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Halloween Challenge 2018

For this challenge, the students were asked to model a collectible with a Halloween theme. 

 The students had six weeks to complete this challenge ending at midnight on Oct 20th. The students were judged on appeal, how it would look as a collectible, and did it represent "Halloween".

We had 23 entries, so I pulled in three celebrity judges from the collectibles industry this time! 
Thank you so much for volunteering your time judges! Love you guys!!


Judge #1 is the super skilled Ryan Peterson!

Ryan currently works as a Freelance Sculptor (both digital and traditional) and has done a lot of life-sized busts for Sideshow Collectibles. Ryan has done a lot of high profile work including a lot of film work with people such as Rick Baker. Ryan currently has a modest studio here in Utah that he works out of. I love spending time with Ryan in his studio, he's always working on some incredibly fascinating piece and he's a pleasure to talk to. Always...

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Randy Bishop Student Challenge 2018

bust challenge randy bishop Aug 09, 2018

For this challenge, the students were asked to model a bust from any character created and approved by the wonderful Randy Bishop. 

Here is Randy's webpage, and his Instagram. Please show him your love and support with follows and likes!

Randy is a hardworking and talented artist who has been working as a freelancer for the past several years in the animation, gaming, and publishing industries. His talents include character design, illustration, visual development, and more. Randy has a passion for storytelling and has several personal projects he's pursuing.

Thanks, Randy!

The students had one month to complete this challenge ending at midnight on July 31st. The students were judged on how close they came to the concept and overall appeal.

We had almost 30 entries, so I pulled in five celebrity judges this time!
Thank you so much for volunteering your time judges!


Judge #1 is the super skilled Brice Laville Saint-Martin!

Brice currently works...

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Luigi Lucarelli Student Challenge 2018

challenge luigi zbrush Apr 10, 2018

For this challenge, the students were tasked with modeling any character concepted and approved by the incredible Luigi Lucarelli. 

Here is Luigi's ArtStation, and his Instagram. Please show him your love and support with follows and likes!

The students had two months to complete this challenge ending at midnight on March 31st. The students were judged on how close they came to the concept and overall appeal.

There are four fabulous judges! Thank you so much for volunteering your time judges!!!


Judge #1 is the super awesome Weston Reid!

Weston worked at NCsoft, and now he's at Carbine as a Lead Character Artist! Weston worked on the oh-so-gorgeous Paladins game. You can check out his amazing work over on his ArtStation.


Judge #2 is the highly skilled Matthew Kean!

Matthew works at Firaxis as a Lead Character Artist. He has worked on a game series you may have heard of... Civilization! You can check out a bunch of Matthew's amazing art over on his ArtStation....

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