DAZ Studio: An Ultimate Resource Guide

Skill Level: Beginner / Views: 490 / System Requirements: DAZ Studio 3.0 or higher

Unsure where to start with DAZ Studio? Whether its morphing, creating custom textures, or fine tuning your renders, this guide directs you where you need to go. Designed for beginners, but useful to experienced users as well.

OniDrEvil on 10:31PM Wed, 30 July 2014

How to Make Your Own E-Book Cover

Skill Level: Intermediate / Views: 229 / System Requirements: Adobe Photoshop

This tutorial outlines several steps and tips for creating your own custom book cover for use with self published ebooks.

OniDrEvil on 1:30AM Wed, 11 July 2012

How to Make Your Own 8-bit Art

Skill Level: Beginner / Views: 131 / System Requirements: MS Paint

The 8-bit style of art, inspired by video games of the past, has taken on new life for the internet. Whether it's a web-based game, a tutorial or desktop icons, the range of uses for these little sprites is surprisingly large, and they're very easy to create. Inside I describe my process, what you can use to get started, and show some examples for reference.

OniDrEvil on 9:45PM Thu, 05 April 2012

How to Install Content for DAZ Studio

Skill Level: Beginner / Views: 1369 / System Requirements: DAZ Studio and Downloaded Content

You can own all the 3D models in the world, but they're useless if you can't install them. In this tutorial I outline the steps for installing DAZ 3D content as well as content originally designed for Poser. No prior experience with DAZ Studio required.

OniDrEvil on 4:23PM Mon, 15 August 2011

More Tips to Improve Your 3D Renders

Skill Level: Intermediate / Views: 1102 / System Requirements: DAZ Studio, Image Editing Program

I examine even more little tweaks that can take your render from 'regular' to a real stand-out. With things like backdrop, ambient, reflections and more, you'll find easy and helpful tools you might not have even known about!

OniDrEvil on 10:03PM Tue, 07 June 2011

How to Create a Digital Art Portfolio

Skill Level: Intermediate / Views: 285 / System Requirements: Image Editing Program, Adobe Acrobat

The age of the internet is slowly pushing out physical art portfolios as the go-to examples for art-related jobs. While there are many new, digital ways to get your artwork seen by the right people, I give you one method that is quick, easy and email-friendly.

OniDrEvil on 9:35PM Sun, 22 May 2011

How to Make Your Own Graphic Novel

Skill Level: Intermediate / Views: 342 / System Requirements: Image Editing Program

From the storyboard phase to the compiling phase, I outline the basics of how to get started with your own graphic novel.

OniDrEvil on 3:06AM Tue, 19 April 2011

More Ways to Make Desktop Wallpapers out of Small Images

Skill Level: Intermediate / Views: 182 / System Requirements: Adobe Photoshop

In this tutorial I expand on my original with even more ways to turn those tiny images into full size desktop wallpapers.

OniDrEvil on 5:36PM Sun, 03 April 2011

How to Draw Clothing with Photoshop

Skill Level: Intermediate / Views: 681 / System Requirements: Adobe Photoshop

There are many ways to draw unique clothing for your characters using Adobe Photoshop. I examine one method that uses a combination of the brush and dodge/burn tool. Very easy and very quick.

OniDrEvil on 4:29AM Tue, 15 March 2011

How to Design a Logo

Skill Level: Intermediate / Views: 172 / System Requirements: Adobe Photoshop

Whether you're creating a logo for a business or personal uses, I provide some useful tips and tricks to help you get started.

OniDrEvil on 4:51AM Wed, 02 March 2011

How to Turn Yourself into a Superhero with Photoshop

Skill Level: Intermediate / Views: 321 / System Requirements: Adobe Photoshop

Using a number of basic Photoshop tools, you can turn a regular photo of yourself into a Superhero!

OniDrEvil on 1:24AM Sun, 13 February 2011

How to Make Wallpapers out of Tiny Images

Skill Level: Intermediate / Views: 248 / System Requirements: Adobe Photoshop

If you're like me, your favorite pictures are almost always the wrong size for your desktop resolution, resulting in a stretched or distorted look when you try to set it as a wallpaper. With this tutorial I give you a number of methods you can use to turn that tiny picture into a great wallpaper.

OniDrEvil on 4:22PM Sun, 16 January 2011

How to Make it Rain with Photoshop

Skill Level: Intermediate / Views: 280 / System Requirements: Adobe Photoshop

Ever wanted to add a rain effect to a photograph? Here's a way you can do it with basic Photoshop tools, no extra downloads necessary!

OniDrEvil on 11:33PM Tue, 04 January 2011

A Guide to Basic Photo Editing with Photoshop

Skill Level: Beginner / Views: 212 / System Requirements: Adobe Photoshop

In this guide, designed for beginners, I break down some of the basic photo editing tools found in Adobe Photoshop (CS version). This includes, but is not limited to, brightness/contrast, color balance, and saturation. If you want to know where to get started with Photoshop then look no further.

OniDrEvil on 4:31AM Wed, 15 December 2010

How to Make 3D Wallpapers with DAZ Studio

Skill Level: Beginner / Views: 494 / System Requirements: DAZ Studio

If you've ever wanted to make 3D wallpapers for your computer, you may be surprised by how easy it is. By using DAZ Studio and adjusting a few settings, your renders instantly become whatever kind of wallpaper you can imagine!

OniDrEvil on 9:56PM Sun, 28 November 2010

Tips to Improve Your 3D Renders

Skill Level: Intermediate / Views: 1067 / System Requirements: DAZ Studio and Image Editing Program

Ever wonder why your renders don't look as good as the ones you're finding online? Sometimes its because they have better hardware and software, but don't give up because of that! There are a bunch of little things you can change about both the program you're using and your artistic process that can make the difference between a good render and a great render.

OniDrEvil on 9:59PM Sun, 07 November 2010

How to Make Custom MATs for DAZ Studio

Skill Level: Beginner / Views: 999 / System Requirements: DAZ Studio and Image Editing Program

With the help of this easy tutorial, you'll be able to make your own custom textures for nearly any figure in DAZ Studio. Using MAT or MAP files and an image editing program, you can be creating original scenes in no time.

OniDrEvil on 3:20AM Thu, 21 October 2010

How to Morph Objects in DAZ Studio

Skill Level: Beginner / Views: 849 / System Requirements: DAZ Studio

This tutorial focuses on the ability to alter the size and shapes of objects in DAZ Studio. It's called morphing and it can do anything from making a tree taller to turning your human figure into a vampire.

OniDrEvil on 1:00AM Wed, 06 October 2010

How to Make Your Own Props in DAZ Studio

Skill Level: Beginner / Views: 595 / System Requirements: DAZ Studio

While I can't tell you how to use advanced 3D modeling programs, I can show you a shortcut (using primitives) to create some truly original props in DAZ Studio.

OniDrEvil on 10:08PM Thu, 30 September 2010

A Beginner's Guide to 3D Art and DAZ Studio

Skill Level: Beginner / Views: 837 / System Requirements: DAZ Studio

This tutorial is designed to introduce newcomers to the world of 3D rendering. If you are already familiar with 3D rendering, it also outlines some of the basic functions of DAZ Studio, for anyone who is interested in learning more about the program.

OniDrEvil on 11:01PM Wed, 22 September 2010