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That calculus class you didn't want to take? That's how Xfrog store their models in a single page of text

November 9th, 2018

That calculus class you didn't want to take? That's how Xfrog store their models in a single page of text

Xfrog has been an industry leading company for more than 30 years. It has developed its unique software and created the largest database of botanically accurate 3D plant models in the world. We got the chance to ask the creators of Xfrog a couple of questions and delve a bit deeper into their work, which really boggles the mind: each leaf of their models has a different texture, a model has no polycount and can range from 3,000 to 3,000,000 polys, and, at the same time, is just a single page of text.

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alexbes lays down some serious PBR knowledge

August 13th, 2018

alexbes lays down some serious PBR knowledge

alexbes dominated one of our previous PBR (Physically based rendering) challenges by winning in both categories. We asked him to answer a couple of questions about his design work, and he was very generous with his time, sparing no detail and going in-depth into his workflow. Bookmark this great interview and share it with your friends, because it really is a goldmine of PBR knowledge.

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The Character: Female challenge is over. Find out who won!

June 6th, 2018

The Character: Female challenge is over. Find out who won!

Our latest 3D design challenge was more about its message than the prizes or awesome models. We want to sincerely thank everyone for participating in the 3D Character: Female challenge and sharing their works with our community.

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The judges have voted and here are the winners of 3D Challenge: Abstract Elements

May 24th, 2018

The judges have voted and here are the winners of 3D Challenge: Abstract Elements

The 3D Challenge: Abstract Elements gave everyone a task that was both complex and easy. Now, after long deliberation, the votes are finally in, and it's time to announce the winners!

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All you need to know to start selling your 3D scanned works on CGTrader

May 15th, 2018

All you need to know to start selling your 3D scanned works on CGTrader

Selling models on CGTrader is simple. All you need to do is create an account and upload your models. Customers buy 3D models and use them in their prototypes, art, visualizations or other projects, but, as a creator, you always keep full rights and ownership of the model. Here are some useful tips for those of you who want to sell scanned 3D assets.

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