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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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Showcase your artwork by competing in CGTrader Awards: Best 3D art around the web!

September 19th, 2017

Showcase your artwork by competing in CGTrader Awards: Best 3D art around the web!

We are thrilled to announce our new digital design competition CGTrader Awards: Best 3D art around the web! We are absolutely sure that there are lots of you creating amazing artworks, so now it’s your time to shine! If a prize pool of $50,000 doesn’t motivate you enough then think about all the exposure you will get as an artist! We have amazing media partners happy to help you get noticed and will feature all of the submissions on CGTrader Pinterest Boards.

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Meet the students who were the best at “The future of technology in education” essay competition

June 19th, 2017

Meet the students who were the best at “The future of technology in education” essay competition

Catherine Vigil, a 19 year old girl from the biggest city in the state of New Mexico in the US, at this time, probably is ±2220 miles away from her home. And the reason for this is simple – Catherine is studying Biology and Systems Theory at Harvard University. Despite intense studies, she found time to write an essay worth the 1st place in CGTrader’s Annual Essay Competition.

Catherine Vigil, 1st place winner

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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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CG Sci-Fi Challenge: Triggering and Exploring Future Worlds

February 20th, 2015

CG Sci-Fi Challenge: Triggering and Exploring Future Worlds

Tell us what you see when you lift the veil and peek into the dystopian or utopian future worlds. What is your idea of alternative universe and highly altered state of existence? Are there beings out there? What do they look like? What do they do and how do they live? When you step into those parallel planets, does your heart stop due to their colorful beauty or overwhelming fear? Can we take a space lift to travel there? Let the current of questions take you to unimagined places and thrill you with implausible adventures and stories. Ignite the future with a spark of untamed imagination and join the challenge.

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