Hi there,

The Gnomon School of Visual Effects has just announced the winners of their quarterly“Best of Term” student art competition for the Fall 2010 term. Students completing classes covering various facets of visual and digital arts—everything from character design, to digital modeling, to sculpture—are encouraged to submit their best artwork from the term. Winners in each category are then handed picked by Gnomon Founder Alex Alvarez and a panel of judges composed of professional artists working within the industry.

Below please find a full list of Gnomon’s Fall 2010“Best of Term” Winners:

BEST OF TERM– Grand Prize Winner

Francesco Corvino

Environment 2D (Exterior)


Best Creature 3D

Nuttavut Baiphowongse

Best Environment 3D (Exterior)

M.J. Sarmiento

Best Character Design

Ky Bui

Best Environment 2D (Interior)

Edvige Faini

Best Character 3D

Joy Holle

Best Sculpture

Miguel Gorjao Clara

Best Hardsurface Modeling

Brad Pasual

Best Creature Design

Lorenzo Munaro

Visually stunning and tonally diverse, these selections are a testament to the talent at Gnomon, and showcase why it boasts an overall placement rate of 90%, with students often landing their dream job right after graduating. See where some Gnomon alumni have landed at the inspiring alumni success stories page.

The Gnomon School’s Fall 2010“Best of Term” art can be viewed via the Gnomon School website. You can also download high-resolution version of the pieces here: Please feel free to link back to or embed the winning artwork on your site as you see fit.

Please let me know if you have any questions or would like to learn more about Gnomon.



About Gnomon

Located in Hollywood, Gnomon School of Visual Effects is an innovative training facility that stresses the importance of creativity in digital entertainment production. The school believes that while technology offers new tools to create impressive computer-generated characters and worlds, it is not the technology that drives results, but the artist. Gnomon instructors are industry professionals that bring their experience and connections into the classroom to give the next generation of production artists an outstanding start to their careers. The results speak for themselves, as the flagship Digital Entertainment Production program boasts a 90% job placement rate. Many graduates go on to work on blockbuster movies and games.


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