CGTrader Has Made The Doge Talk About 3D Printing

Versatile 3D model marketplace CGTrader.com ran a challenge to turn memes into tangible items. It took five weeks to find the most interesting 3D printing approaches to memes.

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Joseph Ducreux meme by Ryan Kittleson

“Facebook had turned 10 on February, so, we decided to make a present by bringing one of the most popular things shared on it to real life," - says Marius Kalytis, CEO of CGTrader.

Vilnius, Lithuania (PRWEB) May 09, 2014

3D designers had been challenged to bring their best ideas for Meme 3D Printing Challenge. Artists had a chance to take an existing meme or create one by their own and make it 3D printable. It gained a lot of interest from 3D modeling community. 211 3D printable models which are ready to become a tangible and shareable meme were made for this challenge.

Ryan Kittleson was announced the winner in the best meme 3D printable model category. He gets a Taz 3D printer amongst other prizes. 3D designer who called himself The Internets was awarded as an author of the best meme 3D printable portfolio.

“Facebook had turned 10 on February, so, we decided to make a present by bringing one of the most popular things shared on it to real life. Everything went well. We are very proud of artists who came up with very creative designs,” says Marius Kalytis, CEO of CGTrader.

The company has made a few 3D printing challenges earlier. There was one of them which was oriented to 3D printing objects out of paper and two holiday-themed challenges for Christmas and Valentine’s Day. Easter 3D Printing Challenge is still taking place on this marketplace.

About CGTrader:
Community-based 3D model marketplace CGTrader.com was founded in 2011. CGTrader has been built with the vision of democratizing the 3D modeling and 3D design market. It There are more than 62,500 3D models uploaded to the digital library and more than 60,500 registered users, uniting 3D modeling professionals from all around the world. It is backed by Practica Capital, a seed and venture funds based in Vilnius, Lithuania, which is financed from the Operational Programme for Economic Growth 2007-2013 under the JEREMIE initiative in Lithuania, by the European Regional Development Fund, and Intel Capital, a venture capital fund.


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    CG Trader
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