Student Work / Best of Term

The Gnomon Best of Term competition recognizes the best work being done by Gnomon students. At the end of each term, submitted work is judged by professional artists currently working in the industry.

Best of Term Fall 2014

Grand Prize Winner

Scott Lozano

Environment - Games

Danny Mak

Character - 3D

Danny Mak

Character - Games

Alec Beals

Character Design

Dean Sanchez

Creature - 3D

Corey McNaught

Creature Design

Matthew Puchala

Effects Animation

Toby Lewin

Environment Design

Alex Martin and Nitesh Nagda

Environment Exterior - 3D

Stephen Cunnane

Environment Interior - 3D

Toby Lewin

Hard Surface Modeling

Santhosh Koneru


Santhosh Koneru

Matte Painting

Alyssa Diaz


Alena Zaynullina


Beat Reichenbach

Texturing and Shading

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Winners Recieve:

  • Grand Prize - $500 Gnomon store shopping spree
  • Runner-up Prizes - $100 Gnomon store shopping spree

Submission Guidelines

Work must have been created as homework for a class. Student must specify the class that they created the image/animation for. Images must be submitted at a minimumresolution of 2k. Animation and videos must be submitted in .MOV format at 24 FPS, 1280x720 resolution (or it will not be accepted). Students are allowed to submit for multiple categories. Submissions must be saved into the BOT_CONTEST folder on the Gnomon server. First prize overall BEST of TERM image in any category wins $500 shopping spree in the Gnomon Store. All other category winners receive $100 shopping spree in the Gnomon Store. Make sure the following items appear in the file name:

  • Your name
  • Class created for
  • Competition category

DISCLAIMER: Gnomon has the right to use any submitted materials for use in marketing or promotional purposes. *Prizes must be redeemed in the same term they are awarded. NO EXCEPTIONS.*All prizes are limited to DVDs, books, supplies and clothing currently available in the Gnomon Store. NO SPECIAL ORDERS.*Prizes must be redeemed in person at the Gnomon Store. NO SHIPPING.*All prizes must be redeemed for merchandise only. NO CASH PRIZES.