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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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Places you wish were real: Top 10 submissions for CGTrader Awards’ Environment category so far

October 20th, 2017

Places you wish were real: Top 10 submissions for CGTrader Awards’ Environment category so far

As the CGTrader Awards is nearing to its halfway, it is time to overview the top 10 submissions so far that have caught our attention. We chose the Environment category as it has the most submissions as of today. In this category artists can submit scenes from exteriors, interiors as well as natural landscapes. And what all those works below have in common? They all make you wish they were real places.

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Showcase your artwork by competing in CGTrader Awards: Best 3D art around the web!

September 19th, 2017

Showcase your artwork by competing in CGTrader Awards: Best 3D art around the web!

We are thrilled to announce our new digital design competition CGTrader Awards: Best 3D art around the web! We are absolutely sure that there are lots of you creating amazing artworks, so now it’s your time to shine! If a prize pool of $50,000 doesn’t motivate you enough then think about all the exposure you will get as an artist! We have amazing media partners happy to help you get noticed and will feature all of the submissions on CGTrader Pinterest Boards.

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