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3DVIA Top 10 3D Models – 140 – Four Years!

Time to party! This Top 10, #140, marks four years of gathering the best models uploaded to 3DVIA. That means over 1,400 models and close to 700 individuals have been recognized and spotlighted as the best. Congratulations to all of you for contributing such great models. I hope that we all can continue to share [...]

3DVIA Top 10 3D Models – 139

Getting from here to there is the dominant theme this time. From a big honking truck to several svelte futuristic vehicles with shoes, toys and intake manifolds in between. Take to the skies in the Kalisto airship or head for space in the Blue Falcon. When you feel like a little time off from traveling [...]

3DVIA Top 10 3D Models – 138

Futuristic concepts and models dominate the Top 10 this time around. You can stay earthbound with some show-stopping transportation or head for outer space for even more adventures. If you choose to stay here on Earth you can still cruise in style to a beautiful home or elegant urban or rural buildings. Jump on board [...]

3DVIA Top 10 3D Models – 137

From deep outer space construction to deep sea diving we’ve got you covered this time. Toss in some beautiful homes to live in and several ways to get to them and add just a pinch of humor to end up with a delightful blend of Top 10 ingredients. Hope you’re hungry! The ten best 3D [...]

3DVIA Top 10 3D Models – 136

Variety is one of the things that I always look for in the Top 10. This week we have models from inside our own mouths all the way to the outer reaches of space. The fantastic imagination and quality of the models continue to amaze me. Take a trip and explore each model carefully. You’ll [...]

3DVIA Top 10 3D Models – 135

Water, sculpture and power are the driving forces this week. Explore new worlds in and on the ocean. Enjoy the thought-provoking sculptures resulting from amazing 3D modeling. Imagine the power of two supercars, a race car, a tank or the highly tuned parts of a race car engine. It’s all there. Now we just need [...]

3DVIA Top 10 3D Models – 134

Elegant luxury is found everywhere in this Top 10. From super yachts to super cars and elegant dinners, there are many ways to indulge yourself. For the more adventurous amongst you, we have a hefty helping of urban settings to explore and several vehicles for the air, land and sea! Just watch out for the [...]

3DVIA Top 10 3D Models – 133

Fun is a big factor in this month’s Top 10. You can go a zillion miles an hour, take a swim, blow things up, get shot into the sky, party hard, explore an amazing cityscape, be enthralled by the elegance of a granary or relax all by yourself with the most comfortable headphones you’ve ever [...]

3DVIA Top 10 3D Models – 132

3D modeling is at its best when it is explaining a plan or a process. You can’t beat this outstanding batch of models for doing that and more! Whether it’s the cockpit of a helicopter or the bowls you use for cooking and storage, you’ll learn and understand more in 3D. Concepts come to life [...]

3DVIA Top 10 3D Models – 131

We’re definitely going places this time around with the Top 10! Whether you want to get there in a car, bus, ship, or even a dirigible – we’re ready to go. Just be careful around the trailer full of explosives if you’re on the way home or to visit the Grand Palais! The ten best [...]

3DVIA Top 10 3D Models – 130

Hold on to your hat if you get close to the fury of sound from the blue roadster or take a ride in the exquisite yacht! If you’re feeling elegant, pick up your luxury bag after appreciating the gorgeous flower arrangement and head out. You have two choices of beautiful homes and two wonderful places [...]

3DVIA Top 10 – Best of the Best – 2011!

It was an exceptionally busy year for everyone here at 3DVIA! One result was that the weekly Top 10 blog posts became bi-weekly instead. This means that there are 28 Top 10′s to gather data from, compared to 47 last year. To be statistically more accurate, the Best of the Best 2011 compilation now determines [...]

3DVIA Top 10 3D Models – 129

Inside or outside, moving or stationary, hot or elegant, wild or relaxing – we’ve got you covered! Pick up that fiddle and get a move on to see this week’s 10 best! The ten best 3D models and one 3DVIA Scene uploaded to 3DVIA.com during the weeks of Saturday, December 17th through Friday, December 30th, [...]

