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CGTrader raises USD 2.3M to invest in marketplace growth and improve designer workflows

December 12th, 2017

CGTrader raises USD 2.3M to invest in marketplace growth and improve designer workflows

We have some thrilling news to share: thanks to our partners at Karma Ventures we are now ready to get bigger and better. CGTrader has raised USD 2.3M in funding to scale the business and serve the rapidly growing demand for 3D models. The investment round was led by Karma Ventures, with participation by CGTrader’s current investors Intel Capital and Practica Capital.

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Efficient online rendering solutions from RebusFarm

November 6th, 2017

Efficient online rendering solutions from RebusFarm

In times of hectic schedules and tight deadlines, render farms offer quick and efficient solutions both for freelancers and studios hard pressed for time and computing power. While as of today there are a multitude of providers of online rendering services for clients to choose from, RebusFarm managed to stand its grounds. Their innovative software solutions of online rendering have integrated seamlessly into the workflow of digital artists worldwide, streamlining a once cumbersome process into a matter of a few clicks. Today, we are taking a closer look at RebusFarm to give you some insights about the processes and features of the render world as well as of rendering with RebusFarm.

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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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A great challenge submission: Tips for perfecting model presentation and avoiding intellectual property (IP) issues

October 31st, 2017

A great challenge submission: Tips for perfecting model presentation and avoiding intellectual property (IP) issues

Are you planning on entering Abstract Elements or any other design challenge on CGTrader but are not sure how to make your submission perfect? The thought and creativity put into making a quality 3D model for any design challenge is key, but similar to customers who purchase models on the CGTrader marketplace, judges are people who love clear presentation and don’t want to have any doubt about IP rights.

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New 3D Challenge: Abstract Elements

October 31st, 2017

New 3D Challenge: Abstract Elements

We are excited to announce our new 3D Challenge: Abstract Elements! For some 3D artists, visualizing sci-fi or mythical creatures is a more difficult task than building a 3D model of a photorealistic, real-world object. For others the opposite is true. With our new challenge, CGTrader is bringing everyone a task that is both complex and easy at the same time.

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