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Probing for Creativity with Ahmed Aldoori and Steven Zapata

February 26, 20210 Comments

CHALLENGE:Depict first contact with intelligent life! Any medium, traditional and digital, 2D and 3D are allowed.

Prizes provided by @ahmedaldoori_art, @stevenzapata_art and @stanprokopenko

To participate in monthly Proko Challenges follow @prokotv on Instagram

The Judges

@ahmedaldoori_art, and @stevenzapata_art are fellow art YouTubers and artists. Ahmed and Steven met during their time at Art Center where they became close friends. Since leaving school they have both have become successful commercial artists and instructors, working in large video game companies and in theme park design. We are excited to have them both to judge this challenge!

Find Ahmed: Instagram, and YouTube.

Find Steven: Instagram, and YouTube.

1st Place

Thomas Tcherkezian – @thomas.tcherkezian

Prize – Selection of any 3 Gumroad tutorials by Ahmed Aldoori, “Secrets of Shading” video tutorial by Steven Zapata, the Proko Figure, Portrait, and Anatomy courses, 3 Proko Model packs, and their art featured on the Proko YouTube Channel.

2nd Place

Daniel Foust – @danielfoust

Prize – Selection of any 3 Gumroad tutorials by Ahmed Aldoori, “Secrets of Shading” video tutorial by Steven Zapata, 2 Proko courses of winner’s choice, 2 model packs of winner’s choice, and their art featured on the Proko Youtube channel

3rd Place

Max Radulovic – @mixed.maxe.arts

Prize – Selection of any 3 Gumroad tutorials by Ahmed Aldoori, “Secrets of Shading” video tutorial by Steven Zapata, 1 Proko course of winner’s choice, 1 model pack of winner’s choice, and their art featured on the Proko Youtube Channel.

Proko “Team Choice”

Iouri Rybalka – @iou.art

Prize – 1 Proko course and 1 model pack.

Best Storytelling

Charmii – @charmii.san

Prize – 1 Proko course.

Goya Terror Award

Joe Marziliano – @marziliano_sculpts

Prize – 1 Proko course.

Best Cthulhu Monstrosity

Darius Kieliszek – @dariuszkieliszek

Prize – 1 Proko course.

Creative Style Award

Yoni Matatyaou – @ymatatyaou

Prize – 1 Proko course.

Reboot Award

amershkalump – @amershkalump

Prize – 1 Proko course.

WTF Award

Brett Ellefson – @brettlybrett

Prize – 1 Proko course.

Throwback Award

Tom Williams – @tomwilliams_art

Prize – 1 Proko course.

Best Mood

Alhussain Shaker – @alhussainshaker

Prize – 1 Proko course.

Bootylicious Award

Alford Setchel Wise – @bbe_designs

Prize – 1 Proko course.

Random Winner

Katja – @katja_rohloffs_art

Prize – 1 Proko Course

Honorable Mentions

Other Honorable Mentions in no particular order.

LioLioB – @el_lionb

m.sa_art – @m.sa_art

MIGuelito – @ miguelferreirafranco

Ethan Kerr – @ethan_kerr_art

Victor Navarro – @vnavart3d

John Francis Martin – @classicart1825

Timo Rokka – @timrokk

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