3DVIA Top 10 3D Models – 128

There are THREE 3DVIA Scenes in addition to the 10 excellent models this week! Think of them as a holiday bonus. :) More and more modelers are seeing the value of putting their models along with other free models from the 3DVIA model collection into a 3DVIA Scene to give their viewers a way to [...]

3DVIA Top 10 3D Models – 127

This has been the hardest Top 10 that I’ve done so far. There were so many deserving models that I could barely keep up with them. Making the selections was extremely difficult! What a great group of modelers we have here on 3DVIA! Thank you all for your tremendous work!  The ten best 3D models [...]

3DVIA Top 10 3D Models – 126

Lots of building going on this week! Everything from guitars to stores and homes, complexes and all the way to an entire solar system! And, of course, let’s not forget the mobile AA weapons system, the truck or the bridge and sculpture too. Dig in and find what you like the best! Just a note [...]

3DVIA Top 10 3D Models – 125 – Three Years!!

Through the eyes of a jaguar we take a look at this week’s excellent group of models. From sculpture that is meant to be sculpture to mechanical wonders that could be mistaken for sculptures, we cover quite a range. Purpose and elegance feature strongly in many of the offerings. Fantasy and hard-core reality are in [...]

3DVIA Top 10 3D Models – 124

Forts – and more forts headline the week. We have three different entries into a 3D fort-making competition. The element of competition is also there underwater with a great underwater glider. Not all water is clean and sparkling, so we have some of the equipment that takes care of waste water. There’s even a quadricopter [...]

3DVIA Top 10 3D Models – 123

We have a great variety of model subjects this week! The bubbles fantasy is one of my favorites, but the boat in development is amazing to look at too. Even the power strip is exceptional! There are also concepts for Smike’s brand new helicopter design and a skyscraper that will make your neck sore just [...]

3DVIA Top 10 3D Models – 122

It’s a real mixed bag this week! We’ve got everything from an antique gramophone to a futuristic weapons system. There are examples of construction and manufacturing, as well as the finished products. The common theme is excellent modeling! The ten best 3D models and one 3DVIA Experience uploaded to 3DVIA.com during the weeks of Saturday, [...]

3DVIA Top 10 3D Models – 121

Power! The power of 3D modeling is in your face with this week’s Top 10. Whether you’re dreaming up the future, rebuilding the past, or imagining how to revamp the old to suit the new, 3D models will help you help others to understand and actually see what you mean. Dig in and see for [...]

3DVIA Top 10 3D Models – 120

There’s a secret hidden in plain sight in this Top 10. All the clues you need to solve the puzzle are in the models. It wasn’t intentional, but I was having so much fun that I didn’t even notice until it was done. Tomy will probably be the first to figure it out, but see [...]

3DVIA Top 10 3D Models – 119

Things that move and assemblies that help make them faster are the dominant theme this week. You have a choice of water, land and outer space vehicles to explore. If you want to sit still you can control a process plant, visit an oasis of comfort or contemplate a skull. Whatever you do, enjoy yourself [...]

3DVIA Top 10 3D Models – 118

Warning! Cars galore ahead. I don’t know what happened, but there were great cars everywhere I looked in putting together this Top 10. I’m not going to offer any excuses as I wallow in showing you loads of roaring, rolling goodies! If you feel like the screaming Skinface, then let it all out and we’ll [...]

3DVIA Top 10 3D Models – 117

Planning, training, making, and just plain having fun are on tap this week. From a single exhibit, store or building to a big section of a city – we’ve got ‘em covered. How about an entire hydro-electric dam too just for good measure? We also have hydraulic power covered, a conceptual tractor-trailer combo and a [...]

3DVIA Top 10 3D Models – 116

Launch any one of the models (including the section of a ship’s bow) with the trebuchet from the future and you may never find where they land! If you’d rather stay in the present and indoors, you can relax, have an ice cream sandwich and enjoy the kitchen or the complete house. The Robot will [...]

