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Gnomon Announces "Best of Term" Student Art&VFX Work From Summer 2011

Gnomon School of Visual Effects has announced its selections for the Gnomon "Best of Term" student art from the Summer 2011 quarter. At the end of the ten-week session, students submitted their best work— covering various areas of visual and digital arts, from animation to creature design— to be considered by Gnomon founder Alex Alvarez and professional artists currently working in the entertainment industry.

The categories and winners for Gnomon's Summer 2011 "Best of Term" are:

BEST OF TERM

Grand Prize Winner - Visual Effects

Cenk Cevdet

Handsurface Modeling

Luis Sanchez

Environment (3D)

Sonja Christoph

Environment (2D)

Justin Fields

Creature Design

Maggie Toh

Creature (3D)

Adam Hensel

Commercial

Clint Siu

Character for Games

Adam Hensel

Character (3D)

Mari Kuwayama

Compositing

Cenk Cevdet

The winning submissions are just a few of the impressive results of the incredible efforts by Gnomon to provide students with the knowledge, skills and abilities to become the forces pushing the creative industries forward. With their 93 percent career placement rate, the Gnomon School of Visual Effects is the premier gateway for students, paving the way for entry into creative and high-paying careers in the entertainment industry.

Current and past "Best of Term" competition winners can be found on the Gnomon School website: http://www.gnomonschool.com/student_work/BoT.

About Gnomon School of Visual Effects

Located in Hollywood, the epicenter of the entertainment industry, Gnomon School of Visual Effects ( www.gnomonschool.com) is an innovative training facility that stresses the importance of creativity in digital entertainment production. The school believes that while new software tools help to create impressive computer-generated characters and worlds, it is not the technology that drives results, but the artist. All Gnomon instructors are specialized industry professionals who bring their experience and connections into the classroom to provide an outstanding start to the careers of the next generation of leading production artists. The results speak for themselves, as the Gnomon School of Visual Effects reports a 93% placement rate for 2010.

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