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 2013

Grand Prize Winner

Vania Ariffin

Environment Exterior 3D

Leonardo Krajden

Character - 3D

Brandon Bennett

Character - Games

Erik Keefer

Character Animation

Colby Marchi

Character Design

Mike Zhang and Daniel Kho


Daniel Kho

Concept Design

Omar Aweidah

Creature - 3D

Servando Lupini

Creature Design

Servando Lupini

Environment for Games

Christen Smith

Environment Design - Interior

Edoardo Siano

Environment Interior - 3D

Omar Aweidah

Hard Surface Modeling

Ferdinand Vazquez

Matte Painting

Erik Ortiz


Adam Bender and
Nova Baghdasarian

Visual Effects

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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 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.