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There's still time to enter the 3D Challenge: Abstract Elements and win your share of $6,000 cash + bonuses!

January 9th, 2018

There's still time to enter the 3D Challenge: Abstract Elements and win your share of $6,000 cash + bonuses!

We are still accepting submissions for the 3D Challenge: Abstract Elements. You have until January 29 to show us what you can do with natural and man-made forms, ornaments and geometric shapes. If it sounds too abstract, we have some examples of what you could use:

  • Objects found in nature: clouds and smoke, fire, liquid drops and splashes, ice and snow, crystals and gems, floral objects (flowers, leaves, vines - the more design oriented, the better!).
  • Ornate: ornate frames (used to place around objects for design effect), decorative filigree, tendrils (ribbons).
  • Business: arrows, communication symbols (speech bubbles, punctuation, buttons), direction symbols (compass, map pointers).
  • Shapes: shattered glass, decorative non-primitive shapes, organic shapes, other signs/symbols.

Do you have a model of a fireplace? Take the flame, the smoke, the embers and you have yourself three fresh submissions! Use models of shards, splashes or crystals, arrange them into patterns and show us that simplicity can be both aesthetic and interesting!

The best models will get additional exposure on the Adobe Stock 3D marketplace without any hassle for the designer. You will receive payments for sales on Adobe Stock the same way you do on CGTrader, with everything taken care of by us.

Even though the challenge is broad, there are some requirements, so please spend a couple of minutes to check out the technical requirements and the do's and don'ts section! You can read more about the challenge here.

If you have any questions regarding the challenge, drop us a line to or post your questions in the dedicated forum discussion.


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