I am noticing that the Creative Challenges season is starting earlier this year.
I started to participate in April with #Gobril - an idea by the Artist Wuggy @Wuggynaut; he suggested to draw a goblin per day. Besides that I also joined the #WildWestChallenge for Artstation.
Here are some of my ideas about this type of event:
Creative Challenges are ...
These are the points I would say to anyone who asked me whether it is worthwhile or not to participate in Creative Challenges. A lot of people enter these competitions thinking about the big prize or great exhibition.
That´s not the right mindset in my opinion. The idea is to participate and force you to produce something 'beyond' the usual sketches, studies and random art we all do when we are unemployed/un-inspired.
Ah. Of course.
I will not let this opportunity to write my opinion about the fallacies or negatives that, in my point of view, exist in this kind of challenges:
Here are some Creative Challenges that I've done in the recent years: I can not say I earned tons of money or got internet-famous joining any of them. But every single time I achieve something at the end. Confidence and Experience are some of these prizes.
- Wild West, Character Design Challenge on Arstation
- Rabbots, #100Somethings Robots and Rabbit designs
- Gobril (in progress)
- Zoombies for Inktober 2015
- #MaySketchaDay 2017
- Polycount & Riot Games Challenge 2014
Thanks for the reading.
Do you know any interesting challenge that is going to happen?
Let me know in the comment section below.