Sign In
Sign in
English

FrontBanners181231.jpg    


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

ROTWA180723.jpg

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

ROTWA18042302.jpg

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

PVIB18052201.jpg

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

PVIB180423.jpg


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

ROTWA181015.jpg 

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
AVIB18082801.jpg

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

ROTWA18122401.jpg
ROTWA18122402.jpgROTWA18122403.jpg


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

Related Link:
Views :
169743
Registered Date :
2019.01.02
13:11:58 (*.143.188.167)
Trackback :
http://blendernews.org/xe/16648/a8c/trackback
Article URL :
http://blendernews.org/xe/16648
List of Articles
Subject Date Views
Blender Retrospectives 2020 Blender Retrospective Feb 20, 2021 18354
Tutorials Free Online Blender Tutorials Released in 2019 Worthy of Your Note - for Animation & VFX file Jan 25, 2020 113709
Tutorials Free Online Blender Tutorials Released in 2019 Worthy of Your Note - for CG, Games & Viz file Jan 25, 2020 109788
Tutorials Top 12 Free Online Blender Tutorials Released in 2019 file Jan 25, 2020 112272
Tutorials Top 15 Highest-Rated Free Online Blender Tutorials Released in 2019 file Jan 25, 2020 107530
Tutorials Free Online Blender Tutorials Released in 2018 for Blender 2.8 file Jan 23, 2019 163318
Tutorials Free Online Blender Tutorials Released in 2018 Worthy of Your Note - for CG, Games & Viz file Jan 23, 2019 174249
Tutorials Free Online Blender Tutorials Released in 2018 Worthy of Your Note - for Animation & VFX file Jan 23, 2019 160717
Tutorials Top 12 Free Online Blender Tutorials Released in 2018 file Jan 23, 2019 159758
Render of the Year Render of the Year Awards 2018: Winners Annouced file Jan 02, 2019 169743
Blender Retrospectives 2018 Blender Retrospective file Jan 02, 2019 168226
Tutorials Top 12 Free Online Blender Tutorials Released in 2017 file Jan 09, 2018 361269
Blender Retrospectives 2017 Blender Retrospective file Jan 01, 2018 370903
Render of the Year Render of the Year Awards 2017: Winners Annouced file Dec 26, 2017 349200
Tutorials Top 12 Free Online Blender Tutorials (Videos) Released in 2016 file Jan 16, 2017 528249
Blender Retrospectives 2016 Blender Retrospective file Dec 29, 2016 589264
Render of the Year Render of the Year Awards 2015: Seven Winners Annouced file Jan 20, 2016 568815
Blender Retrospectives 2015 Blender Retrospective file Jan 12, 2016 551335
Tutorials Top 12 Free Online Blender Tutorials Released in 2015 file Jun 26, 2015 555876
Render of the Year Render of the Year Awards 2014: Five Winners Annouced file Jan 02, 2015 584772
Tutorials Top 12 Free Online Blender Tutorials Released in 2014 file Dec 11, 2014 618461
Render of the Week 'The Beast' by Max Puliero - the Winner of the Week of March 10, 2014 file Mar 11, 2014 32557
Render of the Week 'The Winter' by Miguel Porces - the Winner of the Week of March 3, 2014 file Mar 03, 2014 31742
Blender Whiz The Artist Behind 'the German Castle:' Prashant Kumar file Mar 03, 2014 26116
Render of the Week 'MX-DROID' by Robert Ferenczi - the Winner of the Week of February 24, 2014 file Feb 24, 2014 42003
Product Visualization PRODUCT VISUALIZATION IN BLENDER for the week of February 24, 2014 file Feb 24, 2014 27909
Architectural Visualization ARCHITECTURAL VISUALIZATION IN BLENDER for the week of February 17, 2014 file Feb 17, 2014 40919
Render of the Week 'Sound of the Forest' by Artur Szygulski - the Winner of the Week of February 17, 2014 file Feb 17, 2014 34462
Render of the Week 'Nocturne' by Den Voloskov - the Winner of the Week of February 10, 2014 file Feb 11, 2014 31032
Render of the Week 'The Rabbit and the Train' by Gleb Alexandrov - the Winner of the Week of February 3, 2014 file Feb 05, 2014 32479
Render of the Week 'Santa??' by Derek Goff - the Winner of the Week of January 27, 2014 file Jan 28, 2014 30549
Product Visualization PRODUCT VISUALIZATION IN BLENDER for the week of January 27, 2013 file Jan 28, 2014 29232
Render of the Week 'Jordi' by Daniel Camino - the Winner of the Week of January 20, 2014 file Jan 21, 2014 31093
Render of the Week 'River Side' by Enrico Cerica - the Winner of the Week of January 13, 2014 file Jan 13, 2014 36913
Blender Retrospectives 2013 Blender Retrospective file Jan 08, 2014 21800
Render of the Year Render of the Year Awards 2013: Five Winners Annouced file Jan 01, 2014 45633
Render of the Year 2013 Voting Begins for Stage Two: Top 10 Finalists from Famed Render of the Week Winners! (Public) file Dec 20, 2013 29493
Tutorials Top 12 Online Blender Tutorials Released in 2013 file Dec 16, 2013 24774
Product Visualization PRODUCT VISUALIZATION IN BLENDER for the week of November 25, 2013 file Nov 25, 2013 32340
Render of the Week 'Of Butterflies and Astronauts' by Markus Nowak - the Winner of the Week of November 25, 2013 file Nov 25, 2013 39644
Architectural Visualization ARCHITECTURAL VISUALIZATION IN BLENDER for the week of December 24, 2012 file Dec 25, 2012 42916