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3D Rendering Finalists

This contest is for all your summer loving Blender artists out there. Share your process and let everyone follow along as you challenge yourself to create a photorealistic summer rendering.

Samuel Elphick


United Kingdom | Arts University Bournemouth

Animation has always been a great inspiration to me, my earliest attempts being short stop motion films using lego figures captured through a webcam for fun. Having recently specialised in 3D animation at university, working with like minded and creative teams to develop gripping story’s and characters, the prospect of possibly working on animation in the industry excites me.

Alice Biban



I realised I wanted to be a part of this industry the first time I played Super Mario on my Nintendo 64. I wanted to be the one that makes people happy with use of creative media, games or newly built worlds, environments and characters.

Fatima Alkhatib



After graduating I realized that I have many ideas to share to the world but lacking the skills and education to do it, so I started learning tools and taking online courses to help me do so to hopefully be part of the creative industry and the awesome artistic community.

Federico Bonometti




Sane Park


South Korea


Damian Haywood



Always been interested in CGI, only recently got into it maybe 5 years ago (on and off)

Mariusz Kaczmarek



I must have been 3 or 4 years old. My mother hung on the wall some of my drawings and told me how proud she is. That was the day I've stepped on the road to design.

Gregory Smith


United Kingdom | Southampton Solent University

Initially my main focus was on oil painting, mostly creating realistic landscapes. During a foundation degree in fine art, I started looking more seriously at CGI. I'm not sure that there was anything in particular that made me want to work in VFX, it was more of a slow process of exploring the tools and seeing the amazing work that people were making with them.

Muhammad Asyraaf Imani bin Salahuddin



i just discovered blender at 13

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