3DVIA Top 10 3D Models – 115

Why are those men running across the bridge? We’ll probably never know, but we can still enjoy Lamborghini, the truck or even what looks like a space station. The dam will control the water and the sensor board will do its job too. Then, when it’s time to relax; we have a beautiful home, a [...]

3DVIA Top 10 3D Models – 114

About the only thing that’s special this week is that we have a lot of blue! Of course, the models themselves are all special too! From exciting stampings to gorgeous water pumps, you’ll have fun exploring. You can learn some geology or metrology. Or you can go soaring on your skateboard or into the sky [...]

3DVIA Top 10 3D Models – 113

The ten best 3D models and one 3DVIA Experience uploaded to 3DVIA.com during the weeks of Saturday, April 7th through Friday, May 20th, 2011 are highlighted here. We’re all over the place this week! From a hot club to a cool home and an amazing island city buzzing with activity. There’s a Gundam to crush [...]

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The new version of 3DVIA Studio has released! The software update contains several new features, including a terrain editor and customizable environmental effects, enabling 3DVIA.com users to build and publish realistic 3D worlds faster than ever. Read below to learn about each new feature in detail. Terrain Editor Use the newly added terrain editor to [...]

3DVIA Top 10 3D Models – 112

The ten best 3D models and one 3DVIA Scene uploaded to 3DVIA.com during the weeks of Saturday, April 23rd through Friday, May 6th, 2011 are highlighted here. What? No cars or trucks? Nope, just a great collection of architectural and urban planning models with two spacecraft and one airplane. Geology plays a big role in [...]

3DVIA Top 10 3D Models – 111

The ten best 3D models and one 3DVIA Scene uploaded to 3DVIA.com during the weeks of Saturday, April 9th through Friday, April 22nd, 2011 are highlighted here. All right, my bias towards cars and things that move really shows this week. Four cars, one boat, one space ship, one turbine and an industrial cab leave [...]

3DVIA Top 10 3D Models – 110

The ten best 3D models and one 3DVIA Experience uploaded to 3DVIA.com during the weeks of Saturday, March 26th through Friday, April 8th, 2011 are highlighted here.What a great mix this week. Whether you want to go elegant and inspiring, get down to earth, head up to the skies or even further into space we [...]

3DVIA Top 10 – Best of the Best – 2010!

14 Extraordinary 3DVIA modelers are recognized here as the Best of the Best Top 10 modelers for models that they created in 2010! CONGRATULATIONS TO EACH OF YOU! The Best of the Best 2010 is a celebration of these individual modelers and the depth and quality of all of our modelers here at 3DVIA. It [...]

3DVIA Top 10 3D Models – 109

The ten best 3D models and one 3DVIA Scene uploaded to 3DVIA.com during the weeks of Saturday, March 12th through Friday, March 25th, 2011 are highlighted here. Manufacturing gets plenty of attention this week with three fantastic examples. But that doesn’t mean that we won’t have the chance to relax, eat and enjoy! Take a [...]

3DVIA Top 10 3D Models – 108

The ten best 3D models and one 3DVIA Scene uploaded to 3DVIA.com during the weeks of Saturday, February 26th through Friday, March 11th, 2011 are highlighted here. Do you want to have some fun or do you want to get some work done? We have some good examples of both! Have a cup of java [...]

3DVIA Top 10 3D Models – 107

The ten best 3D models and one 3DVIA Experience uploaded to 3DVIA.com during the weeks of Saturday, February 12th through Friday, February 25th, 2011 are highlighted here.This week’s models will let you to stay at ground level and enjoy two different homes and two other environments. You can also zip around in an amazing super [...]

3DVIA Top 10 3D Models – 106

The ten best 3D models and one 3DVIA Experience uploaded to 3DVIA.com during the weeks of Saturday, January 29th through Friday, February 11th, 2011 are highlighted here. A great mix of models awaits you this time around. We’ve got plenty of big heavy equipment and a workshop to make and keep them in tip-top shape. [...]

