The Service Release 3.1 patch for Poser has just been released.
Glad to see that the Animations Backgrounds blog is back in action. Just the backgrounds / backdrops / mattes / backplates, whatever you want to call them. Usually from old animations.
Lots of inspiration here for artfully arranging the backgrounds of your Daz and Poser scenes.
Free Coursera online course, Live!: A History of Art for Artists, Animators and Gamers. 8 weeks, starts 24th February 2014.
35% discount at FoRender, until the end of January 2014. Just apply the code…
…at the checkout, and get your discount. Applied to all content, except “released this month”, bundles, and ExtraClone products.
Two major new sets from the excellent Stonemason, to add to his urban ruins series.
A big scene made with these packs might need a lot more young birch trees and ground shrub cover, erupting through the roadways, if there had been abandonment of twenty years or more. The new Nature – Trees Pack 1 may be useful in that regard, as they’re low and medium poly models and look fairly convincing.
New Renderosity video tutorial, for Poser Pro beginners, A Tour of the Poser Pro 2014 Interface, and How to Reset It (10 minutes)…
It’s part of a premium series of video tutorials intended to get users started with Poser Pro 2014. These are set to be released soon…
“Beginning in January, we’ll be releasing a new tutorial each month that will build on the knowledge you developed in each of the previous lessons.”
Interesting official news on iClone 6, due sometime in 2014:
* a big enhancement to the real-time render engine, rebuilt for DirectX 11.
* a rendering plug-in that will support rendering in other (game/real-time?) engines.
* a fully flexible and dockable interface.