Welcome to the DAZ|Studio Forum

Forum Moderators:  wheatpenny    Forum Coordinators:  digitell, Jules53757, Guardian_Angel_671

DAZ|Studio F.A.Q (Updated: 2017 Apr 27 11:51 am)


 Subject: Reality Render thread. A new beginning.

Pret-a-3D opened this issue on May 14, 2012 · 8453 posts

Top of Forum Print

  FyraNyanser    ( ) ( posted at 3:25PM Tue, 22 May 2012  · @3932577

In terms of 4.5, I'm all over it. I did manage to find a computer to install it on and I'm impressed already. Plus there's some exciting developments hidden away in there that I won't be able to get to grips with until I have it on my main frame (highlights in Richard's post here—e.g. geometry shell). But I won't be upgrading until Reality is ready—and maybe Gen X (but I think I can live without that for a while).


  bobvan    ( ) ( posted at 3:27PM Tue, 22 May 2012 · edited on 3:28PM Tue, 22 May 2012 · @3932579

Attached Link: http://adrikk.deviantart.com/#/d50ue4t

Quote - > Quote - Its more like Daz Genius--Tsssssst (injesting puff of weed) I got it man!

That really made me laugh, but somehow I don't see DAZ as a bunch of stoners—correct me if I'm wrong!

 

It was tongue and cheek... No matter what its pretty welfare... Richard that's why I said correct me if I am wrong thanks for doing that

 

Anyoo another render.....


  bobvan    ( ) ( posted at 3:52PM Tue, 22 May 2012  · @3932601

Quote - In terms of 4.5, I'm all over it. I did manage to find a computer to install it on and I'm impressed already. Plus there's some exciting developments hidden away in there that I won't be able to get to grips with until I have it on my main frame (highlights in Richard's post here—e.g. geometry shell). But I won't be upgrading until Reality is ready—and maybe Gen X (but I think I can live without that for a while).

Whats geometry shell??


  Doctorjellybean    ( ) ( posted at 4:12PM Tue, 22 May 2012  · @3932630

Quote - Sorry off topic but as Daz is down I could not contact anyone via PMs

 

Doc - Did you get the file I sent you at DA ?

Ermm .... I'm sure I bookmarked your DA section, but do you think I can find it? Will look some more.

My DA Gallery

  Doctorjellybean    ( ) ( posted at 4:13PM Tue, 22 May 2012 · edited on 4:14PM Tue, 22 May 2012 · @3932632

Quote - > Quote - Sorry off topic but as Daz is down I could not contact anyone via PMs

Doc - Did you get the file I sent you at DA ?

I never could reach anyone in my entire life via PMS...

PMS or PMT

My DA Gallery

  FyraNyanser    ( ) ( posted at 4:20PM Tue, 22 May 2012 · edited on 4:21PM Tue, 22 May 2012 · @3932638

Geometry shell is a technology that makes a second copy of a model (e.g. a Genesis or V4 character) which surrounds the original, and at the same time the original is scaled down slightly, so it becomes like a second skin, but so much more versatile. It has its own texture surfaces, so you can set these to add texture effects and blends to the original model. You could use it to make a character glow, add hair, moisture—whatever you might imagine. If you've ever seen Jepe's body jewels and tears, "body hair suit" and tattoo system, it's like that, except much easier to manage as it takes a lot less resources than simply loading another copy of your character. It's also going to be a great help with blending textures with Geografting.

You might have missed the link in my post as they are kind of hard to see here, but there is more explanation of it there:

http://www.daz3d.com/forums/viewthread/63/

Like Geografting, I'm pretty sure it's going to inspire some exciting new products.


  bobvan    ( ) ( posted at 8:06PM Tue, 22 May 2012  · @3932721

Attached Link: http://adrikk.deviantart.com/#/d50vjr9

More from my twisted mind Muahahahahah cough cough LOL!


  takoyaki8    ( ) ( posted at 9:30PM Tue, 22 May 2012  · @3932744

Hello peeps. It's Off Topic Man. That's my new alias. lol

 

I'm wondering if this DAZ site thingee is going to make sales harder. I feel no motivation to continue working on my next product with all the nonsense going on. I don't even feel like opening DAZ Studio for any reason whatsover. I can't believe I got an email from DAZ about a Grand Opening when the forums are not working yet....

 

I wish the new site thingee never happened. I am now considering opening up a new dreaded sales tax account so I can start selling prints of my photos at art shows. (I just bought a nikon by the way.) Of course, I'd need a truck and some racks and other stuff to transport and display everything. My laziness is making the change uncertain. :(

 

This totally sucks......

Reality Plug-in tips for DAZ Studio and other 3D stuff @ TakoYakida World

  odadune    ( ) ( posted at 9:38PM Tue, 22 May 2012  · @3932748

bobvan: which skin are you using on your Harrison Ford lookalike?


  bobvan    ( ) ( posted at 9:49PM Tue, 22 May 2012 · edited on 9:57PM Tue, 22 May 2012 · @3932751

Attached Link: http://adrikk.deviantart.com/gallery/27853731?offset=2016#/d4zm4gu

Quote - bobvan: which skin are you using on your Harrison Ford lookalike?

