated exhibition at Modern Eden Gallery along side 80 of the best contemporary artists from around the world. Plus share in over USD$35,000 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 1M+ social media community, and much more!!

Plus in addition, each sponsor will chose one outstanding work from their Award category to receive an Honourable Mention. Stay tuned to learn more!

The People’s Choice Award 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 to ensure they are able to connect with the right audience of engaged creatives, collectors and gallerists, raise their profile, associate their work with other leading creatives, and of course to grow their social media following. A 12 month Beautiful Bizarre Magazine print subscription, and 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. Voting will open on 24 August. To ensure you don’t miss your chance to vote, please join our email mailing list here.

ZBrush Digital Art Award

Winner will receive:

  • US$3,000 cash, generously donated by sponsor Pixologic ZBrush, a digital sculpting tool that combines 3D/2.5D modeling, texturing and painting.
  • A beautiful specially commissioned art glass trophy.
  • The opportunity to exhibit in the prestigious Beautiful Bizarre Magazine exhibition at Modern Eden Gallery [San Francisco] alongside 80+ of the world’s best contemporary representational artists.
  • Exposure to a successful commercial gallery’s collector base with the opportunity to sell their work.
  • 3 month social media advertising package (Beautiful Bizarre Magazine: 1 Million + followers across all socials platforms).
  • Wacom One, Creative Pen Display.  It comes with all the essentials to spice up your digital life. There’s the natural pen feel on the 13.3” screen, the included creative software – even the ability to connect to certain Android devices.
  • Exclusive in-depth interview published on the Beautiful Bizarre Art Prize and Beautiful Bizarre Magazine websites + shared on social media.
  • A year’s worth of inspiration – a print subscription to Beautiful Bizarre Magazine.

2nd and 3rd prize winners will receive:

  • The opportunity to exhibit in the prestigious Beautiful Bizarre Magazine exhibition at Modern Eden Gallery [San Francisco] alongside 80+ of the world’s best contemporary representational artists.
  • Exposure to a successful commercial gallery’s collector base with the opportunity to sell their work.
  • 2nd Prize: Wacom Intuos Pro Medium which offers you more natural creative control than ever before. Combined with the super-sensitive Wacom Pro Pen 2, Wacom’s sleek new tablet looks and feels amazing.
  • 3rd Prize: Wacom Intuos Medium with a light, super-accurate pen and free downloadable software to suit your style; Wacom Intuos is built to bring your wildest ideas to life.
  • A year’s worth of inspiration – a print subscription to Beautiful Bizarre Magazine
  • An exclusive in-depth interview published on the Beautiful Bizarre Art Prize and Beautiful Bizarre Magazine websites.

So without further ado we are proud to announce the 25 ZBrush Digital Art Award Finalists of the 2020 Beautiful Bizarre Art Prize…

ZBrush Digital Art Award Finalists

2020 Beautiful Bizarre Art Prize

Neeraj Menon umbrella cat beautiful bizarre
Neeraj Menon // “Feral”, Digital 3 Dimensional
Nihil white female beautiful bizarre
Nihil // “Atma002”, Photmanipulation
Gokcen Yuksek pink lady beautiful bizarre
Gokcen Yuksek // “Every Sweat Blossoms”, Digital 3 Dimensional
Antoine Dutilh leopard glacier
Antoine Dutilh // “Permanence”, Digital Painting
Olivier Caron surreal cross face
Olivier Caron // “Cross”, Digital 3 Dimensional
Payakaraj deity  beautiful bizarre
Payakaraj // “Madness of the Myth; Kali Antoinette’s Present at Royal garden of Pathetic Posture”, Digital Painting
Giulio Rossi woman with lace and hat
Giulio Rossi // “Ethereal Light”, Digital Painting
beautiful bizarre Vinicius Soares  grass creature
Vinicius Soares // “Foresters”, Digital 3 Dimensional
Anna Dittmann female in leaves beautiful bizarre
Anna Dittmann // “Rapt”, Digital Painting
Ingrid Baars gold face woman beautiful bizarre
Ingrid Baars // “Glory”, Digital Collage
Elena Sai female with moths beautiful bizarre
Elena Sai // “Moth”, Digital Painting
Josh Dykgraaf burning koalas
Josh Dykgraaf // “Koobor”, Photomanipulation
Karolina Skorek girl with fox
Karolina Skorek // “Dreamers”, Photomanipulation
Tran Ma surreal flower person
Tran Ma // “Floral Crown”, Digital 3 Dimensional
Kurono demon
Kurono // “Queen of the Earth”, Digital Painting
Tobias Tarot rowing boat
Tobias Tarot // “Down South. Up North.”, Digital 3 Dimensional
Doruk Golcu horned female nude fawn
Doruk Golcu // “Fawn”, Digital Painting
Ruben Ireland female portait beautiful bizarre
Ruben Ireland // “A Future Without”, Digital Painting
Casimir tiger woman
Casimir // “Bride”, Digital Painting
Cecilia Avendaño coral woman
Cecilia Avendaño // “Precious Diseases”, Photomanipulation
Natalie Field crocodile digital collage beautiful bizarre
Natalie Field // “Pebble Worm from the Nile”, Digital Collage
Marcela Bolívar surreal ribbon portrait beautiful bizarre
Marcela Bolívar // “Luftmensch”, Photomanipulation
Camille Marie coral woman beautiful bizarre
Camille Marie // “Coral”, Digital Painting
Maïlo landscape digital collage beautiful bizarre
Maïlo // “Le peintre des montagnes d’Avatar”, Photmanipulation
Laura H. Rubin woman with feathers beautiful bizarre
Laura H. Rubin // “Apophis”, Digital Painting

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About Author

Based in the UK, Natalia Joruk lives amongst a mass of art, nature, curious trinkets and green tea. As Deputy Editor, Natalia works closely with the Editor-in-Chief, supporting with the design, curation and overall growth of Beautiful Bizarre and the annual Beautiful Bizarre Art Prize. She also oversees distribution of the magazine, so drop her a line if you know someone who would like to stock! Utilising her experience as a freelance writer, Natalia also engages with editorial writing and proofreading for both the Beautiful Bizarre Magazine website and print publication. One of her favourite perks is getting to know artists, gallery owners and their teams personally, so feel free to email her if there is anything she can help you with – or just to connect!

1 Comment

  • J J
    August 22, 2020 at 8:21 pm

    Spectacular art works, we are really impressed..
    Love the moths!!!

    Reply

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