Birds of a Feather Flock Together

Michele Bousquet 3D Modeling, CheckMate, Customers, Industry News

TurboSquid is holding a 3D Modeling Standards Birds of a Feather meeting at the Siggraph conference in Los Angeles, Wednesday August 8, 10-11am at the Los Angeles Convention Center, Room 410. What is a Birds of a Feather? It’s an informal gathering of like-minded 3D artists to discuss a topic of interest. At the Birds of a Feather meeting at Siggraph, Michele Bousquet …

CheckMate Advisory Board Rides Again

Michele Bousquet CheckMate, Customers

Last week we had the second meeting of the CheckMate Advisory Board, a group that meets quarterly to discuss development of the CheckMate standard. The goal of the CheckMate Advisory Board is to keep the standard relevant to the constantly evolving needs of 3D production artists, not only for TurboSquid but for the industry as a whole. In between quarterly …

“Excuse me, I thought it was real.”

Michele Bousquet 3D Modeling, CheckMate, Customers

One of our Diamond CheckMate artists, dimosbarbos, had an interesting experience yesterday. A nostalgic customer found this great image of a Lasonic TRC-975 boombox through Google, and was thrilled at the idea of reliving his youth with this classic music maker. And all for just $79! Unfortunately, what the customer wanted was a real boombox and not a 3D model, even if …

June Sales Stats Prove It Pays to Be a CheckMate Artist

Michele Bousquet CheckMate, Customers, Industry News

June was a great month for CheckMate models, which accounted for just over 16% of 3D models sold at TurboSquid. When you consider that less than 3% of our 3D model catalog is CheckMate Certified, it’s clear that CheckMate models have an advantage when it comes to sales. Want to shop for CheckMate models? Do a search on CheckMate Pro …