04:05:00 pm , Categories: Tutorials, Daz Studio Tutorials

How to make Gold and Silver to shine in DS

About older Poser products and use in Daz Studio 4+.

Some of you have noticed that when trying to apply a texture in DS, it gives you trouble, especially gold and silver not looking right.

Gold looks dark yellow and Silver looks black when rendered. The following may help with that problem.

For right now I can not give advice on scripts which may be included in products since we are not quite sure of the proper way to use them.

The following suggestion will hopefully give you all a starting point, tweak the settings provided to suit your needs.

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- Glossiness needs to be between 50% and 80% to have a "reflection". We can play a lot with the true "reflection".

Here are 2 methods to try.

First method:
- The silver is in "d2 methods to try: iffuse color" black; it's the reason of why it's black in renders. Indeed, DS4 doesn't take in consideration the arborescence of "Blend", "Math Function"... tested in P11, the silver is really silver thanks to this arborescence.

Method 2, setting laid out for you to enter and tweak in between test renders. Once you get the settings to look the way you want remember to jot them down for next time:

Silver:

Diffuse color 89/89/89

Strength 72%

Glossiness 31,9%

Spec 206/206/206

Strength 60%

Ambient color 24/24/39

Strength 70%

Reflection 255/255/255

Strengh 30%

GLOSSY PLASTIC



GOLD:

Diffuse color 89/65/40

Strength 28%

Glossiness 35%

SPEC 225/220/129

Strength 100%

Ambient color 0/0/0

Strength 100%

Reflection 255/242/184

Strength 80%

GLOSSY PLASTIC

From these, you can try mixes of colors for gold and silver.

These tips are brought to you by Aelin.

 

  06:23:00 am , Categories: Macintosh OS X Tips

How to Clear Chrome Browser DNS Host Cache Manually

Link: http://osxdaily.com/

    

How to Clear Chrome Browser DNS Host Cache Manually
July 12, 2016

Chrome The Google Chrome web browser is quite powerful with many interesting under-the-hood options that are hidden from the average user, but with a little digging around you can uncover a variety of power features that allow users to perform helpful tasks. One such hidden feature is the ability to manually clear out Chrome DNS host cache from just the browser itself, this can be invaluable for situations where a user has changed DNS settings or where flushing system DNS in OS X is either insufficient, ineffective, or impossible. While this could be valuable for any user who is working with DNS, web workers and developers should find this Chrome specific DNS clearing trick to be particularly useful.


Note this has nothing to do with clearing general web cache and history from Chrome or removing cookies from Chrome, this is specifically focused on DNS caches.
Clearing DNS Caches in Google Chrome Browser

This browser limited DNS cache flushing trick is the same in all versions of Chrome whether for Mac OS X, Windows, or Linux.

    From the Google Chrome browser, hit Command+L on a Mac (or Control+L on a PC) to place the cursor into the URL Bar, then enter the following URL exactly:

    chrome://net-internals/#dns
   
    Hit return to access all DNS details, name servers, entries, and lookups in Chrome, look under the “Host resolver cache” section for the “Clear host cache” button – click this button to clear out all DNS cache specifically for the Chrome web browser
   


Clear Chrome web browser DNS host caches manually

Once the Chrome DNS cache has been cleared out your active and expired entry count will reset to zero and the browser will have dumped all DNS caches. You do not need to relaunch the Chrome browser for changes to take effect to DNS cache, which makes this a little less intrusive (and browser specific) compared to flushing system DNS.

If you’re doing this to help resolve a particular server or URL, try visiting the URL again and with the DNS caches flushed it should work fine.

Again, this will not impact the general browser data in Chrome, it is limited to DNS caches contained within the Chrome app. You must clear web caches and history in Chrome separately if you’re looking to simply remove stale versions of a page or some other web data stored locally.

Chrome has many features beyond what is obvious to the average user, making it one of the most powerful web browsers out there and a favorite for web developers and designers. If you’re interested in learning more about some of the fancier hidden tricks available in the Chrome browser, you can monitor web bandwidth within Chrome, discard memory from unused tabs, change the user agents within the browser, and much more.

  07:16:00 pm , Categories: Fantasies Realm Market

Miss F. Cornelia Cogwright

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Miss F. Cornelia Cogwright

 

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Miss Cornelia Cogwright

The Mayor shook hands with the strangely outfitted woman.  Her grip firm, her fingers oddly warm, as she says something sounding like, "At your service, and call me ef-see-see."  

Looking down at the business card sheíd given him, - the illusory 3-dimensional quality not printed with ink but embossed as if done with a hot branding iron.

Then it clicked, she wanted to be addressed by her initials, "F.C.C."

She had made quite a stir entering town, her wrought iron wagon, with fire cage and boiler - replete with strange copper fittings, rotating governors and flywheels all in motion. Horses bolted, town folk gawked at the d'nouement, a loud blast of steam whistle tailing off to a great hiss as she clambered down from the wagon.  

"Yes, Mr Mayor, I have heard of your drought", she said with bold confidence, "I can make it rain,"
Pausing for a long moment she added in a conspiratorial whisper, "But I will need an advance to purchase the supplies we will need."

Story by Will.

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Steampunk ahead !

Super conforming dress and super conforming corset for Pauline with a smart propped hat.

You get the UV Maps too to create your own textures for this darling outfit.

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Requirements:

PC and Mac compatible
Poser 11+

Pauline

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Usage Tips or Limitations:

There is no limitation on the morphs. Posing with limits on is a suggestion, otherwise spinning the dials higher then 1.000 or -1.000 would give strange results!

There can be deformation of the watch and straps on the corset while twisting and bending Pauline.

Morphlist:


Dress :

    FBMLeft-Out-up
    FBMRight-Out-up
    FBMRight-Up
    FBMRight-Out
    FBMLeft-Out
    FBMBack-Out
    FBMFront_Out
    FBMFront-up
    FBMBack_Up
    FBMBack-Out-Up
    FBMFront-Out-Up
    FBMWiden_Chest
    FBMWiden-Skirt
    FBMWiden-Waist
    FBMSkirt-Up
    FBMThigh-L-Back-Out
    FBMThigh-R-Back-Out
    FBMThigh-L-Out
    FBMThigh-R-Out
 
Corset :
   
    FBMBack_Out
    FBMWiden_All
    FBMLSide-Out
    FBMRSide_Out
    FBMFront_Out
    R-Top-Fix
    L-Top-Fix
    R_ChestSideFix
    L_ChestSideFix

Hat :

    FBMUp-Down
    FBMSmaller-Bigger
    FBMTilt-right
    FBMTilt-left
    FBMTilt-front
    FBMTilt-back
  09:24:00 pm , Categories: 2D Programs

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  09:01:00 pm , Categories: FRM Freestuff

FREE! Independence for Xerxes M4 Outfit

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Independence Day for Prae's Xerxes M4 Outfit

 

Independence for Xerxes M4


It's Free!


"Independence for Xerxes" is the last set of the series to celebrate the Independence Day, and the second for M4.
All parts were made to work together, but you can add just one or other textures for your scenes. Mix like you wish with textures of Prae!
Now, M4 isn't Captain America, and isn't Neo, but he is better than both!

Materials for Poser were created and tested in Poser11. Maybe they work in previous versions.
pz2 were tested in DS3 and DS4.
All was tested in a Windows environment (W8.1).

Happy Independence Day, and have fun!

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Required software:
Daz 3 and more
or
Poser 4 and more
Mac/PC Compatible

Xerxes outfit M4 H4, by Prae (on FRM)


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