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August 24th, 2011

Non-organic Things Look Better In 3D Than in Reality

Pumper, a great modeler of non organic things, uploaded 41 of his wonderful 3D objects and so enriched CGTrader.com assortment with various non organic models: router, calculator, bilboard, clocks and many others.

I have exactly the same router at home and you can see the difference: Pumper's 3D model looks much better than the real one :)

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Pumper sells his models in various 3D stocks but he highly recommends CGTrader.com (thank You, Pumper!). According to him:

Product prices 15% lower at CGTrader.com as they pay 100% royalties to the artists!

We really do as there're no any commissions at CGTrader.com! We know the artist can never be sure speculators payed him/her all account they had to, so we developed the partnership model were transactions are based on P2P with no share with middlemen. Thus artist can set lower prices for their 3D models as they receive all the payment.

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July 29th, 2011

Meet 55 Dragons Designed In One Month

CGTrader.com received a very exclusive 3D model that has incredible story.

Damir G Martin, a great character design artist, shared his amazing work - a serie of unique 55 dragons.

Damir went through "Design Marathon" and created 55 dragons in 28 days!

Dragon 48 from dg martin on Vimeo.


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July 27th, 2011

Eurocoins For Sale

There's no need to have huge 3D models portfolio to start proudly sharing your talent. We're very proud to partnership with such artists like JohannesSchloerb, who has only one model (yet) in CGTrader.com, but what a model!

CGI Euro Coins from Johannes Schlörb on Vimeo.


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July 17th, 2011

NONECG Shares 80 3D Models and Invites To Visit NYC in 3D

  • If you look at the 3D model of New York City shared by NONECG, don't believe your eyes. I'm just back from NYC and can point 5 things that are missing:
  • yellow cabs
  • hod dog vendors
  • people
  • people
  • people

This is why we love CG: it allows us to build our own exclusive world and show it to others!

If we miss something in NY, we just add it, right? For us, 3D artists, it is not necessary even to climb to the Empire State Building to do that.

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But I climbed :)


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June 30th, 2011

Google Plus: A Feature To Promote Your Products

We are happy to give you one more way of promoting your products. This time with Google +1!

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What is Google's +1 about? Google explains it this way:

Click +1 to publicly give something your stamp of approval. Your +1's can help friends, contacts, and others on the web find the best stuff when they search.

So what does this really mean to 3D artist selling his stuff on CGTrader? First of all when you click +1 on your product, you promote it on Google search by informing your network of related people. The more visitors click on +1 on your product page, the higher position your product appears in Google search results pages. This can help your products stand out from competition. Note, that only people logged in to their Google accounts can use this feature.

And don't forget to +1 us on right corner of bottom menu!

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