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 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 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.
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.
In today’s video we will be looking at indoor lighting inside Daz Studio. We will cover 2 aspects of indoor lighting. The first aspect will be indoor lighting a room with windows and the 2nd aspect will be indoor lighting a room without any windows.
In today’s video we will be discussing what contributes to rendering times inside Daz Studio and I will also be sharing with you some of the tips and tricks I use to decrease my rendering times inside Daz Studio.
In today’s video we will be looking into a very free powerful feature inside Daz Studio called strand based hair. Now strand based hair allows you to create very realistic hair for your figures inside Daz Studio without any 3d modelling experience. You will also learn in this video how to create any type of hairstyle you wish to do so and create any colour combinations of that hair using the stand based editor inside Daz Studio.
In today’s video you will learn how to create animations using the puppeteer mode. You will also learn how to create animations using expressions, poses and dynamic cameras. I will also give you some tips and tricks to speed up rendering times for your animations and resolve common issues with the puppeteer mode.
In today’s videos I will be discussing the importance of lighting inside Daz Studio and why lighting should be your number one priority inside Daz Studio. We will be looking at two of my very first scenes and adding lighting with the current lighting knowledge that I have.
It was recommended I create a tutorial on portrait lighting. This tutorial will teach you the basics. You will come away with an understanding of the following terms and concepts: (1) Main Light (2) Fill Light (3) Kicker Lights and (4) Lighting Ratios It is recommended you know your way around DAZ Studio. I am using the latest release, 4.12 in this tutorial.
In today’s video we will be using our current skills and knowledge to create this very donut right here. We will be creating our own texture maps, using the torus as our base for our donut, creating surfaces using the geometry editor, applying textures and creating icing using the iray shader and applying the finishing touches to our donut by adding sprinkles.
The film noir era of movies created some great head shots of famous actors and actresses. From Bogart and Bacall and Lucile Ball to Vincent Price and many others. The black and white images ranged from provocative to frightening, and the mood was all created with light and shadows. In this tutorial I will walk you through creating a set suitable for film noir style portraits with no purchased assets -- just what comes with DAZ3D studio 4.12.