I completely missed these DAZ Studio utilities when they were first posted at ShareCG:
Much more useful than the ones I posted some time back, as these not only work better for V4 and M4 but also include clones for other Genesis line figures.
Posting in case anyone else missed them — and also because DS-related Dawn and Dusk stuff doesn’t get a lot of attention.
Hope American visitors to the blog had an enjoyable Thanksgiving holiday (I ate entirely too much!)
Despite the “ate-entirely-too-much” thing, I’m starting my holiday baking tasks tonight, which just means starting to make dough and freezing it for baking closer to the holiday. Last year I did everything all at once in a single day and — while sort of fun in a grueling marathon baking kind of way — it’s not something I intend to do again.
Design Cuts has a pretty — and rather large — set of fall stock photos. You have to register at the site to get the freebie, but it’s worth it because they frequently offer resources DS/Poser users might find useful.
You can find the set here.
Some time back I commented that I’d wanted to upload the dirt masks I used on the textures in case someone wanted to make Cherry more grubby, but that I couldn’t find the images. Finally found them, stuck in a folder where they shouldn’t have been. Of course.
Here are the dirt mask layers. Right-click-save and apply to the texture as you see fit (just remember to save the results under a new name!) Used with Halloween Treat #03: Scary Cherry Xtras and Scary Cherry Xtras Add-On.
^^ Body & Limbs
Also, if anyone wants her templates let me know and I can upload them here.
Not a productive weekend. All I did was tinker with the textures I’m working on for the G3F Princess Line Dress, trying to fake seams for solid color textures. The lines of the dress are pretty but only obvious when textured with prints. Since I’m big on solid colors or very subdued prints — tends to look less busy for the sort of renders I prefer — I wanted to see if there was a way I could do this:
Probably a non-issue with renders that aren’t closeups, but I think it looks okay.
Also, for those who do postwork, I keep forgetting to mention some nice overlay textures from the CoffeeShop Blog:
Artisanal Texture Set #05
Fine Art “Charcoal” Texture Set
Oil Painterly Fine Art Texture Set
I tend to use them with the Soft Light layer setting, at various opacity levels, but play around with them to see what you like best.
Download it from The CoffeeShop Blog.
A little late for 4th of July projects, but that’s not the only event that might use these.
Click on the thumb to view/save the seamless tile images (textures use corresponding bump maps from REC Holiday Materials.)
Uploaded these in case folks would like to match any of the other texture sets I made but didn’t own (or didn’t like) some of the clothing props I chose. Color swatches intended for matching buttons, zipper pulls, eyelets, nail polish, whatever.