The Most Iconic 3D Models
3D model have many uses in today’s society. Computer and video games, building structure design, automotive construction, and artistic and educational models all serve their purpose in their respective industries. The most well known and popular of these models claim their fame through their designers, and their timeless use in the field of education. Visual arts students use well known 3D model in their classes as a means of comparison to grade skill level and knowledge retention.
Of these models is the famous Stanford Bunny which was created by Greg Turk and Marc Levoy in 1994 at Stanford University, this model is mainly used as a data test, and has become a standard for testing graphics algorithms. Other iconic models, like the Utah Teapot, are used as standard references, and can be a tool for the education of graphic arts students in high schools and universities.
In the automotive industry, each car body design is first created as a model which is kept by the car companies as a keepsake and reference of where the company has been, and what paths to take in the future. 3D models are advancing with the use of high tech software and machinery, but there will always be the original models that will continue serving their purpose in the world of education and modern history.