CheckMate Advisory Board Rides Again

Michele Bousquet CheckMate, Customers 2 Comments

Last week we had the second meeting of the CheckMate Advisory Board, a group that meets quarterly to discuss development of the CheckMate standard. The goal of the CheckMate Advisory Board is to keep the standard relevant to the constantly evolving needs of 3D production artists, not only for TurboSquid but for the industry as a whole. In between quarterly …

“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 …

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 …