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Win valuable prizes by exposing your digital art to millions at the CGTrader Digital Art Competition

March 5th, 2018

Win valuable prizes by exposing your digital art to millions at the CGTrader Digital Art Competition

Excitement is in the air as we launch a brand new art event – the CGTrader Digital Art Competition! CG artists from around the world are invited to bring their best 2D and 3D digital artworks. An audience of 1.2M+ CGTrader users can’t wait to see and appreciate great works of art. With over a dozen competition sponsors also ready to feature the best works, the exposure will be massive. And if that weren’t enough, prizes worth $60,000 are just begging artists to jump in!

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2017 CGTrader Digital Design Awards: Stories Behind the Best Works (Part 2)

January 19th, 2018

2017 CGTrader Digital Design Awards: Stories Behind the Best Works (Part 2)

You know how announcers on classic radio stations talk for a couple of minutes before playing that piece by Vivaldi, or how you get those booklets every time you go to the Opera? (You guys do go to the Opera, right?) These things are there because a great work of art deserves a story. Our Digital Design Awards brought the art and now we bring you the stories!

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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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So who are the best ones? We have the winners of CGTrader Awards 2017

December 18th, 2017

So who are the best ones? We have the winners of CGTrader Awards 2017

“It’s great to know that no matter how complicated and tedious 3D production process might be, the artists still manage to see beyond the technical limitations and use powerful software as freely as a simple canvas, creating meaningful and strikingly beautiful work,” says Kirill Tokarev, one of the judges of CGTrader Awards and editor-in-chief at 80.lv. And we cannot agree more with Kiril. The artwork submitted for CGTrader Awards in just a bit more than two months is exceptional: the quality is impressive, detail and realism achieved are mind-blowing, and engagement from global artist community is something we could not have imagined to have in the very first year of these awards.

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The fantasy world of CGTrader Awards: interim top10 submissions of the Fantasy category

November 2nd, 2017

The fantasy world of CGTrader Awards: interim top10 submissions of the Fantasy category

Some time ago we introduced you to Places you wish were real: Top 10 submissions for CGTrader Awards’ Environment category so far. It is now time to show you the fantasy world of the CGTrader Awards with the top10 submissions for the Fantasy category to date.

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