The 2008 Notes on Game Dev 2D/3D Environment and Character Design Competition is now open for entries. Art will be judged by some of the top talent in game development today including Damian Pannell (Artist,Relic, Vancouver, British Columbia), Doug Oglesby (Concept Artist, Red Storm Entertainment), Jesse Brophy (THQ, Phoenix, AZ), and Nate Purkeypile (World Artist, Bethesda). Participants may enter one submission in each of the four categories: 2D Environment Art, 3D Environment Art, 2D Character Art, and 3D Character Art.
Submissions are due by June 15. Winners and runners up will be announced on July 1 in the Notes on Game Dev and Notes on Design Blogs and in their respective newsletters that include 40,000 global subscribers.
Excellent prizes for winners include a full Game Art Certificate Program from Sessions Online Schools of Game Art, membership in IGDA,and subscriptions to Game Developer Magazine.
Go to this website for more information: http://gamedev.sessions.edu/nogd-awards/
If you are interested please contact Suzan Ertumen at email@example.com and Brenda Brathwaite at firstname.lastname@example.org.