1000th CheckMate Pro 3D Model

Michele Bousquet Artists, CheckMate, Customers Leave a Comment

The count of CheckMate Pro models has just hit the 1000 mark! Congratulations to CheckMate artist Arturbob, whose beautiful Casio watch model became the 1000th 3D model to pass CheckMate Pro yesterday.   As the total number of CheckMate models approaches 5000, we couldn’t be happier with the success of our certification program. The only complaint we get from customers is …

Top Takeaways from GDC 2012

Mark Gerhard Artists, Featured Artists Leave a Comment

Last week, TurboSquid’s VP of Creative, Matt Hales, and Certification Director, Mark Gerhard, paid a visit to the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco. First stop was the Autodesk booth where the focus was on the new GameWare products. Autodesk has an expanded line of game development middleware that includes products for artificial intelligence and mobile development. With Shawn Hendricks …

Announcing SquidGuild Bridge

Michele Bousquet 3D Modeling, Artists, CheckMate Leave a Comment

SquidGuild Bridge is a new TurboSquid program where artists who have binding commitments with other distribution channels can enjoy limited SquidGuild benefits. With SquidGuild Bridge,  any 3D models an artist has that aren’t bound by a currently existing outside agreement become exclusive to TurboSquid, and these models get SquidGuild royalty rates and CheckMate eligibility. All new models published by the …

Tips for Publishers

Michele Bousquet 3D Modeling, Artists, publishing Leave a Comment

Lately, I’ve been talking to some of our top sellers to find out how they’ve achieved such a high level of sales. Between their tips, and information we’ve gathered from our own statistics, a few important points have emerged. Consistent, steady publishing is one of the keys to success at TurboSquid. Many customers search daily for the newest models, and …