Look-At-The-Camera script to animate characters - For Daz Studio 1 2 3 4

mCasualmCasual Posts: 3,017
edited May 2012 in Freebies

download and manual :
https://sites.google.com/site/mcasualsdazscripts2/mcjlookatthecamera

Introduction
This script for Daz Studio will take care of posing the head, and optionally, the neck, chest, abdomen and hip, so that the face faces the current camera.
This script was suggested by Daz Forums member Tugpsx

Use
Select a figure's head.
launch the script
it looks like this
https://sites.google.com/site/mcasualsdazscripts2/mcjlookatthecamera/ui2.png?attredirects=0
select the playrange to be processed.
Select the bones (other than the head ) that participate in the twisting of the body required to bring the face to face the camera.
click on the Doit buttom
done

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Comments

  • mCasualmCasual Posts: 3,017
    edited May 2012

    brand new demonstration video for the script right here !

    .....

    oops changed it to http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NhFhNMEwJWA

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  • DigiDotzDigiDotz Posts: 83
    edited December 1969

    thanks for this! attaching a camera to anything you want the character to track works well too ;-)

  • MrugnakMrugnak Posts: 272
    edited December 1969

    Wanted to post another Thank you! This is a very very helpful little script!

  • waningmoonwaningmoon Posts: 0
    edited December 1969

    thanks for the script!

    regards,
    waningmoon

  • carol leecarol lee Posts: 10
    edited December 1969

    Thanks for the script

  • mCasualmCasual Posts: 3,017
    edited December 1969

    crpw11 said:
    Thanks for the script

    welcome

    recently i added a similar script but for the eyes

    https://sites.google.com/site/mcasualsdazscripts4/mcjstareatthecam

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n7EDW5WxpT8

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  • IsazformsIsazforms Posts: 89
    edited December 1969

    Thaks¡¡¡ So I have a question. When the figure (i use g2f) is in bed, the head orientation doesnt works correctly. Please help

  • MilosGulanMilosGulan Posts: 900
    edited December 1969

    Wow, it looks great. I will have to try it :)

  • mCasualmCasual Posts: 3,017
    edited February 12

    Thaks¡¡¡ So I have a question. When the figure (i use g2f) is in bed, the head orientation doesnt works correctly. Please help

    the script doesn't orient the head using a very complicated process
    it' works about okay for standing poses but for not for horizontal poses

    if you temporarily Z-Rotate the camera so that your figure, as seen from that camera looks like it's standing up
    then Look-At-The-Camera script will work
    once that's done, you un-rotate the camera

    or you could parent a camera to your render camera, we'll call it the laydown camera
    you z-rotate the lay-down camera until the figure as seen from the layDowncamera looks like it's standing up
    you make the lay-down camera the current viewcam
    and run the script

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