Chinese Artist Wins Autodesk Rendering Revolution Contest

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An artistic rendering fo the 3ds Max 20th anniversary logo submitted by an artist from China has won Autodesk’s Rendering Revolution Contest.

The contest for still-image architectural visualization was won by Qingfeng Chen, who wins a cash prize and a license for the Autodesk Design Suite. Second place went to Benjamin Brosdau of German and Dionissios Tsangaropoulos of Italy.

Chen says the image was inspired by a pile of steel pipes he saw at a construction site. He chose the cash prize, which he plans to put toward his upcoming wedding, ove a trip for two to Autodesk University.

The contest was sponsored by Autodesk with support from NVIDIA to celebrate the 20th anniversary of Autodesk 3ds Mas.

Here’s the official description of the winners:

  • First-place winner Qingfeng Chen is the founder of chen3d company, based in Xiamen, China. He has been using 3ds Max software for nine years to produce animations, still renderings and computer-generated artwork. He is a graduate of Xiamen University of Technology where he majored in Architecture Structure, which has contributed to his success as a 3D artist and visualization specialist. His winning entry was created using 3ds Max software and the V-Ray RT renderer.
  • Second-place winner Benjamin Brosdau is a self-taught 3D artist who has been using 3ds Max software for more than 10 years. Based in Berlin, Germany, Brosdau is technical director for shading and lighting at purerender GmbH. His museum-inspired winning submission was created with 3ds Max software and mental images’ iray renderer. The iray renderer is now available to current 3ds Max Autodesk Subscription members, as part of the Advantage Pack for 3ds Max and 3ds Max Design 2011.
  • Third-place winner Dionissios Tsangaropoulos is founder and CEO of Delta Tracing Srl, with offices in Treviso and Marcon, Italy. He has been using 3ds Max for more than 15 years and shares his experience through his work for TechData as a 3ds Max product specialist. His winning entry was created with 3ds Max and iray.

View the winning entries at gpu.cgarchitect.com/gpu-competition-winners.