Bloodsong's Quick Pose Tutorial

Skill Level: Beginner / Views: 342 / System Requirements: Poser - Any Version

___ This is a quick tips and demonstration for new folks who are having difficulty posing in Poser (made for some folks on devArt).3 Basic Tips for Better posing:* Turn off IK* Use Limits* Use dials, not toolsKeyboard Shortcuts:* Moving up & down the heirarchy* Camera SwitchingMenu Items:* Figure Memorize & Restore* Figure Symmetry___ Includes a demonstration of technique, posing M3 into a target pose.Hopefully, this will help people who say it takes them hours and hours of screaming to get a figure into a pose.Enjoy!

bloodsong on 9:38AM Sun, 12 August 2012

P5 Quick Cloth Technique and Cloth Tips

Skill Level: Beginner / Views: 1502 / System Requirements: Windows or Macintosh PC

basic steps for getting started in dynamic cloth; how to dynamically clothe the figure in a still image; tips on building and working with cloth objects.

bloodsong on 12:00AM Sun, 22 September 2002

Irridescent Lizard Skin Materials P5

Skill Level: Beginner / Views: 801 / System Requirements: Windows or Macintosh PC

this covers material mixing theory; using the cellular node; using and stacking blender nodes, and how to use alpha channels with them. not to mention, it tells you how to achieve irridescence!

bloodsong on 12:00AM Tue, 10 September 2002

Painlessly Easy Conforming Clothing

Skill Level: Regular / Views: 3099 / System Requirements: Windows or Macintosh PC

How to make clothing items conform, the quick and painless way. Some CR2 editing skills required. (Modelling not covered!)

bloodsong on 12:00AM Sat, 09 March 2002

Feathering Birds (Making Textures

Skill Level: Regular / Views: 1633 / System Requirements: Windows or Macintosh PC; Photoshop Painter Paint Shop Pro

My feather-hosing technique for painting textures for bird models. Requires a 2D painting app (or two) that supports layers and image hoses/picture tubes.

bloodsong on 12:00AM Fri, 07 September 2001

Painter3D Tips & Tricks

Skill Level: Regular / Views: 1449 / System Requirements: Windows or Macintosh PC; Painter3D

Info on how to best use Painter3D for Poser 4 with your models and textures.

bloodsong on 12:00AM Fri, 07 September 2001

Quickie Joint Parameters

Skill Level: Beginner / Views: 1573 / System Requirements: Windows or Macintosh PC

A quick-start guide on understanding those arcane Joint Thingies.

bloodsong on 12:00AM Fri, 07 September 2001

Fixing abNormals with the Grouping Tool

Skill Level: Regular / Views: 1703 / System Requirements: Windows or Macintosh PC

Tips and Techniques for fixing reversed normals with the Poser Grouping Tool.

bloodsong on 12:00AM Fri, 16 February 2001

Illegitimate Children in Poser

Skill Level: Advanced / Views: 3677 / System Requirements: Windows or Macintosh PC

Discusses the figure creation rule that states each body part can only have one parent, and various methods for circumventing this rule. Includes info on the CR2 weld command.

bloodsong on 12:00AM Fri, 10 November 2000

Grafting on Body Parts

Skill Level: Advanced / Views: 9594 / System Requirements: Windows or Macintosh PC

This lists the sections of the CR2 file you need to change in order to add in (or remove) body parts on a Poser figure.

bloodsong on 12:00AM Thu, 09 November 2000

GetStringRes Lookup Tables

Skill Level: Regular / Views: 2077 / System Requirements: Windows or Macintosh PC

Look up CR2 file GetStringRes numbers by number or text.

bloodsong on 12:00AM Thu, 09 November 2000

Azimuth

Skill Level: Beginner / Views: 1490 / System Requirements: Windows PC

A diagram/chart showing which way different azimuths point (sun, camera, materials).

bloodsong on 12:00AM Thu, 09 November 2000

Vue Puff Clouds

Skill Level: Beginner / Views: 2059 / System Requirements: Windows PC

Using terrains to create puffy cumulous clouds. Includes using mixed materials, especially air. (And downloadable samples.)

bloodsong on 12:00AM Thu, 09 November 2000

Tesign's Splash Technique

Skill Level: Beginner / Views: 2746 / System Requirements: Windows PC

One way to create a splashing water effect in Vue. Includes Tesign's splash material.

bloodsong on 12:00AM Thu, 09 November 2000

RDD MFM Tips, Volume I

Skill Level: Beginner / Views: 1185 / System Requirements: Windows or Macintosh PC; Ray Dream

Ray Dream Mesh Form Modeller information on importing OBJs, tools and menus, and the working box.

bloodsong on 12:00AM Wed, 08 November 2000

RDD MFM Tips, Volume II

Skill Level: Beginner / Views: 887 / System Requirements: Windows or Macintosh PC; Ray Dream

Ray Dream Mesh Form Modeller: information on subdividing, triangulating, filling polygons, and camera tricks.

bloodsong on 12:00AM Wed, 08 November 2000

Free Form to Mesh Form Convert

Skill Level: Regular / Views: 1845 / System Requirements: Windows or Macintosh PC; Ray Dream

Ray Dream Flawless Free Form to Mesh Form Conversion: how to control the free form modeller to come up with smoothly converted meshes in the mesh form modeller.

bloodsong on 12:00AM Wed, 08 November 2000

Creating MTs in Ray Dream

Skill Level: Beginner / Views: 3055 / System Requirements: Windows or Macintosh PC; Ray Dream

The basics of creating morph targes in Ray Dream's Mesh Form Modeller, including cool tips.

bloodsong on 12:00AM Fri, 21 January 2000

Creating a SIMPLE Figure w/RDD

Skill Level: Beginner / Views: 5053 / System Requirements: Windows or Macintosh PC; Ray Dream, PHI Builder

Steps for creating a figure in Ray Dream, through mesh slicing and PHI Building. Rotation orders and the curve parameter are discussed, but no fancy joint parameters.

bloodsong on 12:00AM Fri, 21 January 2000

Joint Parameters for Eyes

Skill Level: Regular / Views: 5383 / System Requirements: Windows or Macintosh PC

How to set JP's for figure eyes so they work right and don't mess up the head. This doesn't require any CR2 tweaking, or whatever they did to get the Zygote People's eyes to work. It's fairly simple, really. :)

bloodsong on 12:00AM Fri, 14 January 2000