Just Seven days remain in our FarMaker Interstellar Speed Sketch challenge!

posted by Heath Rezabek on July 19, 2013

(Detail: Crew members of Endeavour watching Xióngtú launch landing craft over Gliese 667C GJ -- by Ulrich Zeidler)

(Detail: Crew members of Endeavour watching Xióngtú launch landing craft over Gliese 667C GJ — by Ulrich Zeidler)

 

UPDATE: Our Prize Pool has grown! Just in time for our last 7 days til deadline, thanks to a generous donation by Dr. Chuck Pell, our cash prize pool has been doubled! I’ve worked to get the word out to the CGHUB thread and our tumblr / submitters. This means that we’ll be able to offer a cash prize to each of the top 3 slots for each bracket. We’re extremely grateful!

New prizes for each category are:

 

Professional Bracket

$200 for 1st place / $150 for 2nd place / $75 for 3rd place

 

Enthusiast Bracket

$100 for 1st place / $50 for 2nd place / $25 for 3rd place

 

Childrens Bracket

$50 for 1st place / $30 for 2nd place / $20 for 3rd place

 

Submit your Speed Sketch before August 1 to be eligible!

UPDATE: Our Prize Pool has grown! Just in time for our last 7 days til deadline, thanks to a generous donation by Dr. Chuck Pell, our cash prize pool has been doubled! I’ve worked to get the word out to the CGHUB thread and our tumblr / submitters. This means that we’ll be able to offer a cash prize to each of the top 3 slots for each bracket. We’re extremely grateful! 

New prizes for each category are:

 

Professional Bracket

$200 for 1st place / $150 for 2nd place / $75 for 3rd place

 

Enthusiast Bracket

$100 for 1st place / $50 for 2nd place / $25 for 3rd place

 

Childrens Bracket

$50 for 1st place / $30 for 2nd place / $20 for 3rd place

 

Submit your Speed Sketch before August 1 to be eligible!

http://farmaker2013.tumblr.com/about

http://farmaker2013.tumblr.com/submit

- Heath

 

If you are an artist (or know one) who loves space, time’s running out to send us your vision of an interstellar future. Details for submissions can be found on our contest site (including our esteemed jury: In addition to Stephan Martiniere (National Geographic EXPLORE issue, Total Recall, TRON Legacy) are concept artists and designers Mike Okuda (Star Trek) and Steve Burg (Prometheus); technical specialists Dr. Harold “Sonny” White (NASA) and Kelvin Long (JBIS, I4IS); and starship modeling specialists Adrian Mann and Mark Rademaker. http://farmaker2013.tumblr.com/about

Also, if you want to share your work with other artists working or training in the entertainment industry, there is a CGHUB thread on the contest! http://cghub.com/forum/showthread.php?t=19521

Winners have a chance at a cash prize, as well as the possibility of their work being recognized in a future FarMaker / Icarus Interstellar project on interstellar travel. Keynote speaker Stephan Martiniere will be revealing the winning entry in each category (Professional, Enthusiast, Children) at Starship Congress 2013!

Twitter Fans, please Tweet or RT:

Sci-fi artists—time to submit your Starship to @icarusintstel’s interstellar Speed Sketch contest. goo.gl/qbM42


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3 Responses to Just Seven days remain in our FarMaker Interstellar Speed Sketch challenge!

  1. Why not show us what you’ve received so far?

  2. Heath Rezabek says:

    To see what we’ve received so far, check out:

    http://farmaker2013.tumblr.com/

  3. Mi cha el says:

    Forgive me as my question is off topic. Im looking for a forum for this group, so far ive been unable to find one on this page. Ive quite a few questions.

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