Diablo III - Fan Art Contest

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Malthael, The Angel of Death, has manifested in the mortal realm of Sanctuary with a deadly new purpose: to steal the Black Soulstone and bend its infernal power to his will.

Prepare yourself! Show one or more central figures getting ready for the coming conflict against Malthael. You may choose figures from the six heroes of Sanctuary or even Malthael himself!

We've provided a trove of images and supplies of references to assist in your task.

View the trailer for Diablo III: Reaper of Souls, then go to the Asset Page to learn about the game and the characters. You may use as reference but not actually duplicate visual materials provided on the Asset Page.

Create an original artwork inspired by Diablo III in the form of a portrait or an illustration showing a central figure(s) from one of the six classes of Heroes of Sanctuary or of Malthael preparing for the coming conflict. You may use any visual medium excluding cosplay, photographs, or moving images. Photographs of an entry made in another medium are acceptable.

Submit your entry using the button below. Your entry must be at least 2000 pixels in its shortest length and be either a single JPG or single PNG file.

  • A 2 night trip to Blizzard HQ in Irvine, CA to meet the artists and developers of Diablo III!*
  • A framed print of the 1st place entry signed to the artist by the Diablo III Creative Team
  • $5,000 USD
  • Signed boxed copy of Diablo III: Reaper of Souls Collector's Edition
  • 8,000 deviantART Points
  • 1-year Premium Membership to deviantART.com
  • A framed print of the 2nd place entry signed to the artist by the Diablo III Creative Team
  • $3,000 USD
  • Signed boxed copy of Diablo III: Reaper of Souls Collector's Edition
  • 4,000 deviantART Points
  • 6-month Premium Membership to deviantART.com
  • A framed print of the 3rd place entry signed to the artist by the Diablo III Creative Team
  • $1,000 USD
  • Signed boxed copy of Diablo III: Reaper of Souls Collector's Edition
  • 4,000 deviantART Points
  • 6-month Premium Membership to deviantART.com
  • Signed boxed copy of Diablo III: Reaper of Souls Collector's Edition
  • 1,000 deviantART Points

*Details for travel package are in the Official Rules.

The DIABLO III: REAPER OF SOULS FAN ART CONTEST BEGINS at 12:00 AM (PT - Los Angeles Time) on February 14, 2014 and ends at 11:59pm (PT - Los Angeles Time) on March 13, 2014.

  • Entrant must be at least 17 years old as of February 14, 2014
  • Entrant may reside anywhere in the world.
  • Entries must be received by 11:59:59PM (PT - Los Angeles Time) on March 13, 2014 and be submitted through the contest gallery on deviantART;
  • Membership to www.deviantart.com is required to enter the Contest. Membership to www.deviantart.com is free. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN THE CONTEST;
  • Your submitted entry is to be an original artwork inspired by Diablo III in the form of a portrait or an illustration showing a central figure(s) from one of the six classes of Heroes of Sanctuary or of Malthael preparing for the coming conflict;
  • You may use any visual medium excluding cosplay, photographs, or moving images. Photographs of an entry made in another medium are acceptable. Licensed brushes and textures are permitted. Read the official rules for more details;
  • You may use as reference but not actually duplicate visual materials provided on the Asset Page;
  • Your entry must be in the form of a single JPG or PNG file at least 2000 pixels in its shortest length and at a minimum of 72 dpi;
  • Other requirements and restrictions apply and please read the Official Rules carefully.

The three winners will be selected by Christian Lichtner, Art Director of Diablo III. The semi-finalists will be chosen by deviantART staff. The judges will use the following criteria in whatever degree the judges believe appropriate:

  • Depiction of the Diablo III Characters;
  • Overall Impact of the Work;
  • Technical Skill;
  • Originality

Please read the official rules for more details about judging.

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN THE CONTEST



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johnny-sayasane's avatar
Here's Mine....but I'm late T^T fav.me/d7axk1c
artist-Sll's avatar
Is there a problem with the "view entries" link because it doesn't work again www.deviantart.com/contests/20… can't see the entries :'(
Moonbeam13's avatar
www.deviantart.com/contests/20… make sure you're browsing by newest, the link is fine :)
grandifalcao's avatar
Good luck to everyone!
This is my entry:
grandifalcao.deviantart.com/ar…
Sangrde's avatar
::: Diablo III - Reaper of Souls - Wizard :: by Sangrde



My entry c: !
Silviyared's avatar
Amazing entries!
faeorain's avatar
Doh...I thought the deadline was the 31st!  :(
SelectYourself's avatar
Wow! A lot of great entries!!!
Here's my 2nd submission> selectyourself.deviantart.com/…
Let me know what you think...Please 
TinaRichie's avatar
Wow... so the competition end,I'm late?!O_o  ((
Lajos71's avatar
I  didn't look diablo age limit.
Sorry.
CapitanJocKeR's avatar
Its great fun finally make an entry for this famous fanart contest!!!
This is my Black&White old style Dance of The Heretics entry!
Thanks for the comments and for watch my art, me hearties!!!
capitanjocker.deviantart.com/a…
FLMN's avatar
Good luck everyone and Heres my entry 
flmn.deviantart.com/art/Diablo…
georgemarios's avatar
Was great fun participating. Hope for more contests like this to happen

My entry fav.me/d79ylph
Flind's avatar
good luck and have fun :)
MooonRiver's avatar
Hi, when and where can we see  winner's list ?
thank you ;)
there are results of the contest ?
www.kkgzabrze.pl/masaz/
Melvin49's avatar
good luck to all...from melvin 49 Diablo III
Best of luck to all

manorak.deviantart.com/art/Bar… check mine out if you have time a pencil drawn entry :)
AlphaAzieru's avatar
Amazing entries in this contest. Let me know what you guys think of mine!

alphaazieru.deviantart.com/art…
Enigmasystem's avatar
This one is mine :) Hope you guys like it ^^

enigmasystem.deviantart.com/ar…
SINKandSHTAYN's avatar
Hello! We hope that You will like our work:  sinkandshtayn.deviantart.com/a…
We wish good luck for everyone! ! ! Hug Hug Thanks for attention! I am a dummy! I am a dummy! 
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