Jurassic Park Art of Geek Challenge | June 2018

The Art of Geek Challenge is a monthly, just for fun, geek-themed maker challenge inspired by movies, tv shows, comic books and more. 

June's theme for the Art of Geek Challenge was Jurassic Park coinciding with the release of Jurassic Park: Fallen Kingdom.  Participants had the entire month of June to create something inspired by the Jurassic Park universe.

Check out the hashtag #aogdino to view all the Instagram posts for June's challenge.

Winners for the challenge are determined by top votes from the community.

First Place:
@beardedcrabworkshop's giant t-rex skull
T-Rex build complete! My official entry for June 2018’s Jurassic Park themed @artofgeekchallenge is a 4’ by 3’ fossilized Tyrannosaurus skull. It’s hand carved from 3/4” Birch plywood. The (almost) life sized design was cobbled together from multiple fossil skulls, the JP logo and a liberal dose of my own imagination. Thanks for taking a look, voting starts Sunday July 1st. I’ll post a link in my bio when the contes…

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The Legend of Zelda Art of Geek Challenge | February 2018

February's theme for the Art of Geek Challenge was The Legend of Zelda. Participants had the entire month of February to create something inspired by Zelda universe.

Check out the hashtag #aogzelda to view all the Instagram posts for February's challenge.

First Place:
Wooden NES Cartridge by @cyclocrosscutter.
My Official entry for this months @artofgeekchallenge. I created one of my favorite Nintendo video game cartridges. The Legend of Zelda! Main body is White Oak, with a Yellow Heart crest, Zebra Wood symbols, and Padauk letters. Used 24k gold leaf gilding for a little call back to the original cartridge which was all gold. #aogzeldaA post shared by Luke Owen (@cyclocrosscutter) on Feb 28, 2018 at 3:42am PST

Second Place:
Zelda themed magnetic bottle cap catch by @woodnerds.
This is my entry for the February @artofgeekchallenge. This is a bottle opener with a magnetic catch built from solid cherry with a walnut inlay. I just learned about this contest today and had fun designing…