We are thrilled to share exciting news with you and your students! Get ready for the upcoming launch of Meet Mat 3, a fantastic digital painting contest proudly sponsored by Adobe. Specifically tailored for students and alumni with less than one year of industry experience, this marks the third edition of the contest, promising an exciting experience for your students.
What's in Store
- Open Creative Exploration: Unleash your students' imagination! This year's contest invites participants to showcase their creativity and talent using Substance 3D Painter to texture MAT. The design brief is open, providing the freedom to explore any theme and style.
- Exciting Rewards and Recognition: Brace yourselves for more than just major prizes! We're adding a dash of thrill with weekly giveaways accessible to any entrant. Your students stand a chance to score Adobe Substance 3D subscriptions, high-end hardware such as laptop workstations and graphics cards, and witness their designs come to life with exclusive 3D prints from Mimaki.
- Training & Support: Elevate their skills with Mat Masterclasses – a series of video training lessons available on our YouTube Channel. Engage in live Q&A sessions following each video, participate in weekly Live Feedback sessions, and join our Discover Server to connect with fellow entrants and receive instant answers to their questions.
- Entries Open: November 20, 2023
- Entries Close: January 5, 2024
- Finalists Announced: January 15, 2024
- Winners Revealed: January 23, 2024
Why Encourage Participation?
- Exclusive for Aspiring Artists: This contest is exclusively designed for non-professional digital artists with less than one year of industry experience, providing the perfect opportunity for your students to kickstart their creative journey.
- Prizes Galore: Our massive prize pool includes top-tier rewards such as a Dell Workstation, Lenovo Laptop, Asus Zenbook Pro, NVIDIA GeForce RTX, Wacom Cintiq Displays and Tablets, Adobe Creative Cloud Subscriptions, incredible 3D prints, and more. Early entries enhance the chances of winning exciting surprises!
How to Participate
- Mark Your Calendar: Set a reminder for November 20, 2023, and encourage your students to be among the first to submit their entries.
- Download the Essentials: Direct them to grab Substance 3D Painter here and the MAT scene file from our Dropbox Folder.
- Create a Contest Entry: Instruct them to click the "Submit Contest Entry" button on the official Meet Mat 3 contest page and start bringing MAT to life using Substance 3D Painter!
This is not just a contest; it's an opportunity for your students to unleash their creativity, connect with like-minded individuals, and elevate their skills. Are they up for the challenge? We can't wait to see what they create!