SIGGRAPH 2018

Heading to SIGGRAPH 2018

DeLonna 3D Modeling, Industry News, Site 1 Comment

SIGGRAPH 2018 is almost here! This year’s conference spans over August 12-16 in Vancouver.  Some of TurboSquid’s & PixelSquid’s finest will be present, so if you’re attending or just want to follow along through social media, here’s everything you’ll need to know. What does SIGGRAPH stand for? The Association of Computing Machinery’s Special Interest Group on Computer Graphics and Interactive …

Siggraph 2013: TurboSquid and CGSociety

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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 …

Day One of Siggraph 2013 with TurboSquid

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Greetings from sunny Anaheim, CA, where the 40th annual SIGGRAPH conference is being held this year. I arrived on Sunday just in time to go to some early sessions and see a few of the exhibits. Going early gave me time to review the Posters display and play “spot the TurboSquid model”. This year, Andrey Kravchenko’s Masha won the contest …

TurboSquid at Siggraph – Day 5

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Thursday is the last day of the exhibition. It’s time to take some final meetings and make a last sweep through the exhibition and Job Fair to see what’s up. I met some of our friends from CGSociety for lunch where we talked about some interesting collaborations for the upcoming year, including the possibility of offering CheckMate classes as part …

TurboSquid at Siggraph – Day 4

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Today TurboSquid held a Birds of a Feather meeting on 3D modeling standards. About 100 3D professionals and students joined us for a lively discussion on the CheckMate standard in its current form, and possible future developments. In attendance were CheckMate Advisory Board member Jed Denjean along with folks from Autodesk, Pixar, Ikea, Boeing, and various other companies involved in …

TurboSquid at Siggraph – Day 3

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The exhibition is finally open, giving us a peek at all the new technology for 3D modeling, animation, motion capture, and rendering. The AMD booth is showing off their lightning-fast graphics cards with this larger-than-life rendering of a female head from TurboSquid artist Komba3d. The rendering, besides being big enough to be seen from space, is absolutely stunning in its …