Sketchfab Freeform Challenge: Generations

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It’s August again and some of the Sketchfab Team are at SIGGRAPH (go say hi to them at booth #410)! To celebrate the annual conference, we’re launching a freeform challenge that embraces the conference’s theme this year: generations. So grab your computer and use your imagination – what do you think of when you think of generations?

UPDATE: Winner – Catbus Roller Coaster by Se7en23

TL;DR: Use whatever 3D method you prefer to create a model that shows at least three generations of something. Upload it to Sketchfab and tag it #GenerationsChallenge.

Here’s some inspiration. Featured model POLAR BEAR FAMILY by Ubros:


  • Use any tool you like to create a model that shows at least three generations of something.
  • The model can be static or animated.
  • Give the model a title and a brief (max 50 words) description.
  • Submit only new work, but feel free to submit multiple scenes.
  • Once you’ve created your scene, upload it to Sketchfab, tag it #GenerationsChallenge.
  • Share what you’re planning to create on the challenge thread in the forum!
  • Submission deadline is Monday, August 27th (23:59 New York time – EDT)



The winner receives a $100 Amazon gift card (or equivalent if you don’t have access to Amazon), and of course we’ll add three months of Sketchfab PRO to your account.

Terms and Conditions

  • No purchase necessary.
  • By entering this competition, entrants will be deemed to have accepted and agreed to the conditions.
  • This is a contest for individuals, no teams.
  • No alternative prizes available. The prize draw is not open to Sketchfab employees or their families.
  • No ripping of models from anywhere on the Internet, all entries must be original works.
  • The judges’ decision are final – in case of dispute, no correspondence will be entered into.
  • Winning entries will be documented and may be used for promotional purposes.
  • Contestants’ models must be uploaded to Sketchfab and tagged #GenerationsChallenge to be considered.
  • Winners retain all Intellectual Property as per Sketchfab standard Terms and Conditions.
  • Winners and winning entries may be required to take part in any publicity resulting from this competition.
  • The winners will be contacted by Friday, August 31st.
  • Promoter: Sketchfab Inc, 1123 Broadway, Suite 501, New York, NY 10010, USA.

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