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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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List of Articles
Subject Date Views
Tutorials Free Online Blender Tutorials Released in 2016 Worthy of Your Note file Jan 16, 2017 66397
Tutorials Top 12 Free Online Blender Tutorials (Videos) Released in 2016 file Jan 16, 2017 66805
Blender Retrospectives 2016 Blender Retrospective file Dec 29, 2016 68203
Render of the Year Render of the Year Awards 2015: Seven Winners Annouced file Jan 20, 2016 123394
Blender Retrospectives 2015 Blender Retrospective file Jan 12, 2016 121140
Tutorials Top 12 Free Online Blender Tutorials Released in 2015 file Jun 26, 2015 119609
Tutorials Free Online Blender Tutorials Released in 2015 Worthy of Your Note file Jun 26, 2015 117685
Render of the Year Render of the Year Awards 2014: Five Winners Annouced file Jan 02, 2015 157629
Tutorials Top 12 Free Online Blender Tutorials Released in 2014 file Dec 11, 2014 156087
Tutorials Free Online Blender Tutorials Released in 2014 Worthy of Your Note file Dec 09, 2014 177128
Render of the Week 'Geely Emgrand EC7 RV' by Roman Volkov - the Winner of the Week of May 29, 2017 file Jun 02, 2017 1038
Architectural Visualization ARCHITECTURAL VISUALIZATION IN BLENDER for the week of May 29, 2017 file Jun 01, 2017 1014
Product Visualization PRODUCT VISUALIZATION IN BLENDER for the week of May 22, 2017 file May 25, 2017 1391
Render of the Week 'Through the Woods' by Sebastian Zapata - the Winner of the Week of May 22, 2017 file May 25, 2017 1176
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 1308
Render of the Year Render of the Year Awards 2016: Winners Annouced file Jan 02, 2017 5648
Render of the Week 'Gamourosaurus' by Vassilis Kakoulantonakis - the Winner of the Week of May 8, 2017 file May 13, 2017 1261
Product Visualization PRODUCT VISUALIZATION IN BLENDER for the week of May 8, 2017 file May 13, 2017 1335
Render of the Week 'Tale Chronicles vol.1' by Mateusz Wielgus - the Winner of the Week of May 1, 2017 file May 04, 2017 1379
Render of the Week 'Holbein. The Hamster' by Ismael Fuentes - the Winner of the Week of April 24, 2017 file Apr 27, 2017 1547
Render of the Week 'Forgotten Temple Statue' by Jonathan Lampel - the Winner of the Week of April 17, 2017 file Apr 19, 2017 1745
Product Visualization PRODUCT VISUALIZATION IN BLENDER for the week of April 17, 2017 file Apr 19, 2017 1681
Industry News ARCHITECTURAL VISUALIZATION IN BLENDER for the week of April 10, 2017 file Apr 13, 2017 2202
Render of the Week 'Logan' by Kanishk Chouhan - the Winner of the Week of April 10, 2017 file Apr 13, 2017 1768
Product Visualization PRODUCT VISUALIZATION IN BLENDER for the week of April 3, 2017 file Apr 05, 2017 2030
Render of the Week 'Putrid Mourner' by Kirill Buzmakov - the Winner of the Week of April 3, 2017 file Apr 05, 2017 2037
Render of the Week 'Cartoon Spain' by Sergio Raposo Fernández - the Winner of the Week of March 27, 2017 file Mar 29, 2017 2183
Render of the Week 'Lost Attic - Souvenirs' by Max Detourniere - the Winner of the Week of March 20, 2017 file Mar 22, 2017 2226
Architectural Visualization ARCHITECTURAL VISUALIZATION IN BLENDER for the week of March 20, 2017 file Mar 22, 2017 2209
Render of the Week 'After the Rain' by Reynante Martinez - the Winner of the Week of March 13, 2017 file Mar 15, 2017 2302

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