Artist Guest Post: YurkP – Flipped Normals and Smoothing Groups

DeLonna Day 3D Modeling, Artists 0 Comments

As promised, we’re happy to present the next installment of artist YurkP’s tutorial of his Cuban House of Diversity model. Today’s segment will cover flipped normals and smoothing groups. You can read last week’s segment about Reference and Scene Prep here.


At first, I thought this object might be too easy for this tutorial. However, I found some tiny things, which, in my opinion, will be useful for beginners– namely, flipped normals and smoothing groups.

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3D Futuristic City HD by Asset Scan 3d

Check out some of our recent staff favorites

DeLonna Day 3D Modeling, Artists 1 Comment

The team loves to look for and pass around excellent new models from our artists. There is amazing new work being published to the site every day! We asked around and curated a collection of some of our team’s favorite models from the past few months. If you’d like to view all of our new models, click here.


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Artist Guest Post: YurkP – Reference and Scene Prep

DeLonna Day 3D Modeling, Artists, Guest Artists 2 Comments

For this installation of our Artist Guest Posts, we’re really excited to present a highly detailed tutorial hosted exclusively by TurboSquid. Artist YurkP has broken down his creative process for his Cuban House of Diversity model. This tutorial is so extensive, we’ve opted to present this to you as a 6 part series. In today’s portion, YurkP will talk about best practices when starting a new project and also will go over modeling out the first shapes.

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Announcing Winners of Lost at Sea 3D Art Competition

DeLonna Day 3D Modeling, Artists, Contests, Industry News, Site 15 Comments

“Lost at Sea” was our first ever 3D art challenge, and we were thrilled with the quality of submissions we received from all of you! Our panel of TurboSquid and 3D industry judges had their work cut out for them, and the judging is now complete. We’re happy to show everyone the winners for the Lost at Sea 3D Art Competition!

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TurboSquid provides 3D models for Maxon's Cineware for Illustrator

TurboSquid Partners with MAXON to Provide 3D Content for the New Cineware for Illustrator Plugin

Paul Teall Company, Industry News 2 Comments

MAXON is the team behind Cinema 4D, one of the 3D industry’s most trusted tools for modeling and motion graphics design. Today, they announced that they’ve released an entirely new way to design and work with 3D content: Cineware for Illustrator. Their powerful new plugin allows designers to import any C4D project and tweak the camera, lights, textures and objects themselves directly within Adobe Illustrator CC. Read More

3D Art Competition

Meet the Judges for Our Lost At Sea Contest!

DeLonna Day 3D Modeling, Contests, Industry News

As the deadline for submitting to the Lost at Sea 3D art contest is drawing nearer, we wanted to introduce you to our panel of judges! We’re lucky to have several 3D industry luminaries participating in the judging, as well as some of our own talented Squids.

Jeremie Noguer
Product Manager, Substance Painter at Allegorithmic

Jeremie Noguer of Allegorithmic

After graduating in Computer Science and Computer Graphics, Jeremie joined Allegorithmic in 2006 as a Technical Artist.

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