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Holiday Upgrades to the Render Farm

Hello everyone, hope you all enjoyed the holidays and had a merry ol’ time. We at Abbott Animation must have been especially good this year, check out what Santa brought us – a couple of brand spanking new render nodes! Okay, so some assembly was required. At the heart of each machine is an AMD […]

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Free Tomahawk Missile for Download

In a little bit different direction, the new Abbott Freebie is a 3D model of Tomahawk Cruise missile. Subdivision-friendly and available in obj, fbx, and lwo flavors. We modeled it and use it to show our abilities in military product demonstration. Feel free to download it and use it for any of your digital military […]

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Free 3D Asset: Desktop Monitor

We’re back with another Abbott Freebie, and this time we’re giving away a free 3D model of a computer monitor. It should go nicely with the desktop tower and keyboard models that we shared previously. Now you can lay out the gaming rig of your dreams in 3D and show all your friends what your […]

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Download our Toy Dinosaur Model for Free!

Don’t let this cute little guy fool you, he is ferocious! Between the uses as a small background prop to fill a child’s room or a giant that destroys a city in some young scientist’s experiment gone wrong, this model will fill many purposes. The model is mostly quads and is subdivision friendly, meaning you […]

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2017 Tucson ADDY Awards!

The 36th Annual Tucson ADDY Awards, held by American Advertising Federation Tucson, was this past Saturday. This year was the debut of Abbott Animation at the ADDY Awards. We entered 5 individual projects into 3 different categories and were awarded 3 silver and 2 bronze! Also of note, we collaborated in the work for the […]

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A 3D Computer Keyboard is Now Free to Download!

Last time we gave away a computer tower, today’s Abbott Freebie is a sleek, minimalist-design keyboard. The model is subdivision-friendly and suitable for close up shots. It comes with a texture file that is easily modified to change the font style or writing system. Go crazy, do an energy drink-fueled animation binge and animate some […]

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Free Computer Tower Model

Need to create an environment for a not-so-tech-savvy guy who uses his computer tower to hold up one side of his broken coffee table as he cries over a cold hot-pocket and wonders where everything went wrong?We got you covered. Need to model a render farm? You can do that, too. For the second asset […]

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We’re Giving Away Free Animation Assets!

To celebrate the new year we’re going to start posting download links to FREE tools, 3D assets, and After Effects templates that we create and use. Check back regularly to see if there is anything that interests you, feel free to download, share, and use in any way you want. For our first Abbott Freebie […]

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Animation

We made a commercial… for ourselves!

We have recently been working with Nova Home Loans Arizona Bowl in creating content that will be shown during the game. Part of the deal was a 30 second spot to allow us to show off some of our stuff on the big screens during the game. We used Lightwave to model the environment and […]

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Animation

Truth about Animation – The moving picture is at hand

When we think of animation our brains tend to move toward those kid friendly TV programs that blast through our home (provided you have children… or you just like that type of thing, no judgement). But, it doesn’t always mean full fledged cartoon. 2D and 3D animation can be used alongside video footage to adorn […]