Poly Haven is a free community for visual effects artists and game designers that creates free 3D assets such as HDRIs, textures, and models.
Poly Haven is a public asset library that provides high-quality 3D assets. They are 100% free and public domain (CC0 license). This means you can use them for any purpose without restriction. All assets are on the Poly Haven website, along with a render gallery of projects created by members.
Additionally, members of Poly Haven can join a Discord server, which is also free, to interact with other designers worldwide. This server is great to ask questions, requesting support, and staying up-to-date on Poly Haven announcements.
Moreover, members also use the server to exchange career advice, share memes, and showcase their works in progress and final renders. This server also has an off-topic channel and another channel to share resources. Members even participate in casual coworking sessions in a voice channel as well.
If you want, you can support the community via Patreon and unlock additional benefits, starting at only $3/month. Some of the perks include early access to new assets, access to a cloud folder with all assets, and unlocking private channels in the Discord server.
Get free assets for your projects:
Poly Haven creates HDRIs, textures, and models for game designers and visual effects artists that are completely free to use. You can leverage these assets for your projects and share them with your peers!
Connect with other designers:
The Poly Haven Discord server has thousands of designers from all over the world, who gather to ask questions, request support, and even enjoy casual coworking sessions in a voice channel.
Become a member for extra perks:
You can opt to support the community via Patreon and unlock additional benefits, such as early access to new assets, the ability to join a cloud folder with all assets, and getting access to private channels on the Discord server.
Sometimes members gather in the voice chat to hang out while they are working on their projects. New members can react with an emoji when they first join to be notified of these casual coworking sessions.
You can connect and interact with other Poly Haven members on the community's Discord server. Inside, members are able to showcase their works in process and final renders. Additionally, it's a great place to ask questions and request support and advice. On the other hand, there is also an #off-topic channel for you to casually interact with other members. Overall, it's a great server to meet other visual effects artists and game designers from all over the world.
The Discord server includes a #resources channel where members are able to share links to their favorite resources. Additionally, the community provides assets such as HDRIs, textures, and models for game designers and visual effects artists, as well as a render gallery of projects created by members using the community's assets.