Current Commission and Gnomes in 3D

I’m busily working away on my latest commission piece, which is without a doubt one of the most complex and challenging pieces I’ve ever attempted.  It’s a role-play based picture and has  5 non-human characters, including 2 gnomes, and a bunch of humans hanging around in the background.  It’s going to have 9-10 characters in…

King Conan

“Many wars and feuds did Conan fight. Honor and fear were heaped upon his name and, in time, he became a king by his own hand … but that is another story.” This was a Kiriban for a friend over on DeviantArt.  He asked for a pic of Conan / a barbarian as his prize….

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…