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Tattoo realism reimagined with Tattooed Theory’s Javier Antunez

Claire Fontenot 3D Modeling, Artists, Customers, Featured Artists, Guest Artists, Sightings Leave a Comment

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 …

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, …

Model Sighting: Rocket Used to Promote Legend of Apollo 4D

Kate Voisin Sightings, Site Leave a Comment

TurboSquid artist Stuart Howes was excited to spot his model of the Saturn Apollo, promoting Legend of Apollo 4D, at the Science Museum in London.   This amazing interactive film gives museum-goers a chance to experience the Apollo space missions of the 1960s and ’70s for themselves, enhanced by NASA archives and 3D animation. If you’re in the area, you …

British Indie Music Video Makes the Most of TurboSquid Models

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When British indie rock group, The Shallows, wanted a video for their song, “Honestly,” they turned to Jamie Fraser of Super Mega Action Plus.  Jamie and his partner, Debs, are the creative forces behind Super Mega Action Plus, incorporating live action film with both 2D and 3D animation. The Shallows loved SMAP’s style in another artist’s music video, so when …