Chrome Robot Tutorial

Skill Level: Regular / Views: 1427 / System Requirements: Windows or Macintosh PC; Bryce Poser Photoshop

A tutorial describing the basics of creating a chrome robot using Poser, Bryce and Photoshop. It's in a Zip file for now. I will have it displayed on my site when it's refined.

remo on 12:00AM Wed, 05 September 2001

The Simulation of Radiosity

Skill Level: Regular / Views: 1377 / System Requirements: Windows or Macintosh PC; Bryce 4 & Bryce 5

A short tutorial on the closest way to simulate radiosity in Byce 4 & 5.

Nak Muay on 12:00AM Sun, 29 July 2001

The Making of Seamless Textures

Skill Level: Regular / Views: 1792 / System Requirements: Windows or Macintosh PC; Adobe Photoshop

We cover how to produce seamless textures quickly and reliably with excellent results!

Nak Muay on 12:00AM Fri, 27 July 2001

The Basics of Steve Cox's UV Mapper

Skill Level: Beginner / Views: 3234 / System Requirements: Windows or Macintosh PC; UV Mapper, Adobe Photoshop

We cover the basics of mapping a model. The model file used in the tutorial is directly available.

Nak Muay on 12:00AM Fri, 27 July 2001

Photoshop and PSP Channels: What, When and Why?

Skill Level: Regular / Views: 1278 / System Requirements: Windows or Macintosh PC; Paint Shop Pro

A basic how-to on using Photoshop channels. Also Links to splitting channels, and PSP Channels.

Lioness on 12:00AM Wed, 07 March 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

Animating the 'Floating Kick' Scene in 'The Matrix'

Skill Level: Regular / Views: 5788 / System Requirements: Windows or Macintosh PC; Poser 4

This an animation tutorial that shows how to create the 'floating kick' scene from the movie, 'The Matrix'.

JHoagland on 12:00AM Sun, 31 December 2000

How to Make Reflections in Poser 4

Skill Level: Beginner / Views: 10192 / System Requirements: Windows or Macintosh PC; Poser 4

A tutorial on how to make reflections using only Poser 4 (with no post-render work or ray-traced reflections).

JHoagland on 12:00AM Sun, 31 December 2000

Adjusting Texture Maps

Skill Level: Beginner / Views: 14334 / System Requirements: Windows or Macintosh PC; Poser 4, Photoshop

A tutorial on texture maps- how to add makeup to the female face and how to add a scar to the male face.

JHoagland on 12:00AM Sun, 31 December 2000

Using Transparency Maps

Skill Level: Beginner / Views: 9748 / System Requirements: Windows or Macintosh PC; Poser 4, Photoshop, UV Mapper

A tutorial about using transparency maps- turn the default leotard object into a high-cut workout outfit

JHoagland on 12:00AM Sun, 31 December 2000

How to create a realistic tornado in Bryce

Skill Level: Regular / Views: 3631 / System Requirements: Windows or Macintosh PC

Everything you need to know is right on one card with instructions and pictures. Just download it and print it out or keep it on your desktop for handy reference.

Alleycat169 on 12:00AM Thu, 14 December 2000

Illegitimate Children in Poser

Skill Level: Advanced / Views: 3676 / 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

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

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

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

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

Grafting on Body Parts

Skill Level: Advanced / Views: 9589 / 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

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

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

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

DreamDesign: Vue Explorations

Skill Level: Regular / Views: 4353 / System Requirements: Windows PC; Many of these tricks will also work in Bryce, etc.

From pouring water to underground caverns, to reshaping the SolidGrowth trees, learn how you can expand your options with Vue d'Esprit. Friendly enough for beginners.

Varian on 12:00AM Sat, 04 November 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

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

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

Conforming Clothing

Skill Level: Advanced / Views: 20118 / System Requirements: Windows PC; Poser 4, A 3D modeler that uses .OBJ files

Cerate a conforming clothing figure. Focus on joint centers and setup.

nerd on 12:00AM Sat, 20 November 1999