Artist Of The Year
The CS:GO scene is full of amazing artists with different backgrounds, styles, and goals. But despite different styles of art, what unites them is a shared love for skins and artwork. The category "Artist of the Year" at the EsportFire CS:GO Awards 2022 will feature ten of the best individuals in the field who have showcased their unique style and creativity throughout the year. We are eternally grateful to have such a wide variety of characters and styles in the CS:GO scene!
To see a description of all candidates scroll down! The rights of the profile pictures belong to their creators!
CS:GO Awards 2022
AlexK is a highly talented CS:GO artist who is a specialist in integrating skins in real-life scenarios. His appreciation for detail is demonstrated in every single piece of artwork that he produces. He has also recently adopted 3D software and his work holds up well among his peers.
The rights of the pictures shown above belong to @AlexK
Asder is a female render artist who produces high quality and realistic renders primarily focused on CS:GO. Her work is instantly recognizable from its rich lighting and dynamic arrangements. Furthermore, she has produced cinematic animations including a short movie production for ESL 2022, recapping the CS:GO year 2015-2016 - feel free to check it out here!
The rights of the pictures shown above belong to @Asder
Bastert is a Belgian Artist who has been an exemplary member of the community for many years and always delivers amazing renders with extensive knowledge of the software. His skills especially show when looking at the vast variety of styles and scenarios he's produced.
The rights of the pictures shown above belong to @Bastert
Dr4g0nW4g0n is a 3D enthusiast who produces primarily CS:GO artworks but also spends time on personal artistic ventures. He's best when it comes to dramatic lighting and uninterrupted showcases; featuring detailed surface textures and flashy metallic finishes.
The rights of the pictures shown above belong to @Dr4g0nW4g0n
The 22-year-old artist, dushfack, from California, USA has an abundant creativity producing compelling color combinations and intriguing compositions. He always delivers in producing engaging pieces that showcase the skins well.
The rights of the pictures shown above belong to @dushfack
According to his Twitter bio he's "just a graphic guy" - but we can comfortably say that he's so much more than that. He showcased his experience and skills in graphic design and rendering during 2022, his work has a very consistent and pleasing aesthetic and his usage of character models and posing is first-class given the volume of work he has produced.
The rights of the pictures shown above belong to @enjoytehride
markeloff /A/ is a Chinese artist who has been publishing commissioned pieces on his steam profile. There are a lot of 3D artists who produce artworks for CS:GO but markeloff is exemplary in his use of posing and lighting to produce his pieces.
The rights of the pictures shown above belong to @markeloff
PizzaButt is an artist from the United Kingdom and has been very active in the Twitter community for a long time. His style is remarkable and his work is held in high regard by many.
The rights of the pictures shown above belong to @PizzzaBot
One of the most consistent artists in the community is an Austrian called vnmz who has always excelled at producing showcases in the most clean and uniform style. His style has continued to develop but has always remained the most pragmatic choice exhibiting crafts.
The rights of the pictures shown above belong to @vnmz
The German artwork and render artist westp00l has a vibrant and unique style featuring different models and excellent use of post-effects. Furthermore he has been working on a lot of renders during 2022 and has been very experimental with his productions.
The rights of the pictures shown above belong to @westp00l