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Press Release

Turbo Squid announces Custom 3D Modeling Service

Over 6300 artists around the globe may now bid on custom jobs

(New Orleans, LA – December 18, 2003 - Turbo Squid, the world’s largest collection of royalty-free 3D assets for sale, today announced a custom 3D modeling service. This service will allow clients to draw from a pool of over 6300 digital artists around the world when a custom 3D modeling job is needed.

The service is designed to give Turbo Squid clients another avenue for content if they cannot fulfill their needs through the Turbo Squid library of more than 80,000 3D models, meshes, textures, audio files and mocap data available for download.

Artists may also earn additional revenue as their time permits by registering to be a part of this service. Turbo Squid will match the requirements of the job with the most qualified artists who have expressed an interest in this service. The goal is to select an artist and provide a quote within two business days.

“We have been receiving an increasing number of requests from clients about custom modeling, from changing a model they purchased online to designing a range of characters for a game,” noted Dan Lion, Vice President of Sales and Marketing. “At the same time, our vendors have expressed an interest in earning additional revenue when between projects. This service is a logical extension of Turbo Squid that benefits both parties while offering clients a unique avenue to fulfill their creative needs.”

Pricing and availability

There is no cost for clients to use this service. Clients may submit a request for proposal by completing the form located at http://www.turbosquid.com/CustomModeling. Artists who have uploaded assets to Turbo Squid may register using the form located at http://www.turbosquid.com/CustomModeling.

About TurboSquid

Founded in 2000, Turbo Squid is dedicated to the management and distribution of digital products and other relevant content for 3D and 2D designers and creative professionals. Turbo Squid provides a global market for digital products by enabling individual and corporate users to list, promote and sell their content to users around the world. In 2003 Turbo Squid was named as the exclusive publisher and worldwide distributor for the Discreet Certified 3ds Max Plug-in Program. Turbo Squid is a privately held and venture-backed company. More information can be found at the company's web site: www.turbosquid.com.

Contact:
Dan Lion
VP Sales and Marketing
TurboSquid, Inc.
Tel: (504) 680-4402