There's digital art, and then there's "seriously, you drew that on a tablet?" digital art. The winners of this year's annual Ten One Design Pogo Art Contest definitely fall into the latter category.
Since 2009, the contest from the creator of thehas tasked artists with creating original work drawn on an iPad or other iOS device with a Pogo-branded pen and an app like ArtRage, Inspire Pro, Procreate or SketchBook.
This year's grand prize went to Spain-born digital artist Jaime Sanjuan for his mind-bending piece "Memories," with four other winners taking prizes in the categories Current Events; The Way You See It; Wildly Creative; and Obviously Abstract.
Eye-popping mobile art, of course, is becoming increasingly common, with artists as renowned asdiscovering the portability and versatility of mobile canvases and the immediacy of being able to create an image and share it widely with the press of a button.
The diverse submissions to this year's Ten One Design competition -- an impressive array of portraits, landscapes, animations, animals, still lifes and other assorted subjects living and inanimate -- do a great job highlighting just far digital art has come in less than a decade. See more standouts in this Ten One Design gallery. Then get out your mobile device and get to it, iPad Picassos.