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Craft A Legend In The Fantasy Weapon Challenge!

May 11th, 2016

Craft A Legend In The Fantasy Weapon Challenge!

Anduril, Frostmournem, Mirkwood bow… these are the names of legendary fantasy weapons that have slain many an enemy. Every great hero has their weapon - Gandalf proves that even mages can be partial to a good sword - and those blades, spears and bows can be as fancy as they come. Here’s your chance to forge your own legendary weapon that will win you treasures and accolades. We are running a Fantasy Weapon Challenge!

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CG Low-Poly Challenge Winners!

May 10th, 2016

CG Low-Poly Challenge Winners!

CG Low-Poly Challenge is over and the winners have been determined. Who were the lucky and the artistic few that were judged to have the utmost merit? Who triumphed over their peers? Read on and find out!

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​CG Wildlife Challenge Winners!

April 5th, 2016

​CG Wildlife Challenge Winners!

Hail, beastmasters, wild modelers and fauna formers! The CG Wildlife Challenge is over! You have worked and modeled plenty of wildlife for us to judge. And here we are, having selected a winner and a runner up for each of the three categories.

And here are the fabulous prizes from our sponsors! FoxRenderfarm grants rendering fees, Exlevel is giving away GrowFX licenses, 3DCoat is handing out Professional licenses, Video Copilot will grant you 3D shader bundles, Dosch Design has some Tree Libraries and CGCookie is more than happy to give you memberships!

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Cook Up Something Great For 3D Printed Kitchen Accessories Challenge

March 24th, 2016

Cook Up Something Great For 3D Printed Kitchen Accessories Challenge

Time to put your chef hat and make something for the kitchen. That's right, we're running a 3D Printed Kitchen Accessories Challenge. Your task is to model some thing that, once 3D printed, could be used in the kitchen. Nessie laddles are out (and probably copyrighted), but you can definitely make spoon holders, salt shakers, and whatever other thingamajigs might be useful in the kitchen. Try not to poison anyone!

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​3D Printing in Fashion World Challenge Awards!

March 22nd, 2016

​3D Printing in Fashion World Challenge Awards!

The most glamorous of our challenges, the 3D Printing in Fashion World Challenge, is over! Your worked hard, put a lot of blood and sweat (and vertices) into your work. In fact, you worked so hard, this challenge had 551 entries - that’s the most entries any challenge had had in the past 14 months. Amazing! Fabulous! Fashionable!

The judges worked long and hard - fists were almost thrown - but we’ve finally decided on the winners. The first place winners will get Mbot GridII+ SH 3D Printers and LIX pens, and all winners will be able to enjoy printing filaments from Innofil3D as well as CGTrader prizes.

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