Art Challenges
Let you creativity flow by participating in one or more of the studio sponsored Art challenges
Games Job Fair Autumn 2022 presents a unique opportunity for participants of the event to showcase their artistic skills by highlighting their personal brand's visibility for attending studios.
RULES
Everything you need to know to participate in the challenges
How can I participate
  • Only attendees of Games Job Fair Autumn 2022 are permitted to participate in the art challenges
  • We have 3 sponsored challenges. You will be required to fill up the Google form(s) of the challenge(s) you would like to participate in, found under each challenge on this page. Please use the same email address that was used to register for Games Job Fair Autumn 2022
Submissions
  • Deadline for submissions is October 17, 2022 - 11:59 PM, Helsinki Time
  • You can use any method (2D, 3D, mixed media) as long as the final result is 1 single angle view digital image
  • Submission is limited to individual artists, so Team entries are not eligible
  • Only one submission per person per challenge
  • One File per submission
  • Only digital files will be accepted in PNG format (unless stated otherwise in the form) up to 10MB
  • High-resolution completed entry: 2560x1440px
  • Entries must be new artworks specifically made for the challenge, and cannot be based on the concept art of another artist
Judging and Voting
  • Entries will be judged on both creative and technical details. The theme of the challenge must be clear in the final image
  • First Place will be judged and voted by the sponsoring studio
  • Second and Third Place will be voted by the popular choice of the community on the Games Factory Talents Discord server
  • All digital images submitted will be uploaded by GFT staff to a dedicated submissions channel per challenge on the GFT Discord server.
  • Votes are cast using Discord's Reactions feature in the dedicated art challenge channel
  • Voting takes place on October 19-25th 11:59 PM, Helsinki Time
  • Results are announced on October 28th, the last day of the Games Job Fair Autumn 2022 event.
Prizes
First place
  • Winner will be decided by Sponsoring Studio and will receive
  • An award of 350 Euros
  • One-on-one Portfolio review by the Creative Director
  • Sponsoring Studio's Swag (Hoodies, T-shirts, Diaries)
  • Recognition Certificate signed/digitally signed by Sponsoring Studio and Games Factory Talents

Second place
  • Winner will be decided by a popular vote cast by the community on GFT's Discord Server and will receive
  • An award of 150 Euros
  • Sponsoring Studio's Swag (Hoodies, T-shirts, Diaries)
  • Recognition Certificate signed/digitally signed by Sponsoring Studio and Games Factory Talents

Third place
  • Winner - Winner will be decided by a popular vote cast by the community on GFT's Discord Server and will receive
  • Sponsoring Studio's Swag (Hoodies, T-shirts, Diaries)
  • Recognition Certificate signed/digitally signed by Sponsoring Studio and Games Factory Talents
ART CHALLENGE #1
brought to you by InnoGames
2D Concept Art Challenge

CREATION OF A WORLD WONDER
Creation of a fully rendered color concept of your favorite World Wonder. Design a World Wonder in Rise of Cultures game art style and in isometric view. The building does not have to be an "official" world wonder but should be based on a real building. A "Wonder" can be an impressive and important building of any culture in history.


ART CHALLENGE #2
brought to you by Redhill Games
Art Challenge Brief

A MOMENT IN TIME
Create a scene taking place in any iconic location of Helsinki, around November 1980.
The image should be stylized to convey a light hearted and positive tone.


ART CHALLENGE #3
brought to you by Space Ape Games
Concept Art Challenge Brief

BOOM BEACH FRONTLINES MEETS ATLANTIS
Atlantis is a brand new realm of ancient underwater mystery. Help us make this a reality by creating Atlantis themed concepts in any of these 3 categories - Vehicle, Character or Environment