“Excuse me, I thought it was real.”

Michele Bousquet 3D Modeling, CheckMate, Customers 11 Comments

One of our Diamond CheckMate artists, dimosbarbos, had an interesting experience yesterday. A nostalgic customer found this great image of a Lasonic TRC-975 boombox through Google, and was thrilled at the idea of reliving his youth with this classic music maker. And all for just $79! Unfortunately, what the customer wanted was a real boombox and not a 3D model, even if …

June Sales Stats Prove It Pays to Be a CheckMate Artist

Michele Bousquet CheckMate, Customers, Industry News 3 Comments

June was a great month for CheckMate models, which accounted for just over 16% of 3D models sold at TurboSquid. When you consider that less than 3% of our 3D model catalog is CheckMate Certified, it’s clear that CheckMate models have an advantage when it comes to sales. Want to shop for CheckMate models? Do a search on CheckMate Pro …

Webinar: Converting 3D Models

Michele Bousquet Artists, CheckMate, Customers, publishing Leave a Comment

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 …

Artist Spotlight: Jamie Hamel Smith

Adele Tiblier Artists, CheckMate, Customers, Featured Artists 4 Comments

For April, the TurboSquid home page is featuring not one, but two CheckMate Pro models, a combination of complementary assets including a sexy and super fast looking Yamaha R6 motorcycle 3D model by Jamie Hamel Smith, with an equally stylish rider by 3D artist Vespa. We got to chat with the man behind the motorcycle on how he got his …

Artist Spotlight: Vespa

Adele Tiblier Artists, CheckMate, Customers, Featured Artists Leave a Comment

You may have noticed that we have not one, but two CheckMate Pro models sharing the spot atop our home page this month. Vespa’s sleek cyclist looked lost without an equally impressive bike. So we started “shopping” the TurboSquid model catalog for just the right ride; the decision – a top of line Yamaha R6 superbike, created by 3D modeler …