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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 Datesort Views
Tutorials Free Online Blender Tutorials Released in 2016 Worthy of Your Note file Jan 16, 2017 85215
Tutorials Top 12 Free Online Blender Tutorials (Videos) Released in 2016 file Jan 16, 2017 85034
Blender Retrospectives 2016 Blender Retrospective file Dec 29, 2016 114156
Render of the Year Render of the Year Awards 2015: Seven Winners Annouced file Jan 20, 2016 142189
Blender Retrospectives 2015 Blender Retrospective file Jan 12, 2016 139969
Tutorials Top 12 Free Online Blender Tutorials Released in 2015 file Jun 26, 2015 138222
Tutorials Free Online Blender Tutorials Released in 2015 Worthy of Your Note file Jun 26, 2015 136736
Render of the Year Render of the Year Awards 2014: Five Winners Annouced file Jan 02, 2015 176092
Tutorials Top 12 Free Online Blender Tutorials Released in 2014 file Dec 11, 2014 174529
Tutorials Free Online Blender Tutorials Released in 2014 Worthy of Your Note file Dec 09, 2014 196430
Render of the Week 'Desiderio' by Ismael Fuentes - the Winner of the Week of February 20, 2017 file Feb 21, 2017 4436
Architectural Visualization ARCHITECTURAL VISUALIZATION IN BLENDER for the week of February 20, 2017 file Feb 21, 2017 4033
Product Visualization PRODUCT VISUALIZATION IN BLENDER for the week of February 13, 2017 file Feb 15, 2017 4218
Render of the Week Project 'Advisor' by Eugene Sergienko - the Winner of the Week of February 6, 2017 file Feb 08, 2017 4575
Architectural Visualization ARCHITECTURAL VISUALIZATION IN BLENDER for the week of February 6, 2017 file Feb 08, 2017 4192
Render of the Week 'Extreme Makeover' by Guilherme Henrique - the Winner of the Week of January 30, 2017 file Feb 01, 2017 4773
Product Visualization PRODUCT VISUALIZATION IN BLENDER for the week of January 30, 2017 file Feb 01, 2017 4497
Architectural Visualization ARCHITECTURAL VISUALIZATION IN BLENDER for the week of January 23, 2017 file Jan 25, 2017 4375
Render of the Week 'Ear to the Ground' by Simon Thommes - the Winner of the Week of January 23, 2017 file Jan 24, 2017 5208
Render of the Year Render of the Year Awards 2016: Winners Annouced file Jan 02, 2017 6807
Render of the Year Render of the Year 2016 - Candidates Revealed file Dec 29, 2016 4771
Render of the Week 'Artworks from Space VFX Elements' by Aidy Burrows and Gleb Alexandrov - the Winners of the Week of December 19, 2016 file Dec 20, 2016 5620
Product Visualization PRODUCT VISUALIZATION IN BLENDER for the week of December 19, 2016 file Dec 20, 2016 5469
Render of the Week 'Rail-mounted Sci-Fi Gatling' by Victor Karp - the Winner of the Week of December 12, 2016 file Dec 15, 2016 5888
Blender Whiz The Artist Behind 'Attic Workspace:' Krystian Niemiec file Dec 14, 2016 5063
Render of the Week 'Inside the Inventor's Barn' by Łukasz Hoffmann - the Winner of the Week of December 5, 2016 file Dec 06, 2016 6125
Product Visualization PRODUCT VISUALIZATION IN BLENDER for the week of December 5, 2016 file Dec 06, 2016 5656

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