September 30 is the last day to submit your works to the CGTrader Digital Art Competition!

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Witch Doctor by Pawan Warnasooriya

This year, the CGTrader Digital Art Competition set out on an ambitious goal: to bring together 2D and 3D digital art. As the September 30 deadline draws ever nearer, there’s less than a week left for artists to jump in and submit their works!


More than 3,200 artworks are vying for prizes worth more than $60,000 in the CGTrader Digital Art Competition. Three winners will be announced for each of the six categories on October 30. The Character Illustration category is the most popular one, with close to half of all submissions in the competition. In addition, the category winners, two works of art that gather the most likes in the competition gallery will win the Public Award, therefore everyone is encouraged to vote for their favorite artists and discover thousands of other great creators.

There is still time for artists to enter the competition. If you want to submit your 2D or 3D work of art, simply go to the competition page and enter your best works today!

The CGTrader Digital Art Competition is made possible by its generous sponsors. The Character Illustration category sponsor and provider of professional digital handwriting and digital painting solutions – Huion, Environment Illustration category sponsor, the go-to place for architectural visualization and tutorials – Tony Textures, Object Design category sponsor, the illustration, comics and animation software developer – Celsys, Character Concept Art category sponsor, which has helped thousands of students to improve their skills – Paintable, Environment Concept Art category sponsor, providing pro-level art education to students around the world – Pencilkings, and Object Concept Design category sponsor, the creators of industry-leading digital art software – Marmoset.

CGTrader also thanks Boris FX, Stash Magazine, Nevercenter, Escape Motions, Lightwell, Fanurio Time Tracking, and Bleank for supporting digital artists around the world.

See some of the organizer’s staff picks below and visit the competition gallery to see thousands of other wonderful works of digital art.

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Geisha by David Benzal
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Mercy by Nathan Elhanan
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By Sascha Riehl
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Civilization by Brandon Richard
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Facade by Alex Storer
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The Enchanted Forest by Marco Natale
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Chocolate Muffin CGI by Ivaylo Dimitrov
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Happy Valentine’s Day by Nicolas Gonzalez
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3D Gemstones by Felipe Goldsack
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Wizard spirit by Damien Geminard


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Witch Doctor by Pawan Warnasooriya
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Elking by Mike Dalzell
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Bathe by Dione Kong
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via shot by Izzy Burton
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By Nikola Vucicevic
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Nissyoku by Peter Toronyi