I think its Jeremy Elite one of the m4 elites LOL I also have the face & hands sub D'd at 3 and the torso at 2....

He is captain Han Solo in my series except for a different alliance...


  odadune    ( ) ( posted at 9:59PM Tue, 22 May 2012  · @3932753

Ah, ok!  It's a good match for him though.  WERTS did great work modelling those faces, but how well they look depends heavily on the choice of skin.


  bobvan    ( ) ( posted at 10:01PM Tue, 22 May 2012 · edited on 10:05PM Tue, 22 May 2012 · @3932755

Quote - Ah, ok!  It's a good match for him though.  WERTS did great work modelling those faces, but how well they look depends heavily on the choice of skin.

 

If you look at my Trek story I use all of his morphs

 

For my main Land of the giants female character there is no good current Deanna Lund pics or model so I have her fece genned on Genesis..


  superboomturbo    ( ) ( posted at 10:19PM Tue, 22 May 2012  · @3932764

Quote - Hello peeps. It's Off Topic Man. That's my new alias. lol

 

I'm wondering if this DAZ site thingee is going to make sales harder. I feel no motivation to continue working on my next product with all the nonsense going on. I don't even feel like opening DAZ Studio for any reason whatsover. I can't believe I got an email from DAZ about a Grand Opening when the forums are not working yet....

 

I wish the new site thingee never happened. I am now considering opening up a new dreaded sales tax account so I can start selling prints of my photos at art shows. (I just bought a nikon by the way.) Of course, I'd need a truck and some racks and other stuff to transport and display everything. My laziness is making the change uncertain. :(

 

This totally sucks......

 

Tak, there's no time like the present to take advantage of other markets. I've seen the shift here at Rendo towards a more friendly environment towards Daz, which makes me quite happy. A lot of new products are popping up with 'tested in Daz studio...' so don't give up yet! I agree, the new site nonsense was poorly, well, everything, but it'll get sorted as we both know. Hang in there champ. All good things come to those who wait!

If you find a cure for your laziness, give me a shot too. I've been trying to get a new novel done for, uhh, quite a while. Just can't seem to find the drive to get more than a few pages down a month.

crimsonworx.com; free ebooks and previews

I've bowed down to facebook: https://www.facebook.com/crimsonworx

 


  Tollaris    ( ) ( posted at 10:20PM Tue, 22 May 2012  · @3932763

Content Advisory! Nudity advisory.

Trying my hand at a dark portrait type pic.

Iteri

 

Full size in my gallery at

http://www.renderosity.com/mod/gallery/index.php?image_id=2331853


  bobvan    ( ) ( posted at 12:36AM Wed, 23 May 2012 · edited on 12:37AM Wed, 23 May 2012 · @3932790

Attached Link: http://adrikk.deviantart.com/#/d50wejf

Tiny Valerie in big trouble

 

Warning nudity bondage Adults only please..


  takoyaki8    ( ) ( posted at 1:17AM Wed, 23 May 2012  · @3932801

Quote - > Quote - Hello peeps. It's Off Topic Man. That's my new alias. lol

 

I'm wondering if this DAZ site thingee is going to make sales harder. I feel no motivation to continue working on my next product with all the nonsense going on. I don't even feel like opening DAZ Studio for any reason whatsover. I can't believe I got an email from DAZ about a Grand Opening when the forums are not working yet....

 

I wish the new site thingee never happened. I am now considering opening up a new dreaded sales tax account so I can start selling prints of my photos at art shows. (I just bought a nikon by the way.) Of course, I'd need a truck and some racks and other stuff to transport and display everything. My laziness is making the change uncertain. :(

 

This totally sucks......

 

Tak, there's no time like the present to take advantage of other markets. I've seen the shift here at Rendo towards a more friendly environment towards Daz, which makes me quite happy. A lot of new products are popping up with 'tested in Daz studio...' so don't give up yet! I agree, the new site nonsense was poorly, well, everything, but it'll get sorted as we both know. Hang in there champ. All good things come to those who wait!

If you find a cure for your laziness, give me a shot too. I've been trying to get a new novel done for, uhh, quite a while. Just can't seem to find the drive to get more than a few pages down a month.

 

Thanks Super. I suppose I could try my hand at some V4 stuff again. V4 still seems to be the top chick on this site.

 

Here's to finding the cure to laziness. :)

Reality Plug-in tips for DAZ Studio and other 3D stuff @ TakoYakida World

  Doctorjellybean    ( ) ( posted at 4:47AM Wed, 23 May 2012  · @3932838

Quote - Doc - Did you get the file I sent you at DA ?

Nope. I sent you a PM through here.

My DA Gallery

  Doctorjellybean    ( ) ( posted at 4:49AM Wed, 23 May 2012  · @3932840

Quote - Friends call me Mac, but I'll answer to just about anything.

And friends call me the good Doctor :) If you need an examination or something .....

