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Win valuable prizes by exposing your digital art to millions at the CGTrader Digital Art Competition

March 5th, 2018

Win valuable prizes by exposing your digital art to millions at the CGTrader Digital Art Competition

Excitement is in the air as we launch a brand new art event – the CGTrader Digital Art Competition! CG artists from around the world are invited to bring their best 2D and 3D digital artworks. An audience of 1.2M+ CGTrader users can’t wait to see and appreciate great works of art. With over a dozen competition sponsors also ready to feature the best works, the exposure will be massive. And if that weren’t enough, prizes worth $60,000 are just begging artists to jump in!

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More than just a challenge: 3D Female Characters

February 26th, 2018

More than just a challenge: 3D Female Characters

Our newest 3D Challenge: Female Characters is about more than just prizes and awesome models. It also comes with a strong message.

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We're starting a new PBR Challenge: Interior Design

January 10th, 2018

We're starting a new PBR Challenge: Interior Design

Are you ready for another challenge? We’ve already awarded a total prize pool of $15,000 to winners of the Designer Schwag and Sports & the Hobbies challenges, and now we’re kicking off another friendly competition: this time we’re searching for the best PBR models of interior objects! Join our Interior Design Challenge today!

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There's still time to enter the 3D Challenge: Abstract Elements and win your share of $6,000 cash + bonuses!

January 9th, 2018

There's still time to enter the 3D Challenge: Abstract Elements and win your share of $6,000 cash + bonuses!

We are still accepting submissions for the 3D Challenge: Abstract Elements. You have until January 29 to show us what you can do with natural and man-made forms, ornaments and geometric shapes.

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3D Challenge: SPACE is over. Find out who won!

January 8th, 2018

3D Challenge: SPACE is over. Find out who won!

In a sense we’re all flying through space in a spiraling path at a ridiculous speed (did you know we’re only 4 billion years away from the Milky Way colliding with Andromeda?), but for this 3D challenge we put our reference point on Earth and let your imagination run free! The Space challenge invited designers from all over the world to submit space-themed designs in low and high poly categories.

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