Cover image from Short Samurai film by Jon Finger

How VFX Artist Jon Finger Uses TurboSquid in His Workflow

Claire Fontenot Customers, Sightings, Site Leave a 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 1 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 …