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RenderMan "Magic Shop" Art Challenge Final Results

42 Challengers | 3 Winning Entries & 8 Honorable Mentions
Challenge Dates: 09/03/2020 - 11/30/2020

Judges: Jeremy Birn, Masha Ellsworth, Chia-Chi Hu, Markus Kranzler, Leif Pedersen, and Dylan Sisson

Congratulations to our winners! In our seventh art challenge, the judges awarded points in three categories, Artistic Quality (40%), Technical Difficulty (40%), and Concept (20%). Thanks to every challenger who made this a magical one!

Magic Shop Art Challenge Winners


1st - Chris Wallis

Midnight Meltdown

2nd - Rassoul Edji

Remnants of Magic

3rd - Yining Karl Li

Books are Magic

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Honorable Mentions

Florian Petiteau

Magic Lives in You

Pietro Bernardi

Francis Bievre

Erich Bomke

Witchy Ways Wonderments

Krzysztof Wolski

When Your Dragon Gets Jealous

Rob Field

Don’t Take the Pendant!

Luna Huang

In One Piece or it’s On Me

Dario Morittu

A Well Deserved Rest

Søren Sten Andersen

A Magical Afternoon


Soren Sten Andersen Pietro Bernardi Erich Bomke
Abhineetam Chaurasia Rassoul Edji Rob Field
Luna Huang Angel Ivanov Matija Kos
Yining Karl Li Haitham Mahmoud Dario Morittu
Donny Murdiyono Uberto Palmarini Florian Petiteau
Jason Tranetzki Chris Wallis Krzysztof Wolski

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You can view the great entries in our "Magic Shop" Art Challenge space:

View the Entries!

*RenderMan community account required to participate. All decisions of the judges are final. All submissions furnished by you shall be the sole and exclusive property of Pixar.

Mathilda model by Xiong Lin and rig by Leon Sooi. Pixar models by Eman Abdul-Razzaq, Grace Chang, Ethan Crossno, Siobhán Ensley, Derrick Forkel, Felege Gebru, Damian Kwiatkowski, Jeremy Paton, Leif Pedersen, Kylie Wijsmuller, and Miguel Zozaya © Disney/Pixar - RenderMan "Magic Shop" Art Challenge

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