Selling 3D Models Online: 11 Helpful Do’s and Don’ts

DeLonna Day 3D Best Practices, 3D Modeling, Artists, Site, TurboTips

Interested in learning what it takes to successfully sell 3D models online? Perhaps you’ve recently graduated from a digital art program, or maybe you are an experienced professional making additional models in your spare time. Either way, if you are actively creating 3D models, then you could potentially earn some additional money selling them online. Before diving into the world …

Artist Guest Post: RaveeCG

DeLonna Day Artists, Guest Artists

Capturing the detail on an animal that’s been extinct for millions of years can be a unique challenge. Want to try your hand at modeling something like this armored Triceratops? Follow along with TurboSquid artist RaveeCG as he sculpts this three-horned dinosaur from scratch using Zbrush 4R7. In part 1, RaveeCG blocks out the dinosaur’s shape and progresses through a …

Geo-Baking in VR

Matthew Hales 3D Modeling, Artists, VR

VR can strain even the most capable GPUs. Solid optimization of 3D models is critical for VR, but some common performance hacks can look terrible when viewed stereoscopically. Prime offender: baking geometry into textures. It’s a tempting poly-reduction ploy, but not always ideal. Check out Geo-Baking in VR on our training site, Squid.io, for all you need to know.

Featured Artist: Andrea Bertaccini

Kate Voisin Artists, Featured Artists, Site

Andrea Bertaccini is a talented TurboSquid artist whose catalog ranges from perky (especially in our new homepage image) to practical. As an artist, Andrea employs a wide range of tools to communicate his vision in the design studio and in his personal projects. In this Featured Artist Interview, Andrea talked to us about which tools in his arsenal are his …