Character Concept Art Challenge: The Fearless Viking Warrior

We are excited to host this challenge in collaboration with Valhalla Gallery, an online gallery creating and printing one-of-a-kind Art on posters and in frames, featuring artists from all over the world.

Submissions are now closed, please take a look below at the selected winning artworks.

Any artist, from anywhere in the world, can submit their work for this challenge. All entries will be received by us and Valhalla Gallery team will select up to 7 winning pieces. Learn how to submit your work by reading our guidelines below.

By bringing together talented artists from all over the world, Valhalla Gallery gives independent artists the opportunity to show and sell their creations online. Valhalla Gallery makes and sells gallery-quality fine art prints at their very own print shops.

The Selected Winners

‘Siren of the Mountains’ by Carlos Betancourt, Venezuela

'Siren of the Mountains' by Carlos Betancourt, Venezuela | Viking Warrior Challenge by Huntlancer

‘Frost Warrior’ by Paweł Hordyniak, Poland

'Frost Warrior' by Paweł Hordyniak, Poland | Viking Warrior Challenge by Huntlancer

‘What does it mean to be a Viking?’ by Maxim Lingert, Germany

'What does it mean to be a Viking?' by Maxim Lingert, Germany | Viking Warrior Challenge by Huntlancer

Special Mentions


Prizes and Benefits:

  • The selected artists’ works will be printed and featured in the Valhalla Gallery (* see print size formats below)
  • The Artists will get a 20% direct share commission for each poster sale
  • Each selected artists will benefit from an exclusive marketing representation, on real and digital media by Valhalla Gallery
  • Selected artists and their works will also be featured in a post on our Huntlancer Magazine

* in gallery print sizes and formats are 50×70 cm or 61×80-90-100-120 cm 


How to submit your piece: 

You can choose either one of the options below for submitting your artwork:

  • Send us a mail through our contact page with the Headline: ‘Valhalla Challenge’
  • Use the #huntlancer hashtag on Instagram or DM us directly at @huntlancercom, we will make sure to check all the tags/messages
  • If you are a member of our Facebook Group, tag #valhallachallenge in a post-submission within the group

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Theme Description:

Worshippers of Odin, the Vikings, who have long since become mythological in their own right, were fearless raiders and warriors from Scandinavia. These great Vikings traveled the world in their longships, exploring, plundering, and even settling distant lands. We look back on these warriors with awe and idolize them for their fearlessness, bravery, strength, and culture.

The Fearless Viking Warrior challenge hosted by Huntlancer in collaboration with Valhalla Gallery

Submission Guidelines:

  • Artwork format: We accept original artworks in a high-quality digital format (if the work is traditional, a digital representation or a scanned copy of your artwork will work)
  • Artwork name: the submission must also have a name attached to it. 
  • Style and Technique: digital, traditional, 3d
  • Character and Theme: the work must have as protagonist a Viking warrior, man or female. The character can be based on a real historical figure, it can be fictional, mythological or fantasy. See Valhalla Gallery Warrior collection for reference – or it can also have some sci-fi elements and feel – Example reference.
  • We only accept original works featuring original characters, we don’t accept fan-related art due to copyright rights.