How to Find and Use Physically Based Rendering Materials

Daniel Chavez 3D Modeling

Welcome back to our continuing series of blog posts on physically based rendering (PBR)! If you missed our previous posts, we’ve linked them below for your reading pleasure. An Intro to Physically Based Rendering Material Workflows and Metallic/Roughness Explore 3D Technologies that Support Physically Based Rendering In this third part, we’ll discuss the importance of having a good library of …

Visual series of the pay phone UV breakdown

Explore 3D Technologies that Support Physically Based Rendering

Daniel Chavez 3D Modeling

As discussed in our previous blog post, Physically Based Rendering (PBR) has become a widely adopted standard in the 3D industry, with a particular emphasis on the metallic/roughness workflow. This is because popular DCC apps like Blender, Maya, 3ds Max, and Cinema 4D can consistently render identical PBR scenes when artists use this method. In this second installment of our …

Header image of a 3D phone booth model featuring different looks of color, metallic, and roughness settings.

An Intro to Physically Based Rendering Material Workflows and Metallic/Roughness

Daniel Chavez 3D Modeling

Physically based rendering, also known as PBR, is a rendering technique that simulates the interaction of light with materials in a physically accurate manner. It creates more realistic and believable graphics by considering the physical properties of materials, such as their reflectivity, roughness, and transparency.  Due to the immersive and visually stunning 3D environments that PBR can provide, adoption of …

7 Composition Tips for Selling 3D Models on TurboSquid

Jesse Radonski 3D Best Practices, 3D Modeling, TurboTips

It can be intimidating for an artist already building their skills in multiple types of software to also add “product photography” to their resume. But if you’re planning on selling 3D models on TurboSquid, it helps to know some composition basics. Especially if you want to turn your eye-catching model into an instant purchase. In this blog post, we’ll cover …

Here are 6 laptops perfect for 3D modeling—from budget to premium

Jesse Radonski 3D Best Practices, 3D Modeling

TurboSquid helps people of all skill levels upload and sell their creations from the comfort of their homes. But without a dependable computer, it can be hard to get into a mindset that helps you to create something people want to buy.  But where to start? With so many choices on the market, it can be difficult to find a …