Adam Savage in his ACES helmet at San Diego Comic Con

Adam Savage 3D Printed His Comic-Con Helmet from a TurboSquid Model

Claire Fontenot Customers, Sightings, Site 4 Comments

Adam Savage, known best as the star and executive producer of MythBusters, has translated his talent and fame into several popular ventures, including his website and YouTube Channel, Tested, where he combines his love for all things engineering and nerd culture. Any true fan knows that Adam regularly attends Comic-Con and other large conventions incognito in a cosplay of his …

Cover image from Short Samurai film by Jon Finger

How VFX Artist Jon Finger Uses TurboSquid in His Workflow

Claire Fontenot Customers, Sightings, Site 1 Comment

VFX and TurboSquid go hand-in-hand. One of our favorite games to play at TurboSquid is Spot that Asset, where we try to find models by TurboSquid artists on television and in major motion pictures. While the TurboSquid market is great for large production studios, it’s also an accessible tool for smaller projects as well.   This month, we chatted with VFX …

The Mage's Tale by ineXile

Bringing inXile’s The Mage’s Tale to Life

Claire Fontenot Customers, Guest Artists, Real-Time, Sightings, VR 1 Comment

Long-time customer and partner (and our New Orleans neighbor) inXile Entertainment has utilized TurboSquid for years as a quick and cost-effective tool for bringing their rich, world-building games to life as an independent studio. inXile uses TurboSquid for early game prototyping, all the way through final development, to populate their worlds with props and elements to save on vital manpower. Recently, inXile …

Arch Angel by Javier Antunez

Tattoo realism reimagined with Tattooed Theory’s Javier Antunez

Claire Fontenot 3D Modeling, Artists, Customers, Featured Artists, Guest Artists, Sightings 2 Comments

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 …

StemCell

StemCell now supports OBJ and FBX formats

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StemCell, TurboSquid’s 3D model standardization solution, just received a huge update! This week we added support for OBJ and FBX (metallic and specular configurations included), two of the most popular exchange formats. Now, in combination with our gITF support announcement earlier this summer, each new StemCell model will have FBX, OBJ, and gITF formats included. Each of these exchange formats …

StemCell

Support for glTF Coming to StemCell

DeLonna 3D Modeling, Customers, Industry News 4 Comments

We’ve very excited to announce that we’re adding glTF to our growing list of StemCell supported formats, making 3D even more accessible to users around the globe.We plan to convert the entire existing StemCell library (which currently encompasses several thousand models) into glTF 2.0 content. All new StemCell models will automatically flow into glTF as part of our automation process. …