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The winner of the first ever CGTrader Essay Competition has been announced

March 20th, 2017

The winner of the first ever CGTrader Essay Competition has been announced

Elizabeth Henning from University of Virginia is awarded CGTrader scholarship

In the fall of 2016 CGTrader has started its first ever CGTrader Essay Competition inviting students from the U.S. to submit their essays on the topic “The Future of Virtual Reality: On the Footsteps of Changing the World or on the Brink of Failure?”. Out of all the submissions, CGTrader representatives has chosen the submission by a 19-year old Elizabeth Henning from Virginia Beach the best essay and awarded $1,000 in cash prize.

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​Marek Denko - pragmatic family guy, an artist picturing nostalgia, and mature CG professional

December 6th, 2016

​Marek Denko - pragmatic family guy, an artist picturing nostalgia, and mature CG professional

Today CGTrader team is talking with Marek Denko - a 3D artist born in Slovak Republic in 1980, and currently enjoying the life of a small town close to Prague in Czech Republic. Since 2007, Marek is running a design studio NoEmotion, which has worked on projects like Fallout 4 Power Armor and Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Siege among others.

Both personal and client work made by Marek Denko and his team are always state of the art example of computer graphics, so we are extremely happy to have Marek sharing his experience with CGTrader community.

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Alexandr Novitskiy: "Each object has its own specific soul"

October 21st, 2016

Alexandr Novitskiy: "Each object has its own specific soul"

Alex has been sharing his stunning 3D renders and tutorials with our community for some time now, and we couldn't walk away from an opportunity to have a nice little chat with him. Turns out his works make the modeling job look so much easier than it really is - and he himself knows it can be a very bumpy ride at the start.

Read his captivating story about his learning process, best works and projects to help out all 3D designers out there.

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Interview with Guido Vrola: Modeling, Sculpting, Printing, Loving It

October 7th, 2016

Interview with Guido Vrola: Modeling, Sculpting, Printing, Loving It

Guido Vrola is a great guy who made this Zbrush video tutorial on modeling crabs (who might later turn out to be of the "giant enemy" kind and with a weakspot underneath). He's also a versatile modeler with years of experience under his belt. Guido is also a CGTrader challenge winner! Read all about his journey to modeling success in this interview!

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CGTrader Interview: Tristan Bethe And The Long Road To 3D Scanning

August 17th, 2016

CGTrader Interview: Tristan Bethe And The Long Road To 3D Scanning

Tristan Bethe is working on 3D scanning, but he had a wild ride before he got to be where is he now. What was his journey towards doing something we only imagined in sci-fi? Find out in the interview!

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