End User Event in Netherlands

Michele Bousquet 3D Modeling, Industry News

This week I’m attending the End User Event in Utrecht, NL, a conference for CG artists with a focus on 3ds Max. The conference is small (attendance this year reached an all-time high of 220) but unlike larger conferences, EUE gives you face time with your favorite experts.

Class topics at this year’s conference are largely focused on rigging and rendering.…

TurboSquid at Siggraph – Day 1

Michele Bousquet Site

Los Angeles Convention Center

This week is the annual SIGGRAPH conference at the Los Angeles Convention Center. Tens of thousands attendees will convene over the next few days for classes on CG techniques, hands-on demonstrations of new technology, meetings, discussions, and gatherings of all kinds. SIGGRAPH also includes a nonstop animation festival and a feast-for-the-eyes exhibition of new CG technology. For CG aficionados in North America (and around the world), SIGGRAPH is like Disney World—there’s not enough time to do and see everything, but whatever you do manage to fit in is always inspiring, intriguing, and just plain fun.…

Autodesk Adds Links to TurboSquid

Paul Teall Site

Autodesk just added links to TurboSquid on several of their main application pages.  Here’s a cropped screenshot of our logo and link on the Maya product page:

Autodesk Maya product page

Autodesk Maya product page

This might not seem like a huge deal, but it’s something that we’re very excited about.  Having our logo directly on the Autodesk 3ds Max, Maya, and Softimage pages is a big win for both TurboSquid and our community of sellers.  Every potential buyer of either of those products is being introduced to TurboSquid at the exact moment that they’re reviewing the application.  I get excited about the opportunities that presents – this is highly qualified potential traffic that might be learning about stock 3D for the first time.  Once they’re happy 3ds Max, Maya, or Softimage owners and they need some models, they know exactly where to go!…