Siggraph 2013: TurboSquid and CGSociety

Michele Bousquet 3D Modeling, CheckMate

On July 24, TurboSquid got together with CGSociety at Siggraph to present a panel called “Teaching CG and VFX Online”. Four instructors talked about the challenges they’ve overcome using online training to teach computer graphics, and then the panel opened up a discussion with the 40-odd attendees. Michele Bousquet talked about how TurboSquid uses YouTube’s Closed Caption option when creating CheckMate …

CheckMate Pro v2 Refinements

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

Since we released CheckMate Pro v2 on June 15, many artists have risen to the challenge and improved their 3D models to meet the updated specification. We’ve also heard from some artists with questions about how certain 3D models could possibly fit the new requirements. We take these questions seriously. Every week, the CheckMate team reviews these concerns and looks …

CheckMate Pro v2: Submissions and Topology Requirements

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

CheckMate Pro v2, the new highest standard of quality for 3D models, will go into effect on June 15, 2013. This version of CheckMate Pro gets the same badge as v1, but has much stricter topology requirements. We understand that the new topology requirements can take some time to meet, and that your current CheckMate Pro submissions might not meet these …

CheckMate Pro v2 Coming Soon

Michele Bousquet 3D Modeling, CheckMate, Industry News

When CheckMate Pro was released in August 2011, we knew there would be regular updates to it. Since then, there have been a few minor updates such as new pricing tiers and clarifications of presentation requirements. But on June 15, for the first time since CheckMate Pro was first released, there will be a major update to the specification. These …