TurboSquid at Siggraph – Day 5

Michele Bousquet 3D Modeling, Artists, CheckMate

Thursday is the last day of the exhibition. It’s time to take some final meetings and make a last sweep through the exhibition and Job Fair to see what’s up. I met some of our friends from CGSociety for lunch where we talked about some interesting collaborations for the upcoming year, including the possibility of offering CheckMate classes as part …

July Stats – CheckMate Wins Again

Michele Bousquet 3D Modeling, Artists, CheckMate

Every month, we continue to be dazzled by the previous month’s CheckMate sales. In July, CheckMate models made up 2.68% of 3D models, but accounted for 17.8% of sales. CheckMate still needs a lot more models in several categories: Cars People Airplanes Boats If you haven’t submitted models to CheckMate yet, now’s the time. Get in before the catalog gets …

Medal-Worthy Models: Just in Time for the Olympic Games

Adele Tiblier 3D Modeling, Artists, Site

The kickoff to the 2012 Olympic games in London are nearly upon us. As this becomes a trending conversation globally, it felt like the perfect time to showcase models that would surely be medal-worthy (if only there was an Olympic event for 3D modeling). With so much talk about the host city, we’ve added a few images that are sure …

CheckMate Specification Updates

Michele Bousquet 3D Modeling, Artists, CheckMate, publishing

We’ve just updated the CheckMate Pro and Lite Specifications to clarify a few points, and added an important point to both specs. New Pro and Lite Requirements We’ve long had a requirement for CheckMate Pro that all texture paths be stripped out of the 3D model file. We’ve now added the same requirement to CheckMate Lite: 2.1.4    No texture paths …

Webinar: Converting 3D Models

Michele Bousquet Artists, CheckMate, Customers, publishing

Offering exchange file formats (OBJ, FBX, etc.) with your models is one way to boost your sales, but how do you export decent files that will satisfy customers? Come to our free webinar and find out how! Although TurboSquid has offered free file format conversions for several years, many customers want to download an exchange format immediately. Offering an exchange …