Syn Studio Art School Montreal has just announced winners for their concept art and illustration contest “Forbidden Lands, Fallen Empires and Ancient Guardians". The event is sponsored by Syn Studio Gathering of Masters event, Wacom and ArtStation and asked entrants to show their perspective and vision on the topic in a single, epic illustration that is both fantastic yet believable, original yet relate-able and which demonstrates high levels of artistic skill and storytelling ability.

Members definitely stepped up the the plate with this one and impressive the judging panel. It was a tough call with a cluster of entries just missing out on winning this contest.

The judges felt the following entries hit the brief and impressed them the most with their creative and technical skills. Congratulations to everyone listed below.

Winner

The Skeleton Lake

The Skeleton Lake

In a cursed village in glacier of India. Every year as the ice melts in a glacial lake located in that town, hundreds of human skeletons are seen floating. Rediscovered by a forest ranger.


Runner Up

Ancient Temple

Ancient Temple

An ancient temple built by an unknow civilization is discovered by a little group of explorer!


Highly Commended

The Sewers

The Sewers

My entry for the "Forbidden Lands, Fallen Empires and Ancient Guardians" contest.


Highly Commended

Exploring the Lands

Exploring the Lands

An expedition set to explore unreachable high lands, discovers long ago lost and forgotten city. I'm curious, are there living people or just remnants of unknown culture?


People's Choice

Secrets Of The Fallen

Secrets Of The Fallen

A temple guarded by a giant that continue to protect the mysteries the location holds even after their civilization is beyond gone.


To see all entries to this contest, go here.

To see the finalists, go here.

To check out more contests, go here.

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