Futuristic fly cruise ship by Alexander Tujicov.

Artist Spotlight: Alexander Tujicov

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After studying to become an architect, LA-based Alexander Tujicov turned his 3D hobby into a career by specializing in stunning architectural visualizations. Now, he’s leveraged the same skills that make for a good arch-viz render to create photo-real environments in the metaverse. We caught up with him to learn more below.  TurboSquid: What makes you passionate about architectural visualization? Alexander …

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Bringing Props to Life with Age

Francesco Furneri 3D Best Practices, 3D Modeling, Artists, Featured Artists, Guest Artists

Aging 3D assets is a good exercise for texturing, and it also creates more realism while showcasing your 3D models. You, as artists, have certainly heard of PBR (physically based rendering), expecially if you are into 3D texturing. As a refresher, when you texture props in a realistic way, PBR comes in handy by providing a method for texturing. This …

Creating and Rendering Realistic Metal Materials

Francesco Furneri 3D Best Practices, 3D Modeling, Artists, Featured Artists, Guest Artists

Metal materials missing that little bit of zing? Check out Francesco Furneri’s guide to rendering realistic metals and some practical tips for Substance Painter. In this article, you’ll learn how to create realistic metal materials and, in particular, I’ll give you some tips on producing different types of realistic details in Substance Painter. For the purpose of this article, let’s …

Texturing Crocodile Skin in Substance Painter

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Have you seen our newest homepage image? It was created by TurboSquid Modeler Francesco Furneri, an expert in designing details that bring his 3D models to life. Having previously published a guest article on this blog on creating procedural rock details, he recently sent us his newest tutorial to share with our artists and customers. In part one of this …

Sukhoi Su-57 3D Model by Aicrovision

Specializing in PBR Part 1: Aicrovision

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Welcome to Part 1 of our 2-part PBR artist interview series! We’re sitting down with two great TurboSquid artists to talk about tools, workflows, and tactics for tackling PBR modeling. This week, we spoke with Ashkan Ghaffari aka Aicrovision who specializes in StemCell Certified PBR models. He goes in-depth with us about his workflow for creating high-quality PBR models. TurboSquid: …