Well, what can I say... I always liked rendered graphics, but couldn't motivate myself enough to become an expert.
In summer 2010 I was in a little project and we used blender to model buildings. I've been fascinated ever since.
It would be nice to earn money with digital artwork, but I guess it's not so easy.
Software in use: Blender (for video edit too), Paint.net (www.getpaint.net)
If you like, check out my video- and renderexperiments at youtube: