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 Summer 2014

Grand Prize Winner

Danny Mak

Character - 3D

Nancy Cantu

Character - Games

Ari Flesch and Austin Farris

Character Animation

Kevin Lowell

Character Design

Nick DaSilva


Pat Ratanapol

Creature - 3D

Matthew Puchala

Effects Animation

Geoff Loo

Environment - Games

Devon Chiu

Environment Design

Geoff Loo

Environment Exterior - 3D

Beat Reichenbach

Environment Interior - 3D

Alex Martin and Nitesh Nagda

Hard Surface Modeling

Ferdinand Vazquez


Beat Reichenbach

Matte Painting

Kittitus Chinatiworn


Ferdinand Vazquez


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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 DVDís, 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.