Are you a creative pioneer with unique style and vision?
Wacom Europe is looking for its next “Pioneers of Now,” an evangelist program designed to support a group of the most visionary, daring, innovative creatives. To participate submit a self-portrait in any medium, that represents your “Pioneers of Now” spirit (artwork from any creative field that is exciting, original and dynamic, and bonus points if it was created using Wacom tools).
Participants can upload new work or select any past project from their Behance portfolio to enter. Click here for the full rules, more info and how to submit.
→ Find out more about Wacom’s “Pioneers of Now”
All-nighters, limited funds, and not nearly enough hours in a day –being a student is tough! We recently ran a competition to celebrate the hard work and innovation of creative students, awarding prizes for the top work. Submissions were judged based on presentation, creativity, originality, thought-process and execution. Of the 2,000+ submissions, check out the lucky few who’ll be taking home a series of creative prizes:
Kachi-Katah, a transformative chair inspired by a Japanese flower, by product designer Masamune Kaji
A collection of oil paintings by artist Matthew Adelberg
Illustrations for an interactive e-book by illustrator Rafael Alvarez
A conceptual project with 3D modeling for a new Volvo model by automotive designer Alexandar Alexiev
A self promotional branding project by graphic designer Yerevan Dilanchian
TEN is an innovative monthly promotion offering free PSD downloads from different artists around the world (and Royalty Free licenses for all the Fotolia work too!).
This month Argentinian Designer, and longtime Behance member, Gustavo Brigante is featured with his creation inspired by comics, gaming and Latin culture. Grab Gustavo’s free TEN download while you can – it’ll only be available for 24 Hours!
Behance hosts competitions for organizations and brands that wish to celebrate and engage creative talent. Creatives can submit past projects , avoiding any spec-based crowdsourcing, and an expert panel of judges select finalists. To check out upcoming competitions at be.net/competitions.
Chrysler has teamed up with world-renowned fashion designer, John Varvatos, to develop the 2013 Chrysler 300C John Varvatos Limited Edition. To celebrate this collaboration, Chrysler and Varvatos are hosting a 2-tiered design competition on Behance! Please visit: be.net/competitions/chrysler for more info on rules, awards, judges & how to submit.
Please note: You can submit any past project to participate. If your work is selected, you could receive $1,000 and the opportunity to participate in round 2. If your work is selected from round 2, you could receive $5,000 and a trip to L.A. for the 10th Annual Stuart House Benefit.
Don’t forget to follow Chrysler on Facebook and Twitter.
Behance is all about making ideas happen, so we’re always happy to partner with brands that share this vision. Today we’re helping our friends at Ketel One spread the word about their latest campaign that centers around entrepreneurial spirit and helping one great idea see the light of day.
Ketel One believes that gentlemanly values have all but vanished so they’re teaming up with GQ to launch “A Gentleman’s Call” the pursuit of an idea that matters. They’re looking for someone with an original idea that has impact. Once they find one, they’ll back the idea with 100K and a team of experienced mentors.
The call for submissions closes on July 29, after which the five best projects will be selected and shared publicly. Consumers will vote for the best of the final five, resulting in a Grand Prize Winner who’ll make use of $100,000 to turn their idea into a reality. In addition to the funding, the winner will also have access to a team of entrepreneurial mentors including philanthropist Ian Somerhalder, actor Carlos Ponce, and Co-Founder and CEO of the Movember Foundation Adam Garone.
Visit AGentlemansCall.com to learn more or participate.
AOL is looking for their next motion graphics artist! They are looking to work with a motion graphics artist who can create an exciting, dynamic, and delightful motion canvas as an innovative way of revealing the AOL logo.
You can submit any project from your portfolio that best demonstrates your talent and mastery of motion graphics and short videos to participate. 5 winners will be selected and each winner will receive the opportunity to storyboard four :15-:30 motion canvases for AOL to review, in exchange for a $2,500 payment. If your storyboard is chosen for development you’ll receive $5,000 for production and $10,000 for your pocket, sounds pretty good right?
Click here to submit or learn more about this awesome opportunity.
After a tough judging process, we’re ready to announce the winners of the Behance StudentShowdown for January/February 2012–Final Class Projects.
Congratulations to grand prize winner Konrad Basan of Silesian Technical University Faculty Of Architecture in Katowice, Poland. His conceptual architectural design project Black Tower used extensive research of modern, algorithmic / parametric design methods to craft a multifunctional, iconic high-rise building.
[Black Tower - Master Thesis by Konrad Basan]
Konrad’s grand prize includes: Pantone Plus Series Essentials, $300 to Art Supply Store, Moo Business Cards, Subscription to HOW, Subscription to Print Magazine, Levenger L-Tech Rollerball Pen, $500 in UPrinting Credits, and a ConceptShare Account.
In addition, five Honorable Mentions were awarded:
Lévo by Matheus Pinto and Fernando Ximenes
Osmose by Dora Kelemen
Eine für Alle – Lang lebe die Königin by Steffi Golla
AVANTH typeface by Noem9 Jose Garrido
Sugar Deli Food Center NYC by Fred Carriedo
To explore the projects of the winners and all other submissions, visit the Student Showdown page. For more amazing student work, or to showcase your own, be sure to visit StudentShow.com