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alexbes lays down some serious PBR knowledge

August 13th, 2018

alexbes lays down some serious PBR knowledge

alexbes dominated one of our previous PBR (Physically based rendering) challenges by winning in both categories. We asked him to answer a couple of questions about his design work, and he was very generous with his time, sparing no detail and going in-depth into his workflow. Bookmark this great interview and share it with your friends, because it really is a goldmine of PBR knowledge.

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Four challenge winners share their thoughts on PBR modeling

April 6th, 2018

Four challenge winners share their thoughts on PBR modeling

With more and more designers diving into Physically Based Rendering (PBR) workflows, we asked the winners of last year’s PBR challenges to share some tips and insights about working with PBR.

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CGTrader Digital Art Competition: Top Concept Art March

April 6th, 2018

CGTrader Digital Art Competition: Top Concept Art March

We’ve got another selection of top entries in the CGTrader Digital Art Competition – an open art competition for 2D and 3D artists with a prize pool of over $60,000.

This week, we posted a selection of artworks from three categories, and now we bring you our top picks of the best artworks in the Character Concept, Environment Concept, and Object Design Concept categories. If you want to see many more works of digital art, visit the competition gallery!

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CGTrader Digital Art Competition: Top Picks March

April 3rd, 2018

CGTrader Digital Art Competition: Top Picks March

It’s been a month since we’ve launched the CGTrader Digital Art Competition – an open art competition with a prize pool of over $60,000 – where both 2D and 3D artworks can participate and win awesome prizes, including hardware, software licences and services.

Wonderful works of art from every corner of the world have already entered the competition in six categories. With so many varying styles and approaches, the competition gallery is something everyone needs to check out!

In the meantime, we want to share with you our top picks of the best artworks in the Character Illustration, Environment Illustration, and Object Design categories. If you are a digital artist, do not miss the chance to submit your best works to the competition!

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8 myths about selling 3D models on online marketplaces

February 13th, 2018

8 myths about selling 3D models on online marketplaces

Have you ever thought about starting freelancing or selling your 3D works online, but didn’t? Maybe you’re doing it right now but are unsure if you’re doing it right? Maybe you think…

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