|'The Calm Before the Storm', SciFi Art Now contributor John Malcolm's entry for Corel's contest.|
The challenge is part of the company's 25th aniversary celebrations: their way of saying thank you to all of their customers, partners and employees who have helped them grow from a tiny startup in Ottawa, Canada, to a global software company with customers on virtually every continent.
The Quest for the Best Creativity Challenge is offering over $25,000 in prizes in a search for the next great digital artists. Entrants, whose work is initially judged by popular, registered vote and then by a panel of professional judges, could win the ultimate design studio (valued at $9,500 US), a Nikon D700 SLR camera, a Wacom Cintiq tablet, an iPad, a Flip UltraHD Camcorder or other great prizes.
Current entrants include ace artist and SciFi Art Now contributor John Malcolm, whose 'Calm Before the Storm' is a fun piece of fantasy art.
Corel are posting a regularly updated 'Most Liked Overall' gallery on the contest web site, as well as daily favourites and most recent entries.
Artists should simply enter your best illustration, painting or image made with Corel software before 31st August 2010 for a chance to win. Anyone who wants to vote for their favourite art in the competition needs to register on the site - and anyone eligible to vote is in with the chance to win for a chance to win one of 10 HP Mini Netbooks.
The contest is open to residents of the United States, Canada (excluding the province of Quebec), the United Kingdom and Germany only.
• Visit www.corelquestforthebest.com for full contest details