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CGTrader interviews: Mike Johnson

November 7th, 2018

CGTrader interviews: Mike Johnson

Mike Johnson is the harbinger of the future of independent filmmaking. He proves that creating an engaging animated movie is already possible for anyone with the right set of skills and approaches. Mike has created three full feature films already, with a fourth one in the works. One of them, Battle Oasis, has been watched on YouTube over 10 million times until now. Mike agreed to talk about his work, inspiration, what he looks for on CGTrader, and what the perfect 3D asset must have to be chosen for his movies.

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CGTrader interviews: Neil Blevins

November 5th, 2018

CGTrader interviews: Neil Blevins

Neil Blevins is a 3D artist that needs no introduction – his multi-decade spanning career in 3D art and design has seen him working in a multitude of mediums, including feature films at Pixar, creating art for fascinating books and video games, and becoming one of the most prominent digital concept artists in the world. We had the absolute pleasure of chatting with Neil about his career, inspiration and the 3D industry. We hope you enjoy this interview, especially Neil's message at the end, which has many gems and sound advice, coming from a distinguished industry professional.

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Gear up for Game Jam 2018 with these free 3D models!

January 10th, 2018

Gear up for Game Jam 2018 with these free 3D models!

Are you going to your local Game Jam? We know we are!

This year, we want to help jammers around the world, and what better way to do that than by giving access to some great free 3D models? The CGTrader community has a huge base of game-ready free models, and our designers picked a couple of game-ready free models to show you the potential CGTrader has for jammers. Check them out!

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A collection of totally free and under 5$ 3D models you need

November 17th, 2017

A collection of totally free and under 5$ 3D models you need

If you've ever been to CGTrader site, you probably noticed that apart from the paid models, there are the free ones and those, that do not exceed even 5$, too. And with all the new models being uploaded to our site, sometimes it is hard to keep track of the new fresh items. We're here to help you out! Take a look below to find the free models and models below 5$, that have been recently uploaded to our site and randomly picked for you to see.

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Selling on CGTrader from the newcomers point of view

October 9th, 2017

Selling on CGTrader from the newcomers point of view

A couple of weeks ago we posted an interview on our blog that was focused on the members of CGTrader community, who have been registered users for quite some time already. Now we believe is time to hear some new voices! We want to introduce you two game assets creators beffio and Polybox, both of whom are relatively new to CGTrader community. CGTrader has interviewed them to hear their stories, learn more about their work, why did they decide to join CGTrader, and what are their first impressions about the marketplace and community.

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