Why You Should Look for CheckMate Models on TurboSquid

DeLonna 3D Modeling, CheckMate Leave a Comment

In 2011, TurboSquid created the CheckMate standard, the 3D industry’s original quality specification, with help from major brands like IKEA, Electronic Arts, Weta Digital, and more. These models are not only exclusive to TurboSquid, they’re also rigorously tested by our Checkmate Inspectors to make sure the models meet the needs of a constantly evolving 3D industry. If you’re not using …

Siggraph 2013: TurboSquid and CGSociety

Michele Bousquet 3D Modeling, CheckMate Leave a Comment

On July 24, TurboSquid got together with CGSociety at Siggraph to present a panel called “Teaching CG and VFX Online”. Four instructors talked about the challenges they’ve overcome using online training to teach computer graphics, and then the panel opened up a discussion with the 40-odd attendees. Michele Bousquet talked about how TurboSquid uses YouTube’s Closed Caption option when creating CheckMate …

CheckMate Pro Webinar

Michele Bousquet 3D Modeling, Artists, CheckMate, Industry News 2 Comments

By popular demand, we’re offering a new webinar on Preparing Your Model for CheckMate Pro! In addition to learning all the ins and outs of submitting your 3D model for the highest standard, you’ll get a first look at recommendations from the recent CheckMate Advisory Board meeting. These recommendations aren’t out yet–this webinar is the only place to find out …

How-To Video: Fixing Overlapping Vertices in 3ds Max

TurboSquid 3D Modeling, Artists, CheckMate, TurboTips Leave a Comment

Got 5 Minutes? Then you have time for this video outlining how to find and fix overlapping Vertices using xView in 3ds Max 2010 or later. Find “xView” in the drop-down menu and once your mouse is over it another set of options will appear and you want to select “Overlapping Faces”. Go to “Customize”, then “Units Setup…”, and select …