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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
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Tutorials Free Online Blender Tutorials Released in 2016 Worthy of Your Note file Jan 16, 2017 53270
Tutorials Top 12 Free Online Blender Tutorials (Videos) Released in 2016 file Jan 16, 2017 54072
Blender Retrospectives 2016 Blender Retrospective file Dec 29, 2016 51713
Render of the Year Render of the Year Awards 2015: Seven Winners Annouced file Jan 20, 2016 109450
Blender Retrospectives 2015 Blender Retrospective file Jan 12, 2016 107708
Tutorials Top 12 Free Online Blender Tutorials Released in 2015 file Jun 26, 2015 106614
Tutorials Free Online Blender Tutorials Released in 2015 Worthy of Your Note file Jun 26, 2015 104676
Render of the Year Render of the Year Awards 2014: Five Winners Annouced file Jan 02, 2015 144262
Tutorials Top 12 Free Online Blender Tutorials Released in 2014 file Dec 11, 2014 142361
Tutorials Free Online Blender Tutorials Released in 2014 Worthy of Your Note file Dec 09, 2014 163089
Render of the Week 'Lost Attic - Souvenirs' by Max Detourniere - the Winner of the Week of March 20, 2017 file Mar 22, 2017 1595
Architectural Visualization ARCHITECTURAL VISUALIZATION IN BLENDER for the week of March 20, 2017 file Mar 22, 2017 1632
Render of the Week 'After the Rain' by Reynante Martinez - the Winner of the Week of March 13, 2017 file Mar 15, 2017 1647
Product Visualization PRODUCT VISUALIZATION IN BLENDER for the week of March 13, 2017 file Mar 15, 2017 1964
Render of the Week 'E A T E N - Character Concept' by Domenico D'Alisa - the Winner of the Week of March 6, 2017 file Mar 07, 2017 2085
Architectural Visualization ARCHITECTURAL VISUALIZATION IN BLENDER for the week of March 6, 2017 file Mar 07, 2017 2195
Render of the Week 'Space Freighter Command Deck' by Daniel Brown - the Winner of the Week of February 27, 2017 file Mar 01, 2017 2333
Product Visualization PRODUCT VISUALIZATION IN BLENDER for the week of February 27, 2017 file Mar 01, 2017 2521
Render of the Week 'Desiderio' by Ismael Fuentes - the Winner of the Week of February 20, 2017 file Feb 21, 2017 2457
Architectural Visualization ARCHITECTURAL VISUALIZATION IN BLENDER for the week of February 20, 2017 file Feb 21, 2017 2467
Product Visualization PRODUCT VISUALIZATION IN BLENDER for the week of February 13, 2017 file Feb 15, 2017 2444
Render of the Week Project 'Advisor' by Eugene Sergienko - the Winner of the Week of February 6, 2017 file Feb 08, 2017 2569
Architectural Visualization ARCHITECTURAL VISUALIZATION IN BLENDER for the week of February 6, 2017 file Feb 08, 2017 2536
Render of the Week 'Extreme Makeover' by Guilherme Henrique - the Winner of the Week of January 30, 2017 file Feb 01, 2017 2716
Product Visualization PRODUCT VISUALIZATION IN BLENDER for the week of January 30, 2017 file Feb 01, 2017 2647
Architectural Visualization ARCHITECTURAL VISUALIZATION IN BLENDER for the week of January 23, 2017 file Jan 25, 2017 2716
Render of the Week 'Ear to the Ground' by Simon Thommes - the Winner of the Week of January 23, 2017 file Jan 24, 2017 2962
Render of the Year Render of the Year Awards 2016: Winners Annouced file Jan 02, 2017 4658

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