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Animation Tutorial for Poser over on Renderosity

Posted in News, tutorials with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , on August 6, 2014 by seedydeedee

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Renderosity are currently offering a series of useful tutorials for Poser – all for free!  Their latest is all about animation.  Click on the image to go through to the tutorials page on Renderosity.

FREE Poser Webinar for Beginners

Posted in tutorials, Webinars with tags , , , , , , , , , , , on February 3, 2013 by seedydeedee

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GETTING STARTED IN 3D WITH POSER

Thursday, February 7, 2013 at 11:00AM PST

Interested in learning 3D but don’t know where to start? Poser is the easy answer. Join Steve Cooper, Poser product manager, in this 1-hour webinar for beginners. Don’t know a wireframe from a keyframe? Steve will cover the basics to give you a better understanding of how to find your way around Poser and its 3D environment. The following fundamentals will be covered in an easy to follow, minimum jargon fashion:

1. Interface Orientation – what do all of those dials and widgets actually do? Take a tour of the controls and learn the basics of what you will need when first starting to work on Poser. Posing controls, lights, cameras, and where to find the library will also be discussed.

2. Simple Scene Creation – using figures and props from Poser’s library, Steve will show you how to set up your first basic scene.

3. Render Your First Illustration – using Poser’s Firefly engine. Learn how rendering transforms a 3D scene into a 2D picture, and in the process create your first illustration.

To register for this free online event click here.

Free Manga Studio Webinar – 5th February

Posted in Software, tutorials, Webinars with tags , , , , , , , on January 25, 2013 by seedydeedee

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Smith Micro are hosting a FREE Manga Studio Webinar – What’s New in Manga Studio 5.

Presented By:  Doug Hills, comic book artist
Date: Tuesday, February 5, 2013
Time:  3:00PM PST

Using Photoshop’s Overlay mode to Enhance Skin

Posted in tutorials with tags , , , , , , , , on January 5, 2013 by seedydeedee

Here’s a quick video I did to demonstrate some cool skin effects you can achieve with Photoshop’s ‘Overlay’ blending mode.

Free Terragen Conference tomorrow!

Posted in Artwork, News, tutorials, Webinars with tags , , , , , , , , , on January 4, 2013 by seedydeedee

There’s a FREE TERRALIVE Terragen conference on Saturday 5th of January at 20:00 GMT London (tommorow). So if you are a Terragen 2 user, just use this link to gain entrance into this webinar.

The main conference is being held 18th – 20th January – more details on the 3D Art Direct website here.

Poser Lights 2: HDR Lighting

Posted in tutorials with tags , , , , , , , , , , on October 20, 2012 by seedydeedee

Here’s my latest collection of tips, this time on HDR lighting in Poser.

Topics covered:

  • Adding HDR Lights
  • Tweaking HDR Lights
  • Adjusting brightness on HDR Lights

Poser Lighting Part 1

Posted in tutorials with tags , , , , , , , , , , , on October 20, 2012 by seedydeedee

Here’s a lighting tutorial for Poser using just a single spotlight.

Topics Covered:

  • Creating a Spotlight
  • Adding Soft shadows
  • Attenuation
  • Volumetric Lights and Fog
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