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January 1, 2019 10:00 PM


by Editor in Chief


Among so many amazing renders realized in Blender in 2018 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 2018. 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 year's final winners. Their works, however, are good reminders 

of what Blender can do for top notch studios and freelancers.



1. Best Blender Render


Seahorse in Corals

by Nika Maisuradze

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Are you sure this is a CG render--and a Blender render--not a photo? Check out the following link.
Details: http://blendernews.org/xe/Feature_Articles/15607


2. Best Concept Art: 

Hydrophonics Module

by Mateusz Wielgus

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Convincing concept arts often come from the artist's specialized knowledge in some trade. It's no coincidence the artist behind the above work had been an architect. 
Details: http://blendernews.org/xe/Feature_Articles/15262


3. Best Industrial Render: 

Volvo C40 T8-Hybrid

by Roman Volkov

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Jonathan's experience with Blender is an excellent example showing how industrial designers can benefit from using Blender.
Details: http://blendernews.org/xe/Feature_Articles/15352

There were other more stunning industrial renders produced by artists more experienced with Blender such as:
http://blendernews.org/xe/Feature_Articles/15785
http://blendernews.org/xe/Feature_Articles/16177
http://blendernews.org/xe/Feature_Articles/14901

Jonathan's work was chosen to show how "easily," industrial designers can adapt to using Blender.


4. Best Food Render

Cherry Pie

by Clayton Sjoerdsma

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Not many food renders have been submitted this year again, but still impressive!

Details: http://blendernews.org/xe/Feature_Articles/15258


5. Best Character Modeling

Self Portrait

by Alexander Wilding

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Not many artists have attempted modeling a convincing human from scratch. Alexander's work, however, demonstrates Blender's capabilities.
Details: http://blendernews.org/xe/Feature_Articles/15965

6. Best Architectural Render

Hotel LEYLA Visualization

by Jan Holinka


Video

Making of
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Real-time arch-viz, utilizing game engines, is a hot issue for arch-viz artists. Evee--Blender 2.8's new real-time render engine--is already being noted for such uses. 
However, no other game engines or 3D packages are capable of this! With built-in capabilities such as camera tracking and compositing, Blender is the only single tool
 capable of realizing arch-viz projects such as above.
Details: http://blendernews.org/xe/Feature_Articles/15728


7. Best VFX Render

Dynamo Episode 6

by Ian Hubert

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Ian Hubert is also the director of Tears of Steel
Details: http://blendernews.org/xe/Feature_Articles/16603

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Blender Retrospectives 2017 Blender Retrospective file Jan 01, 2018 99294
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Blender Retrospectives 2016 Blender Retrospective file Dec 29, 2016 267451
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Tutorials Top 12 Free Online Blender Tutorials Released in 2014 file Dec 11, 2014 313841
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Render of the Week 'Dynamo Episode 6' by Ian Hubert - the Winner of the Week of December 24, 2018 file Dec 25, 2018 186
Render of the Week 'Retired Unit' by Carlos Andrés Sosa - the Winner of the Week of December 17, 2018 file Dec 19, 2018 154
Render of the Week 'Master Car Creation in Blender' by Chris Plush - the Winner of the Week of December 3, 2018 file Dec 05, 2018 234
Render of the Week 'Unseen Westeros: Golden Tooth' by Manuel Grad - the Winner of the Week of December 10, 2018 file Dec 12, 2018 184
Render of the Week 'Red Bull - BO-105 Aerobatic' by Justin Müller - the Winner of the Week of November 26, 2018 file Nov 27, 2018 188
Render of the Week 'Ferrari F1 2000 - Melbourne Front wheel lockup' by Maxence Leret d’Aubigny - the Winner of the Week of November 12, 2018 file Nov 13, 2018 354
Render of the Week 'Fire-Coughing Mechanical Graboid Ass Blaster' by Bohdan Lvov - the Winner of the Week of November 5, 2018 file Nov 06, 2018 408
Render of the Week 'First Contact' by Adam Skovran - the Winner of the Week of October 29, 2018 file Oct 30, 2018 298
Render of the Week 'HellBlade' by Fotis Tsantilas - the Winner of the Week of October 22, 2018 file Oct 23, 2018 381
Render of the Week 'Self Portrait' by Alexander Wilding - the Winner of the Week of October 15, 2018 file Oct 16, 2018 401
Render of the Week 'Neuromancer' by Rafael Moco - the Winner of the Week of October 8, 2018 file Oct 09, 2018 529
Render of the Week 'New Monster Friends' by Mohamed Chahin - the Winner of the Week of October 1, 2018 file Oct 02, 2018 638
Render of the Week 'Black Marble Baths' by Toivo Huhtaniska - the Winner of the Week of September 24, 2018 file Sep 26, 2018 706
Render of the Week 'Aula: Area of Universal Latency' by Michal Žilinský - the Winner of the Week of September 17, 2018 file Sep 18, 2018 641
Render of the Week 'Rami Malek Likeness Sculpt' by Alexander Wilding - the Winner of the Week of September 10, 2018 file Sep 11, 2018 742
Render of the Week 'The Queen' by Bernardo Iraci - the Winner of the Week of September 3, 2018 file Sep 04, 2018 773
Render of the Week 'Metro Station Modular Kit' by Krystian Radziszewski - the Winner of the Week of August 27, 2018 file Aug 28, 2018 990
Render of the Week 'The Junk Shop' by Alex Treviño - the Winner of the Week of August 20, 2018 file Aug 21, 2018 1018
Render of the Week 'Thirst' by Maxime Herpin - the Winner of the Week of August 13, 2018 file Aug 12, 2018 1199
Render of the Week 'The Roborimp Explorations' by Leonardo Braz - the Winner of the Week of August 6, 2018 file Aug 07, 2018 1145

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