Occupational People 3D Models

This is my second post of inspirational 3D Models from the artists of TurboSquid. As of writing we have over 6,000 people and characters on site. This is just a few of my hand selected top picks, all of which represent a particular occupation.

Inspirational 3D Models

TurboSquid is close to reaching 300,000 available 3D Models and to mark this milestone I wanted to take the time to highlight some of the amazing and inspiration 3D models that are available on the site. This is the first in what I hope will be a series of posts showcasing the incredible content available. British Street 3D Models American … Read More

Installing Symfony on WAMP

This post will help guide you through the process of installing Symfony with WAMP. If you do not have WAMP already installed head over to the the WAMP website and download the latest installer. Once installed enable the apache rewrite_module by clicking on the WAMP icon in your task bar, navigating to the Apache > Apache Modules directory and  clicking … Read More

What 3D Models Should I Make?

In recent months we have ramped up the analysis of 3D models available on TurboSquid. Some categories are heavily over subscribed with hundreds of 3D models available. A great example is in the number of Airbus A380 models, of which there are over 250 of them. They do come in different liveries, file formats and quality levels, but that is … Read More

Webmaster Tools Top Pages

This may not be news to you, but it came as a pleasant surprise to me, Webmaster Tools allows you to view your top performing pages AND all the search terms that are driving impressions and clicks to that page. Honestly, the feature could have been there for months. I came across it after clicking around one day, it’s certainly not … Read More

10 Tips To Declutter Your Email Inbox

I was chatting recently with one of my work colleagues about how we manage our e-mail inbox. We discovered that we had some different techniques to improve how much time we spent actually reading and replying to e-mails, but we agreed that it was a slippery slope if not maintained. Early on you are on top of all e-mails that come … Read More

10 Tips on Being a Better Design Client

Being a good design client can be difficult. Perhaps the hardest thing of all is maintaining a clear separation between the role of the client and the designer. Chances are the client will have many design ideas and will want to see these come to fruition. This can put the designer in a difficult place, after all the designer has to … Read More

3D Modeling With Good Intentions…

I’d like to think that I am good at finishing a pet project, but I struggle to think of an instance where I have completed, been happy with the results and put the project completely behind me. Instead I find myself constantly dabbling, fixing, tweaking to death. The problem is simple, I am a perfectionist who can’t create perfection! I … Read More

How to Play Audiobooks on iPad

If you have just purchased and downloaded an audiobook for the first time through iTunes on the iPad then you may be wondering how to play the audiobook. You may have already noticed that your Audiobook is not visible under the purchased tab on iTunes and if you navigate back to the book you get the very unhelpful message telling … Read More

Perfect Circular Holes in 3ds Max

There are a few tutorials out there that showcase how to cut holes into geometry within 3ds Max. I’ve adapted these techniques over time and use these principles when cutting any shape into geometry. Before I go on it is very important to understand the principle of creating quad geometry. Quad based topology refers to geometry that is constructed of polygons that have … Read More