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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.

Fox Renderfarm: "Designers are more likely to use a render farm instead of crashing their own PCs for countless days"

February 22nd, 2018

Fox Renderfarm: "Designers are more likely to use a render farm instead of crashing their own PCs for countless days"

Render times are a pain. With more studios and designers turning to render farms, our good friends and supporters of 3D challenges: Space and Female CharactersRayvision's Fox Renderfarm – talked to us about rendering Academy Award (The Oscars) winners, YouTube celebrity videos and Bollywood blockbusters. They also revealed some technical hurdles they had to beat to satisfy 70,000 demanding customers, and some myths users often have about render farms.

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Hear from the winners of 3D Challenge: Space

February 1st, 2018

Hear from the winners of 3D Challenge: Space

Last month we announced the winners of our 3D Challenge: Space. We got in touch with them and asked a couple of questions about their design work. Now, with the well-deserved spotlight on them, we give you their answers.

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2017 CGTrader Digital Design Awards: Stories Behind the Best Works

January 12th, 2018

2017 CGTrader Digital Design Awards: Stories Behind the Best Works

Have you ever felt bored before starting a new project? Uninspired? Unmotivated? Idealess? Well, we might just help you out! See, we’ve talked to the winners of our CGTrader Awards 2017 and asked them to tell us their sources of inspiration.

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Gear up for Game Jam 2018 with these free 3D models!

January 10th, 2018

Gear up for Game Jam 2018 with these free 3D models!

Are you going to your local Game Jam? We know we are!

This year, we want to help jammers around the world, and what better way to do that than by giving access to some great free 3D models? The CGTrader community has a huge base of game-ready free models, and our designers picked a couple of game-ready free models to show you the potential CGTrader has for jammers. Check them out!

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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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