Tag: 3d models

Marmoset Toolbag 3

Marmoset Toolbag 3

Long time no post!

That’s a reason for that – I’ve actually been writing tech articles for my new job over at TurboSquid – I’m an Associate Producer there, and focus on R&D for real-time 3D and VR. How cool is that?

That said, I just finished up on a decent review talking about Marmoset Toolbag 3, which I’ve had the pleasure of toying with since the alpha.

You can check it out here!

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2014 Q4 Updates

Hey everybody! It’s been a little while! I have been busy and although I haven’t done any one thing that I feel is ‘blogworthy,’ I do have enough small things that are worth an update. If you want more granular updates, I post pretty actively on twitter, it’s generally the same content I post here, just more granular and with horrid compression on images. Plus you can get in contact with me, I’m using it as  This post is just going to jump around a little more then usual, I just want to give an idea of what I’ve been doing without drowning you in transitional text.

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Sci-Fi Citizens: Behind the Scenes

I decided to write up a little history on where these models came from, and paint a picture of the community of olde. In the second half of this write-up, I talk about the more technical side of things with the current release, in terms of how, in about 10 steps. Intertwined are my opinions and personal approaches to things like private/public releases, and end-user accessibility. I also offer some offhand tips of the trade, specifically in unwrapping and texturing, as well as some things I learned in this project.  If you want that, you might want to skip this first part, but I feel the purpose is as important as the technique. Also, word of caution, this is a technical article. If you don’t know terms used in source modeling, it might get a bit into technobabble.

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