I am very impressed! It is easy to see you are on your way to a well-deserved wonderful future.
An absolutely great read, thank you for this. Really lays a foundation on how to go about the learning process.
Hi Matthew and Mr VFX, I’m currently researching this topic of decomposing images into shading and reflectance layers. I would love to learn about what you are trying to use this for to learn more about applications for this technology.
It’s been four months since CGTrader launched its Digital Art Competition – a 2D and 3D art contest for artists from around the world. Thanks to generous support from their partners, with 80.lv among them, the competition boasts a prize pool worth $60,000.
The team at CGTrader selected several great works to show for this article, but there are many more waiting for you in the competition gallery.
Nektarios koulouvakos by Nektarios koulouvakos
Forgotten attic by Adrijana Cernic
Stories beneath the ocean by Adrijana Cernic
Alone but Free by Tiffanie Mang
Tranquility by Qing Zheng
Sunbeam by Julien Dudit
Laura Catrinella Wijaya by Laura Wijaya
“Via” shot 12 by Izzy Burton
Angelo Benincasa by Angelo Benincasa
Approaching Ancient City by Igor Staritsin
Mountain Matte Paing by Amit Nitore
Emerald City by Anthony Spinaze
The Lighthouse by Akif Top
Vibrant Surrealism – Stoddartist by Luke Robson
Part of Your World by Jessica Allain
If you want to participate and get exposure in CGTrader’s 1.4+ million user base, you still have time, as the call to entries ends on September 30. There is no requirement to create works specifically for the contest, so you can enter your best works to date. Check out the competition page for more information.