First Thing’s First
If you’re brand new to 3D, take a minute to read the following article. It is a great explanation of the various concepts and techniques you will encounter in world of 3D animation.
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The-Blueprints (Modeling References)
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Episcura (Free Textures)
Creative Crash (Free Models and Rigs)
Humster3D (buy/download model)