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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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List of Articles
No. Subject Author Views Votes Date Last Update
Notice Tutorials Free Online Blender Tutorials Released in 2018 for Blender 2.8 file 40073   Jan 23, 2019 Jan 23, 2019 23:35
Notice Tutorials Free Online Blender Tutorials Released in 2018 Worthy of Your Note - for CG, Games & Viz file 41990   Jan 23, 2019 Jan 25, 2019 23:34
Notice Tutorials Free Online Blender Tutorials Released in 2018 Worthy of Your Note - for Animation & VFX file 39255   Jan 23, 2019 Jan 23, 2019 15:48
Notice Tutorials Top 12 Free Online Blender Tutorials Released in 2018 file 39287   Jan 23, 2019 Jan 25, 2019 10:33
Notice Render of the Year Render of the Year Awards 2018: Winners Annouced file Admin 45679   Jan 02, 2019 Jan 02, 2019 13:20
Notice Blender Retrospectives 2018 Blender Retrospective file 45470   Jan 02, 2019 Jan 02, 2019 13:42
Notice Tutorials Top 12 Free Online Blender Tutorials Released in 2017 file 186672   Jan 09, 2018 Jan 25, 2019 23:35
Notice Blender Retrospectives 2017 Blender Retrospective file 191334   Jan 01, 2018 Jan 09, 2018 04:55
Notice Render of the Year Render of the Year Awards 2017: Winners Annouced file 184964   Dec 26, 2017 Jan 09, 2018 04:55
Notice Tutorials Top 12 Free Online Blender Tutorials (Videos) Released in 2016 file 316755   Jan 16, 2017 Jan 16, 2017 05:18
Notice Blender Retrospectives 2016 Blender Retrospective file 364102   Dec 29, 2016 Feb 01, 2017 10:28
Notice Render of the Year Render of the Year Awards 2015: Seven Winners Annouced file 381306   Jan 20, 2016 Feb 02, 2016 03:35
Notice Blender Retrospectives 2015 Blender Retrospective file 366842   Jan 12, 2016 Feb 20, 2016 22:40
Notice Tutorials Top 12 Free Online Blender Tutorials Released in 2015 file 371150   Jun 26, 2015 Jan 01, 2016 05:33
Notice Render of the Year Render of the Year Awards 2014: Five Winners Annouced file 402356   Jan 02, 2015 Jan 02, 2015 16:04
Notice Tutorials Top 12 Free Online Blender Tutorials Released in 2014 file 405447   Dec 11, 2014 Jan 24, 2015 21:31
357 Render of the Week 'Treehead - Alien World' by Donald Çela - the Winner of the Week of February 10, 2020 file 21   Feb 16, 2020 Feb 16, 2020 09:28
 
356 Render of the Week 'Kayan Tribe Woman' by George Siskas - the Winner of the Week of January 3, 2020 file 122   Feb 07, 2020 Feb 07, 2020 21:35
 
355 Render of the Week 'FOTW Challenge' by Chris Chuipka - the Winner of the Week of January 27, 2020 file 178   Feb 01, 2020 Feb 01, 2020 02:25
 
354 Render of the Week 'Sandwich Demon' by Ian Hubert - the Winner of the Week of December 23, 2019 file 764   Dec 23, 2019 Dec 26, 2019 18:08
 
353 Render of the Week 'Spruce - Backyard House' by Paweł Pęcherzewski - the Winner of the Week of December 2, 2019 file 1017   Dec 08, 2019 Dec 15, 2019 02:33
 
352 Render of the Week 'RX Unit' by Nicodemus Mattisson - the Winner of the Week of December 9, 2019 file 859   Dec 15, 2019 Dec 15, 2019 02:33
 
351 Render of the Week 'Courage' by Daniel Vesterbæk Jensen - the Winner of the Week of November 25, 2019 file 1287   Dec 01, 2019 Dec 01, 2019 02:35
 
350 Render of the Week 'Halloween-o-forest' by Sanidhya Kabeer- the Winner of the Week of November 18, 2019 file 1396   Nov 24, 2019 Nov 24, 2019 02:01
 
349 Render of the Week 'Sungoori Gaga' by Kim Chul Min - the Winner of the Week of November 11, 2019 file 1444   Nov 16, 2019 Nov 16, 2019 04:52
 
348 Render of the Week 'Alien Homage' by Andy Walsh - the Winner of the Week of November 4, 2019 file 1560   Nov 10, 2019 Nov 10, 2019 02:38
 
347 Render of the Week '3D Castle Set Extension' by Jasper Schubert - the Winner of the Week of October 28, 2019 file 1626   Nov 03, 2019 Nov 03, 2019 04:34
 
346 Render of the Week 'URAN-1 in Space' by Gesy Bekeyei - the Winner of the Week of October 21, 2019 file 1629   Oct 27, 2019 Oct 27, 2019 00:48
 
345 Render of the Week 'Lake among the Dunes' by Paweł Pęcherzewski - the Winner of the Week of October 14, 2019 file 1654   Oct 20, 2019 Oct 20, 2019 06:03
 
344 Render of the Week 'Jim Button and Luke the Engine Driver' by Helmut Stark - the Winner of the Week of October 7, 2019 file 1618   Oct 12, 2019 Oct 12, 2019 10:37
 
343 Render of the Week 'Moss-Imp' by Michi Brandstetter Lagunovich - the Winner of the Week of September 30, 2019 file 1588   Oct 06, 2019 Oct 06, 2019 02:28
 
342 Render of the Week 'Train Station in Japan' by Joe Siu - the Winner of the Week of September 23, 2019 file 1541   Sep 28, 2019 Sep 28, 2019 02:18
 
341 Render of the Week 'Liac Store' by Alexander Lagunovich - the Winner of the Week of September 16, 2019 file 1645   Sep 22, 2019 Sep 22, 2019 01:42
 
340 Render of the Week 'The Hungry Blood-thief' by Colin Behrens & Svenja Strobel - the Winner of the Week of September 9, 2019 file 1646   Sep 15, 2019 Sep 15, 2019 02:10
 
339 Render of the Week 'Pennywise, The Dancing Clown 3D Model' by George Siskas - the Winner of the Week of September 2, 2019 file 1875   Sep 07, 2019 Sep 07, 2019 21:07
 
338 Render of the Week 'Angelababy' by Guang Liang Chen - the Winner of the Week of August 19, 2019 file 1520   Aug 24, 2019 Aug 24, 2019 03:50
 

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