March 8, 2020

March 8, 2020

March 8, 2020

Inspiring Instagram Accounts to Follow for CG Artists

Inspiring Instagram Accounts to Follow for CG Artists

Inspiring Instagram Accounts to Follow for CG Artists




Every day we are fascinated with new developments in the 3D industry thanks to the latest technologies and trends.

We need to keep up with 3D softwares such as Maya, Blender, Houdini, 3Ds Max and so on. Additionally, it is not always easy to know how to link them together to get the most utilization for the projects.

Another way to be up to date with the top trends is by following other 3D professionals in the industry. Instagram is the most apparent answer to see great artistsโ€™ projects.

Do you need inspiration for your next project or want to improve your knowledge about what is going on in the 3D world? We selected the most interesting accounts on Instagram for you, check below and get your daily inspiration!

1. Man.vs.machine ๐Ÿ”—

Man.vs.Machine is a London and Los Angeles based creative studio with speciality in design, film, and visual arts. On Instagram, they post their current projects and collaborations with big companies such as Nike, Logitech, Honda and so on. Stay tuned with their posts to get inspired!

2. Zhestkov ๐Ÿ”—

Maxim Zhestkov is one of the most inspirational designers with an emphasis in storytelling through animated graphic videos. Inside the simplicity, he places great details with different shapes, appealing colours, and unique forms. He successfully experiments with new technologies to exhibit his art. If you are looking for different ideas and techniques for your projects, donโ€™t forget to give him a follow!

3. Petertarka ๐Ÿ”—

Peter Tarka exhibits an adorable imaginary world on Instagram. He creates surreal architectures and interior designs by using abstract colors, shapes and forms. His talent attracts big companies like Samsung, Audi, and Apple to name a few. In order to see whatโ€™s next in his creative portfolio, give a follow and check out his work!

4. Extraweg ๐Ÿ”—

Oliver Gatta is a Berlin based 3D artist and Art director with a special attitude as you can see from his artworks. Humans moving from toothpaste or jumping into other faces are very intriguing videos that you can be addicted to watching over and over again. Each work completes one another around nonconformity, incitation, and identity themes. This account will ensure that you are able to look at the creative world from another perspective.

5. Wannerstedt ๐Ÿ”—

Andreas Wannerstedt is one of the must-follow artists in our list. This Stockholm based designer concentrates 3D sculptures and looping animations. The balanced compositions are enriched with geometric shapes and coherent colour palettes. Synchronized videos are oddly satisfying and give a hypnotizing feeling whenever you watch. We can list his big clients such as Google, Swarovski, and Dropbox, to name a few. If you want to relax and have inspiration, this account will be your favorite.

6. Velvetspectrum ๐Ÿ”—

Velvet Spectrum is a creative design studio for graphic design, illustration, typography, and 3D animation. The founder Luke Choicer uses new techniques in modern typography. He is very successful in using strong colours to create surreal and unexpected compositions. You will get lost in his colorful world, just stay tuned!

7.Georgestoyanov ๐Ÿ”—

George Stoyanov is a 3D artist and illustrator. You can see calm and well-detailed forms from his designs. He balances colours and shapes that create unique harmony. He is constantly developing his designs, so following him is worth it for new and exciting ideas.

8. Empty01 ๐Ÿ”—

Matt Taylor knows how to use Houdini in his projects. With strong software which requires a lot of practice, he creates great designs to get inspiration. Each design reflects different forms, shapes, and colors which make them unique. Also, if you want to improve your own work, check out his Youtube tutorials.

9. Romanbratschi ๐Ÿ”—

Roman Bratschi is a very skilled 3D illustrator and animation director on Instagram. Natural shapes, complementary colour palette, and patterns describe his unique style. Minimalistic style reflects effortless finishing in his projects. His creativity has attracted many global clients such Ray-Ban, Spotify, and Samsung to name a few. If you want to see his innovative works, put him on your Instagram list.

10. Philiplueck ๐Ÿ”—

His realistic and minimalistic style captures lots of attention on Instagram. He knows how to play with colors and shapes in 3D field. If you want to see how he creates these artworks, you can buy the files from Patreon.

11. Ezequiel Pini (Six N. Five) ๐Ÿ”—

Ezequiel Pini, the founder of the contemporary design studio Six N. Five, is one of the pioneers in the world of 3D. He is known for his unique modern aesthetic and his ability to create fantastical worlds. He has major projects like Microsoft Windows II and Microsoft Surface. With his talent for blurring the boundaries between the real and the artificial, this artist is truly exceptional.

Follow his Instagram for inspiration!

12. JonNoorlander ๐Ÿ”—

Jon Noorlander, a Swedish artist, has taken his artistic personality, which he inherited from his painter mother and architect father, to the next level with a bold and visionary perspective, which has led him to the world of 3D art. He showcases his boundary-pushing art at OtherLands. Follow his Instagram and dance with the moving waves of his works.

13. MikhailSedov (subframe_studio) ๐Ÿ”—

He is a visual artist who not only lives abstract art but also enables us to experience it. In Mikhail Sedovโ€™s works, you will hear the voice of nature. He highlights emotions in a successful abstraction of concepts. To be enchanted by his realistic abstraction, you can get lost on his Instagram. His harmonious, intertwined color palette that he uses will relax you! You can also review Subframe Studio for inspiration.

14. Southarena ๐Ÿ”—

Belgian artist Fabian Aerts creatively engages in 3D cinematography and visual storytelling, delivering unique visual narratives and stunning CG works. To immerse yourself in his surreal world, you can follow him on Instagram. Donโ€™t forget to visit his own website for his portfolio as well!

15. Mrk.ism ๐Ÿ”—

Markos Kay is a multidisciplinary artist who despite being bedridden due to a chronic illness since 2019, has not let it hinder his productivity in merging art and science. While he may not be able to dive underwater, he knows and introduces it better than us! Collaborating with global companies such as Apple, Disney, Nike, and Adidas, this CG artist not only serves as an inspiration but also opens the doors to a new world that includes artificial intelligence. His Instagram account will take you on a fascinating journey. And bonus, youโ€™ll want to research his โ€œInside the Biocomputerโ€ project!

If CG is more than just a curiosity for you, The Best 3D Modeling Software could be of interest. For additional inspiration, be sure to check out the Vagon community on our social media channels.

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