We will be announcing results on September 12th, 1:30pm PT during our "Magma Studio: The Art of Collaboration" talk
Step into professional artist shoes! Join our contest, and stand a chance to win some great prizes doing what you love - digital painting!
Invite 2 friends, inspire and learn from each other, and have fun painting together!
If you don’t have anyone to build a team with, don’t worry and join the Lightbox Expo Discord Group and our channel #questions-magma where you can find talented art buddies happy to join the contest with you.
You will also need someone who has the necessary skills and experience to produce specific creative visions. Among these people are your scriptwriters - the Magma Studio creative team.
Submissions must be posted between September 7th start of day to September 10th end of day (PST timezone). Late submissions are not guaranteed to be considered.
Winning teams will be announced during the “Magma Studio: The Art of Collaboration” talk on Sunday, September 12th - 1:30PM. Please see the Lightbox Expo Schedule for more information. You will need to register for Lightbox if you haven’t already done so.
We invite all artists to unleash their creativity and share their unique vision based on a brief provided, using our Magma Studio App.
The great thing about concept drawing is that anything is possible!
The drawing must fit the brief description as described below.
You are working together on a screenplay for a movie scene. The creative director showed you a photo of the location where the special effects will be applied:
The task is to add 2 characters and 1 transportation vehicle (rocket, spaceship, portal, etc.) to the sample landscape.
The scene should present two imaginary characters working together to build a rocket, spaceship or portal that will help them to escape this planet and head back home to the planet visible on the sky of the landscape.
Keep the stylistic similarity of the characters.
Other background pictures that you can choose from:
First, each entry is screened by the Magma Studio Challenge team to make sure it meets the contest requirements.
The jury will judge on the basis of Instagram carousel posts with workflow description so that the jury can evaluate the work process and the way of cooperation between the artists.
The jury will select 10 best entries that meet all criteria in order to select the best of them in the next stage of the evaluation.
The jury will evaluate the entries based on the following criteria, awarding points to specific categories:
The maximum number of points a team can score is 35.
The winning team will receive a Wacom One Pen Display for each member of the team, 1 year subscription of Magma Studio Pro, and have their creative work featured across channels of Magma studio and Wacom.
Some submissions may be showcased on Magma Studio website and in social media, but also in the social channels of Wacom and Lightbox Expo.
We are also preparing prizes for the 2nd and 3rd place!
Remember, bo be eligible to win, you must fill in the application form.
The deadline for submissions is
end of day September 10th, 2021 (midnight, PST) noon, Saturday 11th, 2021 (PST).
Awards for the winning teams:
Everyone who joins the contest receives Magma Studio Pro for 1 month.
The winning teams will be invited to a joint drawing session with Magma Studio or artists representing Magma Studio on the agreed date.
Magma Studio Challenge submissions will be juried by a group of distinguished artists and professionals with overlapping expertise in a variety of visual and performing arts. Teams will be judged on both creative and technical skills, originality and outstanding teamwork skills. Meet our Jurors and Consultants.
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Wacom’s products have been used by loyal customers to create some of the most exciting digital art, films, special effects, fashion and product designs. They have also played a significant role in making technology accessible in a natural and intuitive way through pen tablets, interactive pen displays, digital interface solutions, stylus products and creative companions. These all make it possible for everyone to express their creativity in digital media, whether they be artists, business executives or people enjoying everyday creativity.
Magma Studio is an online painting, drawing tool and browser-based collaboration platform for artists, digital artists, digital art educators, game designers, creative teams and professional visual studios.
Join our community, spark your creativity, improve your skills and brainstorm with other artists on a shared canvas in real-time… directly in your browser. Hassle-free, no installation required.
Draw, paint and innovate… Together.
Because we know how important tools are when working with digital drawing, we decided to join forces with the market leader Wacom to provide you with the best experience while using our application. We are sure that when you combine these two tools in one common body, your imagination and creativity will boil like lava … or rather Magma. :)
Yes! It is your ideas that we care most about.
Post your artwork on Instagram following the guidelines below:
A. Submit at least 5 screenshots of your team work process and the final artwork as a carousel post, to the Instagram account of your Team Lead. The screenshot should give us a glimpse into your creative process.
B. Name your team in your post and tag other team members’ Instagram profiles.
C. Tag - @magmastudioapp / add hashtag - #magmachallenge.
D. Add a short description of which part of the drawing every team member was responsible for.
A series of screenshots (or video) should contain each stage of the creative process (sketch, outlines, shading, details, final picture), presenting a Magma Studio canvas with participants' cursors.
Then submit the final result using the form below.
Ready to submit your final result?