Hippopotamous_Final_Ambient

Featured Artist: Andrea Bertaccini

Kate Voisin Artists, Featured Artists, Site 2 Comments

Andrea Bertaccini is a talented TurboSquid artist whose catalog ranges from perky (especially in our new homepage image) to practical. As an artist, Andrea employs a wide range of tools to communicate his vision in the design studio and in his personal projects. In this Featured Artist Interview, Andrea talked to us about which tools in his arsenal are his …

The Best Thing Since Sliced Bread: Breadcrumb Search

Adele Tiblier Site 1 Comment

Searching for just the right model can sometimes be difficult. Use too vague a search term, and you could find yourself digging through too many results. Search on something too specific, and you could miss an inspired choice. Saving you time is what TurboSquid is all about, including the speed at which you find the model you need– FAST. Recently, …

New Exposure for a Not-So-New Feature: Free File Format Conversions

Adele Tiblier Site Leave a Comment

We know you come to TurboSquid for 3D models, but sometimes it’s not that simple– often, the model you need doesn’t appear to be available in a format that fits your pipeline. Did you know that we offer Free File Format Conversions? While this service has been a lifeline for many a designer, so many of our customers have never …

Performance Enhancing Site Updates

John Foster Site Leave a Comment

It takes a lot to keep an online marketplace running, especially one that showcases over half a million assets to over a million visitors each month. When dealing with such large quantities, even the slightest improvements to the experience feel like a bit of a win. Over the past few weeks, we have been making hardware and software improvements to …

IMG_5565

A Night at the Museum with Virtual Reality

Adele Tiblier Company, Site, VR Leave a Comment

The Louisiana Art & Science Museum recently invited TurboSquid to participate in an event entitled “Art After Hours: The Art of Animation in Gaming & Film“. Our team set up stations that allowed museum visitors to experience virtual reality, many for the first time. The lines were long, but patience prevailed as so many were excited to not only try their hand at …

New CheckMate Tools & Automation

Beau Perschall Artists, CheckMate

For our dedicated Squid Guild members who use 3ds Max as their primary modeling tool for CheckMate certification, we’re pleased to announce the availability of an update to our CheckMate Tools (v2.114 – you can read the release notes here on the changes), and we encourage everyone, even non-Squid Guild members, to download them and take them for a spin. …