Sketchfab Modeling Challenge: Lighthouse

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Land ahoy! This week we challenge you to create a lighthouse using your preferred modeling tools and workflow, upload it to your Sketchfab account, and tag it #LighthouseChallenge.

UPDATE: Winner – Magical Lighthouse by ConradJustin

To see what the judges had to say about the winning entry, head over to the Sketchfab Forum. To see all the challenge entries, check out the tag gallery.


  • Use your favorite software and workflow to model a lighthouse.
  • Submit only work uploaded during the contest period, but feel free to submit multiple entries.
  • If you use concept art to create your work, be sure to ask permission from the concept artist, credit them, and link back to their work. We also encourage you to split your prize with them, if you win.
  • Once you’ve created your entry, upload it to Sketchfab and tag it #LighthouseChallenge.
  • Submission deadline is Monday, May 25, 2020 (23:59 New York time – EDT)


Judges will evaluate entries based on quality, creativity, suitability for real-time, and adherence to the challenge theme.


  • A framed art print of the winning entry
  • $50 Amazon gift card (or equivalent if you don’t have access to Amazon)
  • 6 months of Sketchfab Plus 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 is final–in case of dispute, no correspondence will be entered into.
  • Winning entries will be documented and may be used for promotional purposes.
  • Winners who receive a shipped prize will be responsible for any import taxes or fees connected with the shipping of their prize.
  • Contestants’ models must be uploaded to Sketchfab and tagged #LighthouseChallenge 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 winner will be contacted by Friday, May 29, 2020.
  • Promoter: Sketchfab Inc, 1123 Broadway, Suite 501, New York, NY 10010, USA.

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  • youcef says:

    If no one participates in the competition, will I win even if my design is not good?
    Will I win all the rewards or one reward

  • Bart Veldhuizen says:

    There are already plenty of entries ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

    (An no, if you’re the only entry but we feel the work is bad, we’ll cancel then challenge without prizes).

  • youcef says:

    but i have free account
    i can use one entries

  • youcef says:

    How do I add light? There are no restrictions


    Hello, what is the link to send the progress of the lighthouse

  • Abby Crawford says:

    You can post progress updates in the Forum or Discord, and upload your WIP models to your Sketchfab account.

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