Round-Up: CheckMate Advisory Board Meeting 2013

This year’s CheckMate Advisory Board Meeting was a rousing success!  While we made sure to feed and entertain everyone while they were in New Orleans, 3D Modeling was, as usual, at the forefront of everyone’s minds. We also got to add a number of new board members, representing IKEA, Armstrong & White, as well as welcoming Michele Bousquet back in …

TurboSquid Hosts Allegorithmic Substances

We are pleased to announce today that we have officially launched the new Allegorithmic Substance library on TurboSquid. These procedural shaders, which are currently usable within the Autodesk 3ds Max and Maya 2011 Advantage Pack subscriptions, offer an easy way to create robust textures for 3D objects. You can search for these new Substances on the Substance landing page to …

Sitni Sati & cebas Collaboration

I’m happy to report that two of our plug-in development partners, Sitni Sati (the makers of FumeFX, AfterBurn, DreamScape and others) and cebas VISUAL TECHNOLOGIES (the makers of finalRender, finalToon, thinkingParticles and many others) have announced the first of several joint development efforts designed to take their wildly popular FumeFX and finalRender technologies and create far deeper interaction and abilities …

Iron Baby Comes to TurboSquid

In case anyone out there has missed it, there is a YouTube video that has caught fire recently called Iron Baby. Created by Jocelyn “Strob” Simard and his team, this viral video has gotten almost 5 million hits and is such a sensation that it got the attention of, and tweet from, Iron Man director Jon Favreau. What many of …