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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.

3D Challenge: Designer Schwag is over and the winners are…

December 11th, 2017

3D Challenge: Designer Schwag is over and the winners are…

In the end of summer we closed one of the most complex 3D design challenges on CGTrader so far Designer Schwag. After all the technical reviews, countless emails, iterations, and long discussions we finally have the winners!

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The fantasy world of CGTrader Awards: interim top10 submissions of the Fantasy category

November 2nd, 2017

The fantasy world of CGTrader Awards: interim top10 submissions of the Fantasy category

Some time ago we introduced you to Places you wish were real: Top 10 submissions for CGTrader Awards’ Environment category so far. It is now time to show you the fantasy world of the CGTrader Awards with the top10 submissions for the Fantasy category to date.

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A great challenge submission: Tips for perfecting model presentation and avoiding intellectual property (IP) issues

October 31st, 2017

A great challenge submission: Tips for perfecting model presentation and avoiding intellectual property (IP) issues

Are you planning on entering Abstract Elements or any other design challenge on CGTrader but are not sure how to make your submission perfect? The thought and creativity put into making a quality 3D model for any design challenge is key, but similar to customers who purchase models on the CGTrader marketplace, judges are people who love clear presentation and don’t want to have any doubt about IP rights.

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New 3D Challenge: Abstract Elements

October 31st, 2017

New 3D Challenge: Abstract Elements

We are excited to announce our new 3D Challenge: Abstract Elements! For some 3D artists, visualizing sci-fi or mythical creatures is a more difficult task than building a 3D model of a photorealistic, real-world object. For others the opposite is true. With our new challenge, CGTrader is bringing everyone a task that is both complex and easy at the same time.

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CGTrader Awards: Best 3D art around the web has come to its halfway

October 25th, 2017

CGTrader Awards: Best 3D art around the web has come to its halfway

Time passes so quickly when you have a competition as cool as this. We are excited to tell you that CGTrader Awards: Best 3D art around the web has come to a halfway! We already gave you a glimpse of what great submissions we are receiving with our previous blog posts about Places you wish were real: Top 10 submissions for CGTrader Awards’ Environment category so far. We hope it inspired you to create something amazing yourself! And now it is time to take a look at a big picture and check how everyone’s doing so far.

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