digital favelas


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Check out the initial reveal, the live judging, and our discussion with the winners as they are released. If you like this content, please consider subscribing to the D2 YouTube channel. Thank you for the support!

How to Enter

Follow these steps and get your creative juices flowing.


Watch the announcement video.


Download the files.


Create a kickass image.


Submit your WIPs anytime and your final image on by February 18th at 6:00 CET (UTC+1) and relax with the satisfaction of a job well done.


Post your image in the D2 Community FB Group or on Instagram with #d2challenge and #mattepaintcontest. And don’t forget to sign up at in order to post a WIP and your final image!


Join us for the live judging stream at the end of the month.

some other important stuff


The #D2Challenge is back, this time with! Dive into the world of Brazil’s Favelas with an amazing 3D Kit from Ander Alencar!


Welcome to Digital Favelas!

This is a contest split into 2 stages. The artist can choose whether they want to participate in both stages, or if they rather just do one or the other. The contest is free for everyone. The scope of the first stage of this contest is for the artists to make one image inspired by the Digital Favelas theme.

Artists are required to use the models provided by Ander Alencar in their image and are welcome to use any other assets that you have the legal license to use.

The 3 winner artworks of the first stage will be selected as subject for the second part of the contest which will be announced on the 1st of March!


Do not forget to join our D2 Community Facebook Group to share your challenge related work with the rest of community prior to the live judging. 

If you have any problems or questions, please email us.

The winner will be chosen by Fabio, Jason, Conrad Allen, Lisa Della Dora, Ander Alencar,  Milton Menezes, and Jimmy Vincent during the live stream deliberation on February 19, 2021, at 19:00 CET (UTC+1).

Personal data collected via the submission form to the D2 Challenge will only be used for purposes regarding the specific challenge for which it is submitted. If you would like to sign up for the D2 Newsletter, please check the appropriate box in the Challenge Submission form, or sign up here.

Most importantly, have fun, and we cannot wait to see what you come up with! 


This challenge will be run through the Mattepaint platform, so see the official rules and entry requirements on the dedicated challenge page.

1st place – Artist-Pro 12 Month subscription / 2nd place – Artist-Plus 12 Month subscription / 3rd place – Artist-Plus 3 Month Subscription

3D Packs from Big Medium Small

SiNi Software
1st place – one year All Access subscription / 2nd place – one year Ignite subscription / 3rd place – one year Ignite subscription
1st place – one year PRO membership / 2nd place – 6-month PRO membership / 3rd place – 3-month PRO membership

Prize Sponsors

If you would like to be a prize sponsor for the D2 Challenge, shoot us an email!