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Visual industries news, insights from CGTrader marketplace, company announcements, and some inspiration for your upcoming 3D model. Find amazing stories from the community and beyond. How spaceship model end-up in VR experience, how challenge to model a sword and the win shape further modeling career and many more amazing stories can be found on this blog.

CGTrader's Batch Uploader  – put your whole portfolio on the marketplace in one go

June 8th, 2018

CGTrader's Batch Uploader – put your whole portfolio on the marketplace in one go

We are introducing the new Batch Uploader, which lets you upload as many models as you want and manage them easily on your My Products page.

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The Character: Female challenge is over. Find out who won!

June 6th, 2018

The Character: Female challenge is over. Find out who won!

Our latest 3D design challenge was more about its message than the prizes or awesome models. We want to sincerely thank everyone for participating in the 3D Character: Female challenge and sharing their works with our community.

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CGTrader is nominated for the Digital Top 50 Awards!

June 5th, 2018

CGTrader is nominated for the Digital Top 50 Awards!

Just as we’re about to hit 1.5 million users, the Digital Top 50 awards, created by Google, McKinsey and Rocket Internet, have turned their attention to CGTrader and nominated us for the B2C Scaleup award!

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Update: You can now send Hire Me templates to clients outside CGTrader

June 1st, 2018

Update: You can now send Hire Me templates to clients outside CGTrader

We've recently introduced Hire Me templates as a way for designers to kick-start projects by preparing a proposal for a project and sending it directly to customers. Until this week, Hire Me templates could only be shared with users registered on CGTrader. From now on, you can share Hire Me templates with all of your customers. This is the easiest way to move your freelance projects to CGTrader and take advantage of our escrow services and the lowest fee in the industry – a flat 5 % fee.

Set up a Hire Me template right now, or click here to find more information about Hire Me templates.

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Pilgway talk about the ethics in 3D and hint at a new major release of 3D-Coat in the next 12 months

May 23rd, 2018

Pilgway talk about the ethics in 3D and hint at a new major release of 3D-Coat in the next 12 months

For more than a decade, the team at Pilgway have been working on 3D-Coat. The company has become a strong partner of CGTrader, supporting 3D design challenges and other initiatives, the most recent one being our 3D Character: Female challenge, which invited designers to submit non-sexualized models of realistic and fantasy characters. We had the chance to talk to Andrew Shpagin and Stanislav Chernyshuk about their experience in 3D and the role ethics play in their professional lives.

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