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Important changes to the EU VAT legislation and why you should care

January 20th, 2015

Important changes to the EU VAT legislation and why you should care

New year, new rules. Only this time we have nothing to do with the changes that are likely to affect us all: the EU VAT laws for digital businesses are changing.

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NoneCG tells their story and gives away 4 of their amazing 3D models!

December 1st, 2014

NoneCG tells their story and gives away 4 of their amazing 3D models!

NoneCG is a team of talented designers from Japan and Spain. They mostly design computer graphics designs, but are looking into 3D printing too now. NoneCG think that a computer is an amazing tool in the hands of talented artists, but in the end it is just a tool. They claim that great models can be produced with much simpler tools depending solely on the skills and masterly of the designer. They are now releasing 4 models free exclusively for CGTrader community! Check them out here: Animated Bat, NYC Block Set, Adult Male Arms and Hands, NYC Block 6 Unity.

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27 Computer-Generated Woman Images to Blow Your Mind

November 19th, 2014

27 Computer-Generated Woman Images to Blow Your Mind

Posted on Nov 19, 2014 by Juste Semetaite

Our Human Character Challenge has recently closed and I've felt an incredible surge of inspiration to, once again, explore this endless topic. Honestly, it still impresses me; and every single time I'm left with a nagging wondering - how on earth do you achieve this incredible detail, texture and depth? So, to crown the challenge with a special inspirational gemstone and to showcase some kick ass design talent, I'm sharing with you a selection of 27 jaw-dropping 3D woman models. (clap) Take a breather, it's so worth it.

(p.s. you might come across one of your works, who knows?)

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Star Wars & Toy Story Inspired 3D Artist

November 17th, 2014

Star Wars & Toy Story Inspired 3D Artist

John Hoagland also known as Vanishingpoint is a CG artist from the US, who started making models in the 80s. John was always into drawing and sketching, but he could never draw a human, hence chose to become a programmer. He is self-taught, but the first one to make X-Wing Fighter, B-Wing Fighter, AT-AT, and other Star Wars vehicles that were fully rigged for the use in Poser. Currently he is focusing on vehicles and buildings, but still finds Toy Story to be his favorite movie ever.

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29 Blood Freezing Creatures You'll Pray to Never Meet in Your Nightmares

October 29th, 2014

29 Blood Freezing Creatures You'll Pray to Never Meet in Your Nightmares

Posted on Oct 29, 2014 by Juste Semetaite

Some clinicians believe that having nightmares is a sort of therapy, a way to deal with traumatic events and stress. But if you were blessed with a reasonably sweet night's sleep, we suggest you don't scroll down, because these out-of-hell creatures and too vivid nightmare scenes will rob you of hours and hours of pleasant Zzz's. With Halloween fast approaching, we decided to descend into the deepest and darkest fantasies of 20+ digital artists from around the globe, gathering a collection of scariest beasts we never want to meet in our nightmares however therapeutic that might be...

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