Our community submitted so many fantastic entries that the judges had their work cut out for them.
And the winners are...
🥇 First Place: Treasure Chest - 1988 by Marcus Ryéll
“I love the interpretation of the topic and felt a strong reaction to the objects and stickers. They remind me both of my own youth and of all the ‘treasures’ that my own kids collect. Great execution and use of the Sketchfab viewer too!” - Bart (@bartv)
“Nostalgia aside, this is a really high quality scene - great materials, varied modelling styles and slick presentation in the Sketchfab viewer. The fact that each item and sticker in the scene has a personal significance to the artist makes it even better. Bravo!” - Tom (@nebulousflynn)
“Really like the theme here, of an unconventional treasure. I spent a good bit of time looking at the contents of the box” - Renafox (@kryik1023)
🥈 Second Place: Treasure Chest by grigoriyarx
“It’s great the way the artist used their materials to help accentuate the features of this chest. The demonic body, golden skull and clawed clasps really show that whoever this chest belongs to really didn’t want you to open it.” - Phil Clark (@nomadking )
“Amazing attention to detail and execution on the materials and animations. It’s simply beautiful to look at.” - James (@james)
“Excellent technical skills and nice design!” - Phil Gosch (@saphires)
🥉 Third Place: The Magic Coin Multiplicator by Antony Oms
“Absolutely amazing! It lets the viewer in anticipation of what comes next and what is in the chest. Plus: perfect execution, from animation to modeling to texturing.” - Mieke (@miekeroth)
“I was mesmerized as the box keeps unfolding and opening and loved the surprise at the end!” - Bart (@bartv)
“I REALLY enjoyed watching the animation unfold here - very satisfying and creative. I’d also like to own a Coin Multiplicator .” - Tom (@nebulousflynn)