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Five judges have chosen six best works - three main prizes and three awards.
Let's see who's got the most attention of jury!
1st place - Robert Filipowicz - link to Challenge thread
Michał Horba: I liked your work very much so there was no hesitation to give it max points! Congratulations man. I love stempunk and this loft is really in mood. Good composition and color balance.There are some lacks in geometry subdivisions in some elements but it's no big issue. Keep up the good work!
Kuba Dąbrowski: I think this is the most interesting work, good idea, interesting design, solid texturing and lighting.
Barbara Witkowska: Perfectly finished illustration. Well crafted from overall composition till tiniest details. Great show of artist's imagination, wonder what an individualist may live in such a place! Congratulations.
Ciro Sannino: Very original image, full of interesting details. This strange machine looks great with that light.
Alex Roman: A very very interesting new approach! Steampunk and awesome photo composition matches perfectly here.
Robert Filipowicz will get prizes worth €6468
2nd place - Elena Valeria Nedelcu - link to Challenge thread.
Michał Horba: The idea of your loft is very interesting, but in my opinion too white and too clean. I like the feminin touch though and a huge plus is that there is no intrusive postproduction. Good light balance and models! Keep it up! Cheers!
Kuba Dąbrowski: Very solid work, good lighting, many details, great quality.
Barbara Witkowska: Outstanding work with innovative approach to the loft theme. Charming picture with its unique mood created by the snowy winter outside, a pleasant mild light and pastel colours of the room. Tells a lot about a person who lives in there. The author at the same time presents wide variety of technical skills: hard and organic modeling, cloths, shading and texturing with attention to details. Well done!
Ciro Sannino: Definitely my favorite work! This is not simply beautiful, and technically stunning. The concept is fully respected and the colors are perfectly managed. This is Magic!
Elena Valeria Nedelcu will get prizes worth €4198
3rd place - Yarko Kushta - link to Challenge thread
Michał Horba: The mood, the propping, the lighting - these are the strong points of your work. I liked your loft very much - especially the industrial, raw feel. Also the other shoots of this flat were very good.Congrats!
Kuba Dąbrowski: Detailed work with a climate. Some textures and shaders lack in quality. Postprocesing is a bit overdone for me.
Barbara Witkowska: Realistic lighting, design and high level of technical skills is what sets this piece of art apart from the others.
Ciro Sannino: Very realistic result. Light is fantastic and I really appreciated the artist in person present in a shot. I liked the idea to tell a story.
Alex Roman: Outstanding understanding of shaders and lighting. I think it breathes a superior CG atmosphere.
Yarko Kushta will receive prizes worth €2518
1st Award - Lucia Frascerra - link to Challenge thread
Michał Horba: Very nice mood and it has a story in it! Good job! I like the modeling , compositon and this mysterious look in that lady's eyes:) It makes me wonder what is on that canvas? :) Cheers!
Kuba Dąbrowski: I really like the theme of this work. Great attention to detail.
Barbara Witkowska: 'Plus' for attempting to put a character into the scene. The author managed to catch a little bit of emotions in it, make me want to look at that girl's painting too. Nice, clear composition and lighting, unquestionable technical skills. Great!
Ciro Sannino: Lucia did a really good work! Composition is great, simple and really effective. Light and Materials as well. What does happen with the painting? That's a real climb! :)
Alex Roman: From the accurate use of one point perspective (superb) to the amazing attention to detail... Bravo!
Lucia Frascerra will receive:
2nd award - Peter Sivi - link to Challenge thread
Michał Horba: The cat made that scene man;) Just kidding, there is a lot more into it. Great composition, kinky story (yes, there is a naked girl) and mood. I just like it! Keep doing such nice stuff!
Kuba Dąbrowski: Good composition, fine details, funny cat.
Barbara Witkowska: Great photorealistic lighting. Shading and modeling are on the highest level. Tricky framing that leads a viewer's eye deeper into the picture to discover if there's something more off the camera. Very subtle!
Ciro Sannino: Good work, I really liked the composition and especially the back light which is very difficult to handle. He did it perfectly.
Alex Roman: Moment and atmosphere perfectly caught. Stunning work.
Peter Sivi will receive:
3rd Award - Artur Saljukov - link to Challenge thread
Michał Horba: Good job man! The loft is very industrial and it has a strong composition. What a pity there is no story there. It would be nice to see something going on. I like the mood and models. There are also some poor materials, but in total it's a strong image! Cheers!
Kuba Dąbrowski: Overall a solid work, but there are some weak spots in materials and textures.
Barbara Witkowska: Dramatic lighting combined with a great composition caches viewer's eye right from the very first glimpse. It gracefully invites into the place that probably belongs to some kind of a music connoisseur.
Ciro Sannino: I liked how Artur handled the back light. Especially in a low key images this isn't easy at all. Congratulations!
Alex Roman: For me one of my top favorites kind of artwork. The deepness of the space thanks to the shaders and lighting has to metioned for sure. The darkest silhouettes in the foreground..... Awesome.
Artur Saljukov will receive:
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