3D-Coat Contest: Robot Animals

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We recently announced our support for 3D-Coat PBR in Sketchfab, and to celebrate how easy it is, we’re running a contest so you can try 3D-Coat for yourself too!

3D-Coat 4.5.04 is completely compatible with Sketchfab PBR system! Their latest version contains a Sketchfab exporter that publishes your project to Sketchfab, sets up all required PBR materials and then enables the PBR renderer. It’s as easy as one click

Contest Challenge

The theme is robot/mechanical animals. One of the coolest features of 3D-Coat is that metalness and roughness painted in 3D-Coat with smart materials will be correctly shown in Sketchfab so mechanical models look amazing. Combining that with animals gives you a wide scope for your imagination! Here’s one to get you inspired:


Contest Guidelines

  • Download the 3D-Coat trial you can try it out for 30 days and use it to enter
  • Create a robotic animal model and texture it
  • Upload to Sketchfab, tag with 3D-coat-2015

To help get you started, here’s some awesome tutorials on using 3D-Coat.


  • 1st prize – 3x 3D-Coat license which you can give away to two friends! 12 months Sketchfab Pro (in addition to your free 90 days) and a Sketchfab hoodie
  • 2nd prize – 2x 3D-Coat licenses, 6 months PRO and Sketchfab t-shirt
  • 3rd prize – 1x 3D-Coat, 3 months Sketchfab PRO and a Sketchfab Cardboard

Entries close August 10th and winners will be announced on Tuesday August 18th. We can’t wait to see what you create! Good luck!

Robot Steampunk 3D-Coat 4.5 PBR
by 3d-coat
on Sketchfab

Terms and Conditions

  • No purchase necessary.
  • By entering this competition, entrants will be deemed to have accepted and agreed to the conditions
  • No cash or other alternative prizes available. The prize draw is not open to Sketchfab or 3DCoat employees or their families.
  • The promoters decision is final – in case of dispute, no correspondence will be entered into.
  • Winning entries will be documented and may be used for promotional purposes.
  • Contestants models must be uploaded to Sketchfab and tagged #3D-Coat-2015 to be considered.
  • Winners retain all Intellectual Property as per Sketchfab standard terms and conditions.
  • Winners and winning entries may be required to take part in any publicity resulting from this competition.
  • The winner will be contacted by August 18th, 2015.
  • Promoter: Sketchfab, Suite 504, 900 Broadway, New York, NY, USA, 10013.

– Natalia


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