Create life-like poses in a natural and believable way using DAZ Studio 4 with Packt's new book and eBook

October 2013 | Open Source

Packt is pleased to announce the release of its new book The Complete Guide to DAZ Studio 4. This book will help readers explore the 3D world, where they’ll learn how to pose their 3D characters with ease. The book shows the readers how to work with tools to manipulate ready-to-use models and figures.

About the Author: Paolo Ciccone is a software engineer and photographer. He has been developing software for more than 20 years in a large series of disciplines. His field of expertise includes developing multi-platform applications that help computer graphics artists achieve photorealistic results. His Reality software for Poser and DAZ Studio has been used for video game illustration and for the pre-production of large budget Hollywood movies such as Jurassic Park IV and Hunger Games: Catching Fire.

The Complete Guide to DAZ Studio 4 will teach readers how to harness the full power of DAZ Studio 3D. Readers will learn how to create amazing and life-like 3D art. The eBook also uses practical examples to help readers learn the basic concepts of 3D including posing, lightening, and rendering.

Step-by-step, readers will learn how to create great 3D art with ease. Readers will also be able to download the code for Dawn; a 3D figure created by HiveWire3D, and two free environments created by renowned 3D artist Jack Tomalin. Readers will learn how to create geometrically accurate images with photorealistic rendering.

The Complete Guide to DAZ Studio 4 covers the following topics:

Preface

Chapter 1: Quick Start – Our First 3D Scene

Chapter 2: Customizing Studio

Chapter 3: Posing Figures

Chapter 4: Creating New Characters with Morphs

Chapter 5: Rendering

Chapter 6: Finding and Installing New Content

Chapter 7: Navigating the Studio Environment

Chapter 8: Building a Full Scene

Chapter 9: Lighting

Chapter 10: Hyper-realism – the Reality Plugin

Chapter 11: Creating Content

Chapter 12: Animation

Appendix: Installing DAZ Studio

This book is a must have for all aspiring 3D artists. Readers new to DAZ Studio 4 will find that this book is a valuable resource, teaching them all that they need to know about DAZ Studio 3D. For more information, please visit:http://www.packtpub.com/the-complete-guide-to-daz-studio-4/book


The Complete Guide to DAZ Studio 4
Learn to pose characters in a natural way with ease

For more information, please visit: http://www.packtpub.com/the-complete-guide-to-daz-studio-4/book

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