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Art Contest
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Welcome to our new bi-monthly installment of the Art Challenge! Take out your preferred drawing tools of choice, be them the standard Pencil and Paper, or even the renowned Drawing Tablet to digitalize your work, and prepare to embark on an epic challenge to test your artistic skills!

This contest has been separated into two groups: One for Traditional - Pencil & Paper artwork, and one for Digital artwork! Your task for this contest is simple: Make a drawing of any specific theme that correlates with War Thunder. Your choice of vehicle/infantries/etc to be represented in your artwork are only limited to War Thunder's eras and theme, and your very own imagination. Your art can be based on our real world and its history, or even an alternative universe if you so choose. Your work can be realistic, or even a cartoon.


This is a drawing contest. This means that the following will not be accepted as submissions:

  • Models and Model kits
  • 3D Models and 3D Renders.
  • Skins.
  • In-game screenshots and Edited screenshots - You may however use screenshots as references for your work if you wish, but do not trace them.

When you're using a reference image for your work, we expect that it is not copied over in its entirety.

Originality and creativity are where it counts. Notice the following between the source image and the art it is based on:

  • Completely redone camouflage
  • 2nd plane in the formation has been moved and even completed
  • Certain elements and features of the Spitfire has been redone, such as the pilot in the cockpit, the radiator, etc…


  • The deadline for this contest is September 7th 2016, 12:00 GMT.
  • There is no specific theme for this contest - You can draw anything you want so long that you stay true to War Thunder's eras of vehicles. (WW2, Korean War, etc...no modern tanks for example!)
  • Title your submission when you post it in this thread.
  • Make sure to note which Group you are submitting your work to.
  • Additionally, post it on live with the hashtag " #artchallenge5 " and post the link to your live post in this thread.
  • Pencil Artists - You can scan your work if needed, but make no alterations to the image in an editing program afterwards!
  • Please refrain from using submissions you have previously published.
  • 1 Submission per user. You cannot participate in both categories!
  • You must be the sole author of your work - Do not copy or steal the work of others!
  • The submission must not violate moral, ethical or legal norms or the Forum Rules, Game Rules or the User Agreement.
  • This contest may be cancelled at any time, amended and/or the rules may change.
  • The Contest Organizers reserve the right to alter these Conditions at any time.


Pencil + Paper artwork Digital artwork
  • 1st Place: 3500
  • 2nd Place: 2500
  • 3rd Place: 1500
  • 1st Place: 3500
  • 2nd Place: 2500
  • 3rd Place: 1500

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