My DA Gallery

  bobvan    ( ) ( posted at 10:21AM Wed, 23 May 2012  · @3932966

Thank you Robert and Charley for the encouraging feedback on D/A coming from you guys thats quite a compliment!


  bobvan    ( ) ( posted at 10:46AM Wed, 23 May 2012  · @3932983

Question what is the best settings to create wet looking skin?  Just turn up the gloss??

OT topic one thing I dont understand with these supposed improved version of studio is why the lighting rendering engine never seem to improve much? I think UE pretty well looks the same as it does in 3...


  superboomturbo    ( ) ( posted at 11:13AM Wed, 23 May 2012 · edited on 11:18AM Wed, 23 May 2012 · @3933001

Quote - Question what is the best settings to create wet looking skin?  Just turn up the gloss??

OT topic one thing I dont understand with these supposed improved version of studio is why the lighting rendering engine never seem to improve much? I think UE pretty well looks the same as it does in 3...

Aside from having a wet skin map, gloss of 8500-9100 or higher and a light blue specular color gives the wet/slick look.

As for the render engine, 3Delight is actually a product that you can update separately from here last I checked (around a year ago mind you) http://www.3delight.com/en/index.php

I'm not sure if Daz ever has gone above the 8.x version for Studio, but I have 9.something and its not much different either. You can get pretty good results running the Renderman version but I haven't the foggiest how you go about that. Seen it done, never done it myself. At any rate, it's not Lux

 

Correction: latest version is 10.4, here http://www.3delight.com/en/index.php?page=3DSP_download

In the nearly fine print, it does say the free version is limited to dual core performance, meaning if you have more than a dual core, it's gonna cost you some bucks to unlock full potential.

crimsonworx.com; free ebooks and previews

I've bowed down to facebook: https://www.facebook.com/crimsonworx

 


  bobvan    ( ) ( posted at 11:33AM Wed, 23 May 2012  · @3933012

Like you said we have LUX and I have been cranking fast renders the past few days just a few mesh lights. Like hair & foilage will slow down 3Dlight renders I am finding out its the amount of lights in LUX..


  Reggie68    ( ) ( posted at 11:38AM Wed, 23 May 2012  · @3933016

Quote - Hello peeps. It's Off Topic Man. That's my new alias. lol

The Off Topic Police might be watching...


  superboomturbo    ( ) ( posted at 11:57AM Wed, 23 May 2012  · @3933029

Quote - Like you said we have LUX and I have been cranking fast renders the past few days just a few mesh lights. Like hair & foilage will slow down 3Dlight renders I am finding out its the amount of lights in LUX..

Interesting that you should mention the amount of lights with Lux. This morning I checked up on a 3 day render that was turning into a mess of noise which had very adequate light, or so I thought. I wanted to do a fog version, so I ended up killing it. Adding fog and my glass fix, I plugged in a spot for my fog effect and rearranged my mesh for an interior fill. The speed dropped like a rock, but my effeciency went from 115% to 610%! With an added bonus, this version looks better at 95 samples than the other did at 3.15k. I'm now finding that the amount of lights isn't as important as I once thought... Its the quality of the light, which makes perfect sense in Lux.

crimsonworx.com; free ebooks and previews

I've bowed down to facebook: https://www.facebook.com/crimsonworx

 


  bobvan    ( ) ( posted at 12:27PM Wed, 23 May 2012 · edited on 12:28PM Wed, 23 May 2012 · @3933045

I am referring to something like this. I converted all the bridge lighting to lights and called it at 2 1/2 days kind of cheated with the ps blur tool. I could of baked it longer http://fav.me/d4zm4gu

This one http://fav.me/d4zna8d with 3 mesh lights took only 3 to 4 hours. I tried the one above for heck of it without the converted lights and it too would rendred in a few hours..


  Doctorjellybean    ( ) ( posted at 12:27PM Wed, 23 May 2012  · @3933046

Quote - Question what is the best settings to create wet looking skin?  Just turn up the gloss??

You could try this

http://www.daz3d.com/shop/wet-body

My DA Gallery

  bobvan    ( ) ( posted at 12:31PM Wed, 23 May 2012 · edited on 12:31PM Wed, 23 May 2012 · @3933047

Attached Link: http://adrikk.deviantart.com/#/d50xsdb

Thanks doc, I am just looking to simulate sweaty skin from whan she pops up in bed waking  up from this nighmare...

 

The same warnings as my last render applies to this one..


  john3d    ( ) ( posted at 1:17PM Wed, 23 May 2012  · @3933068

Hello Tako, I feel your pain.

 

Off topic again, sorry folks - blame Daz.

Doc got your message and sent you a note here about the link.


  bobvan    ( ) ( posted at 1:38PM Wed, 23 May 2012 · edited on 1:39PM Wed, 23 May 2012 · @3933081

Quote - > Quote - Hello peeps. It's Off Topic Man. That's my new alias. lol

The Off Topic Police might be watching...

Oooo thats 2 now thanks to bring her out Reggie!


  bobvan    ( ) ( posted at 3:55PM Wed, 23 May 2012  · @3933153

Attached Link: http://adrikk.deviantart.com/art/LOTG-Home-14-303943461

The preil gets deeper warnings and all..


 To create a post you must first sign in or register an account.