Daz Studio 3D Character Tutorial Part 2

Here’s part 2 of my 3D character walkthrough using Daz Studio 3. Parts 3 and 4 are up on my YouTube Channel as well. In this one I go through changing the materials and colors on your props and models. I had to move kind of quick to get in under YouTube’s 15 min time […]

Daz Studio 3D Character Tutorial -Part 1

This is the first part of a walkthrough showing how I design a character for True Tales of the Soryan Order in Daz Studio 3, then complete the job in Photoshop. I show the props/clothes/model I use, plus a little on installing on the Mac. Part 2 will be on posing and setting the materials, […]

Getting your Adobe Illustrator paths into Blender 3D

I’m working on a weapon for one of my characters from my online novel True Tales of the Soryan Order, and I started it as a vector from Adobe Illustrator. I thought I’d write this up because it took me a while to figure out a reliable method.

A Common Blender 3D UV unwrap problem


Real quick one here tonight on a persistent UV Unwrap mistake I still see people asking about. Sometimes in Blender when you’re ready to do a UV Unwrap on an object, the preview in the UV/Image Editor doesn’t look right.

Render Filters in Blender 3D

Render Filters in Blender 3D I was watching some of the videos on the Creature Factory DVD I bought from the Blender e-store. The DVD is essentially a a walkthrough of how creator Andreas Goralczyk made a short video form start to finish all in Blender. I’ll do a more thorough review of it later, […]

Installing the Yafaray renderer on the Mac

Installing the Yafaray renderer on the Mac Normally, when using Blender I always use the internal Blender rendering engine, since it’s so easy and convenient. You don’t have to change anything. Once in a while, I would use the old Yafray renderer that was included with the program. In that case it was as easy […]

Installing content into DazStudio 3 on the Mac

I’ve written some before on <a href=”http://www.fantasybookbanner.com/my-projects/53-my-3d-artwork/87-daz-studiojust-too-damn-slow-progress-bar-goes-backwards-and-20-minutes-to-save.html” title=”Daz Studio…just too damn slow. Progress bar goes BACKWARDS, and 20 minutes(!) to save!”>using the free 3D program DazStudio 2</a> on my other site, but now I’ve upgraded to DazStudio 3 and I thought I would write up a guide to how I install into Daz 3.