Dynamic Cloth in Poser

Here’s a quick-start guide for setting up dynamic cloth in Poser. It covers clothifying objects, and how to drape them over other objects.

Detailed Skin for Poser

Here’s a quick tutorial giving some ideas on adding detail to dull skin textures in Poser. It covers adding bump and specularity, and using HDR lighting to improve your renders.

Interview with 3D Art Direct

I did an interview with 3D Art Direct this month: How to create digital character art with impact. The Podcast is available here.

Easy Depth of Field in Poser

This is a quick-start guide for anyone who wants to have a go at rendering in Poser and getting those nice blurry focal effects you see everywhere these days. It covers setting up focus distance, fStop and pixel samples – all you need to get nice depth of field effects in Poser!

Free 3D Applications from Daz!

Daz3D seem to have gone crazy and have put up 3 of their major products for FREE! You can currently get Daz|Studio 4 Pro, Bryce 7 and Hexagon 2.5 for free (offer runs until 29/02/2012) If you’ve ever fancied having a go with 3D software, now’s a great time! Free Daz Software

Vue 10…?

So… E-On are releasing Vue 10. Already.  I feel like I’ve only just got Vue 9 configured to where I want it, after only having Vue 8 for a couple of unsatisfactory months. Does that mean they’re not going to include support for Poser Pro 2012’s SDK in current version(s) of Vue…?  Call me a…

Adding Fur in Carrara Pro

I wrote a new tutorial today for Carrara Pro. Have you ever rendered a creature and thought, ‘this would look so much better with real hair’? You can of course postwork hair in Photoshop, but if you have access to a 3D programme that can do it for you (like Carrara Pro!), you can get…