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alexbes lays down some serious PBR knowledge

August 13th, 2018

alexbes lays down some serious PBR knowledge

alexbes dominated one of our previous PBR (Physically based rendering) challenges by winning in both categories. We asked him to answer a couple of questions about his design work, and he was very generous with his time, sparing no detail and going in-depth into his workflow. Bookmark this great interview and share it with your friends, because it really is a goldmine of PBR knowledge.

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PBR Interior Design Challenge is over and we have the winners

June 29th, 2018

PBR Interior Design Challenge is over and we have the winners

In the end of March, we closed our PBR Interior Design Challenge, and after a thorough technical review we finally have the best of the best selected. We had two categories in this challenge: best model and best portfolio, each with three winners to be announced. Here are the winners among those who submitted more than 2 models that met all of the technical requirements and were of high aesthetic value.

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Pilgway talk about the ethics in 3D and hint at a new major release of 3D-Coat in the next 12 months

May 23rd, 2018

Pilgway talk about the ethics in 3D and hint at a new major release of 3D-Coat in the next 12 months

For more than a decade, the team at Pilgway have been working on 3D-Coat. The company has become a strong partner of CGTrader, supporting 3D design challenges and other initiatives, the most recent one being our 3D Character: Female challenge, which invited designers to submit non-sexualized models of realistic and fantasy characters. We had the chance to talk to Andrew Shpagin and Stanislav Chernyshuk about their experience in 3D and the role ethics play in their professional lives.

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Four challenge winners share their thoughts on PBR modeling

April 6th, 2018

Four challenge winners share their thoughts on PBR modeling

With more and more designers diving into Physically Based Rendering (PBR) workflows, we asked the winners of last year’s PBR challenges to share some tips and insights about working with PBR.

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Dekogon's founder Clinton Crumpler on making models for AAA games and VR

January 26th, 2018

Dekogon's founder Clinton Crumpler on making models for AAA games and VR

Dekogon Studios is a collective of top artists in the gaming industry. We got the chance to talk to its founder, Clinton Crumpler, who told us what Dekogon is focused on now and shared some insights about the 3D modeling industry.

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