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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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CG Fantasy Character Inspiration For All The Modeling Paladins And Elves Out There!

June 16th, 2016

CG Fantasy Character Inspiration For All The Modeling Paladins And Elves Out There!

There's more to fantasy than Tolkien, you know! Of course, people will disagree, and that's why dwarfs will always be racist against elves (and vice versa). However, we can always try and push the envelope! Warhammer Fantasy Battles had a good idea with their fantasy Holy Roman Empire equivalent, Empire. You know what's better than knights in shining armor? Knights in shining armor backed by arquebusiers and steam tanks. Now that's some serious business! And we have collected this sampling of great fantasy stuff to get you inspired! And when you're done with that, you can check out our previous post about 13 fantasy characters we want to appear in movies. Don't forget to take a look at the 3D galleries available at FormFonts when you have the free time.

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Top 8 Fantasy, Creatures And Random Gallery Entries!

May 20th, 2016

Top 8 Fantasy, Creatures And Random Gallery Entries!

It's Friday, we don't really have to work anymore *kicks off shoes, starts taking pants off*! But before we go, let us share some inspiring and quirky projects made by you, our community! Have fun and have a safe and/or modeling-productive weekend - if you're not too busy to look for more inspiration, take a look at what FormFonts has to offer!


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CG Low-Poly Challenge Winners!

May 10th, 2016

CG Low-Poly Challenge Winners!

CG Low-Poly Challenge is over and the winners have been determined. Who were the lucky and the artistic few that were judged to have the utmost merit? Who triumphed over their peers? Read on and find out!

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The New Characterful And Atmospheric Low-Poly Challenge Will Sweep You Off Your Feet

February 23rd, 2016

The New Characterful And Atmospheric Low-Poly Challenge Will Sweep You Off Your Feet

Achieve new heights with our brand spanking new Low Poly Challenge.

This challenge comes with slightly more detailed requirements!

The entries should fit into one of two categories: Best Character and Best Environment. ‘Tis a wide selection that will encompass all sorts of heroes, villains and monsters, as well as primeval forest glades, shiny spaceship corridors, dark dungeons and corporate boardrooms that they could inhabit.

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