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January 1, 2017 11:00 AM


by Editor in Chief


Among so many amazing renders realized in Blender in 2016 and featured as winners of the Render of the Week Awards, it might be disputable to pick just some among them. There were certainly many more that should have been featured again as winners of the Render of the Year Awards 2016. As you read the about the select few winners,  please be mindful that other candidates for this award weren't necessarily a lesser artist than this years final winners. Their works, however, are good reminders of what Blender can do for top notch studios and freelancers.



1. Best Blender Render:


Dunes

by Jan Walter Schliep

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Blender simply excels in nature. 
Details: http://blendernews.org/xe/Feature_Articles/11787

2. Best Concept Art: 

United Earth Mothership

by George Kim

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(Background image credit: NASA)


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In a noted CG competition, Blender Cycles' flexible shader system has allow this artist to achieve incredible details within a few hours while others were struggling with time--even with whatever best texture apps were available at their disposal.
Details: http://blendernews.org/xe/Feature_Articles/12129

3. Best Industrial Render: 

Mercedes GLE

by Ehouman Nandeya Charles


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This was one of the few renders that absolutely needed "proof" screenshots that they are CG renders. 
Details: http://blendernews.org/xe/Feature_Articles/12319


4. Best Food Render

Morning Pancakes

by Eli M. Ramraj

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Not many food renders have been submitted this year, but--hey--still good!

Details: http://blendernews.org/xe/Feature_Articles/11860


5. Best Character Modelling

Christopher Lee

by Mattias Lind

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It's a blessing that Blender can go well with other tools.

Details: http://blendernews.org/xe/Feature_Articles/12372


6. Best Architectural Render (Indoor)

Modern Interior Viz

by Mateusz Kociolek

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No wonder Blender is an attractive solution for many Archviz artists
Details: http://blendernews.org/xe/Feature_Articles/11930


7. Best Architectural Render (Outdoor)

Zen Lofts 100 Shore

by Sebastian Zapata

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Check out the link below to see the indoor renders of this artist as well.
Details: http://blendernews.org/xe/Feature_Articles/12050

Related Link:
1. http://blendernews.org/xe/Feature_Articles/12909
2. http://blendernews.org/xe/index.php?mid=Feature_Articles&document_srl=11446&category=3112
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Render of the Week 'Geely Emgrand EC7 RV' by Roman Volkov - the Winner of the Week of May 29, 2017 file Jun 02, 2017 8171
Architectural Visualization ARCHITECTURAL VISUALIZATION IN BLENDER for the week of May 29, 2017 file Jun 01, 2017 6816
Product Visualization PRODUCT VISUALIZATION IN BLENDER for the week of May 22, 2017 file May 25, 2017 7558
Render of the Week 'Through the Woods' by Sebastian Zapata - the Winner of the Week of May 22, 2017 file May 25, 2017 8000
Render of the Week 'EUHEMERISM - EATEN Character Concept' by Domenico D'Alisa - the Winner of the Week of May 15, 2017 file May 19, 2017 8166
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Render of the Week 'Tale Chronicles vol.1' by Mateusz Wielgus - the Winner of the Week of May 1, 2017 file May 04, 2017 8026
Render of the Week 'Holbein. The Hamster' by Ismael Fuentes - the Winner of the Week of April 24, 2017 file Apr 27, 2017 7838
Render of the Week 'Forgotten Temple Statue' by Jonathan Lampel - the Winner of the Week of April 17, 2017 file Apr 19, 2017 8449
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