Monday, October 2nd, 2017
CGTrader has announced a new digital design competition CGTrader Awards: Best 3D art around the web! The competition encourages artists to submit their artwork for the prize pool valued at over $50,000 and gain wider visibility on both social media and digital art communities.
Friday, September 29th, 2017 by Julian Karsunky
All aboard for our October 2017 3D Artist of the Month, Miloš Belanec! His submission ‘The Last Train Ride’ is a moody, evocative piece set in a post-apocalyptic world, depicting a once majestic locomotive as a forgotten witness of a time long past.
Continue reading to learn about Miloš’s origin as a 3D artist, his love for outdated technology and his passion for textures. If you’re eager to find out more about the creation process of ‘The Last Train Ride’, make sure to check out our exclusive making of, written by the artist himself!
Friday, September 29th, 2017 by Miloš Belanec
It's not the end of the line for our October 2017 3D Artist of the Month yet, as Miloš Belanec went the extra mile to provide an exclusive making of his winning image, ‘The Last Train Ride’. Join us on an express ride through the intricate rail system of the mind of one of Slovakia's up-and-coming digital artists, as he walks us through the creation process of his latest work. Next stop: Imagination.
Monday, September 25th, 2017 by Julian Karsunky
We’re excited to announce our partnership with Redshift, the world’s first fully GPU-accelerated, biased renderer, used by thousands of creative professionals and leading studios worldwide. In the course of our newest joint venture, we had the chance to sit down with Panagiotis "Panos" Zompolas, co-founder and CTO at Redshift and talk about the company history, the advantages of GPU rendering and upcoming features.
Tuesday, September 19th, 2017 by Julian Karsunky
This month’s ArtWanted! Feature once again takes us to the wonderful world of character animation. The talented staff at Trix, a full service production company based in Lisbon, Portugal, has been perfecting this craft for more than 20 years – and the experience shows! From storyboarding to animating, Trix infuses characters with life and humanity and tells charming short stories in 2D and 3D planes. Reduced, yet impressively pointed visual design and skillful art direction are hallmarks of their productions, which manage to evoke emotions with no need for many words.
Friday, September 1st, 2017 by Julian Karsunky
Check out our September 2017 3D Artist of the Month, Harun Kaymaz! His latest work 'Brown Bedroom' is an impressive excercise in architectural vizualisation and interior design, created in 3ds Max and V-Ray. From the highly detailed textures to the elaborate reflections in the glass objects, the Turkish 3D artist has perfected his craft down to a T.
Wednesday, August 7th, 2017 by Julian Karsunky
Fasten your seatbelts and make yourself comfortable for this month’s ArtWanted! Feature, as Alberto Luque is about to take you for a ride. The self-taught 3D artist and graphic designer from Spain is currently building up a 3D motion department at his employer Scholz & Volkmer, a high-profile German creative agency for digital brand management that works for prestigious clients such as Coca Cola, Adidas, Mercedes-Benz and Deutsche Bahn. Continue reading to join us on a cross country trip that is Alberto’s career retrospective as he recalls his journey from street art to digital art.
Tuesday, August 1st, 2017 by Julian Karsunky
It’s party time! Join us in celebrating Daniel Wichterich, the August 2017 winner of our 3D Artist of the Month competition. An expertly composed promotional still for a planned feature film, his submission offers but a small glimpse into the bright and colorful world of ‘Jason and the Nucleonauts’, a fast-paced story of adventure, friendship and nuclear physics. Put on your party hats and continue reading to find out more about what just might end up becoming the next animated smash hit at the box office.
Wednesday, July 12th, 2017 by Julian Karsunky
EVE: Online, the long-running massive multiplayer online space simulation by Icelandic developer and publisher CCP Games, is a cultural phenomenon. Every day, tens of thousands of players compete for riches, power, glory and adventure amidst the nearly 8.000 star systems that make up the game’s vast universe. Even though generally more known for its intricate player interactions and fascinating history, the visual appeal of its futuristic setting plays an important part in its continued success.
We had the chance to sit down with Cinematic Director Ólafur Haraldsson and talked trailers, immersion and VR.
Friday, June 30th, 2017 by Julian Karsunky
We proudly present you our July 2017 3D Artist of the Month, Mateusz Adamski! His submission ‘Her’ pushes the boundaries of CG imagery, with the lines between reality and animation becoming increasingly blurry. A creative link between architectural visualization and storytelling, ‘Her’ is a visual love letter to the artist’s girlfriend, beautifully painted on the canvas of contemporary interior design.