Nemetschek North America announced today that it is accepting entries for the VectorWorks International Artistic and Sketch Rendering Design Competition.

Until May 1, 2005, all users can submit drawings or renderings created using the non-photorealistic 2D and 3D artistic rendering capabilities found in RenderWorks and the sketch rendering technology found in the latest 11.5 release of the VectorWorks Industry Series.

Users of VectorWorks ARCHITECT, VectorWorks LANDMARK, VectorWorks SPOTLIGHT, VectorWorks MECHANICAL, or RenderWorks can submit entries to six categories: building/architecture, landscape design, lighting/set design, mechanical design, general design, and educational design.

Winners will be chosen through public voting on the company's website. Category winners will receive a Hewlett Packard DesignJet 110 Plus Thermal Inkjet printer. The grand prize winner will receive an ENCAD T200+ plotter. In addition, all winners will receive national publicity. Public voting begins May 16 and ends May 31, 2005. The grand prize winner will be announced June 1, 2005. See The International VectorWorks Artistic and Sketch Rendering Design Competition website at www.vectorworks.net/sketch for complete details.

For more information, visit www.nemetschek.net.