Parsippany, NJ—More than 250 artists from all corners of the world shared their stellar depictions of a futuristic galaxy as part of the Andromeda design contest. Moreover, PNY Technologies, NVIDIA and CG Society, Substance by Adobe, Quadspinner, CG Master Academy and 80 Level sponsored the contest.
It was also hosted on CGSociety, a platform where artists share their masterpieces with the world. From cosmic worlds to extraterrestrial creatures, artists shared their unique visions by 3D modeling as well as rendering still images that captured what life could look like in our nearest galactic neighbor, the Andromeda galaxy.
Andromeda Design Contest Category Winners
Planet Perseus: Environment Challenge
Deep in the Galaxy of Andromeda lies the planet Perseus. Perseus was only recently discovered by astronomers. Moreover, scientists believe this planet is home to intelligent life. In this challenge, participants created one rendered environment. Required elements were renders of the front, back and also side views of the environment and any structures. The winner is Alben Tan.
Planet Perseus: Unknown Creatures
In this challenge, artists had to create a rendered creature in its appropriate environment with no paint over. The rules also required renders of the front, back and side views of the character. The winner is Matija Mladicek.
Planet Perseus: Airship Arrival
With the theme “Airship Arrival,” it was up to entrants, as visionaries, to conceive an aircraft of some kind arriving at a location, with a human scale. The winner is Alan Guyant.
Planet Perseus: Intelligent Life – Character Design
In this challenge, artists had to create one rendered character, with renders of front, back as well as side views. The winner is Adrian Baluta.
To see all the winners and entries visit www.pny.com/andromeda.