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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.

Meet the new seller's dashboard!

April 16th, 2018

Meet the new seller's dashboard!

We’re happy to announce the revamp of the seller’s dashboard, which boasts a new interface, easier access to information and better overall usability. Read on to find out what’s new.

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15 free 3D modeling and design applications

April 13th, 2018

15 free 3D modeling and design applications

3D models are a crucial part of any digital production, including virtual reality, game development, architecture, 3D printing and movies. There are many ways to get into 3D design, as well as many stages of the modeling process. Each has numerous software solutions at varying prices and difficulty levels. We picked 15 great free 3D modeling applications that might help you get into 3D modeling or get your skills to the next level. Many of these are free for non-commercial use only, but others, like Blender, let you create models, which you can then sell in 3D marketplaces, like CGTrader.

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Meet our team at FMX2018 in Stuttgart

April 11th, 2018

Meet our team at FMX2018 in Stuttgart

On April 24-27, CGTrader will be participating in the largest gathering of professionals from CG and VFX industries in Germany at the FMX 2018. The massive event will take place in Stuttgart and will feature artists, animators, game, VR, AR, technology and business developers from around the world.

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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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