CGStudio and TF3DM join with TurboSquid

Kate Voisin Company, Industry News, Press Release, Site

New Orleans, Louisiana, January 30, 2017 — TurboSquid, the world’s largest 3D marketplace, announced today that it has acquired both CGStudio and TF3DM. Both sites were built and operated by Silviu Claponea, who will also be joining TurboSquid as part of the deal.

“We’ve been admiring what Silviu has been able to build for quite a while now”, said Matt Wisdom, TurboSquid CEO. Read More

Virtual Hands and the New Oculus Touch Controllers

Matthew Hales Industry News, Real-Time, Site, VR

The demo floor at Oculus Connect 3 covers every kind of experience that their hardware can deliver, but the heat is clearly on the massive area dedicated to showing off their soon-to-be-available Oculus Touch hand controllers. Rightly so. When HTC’s Vive launched back in April it shipped with hand controllers, and Vive users can attest to how transformative true tracked hands can be in VR.

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How To Spot a Squid At Half Rez

Kate Voisin Company, Industry News

TurboSquid and PixelSquid are hitting the road! We’re excited to be sponsoring Half Rez 2016, where we’ll be drinking, learning, and hanging out with some great designers in Chicago on Wednesday, September 14th.

Whether you’re attending or living vicariously through Twitter, here’s your guide on joining in the fun for this year’s event.

What is Half Rez?

Half Rez is an event hosted by the incredible folks at Greyscalegorilla.

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CheckMate Pro v2: Subdivision Topology Requirements

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

To help you pass CheckMate Pro v2 certification faster for subdividable models, here is a summary of the topology requirements. Please refer to the links for more detailed information, and also to the CheckMate Pro v2 Checklist.

Topology Requirements

  • Grid pattern for edges wherever possible. By this we mean have as close to 90-degree angles between edges as possible while still retaining the shape and flow of the model.
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