Free Manga Studio Webinar – 5th February

Smith Micro are hosting a FREE Manga Studio Webinar – What’s New in Manga Studio 5. Presented By:  Doug Hills, comic book artist Date: Tuesday, February 5, 2013 Time:  3:00PM PST

Back to Vue for The Last Stand

I’ve spent quite a lot of time playing around in Daz|Studio, Carrara and Poser for my rendering recently, but for this latest piece, I’ve gone back to Vue, which I think is still one of my favourite render engines, particularly for making more arty-looking fantasy pictures. This is a scene from a story I finally…

Exporting from Daz|Studio to Poser and Vue

Tonight, I’ve been trying to export scenes from DAZ|Studio and see how well they render.  I bunged a Genesis figure with some morphs and a nice texture into a scene, and exported as both Collada (.dae) and Wavefront Obkect (.obj) formats. First off, here’s the original DAZ|Studio 4.5 Pro render, uberenvironment, 4 lights. Now here’s…

A Poser User’s Perspective on Daz|Studio

Daz|Studio Week 1 Review Since I’ve failed miserably to get the DSON importer working for Poser, and if I want any hope of being able to use the latest Genesis figures from DAZ, then I think I’m going to have to bite the bullet and figure out how to get better renders in Daz|Studio. So I’ve…

My first Daz|Studio Render (that isn’t pants)

Daz|Studio is 3D posing, rendering and animation software that has been available for free for many years.  I’ve never been a fan.  I found Poser first, and have happily paid for upgrades to it since about 2004, and firmly believe it’s well worth the money. I’ve used a lot of different 3D modelling and rendering…