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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 …

Meet the Judges for Our Dystopia/Utopia Art Competition

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There’s only a week left to submit to the TurboSquid Dystopia/Utopia 3D Art Competition! Now that we’ve reached the final stretch, it’s time to announce this year’s judges, a panel of 3D experts gathered from our competition sponsors and our own Squid team. Robert Filipowicz Texturing (Substance Painter) and modeling expert at Evermotion, standing behind the most acclaimed 3d scenes made for …

Digital Art Contest: Dystopia/Utopia

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We are excited to announce that our latest art competition is open to all 3D artists! This year’s theme is Dystopia/Utopia–a perfect opportunity to flex your creative muscles! The contest is open to all 3D artists – you don’t have to be a seller on TurboSquid to participate. We’re interested to see how our community interprets Dystopian and Utopian life. Big picture, slice-of-life, …

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

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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 …

Artist Guest Post: YurkP – Preparing Models for Unreal Engine

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YurkP’s final installment is ready for your viewing pleasure, just in time for the holidays. This portion is specifically designated to preparing models for Unreal Engine. If you’d like to read any of the other articles in this series, you can do so…

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