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Twinmotion for beginners: important Tips, a Starter Course and FREE 3D models

Twinmotion is a real-time visualization and 3D immersion software that is becoming increasingly popular due to its intuitiveness and live-connectors with major BIM software, such as Archicad. It is used for creating high-quality images, videos, and immersive experiences for architecture, construction, urban planning, and landscaping.

For those who are new to exploring Twinmotion, we have put together some helpful links to assist you on your journey!

1. Get the Twinmotion license for FREE

Epic Games offers multiple variations of licensing for Twinmotion: FREE Trial, Educational License (also free), and Commercial License ($499 for the US). The first two have an unlimited trial period, which means you can use them for learning, and only the Commercial License is valid for commercial projects. Twinmotion is currently available for Windows 7, 8, or 10 (64-bit), and macOS 10.14.6 or later.

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2. Learn the main tips

You can get the basic understanding of the Twinmotion workflow from the "10 important Tips for Realistic Images in Twinmotion" by Carsten Emde, 3D artist and Twinmotion expert. These tips come from his 3 key system:

  1. Prepare and Texture your 3D Model...whether it be in Archicad, Revit, or SketchUp. This is the Foundation for Steps 2) and 3) below.

  2. Refine your Model Textures in Twinmotion. Depending on your Preparation in Step 1), some textures will need to be enhanced.

  3. Then do your Lighting…

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3. Take a Twinmotion Starter Course

Perfect for beginners the course provides a step-by-step approach to mastering Twinmotion fundamentals. It focuses only on the essential parts needed to create stunning visuals and simple videos. It's also made by Carsten Emde and contains 28 lessons and 4 hours of coursework. Annual 12 months access will cost you $20,75/month (which is about 8 cups of coffee!).

100% Satisfaction Guaranteed: the expert guarantees you'll create amazing visuals after this course. If you're not satisfied, request a full refund, no questions asked.

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4. Download Twinmotion 3D models for FREE

You can download characters, assets and 3D models packs from the multiple websites. Twinmotion offers a nice standard library, but we decided to give you more freedom and share these links with additional 3D objects and accests:

The Unreal Engine Store

This is a digital marketplace for Unreal Engine users to buy and sell assets, tools, and resources related to game development, architecture, virtual reality, and other industries. It offers multiple packs, humans, materials and even plugins for Twinmotion and Unreal Engine.

Even more models: Now from Sketchfab!

Starting from the summer 2022 Twinmotion now supports the direct import of Sketchfab models. With this new integration, Twinmotion users can now access more than 650,000 assets that are free and have Creative Commons (CC) licenses from Sketchfab.

Important! Twinmotion users can use the integration to access models under CC Attribution, CC Attribution-ShareAlike, CC Attribution NoDerivatives, and CC0 licenses.

Quixel Megascans models

It provides a wide range of high-quality 3D assets, including objects, textures, and materials that can be used in various 3D applications, including Twinmotion. The platform offers a large library of scanned assets that can be easily imported into Twinmotion to enhance the quality and realism of 3D scenes. Additionally, Quixel Megascans is frequently updated with new assets, making it a valuable resource for 3D artists and designers working with Twinmotion or other 3D applications.


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