Smart Content in DAZ Studio has a useful option called Filter By Context, which allows you to sort by relevant files; materials for a particular outfit/prop, outfits and poses for a particular character, etc. and while this is included with some products, this is not always available. This tutorial will show you how to fix this, so you can avoid sorting through all of your material files every time you want to change the texture, or having to always remember where exactly all your files are stored.
Auto-fit in DAZ studio allows you to fit earlier Genesis clothing to Genesis 8 figures, but what if you have a Genesis 8 outfit you want to put on an older character? What if you want to fit an outfit from Genesis 8 Female to Male, but auto-fit ruins the weight mapping, or removes extra bones you need to adjust your garment properly? This tutorial will show you a method of fitting outfits to older Genesis figures and how to get around problems with auto-fit
Wouldn't you like to see some of your 3D creations shown off in a 2D media that moves? This is how to create amazing moving prints (well, they look like they move), that are 2D. Some may remember these from childhood days, but you don't see them around any more. I'm going to tell you the easiest way to create them. These are fun. Children love playing with them. There's lots of uses for them.
If you have a model set for Poser or for 3Delight there's something you can do to make it look better in Iray render
In this Daz 3D Lighting Tutorial, we take a look at setting up and using Daz 3D Spotlights. There are a number of set lights in Daz 3D besides Distant Lights that includes Distant Lights and Point Lights, however, Spotlights are one of the most basic lights within Daz 3D and allow you to get great results with little work.
In today’s video we will be learning how we can keep the details in our renders such as the finite details in the skin textures, hair textures and clothing textures keeping them all nice and sharp. I will also be sharing the new render settings that I use to create my sharper renders and 2 ways that you can remove noise from your renders without using Daz Studio’s Post Denoiser option.
In this short tutorial I will show you how to quickly and easily convert Daz Studio props for use in Poser using the DSON plugin available for free from the Daz3D website. You will need that plugin installed into Poser for this to work. You will also need a copy of Daz Studio 4+ and Poser 11. Not tested on older versions of Poser. This tutorial and process can also be used for converting figures but with less satisfactory results.
In today’s video we will be learning how to create custom hair morphs for almost any hair in your content library using blender. This tutorial will cover short hair, long hair, beards and which sculpting tools in blender can help you to create custom hair morphs.
In today’s video we will be learning how to create custom morphs for any clothing item in your content library using blender. I will cover the exact process including which sculpting brushes in blender are the best for this process. We will also look at how you can have multiple layers of clothing with no poking.
In today’s video we will be looking at what node Instances are, the pros and cons and brief overview of 2 Daz Studio Plugins (Instances Plus and Ultrascatter Pro) that can enhance the existing node instances functionality inside Daz Studio.
In today’s video we will be learning how to create fantasy skins using geoshells and why I think geoshells are highly underrated inside Daz Studio.
In today’s video I will discuss what subsurface scattering is and how we can use subsurface scattering to colour our figures skin inside Daz Studio.
This tutorial teaches the basic steps to be able to use free textures from Texture Haven (https://texturehaven.com/) and using them as materials for rendering in DAZ Studio using the Iray render engine.
We all know that the eyes are the windows to the soul meaning you want your figures to look alive especially in portrait and glamour renders. In today’s video we will be discussing how to create those wonderful catchlights for your figures inside Daz Studio. We will go over 4 areas in this tutorial: 1) HDRI Catchlights 2) Plane Catchlights 3) Torus Catchlights 4) Cone Catchlights
In today’s video we will be discussing shadows and why shadows are very important when creating scenes inside Daz Studio. We will go over 3 areas in this tutorial: 1) Shadows for scenes 2) Shadows for muscular characters 3) Shadows for non-muscular characters
In today’s video we will be creating our very own gel lights and I will also discuss the variables you can use to create unique gel light patterns inside Daz Studio. Gel lights are great for creating unique portrait and beauty renders inside Daz Studio, making your renders stand out from the crowd.
How to take a character with Firefly-based shaders and convert it to Superfly shaders, using a couple of great plugins and an easy workflow.
In today’s video we will be learning about the file structure inside Daz Studio, specifically, how the smart content and content library work. I will also be covering how to install 3rd party content and how to package your props for sale or sharing with other Daz Studio users.
In today’s video I will be showing you how I rigged this free backpack prop that I used in my comic book Tiger Dragon: The Rebirth. You will also learn advanced weight mapping and how to create your very own parameter slider just as the professionals do in the Daz3D store.