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Announcing the Blizzard Entertainment Student Art Contest 2018-2019 Winners!

Announcing the Blizzard Entertainment Student Art Contest 2018-2019 Winners!

Presented by Blizzard Entertainment’s University Relations and World of Warcraft development teams, the eighth annual Blizzard Student Art Contest has drawn to a close. After some fervent debate and impassioned deliberation, our judges sifted through the many remarkable entries and identified the winning entries.

Check out the winners and runner-ups below for each of the four categories.


Environment Art Contest

Winners
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“Enchanted Cottage on a Cliff”
Leah Jackson
Laguna College of Art & Design
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“Midsummer Flower Festival”
Alexander Iveroth
The University of Texas at Austin
Runner-Ups
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“Raz’Fan’s Secret Leatherworks”
Tai Walker
Academy of Art
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“Kitty Cat Grove”
Thais de Souza Homem Del Rey
Full Sail University

Character Art Contest

Winner
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“Corgo the Ancient Scroll Carrier”
Mackenzie Kade Patrick
Savannah College of Art and Design
Runner-Ups
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“Poti- the Au Lac Guardian”
Anh Tuan Phan
Academy of Art
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“Kuhn’Vusa Battle Tank”
Joshua Shelnutt
Laguna College of Art & Design

FX Contest

Winner
“Affliction Warlock- Soul Devour”
Luke Mason
University of California Santa Cruz
Runner-Up
“Void Comet”
MaKayla Hensley
Ringling College of Art and Design

Animation Contest

Winner
“Executioner Slash and Smash”
James Blackmer
AnimSchool
Runner-Up
“2 Hit Combo Animation”
Wechi Martin Chang
Purdue University

Environment Visual Development/Concept Art Contest

Winner
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“Achelian Race”
Clayton D’mello
Southern Methodist University Guildhall
Runner-Up
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“Relic City Design”
Xiaodong Xu
University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

Winners from each category were invited to Blizzard Entertainment’s campus for a tour, 1-on-1 mentorship with senior artists and more.

Visit our contest announcement to see a complete list of prizes.

Congratulations to all the winners and we look forward to seeing what incredible creations you submit next time!

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