Arch Angel by Javier Antunez

Tattoo realism reimagined with Tattooed Theory’s Javier Antunez

Claire Fontenot 3D Modeling, Artists, Customers, Featured Artists, Guest Artists, Sightings Leave a Comment

3D models are commonplace tools in most industries that deal in digital, but how useful can 3D be when screens are removed from the mix entirely? We recently became aware of a very singular use case for TurboSquid’s 3D catalog: tattoos. We sat down with Javier Antunez, owner and popular realist artist at Tattooed Theory to hear more about his …

StemCell

StemCell now supports OBJ and FBX formats

Claire Fontenot 3D Modeling, Customers, Industry News, Site Leave a Comment

StemCell, TurboSquid’s 3D model standardization solution, just received a huge update! This week we added support for OBJ and FBX (metallic and specular configurations included), two of the most popular exchange formats. Now, in combination with our gITF support announcement earlier this summer, each new StemCell model will have FBX, OBJ, and gITF formats included. Each of these exchange formats …

SIGGRAPH 2018

Heading to SIGGRAPH 2018

DeLonna 3D Modeling, Industry News, Site 1 Comment

SIGGRAPH 2018 is almost here! This year’s conference spans over August 12-16 in Vancouver.  Some of TurboSquid’s & PixelSquid’s finest will be present, so if you’re attending or just want to follow along through social media, here’s everything you’ll need to know. What does SIGGRAPH stand for? The Association of Computing Machinery’s Special Interest Group on Computer Graphics and Interactive …

StemCell

Support for glTF Coming to StemCell

DeLonna 3D Modeling, Customers, Industry News 1 Comment

We’ve very excited to announce that we’re adding glTF to our growing list of StemCell supported formats, making 3D even more accessible to users around the globe.We plan to convert the entire existing StemCell library (which currently encompasses several thousand models) into glTF 2.0 content. All new StemCell models will automatically flow into glTF as part of our automation process. …

Artist Guest Post: 3Dslm

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For this week’s artist guest post, we wanted to share a tutorial highlighting basic shapes with well-done textures.  Stroiny Lucian, better known as 3Dslm in the TurboSquid community, includes some WIP videos of how he made his Wooden Toys model. While the models are simple in shape, the quality of the textures are the true meat and potatoes of this …

Artist Guest Post: Vilitay

DeLonna 3D Modeling, Artists, Featured Artists, Guest Artists 1 Comment

We’ve watched as 3D modeling has become more and more realistic, but we’ve also really enjoyed the trend of beautifully crafted low-poly styled models. Some artists even specialize in this style, like TurboSquid artist Vitaliy Provkin, or Vilitay. His collection boasts a large number of cute, low-poly models that would look right at home in a retro video game. Our …