3DVIA Top 10 3D Models – 105

The ten best 3D models and one 3DVIA Scene uploaded to 3DVIA.com during the week of Saturday, January 22nd through Friday, January 28th, 2011 are highlighted here. We have quite a mix today, from giant sinks to tiny LEGO critters. There are places to live and places to relax. Check out a biological sculpture or [...]

3DVIA Top 10 3D Models – 104 – Two Years!!

The ten best 3D models and one 3DVIA Experience uploaded to 3DVIA.com during the week of Saturday, January 15th through Friday, January 21st, 2011 are highlighted here.Two years of Top 10′s? It’s hard to believe! Top 10 – 001 was actually published in November of 2008, so it has been more than two years, but [...]

3DVIA Top 10 3D Models – 103

The ten best 3D models and one 3DVIA Experience uploaded to 3DVIA.com during the week of Saturday, January 8th through Friday, January 14th, 2011 are highlighted here. This week we have more fun stuff than usual. From picking up your Winnie the Pooh guitar to visiting the huge mall or the inspiring stadium you’re covered! [...]

3DVIA Top 10 3D Models – 102

The ten best 3D models and one 3DVIA Scene uploaded to 3DVIA.com during the week of Saturday, January 1st through Friday, January 7th, 2010 are highlighted here. From the incredibly rusty and beautiful to the incredibly smooth and beautiful, we’ve got a bunch of great models! Potential pain and pleasure are covered in several ways. [...]

3DVIA Top 10 3D Models – 101

The ten best 3D models and one 3DVIA Scene uploaded to 3DVIA.com during the weeks of Saturday, December 11th through Friday, December 31st, 2010 are highlighted here. Happy New Year to everyone! I hope that you’ve gotten off to a good start! Motorcycles get a lot of attention in this Top 10. We have a [...]

3DVIA Top 10 3D Models – 100!

The ten best 3D models and one 3DVIA Experience uploaded to 3DVIA.com during the week of Saturday, December 4th through Friday, December 10th, 2010 are highlighted here.It has been nearly two years since the first Top 10 was posted. Today’s post is number 100! Congratulations to the makers of all of the over 1000 models [...]

3DVIA Top 10 3D Models – 099

The ten best 3D models and one 3DVIA Experience uploaded to 3DVIA.com during the week of Saturday, November 27th through Friday, December 3rd, 2010 are highlighted here.I usually overdo it on the vehicle end of things, but I think this is a record! There are six wheeled vehicles, one boat and two motors for you [...]

3DVIA Top 10 3D Models – 098

The ten best 3D models and one relaxing 3DVIA Scene uploaded to 3DVIA.com during the weeks of Saturday, November 6th through Friday, November 26, 2010 are highlighted here. We have a lot of ways to get places this week, from a leisurely trip on a canal boat to a speedy sail boat. Or you can [...]

3DVIA Top 10 3D Models – 097

Hi All! I’m filling in for Don again this week, but we’re back up to a full Top 10. My apologies for being a bit late with this one. Each of these models were uploaded to 3DVIA.com over the past week and are original creations to the best of my knowledge. Congratulations to the winners! [...]

3DVIA Top 10 (actually 5) 3D Models – 096

Hi All! I’m filling in for Don this week, so I’m doing a slightly abbreviated version of the weekly Top 10. Unfortunately, I only was able to feature 5 this week, although it was a really difficult choice since there were so many great models to choose from. Each of these models were uploaded to [...]

3DVIA Top 10 3D Models – 094

The ten best 3D models and two exceptional 3DVIA Experiences uploaded to 3DVIA.com during the week of Saturday, October 9th through Friday, October 15th, 2010 are highlighted here.Visit the museum made from a train station or the train station that is a train station. See the 1″ beetle that is in a museum. Visit an [...]

3DVIA Top 10 3D Models – 093

The ten best 3D models and one exceptional 3DVIA Experience uploaded to 3DVIA.com during the week of Saturday, October 2nd through Friday, October 8th, 2010 are highlighted here.We have our eyes on you this week! It could a raven. It could be Carl. Or, it could be Spy Bee zeroing in on your derriere for [...]