02:12:00 pm , Categories: Resources

Free Photoshop Brushes -- personal or commercial use--EXCLUSIVE

Link: http://www.brushfx.co.uk/

brushfx-logoThis site has many different  brushes for free also some larger (hi resolution) packs for a very reasonable price!

You will find a variety of EXCLUSIVE brushes offered . They have textures, nature, lighting effects, human, graphics, artistic, decorative and more.

Click on the images above to be taken to their proper pages

I just tried the one for the FaceBook like and got the two free high resolution sets available there The link is in the page you go to from the image above.

To get the items I had to:

1. Right-click the image for the brush

2. Choose "save link as"

3. Copy link to new window and hit enter key

Your download will start.

You can also choose to open in new window/tab when you right-clik the image for the download to start too.

  05:17:00 am , Categories: Tutorials, Daz Studio Tutorials

Camera, Lighting and Rendering in Daz Studio

These are  Daz Tutorials that are very informative for all of us newbies to  Daz Studio. It deals primarily with the latest version 4.5.  Thank you Val Cameron aka Waldemer B. from Dreamlight




  04:29:00 am , Categories: Tutorials, Daz Studio Tutorials

Intro to Daz Studio, Scene Building,Posing and Morphs

These are  Daz Tutorials that are very informative for all of us newbies to  Daz Studio. It deals primarily with the latest version 4.5.  Thank you Val Cameron aka Waldemer B. from Dreamlight

  01:23:00 pm , Categories: 3D Programs


Link: http://www.daz3d.com/products/bryce/bryce-what-is-bryce/


The First Name in 3D Landscapes

Harness the power of creation through extensive tools
that bring freedom to your designs

For more than a decade, artists of all mediums have known Bryce as the affordable 3D software for achieving breathtaking realistic imagery. Bryce 7 gives you ability to work faster and create more realistic environments than ever before.

Bryce is an award winning, fun, feature-packed 3D modeling and animation package designed to allow new users to quickly create and render stunning 3D environments. Bryce combines exceptional power with an innovative interface for incredible ease of use. Add wildlife, people, props and more to your scenes via the DAZ Studio character plug-in in addition to terrain, water, sky, rocks, clouds, fog, vegetation, and architecture for which Bryce has long been the standard.

Download Bryce

With Bryce 7 you can...
  • Design photo-real landscapes
  • Create surreal environments
  • Animate environments
  • Design complex architecture
  • Produce matte paintings
  • Create product visualization

What's New in Bryce

Instance Lab

Enjoy true instancing with items that auto-follow the terrain. Create copies of individual objects, or entire sets so as to create huge forests and rock gardens quickly and without the typical memory usage and overhead. Change the distribution and randomness by controlling the scale, density, and proportion of your selected objects.

Improved Light Lab

New distant, spotlight, parallel, cluster, dome and 3D fill lights are available along with settings for specularity and diffuse intensity. Also includes optimized true ambience, lens flare, and cast shadow intensity settings.

Particle Emitter

Create animated particles from sphere objects with control over size, gravity, and max particles.

Sky Lab Improvements

Use the sky as a light source, add a specular map to your IBL, control shadow softness, background DOF, transparency controls, tone-map, and the ability to create and export your own HDR Images. Also includes new controls over cloud settings.

DAZ Studio Bridge

Create seamless productions of environments populated with human figures, animals and other characters imported from DAZ Studio.

Improved Import/Export

Now you can import and export FBX and COLLADA date files, including the import of Google SketchUp models or Spore creatures.

  04:16:00 am , Categories: 3D Programs

Carrara 8.5 is HERE!

Link: http://www.daz3d.com/carrara-8-5


Carrara 8.5 box

Carrara 8.5   will exceed the standard you've come to expect for Carrara.

  • Native AutoFit functionality
  • Improved Sequencer, Keyframing and Animation Tools
  • Smart Content and CMS Integration
  • Parameters Actions
  • Improved Fit to Functionality
  • Improved Viewport Avatars

ALSO Seamless Integration of: Multiple UV set Support, TriAx™ and Weight mapped Figures, Legacy Parametric Figures, and DSON presets such as - lights, poses, character, shaping, scenes, shaders, and more!

Carrara 8.5 offers the latest in DAZ technology. Our software engineers have worked meticulously to ensure that the new features in Carrara 8.5 exceed the standard you've come to expect for Carrara. Carrara 8.5 provides seamless support for the Genesis and Genesis 2 figures you know and love. The new parameters tab grants intuitive access to morphs for your figures and allows you to filter by region, body part, and even keyword. Carrara 8.5 ships with AutoFit, and Morph Projection which allows you enormous versatility in clothing.

New and improved animation and keyframing tools including Key Frame Filters and a Graph Editor put the power in your hands. These new tools, as well as new intuitive keyboard shortcuts, connect the serious animator to the model in a symbiotic relationship. Smoothing, refining and perfecting animation sequences has never been easier.

New SubDivision and Smoothing tools allow the user to control render level and model level smoothing from within the assembly room. This cuts time out of your flow and saves you from needlessly switching between the modeling and assembly rooms just to update smoothing options.

Improvements to the viewport avatars for Lights and Cameras provide a new, aesthetically pleasing look to the interface. The Sunlight, Moonlight, Shape Light and Tube Lights have all received a make-over. This provides a greater visual reference as to how light will emanate from a source and react in the scene.

Now you can enjoy figure posing, modeling, landscape design, rigid and soft-body dynamics, animation and rendering all within a single application at an affordable price. Add a whole new dimension to your 3D art and animation with Carrara.

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