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RenderMan "Lost Things" Art Challenge Final Results

88 Challengers | 3 Winning Entries & 7 Honorable Mentions
Challenge Dates: 08/09/2023 - 11/07/2023

Judges: Eman Abdul-Razzak, Jeremy Birn, Michael Cacciamani, Masha Ellsworth, Chia-Chi Hu, Markus Kranzler, Leif Pedersen, Eugene Riecansky, Vandana Sahrawat, Dylan Sisson

Congratulations to our winners! In our tenth art challenge, the judges awarded points in two categories, Narrative (25% Story and 25% Composition) and Technical (25% Texturing/Shading and 25% Lighting/Rendering). Thanks to everyone who made it a special one!

Lost Things Art Challenge Winners


1st - William Silva

There's my Skate!

2nd - Daniel Mille

Old Friends Gathering

3rd - Rafael Mello

Raiders of the Lost Skate

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Honorable Mentions

Sandipan Dey


Yining Karl Li

Don't Lose This Moment

Eric Jiang

Unfinished Painting

Jack Millard

Timing is key

Vishwesh Taskar

That Explains It!

Jamal Ulbricht

Lost and Found

Aleksei Zhuravlev

A New Hope


William Silva Daniel Mille Rafael Mello
Sandipan Dey Yining Karl Li Eric Jiang
Vishwesh Taskar Jamal Ulbricht Jack Millard
Aleksei Zhuravlev Sissy Trani Yating Tan
Fabien Collet Leandro Mello Jakub Ptaszny
C Besnard Ale Cervantes Todd Manus
Gavin Philips Palm Piraban Sukanta
Nick Beaufait Yin BingCheng Haithman
Dennis Dornia Angel Ivanov blackpepperjam
ojoalperro Luis Fernando Puentes Varón skyrush
irondenic Dan Young

I want to see more!

You can view all entries of the "Lost Things" Art Challenge on Discord:

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Walking Teapot by Dylan Sisson. Models by 2018 Pixar PUPs and Leif Pedersen © Disney/Pixar - RenderMan "Lost Things" Art Challenge

*RenderMan community account required to participate. All decisions of the judges are final. Prizes cannot be exchanged for their cash value. Prizes are non transferable.

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