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 4 Comments

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 …

Sighting: RenderDigimania

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RenderDigimania is a rapid animation production renderer, developed to to allow animators to animate, light, and shoot their characters and objects in a setting that gives them real time previews.  In other words, it wants to make 3D animation a lot faster, without having to waste a lot of time rendering. 

Snuffing Snuffy: Shark Week Ad Evokes Emotional Response and Other 3D Scares

Silas Owings 3D Modeling, Industry News, Sightings, Site 2 Comments

The Discovery Channel series Shark Week’s latest TV spot appears to be both horrifying and entertaining viewers everywhere. The advert features a fake local news report, where a conservation group is preparing to release a rescued (likely 3D model) seal, Snuffy, back into the wild just off the Jersey Shore. As they lower the creature into the ocean via crane, …