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Carrara Information Manual
This thread is intended to supplement and enhance the Carrara User's Manual. Carrara 8 ships with a Carrara 6 manual. The links below will open the latest versions:
New!!! Online Carrara Documentation Wiki
Carrara 8 Basic User Guide beta 0.2 - 17 June 2010Great resources for learning the vast features and abilities that you have with this software. Although many things about Carrara are easy to learn at their very basic level, right from the interface, it helps to explore deeper by seeing what the manuals have to say. Very well written, you could be amazed at what you've been missing out on all these years!
Table of Contents
Note: If you're looking for links that used to be here, at the top, look toward the bottom of the post
► Genesis - Carrara 8.5 - DIM Support Thread Links
Got questions about Genesis use in Carrara, DIM use for installing?
This page lists links to threads that have answered many questions to common problems
► Carrara Walkthrough
Join Carrara enthusiast, Dartanbeck, for a stroll through some of the basic concepts
that all Carraraists should get to know early on in their experience to help for a smooth working experience.
► Cripeman's Carrara Video Tutorials Index
Carrara Community's very own Super Hero takes plenty of time from his busy life to
explore many exciting features of this amazing 3d content manipulation, modeling and animation suite
► GK Dantas' Video Manual Index
Carrara Cafe's Die-Hard Instructor - now with an easy-to-use index of links
► Carrara and related 3d Art Tutorials
Carrara Community Tutorials and Articles to help you get the most out of this incredibly
feature rich authoring software. From lighting to animation, the list keeps growing so check back often!
► Working with Content
With Carrara 8.5 beta, this software is getting much closer to true compatibility
with Daz Studio. This article attempts to illustrate what can and cannot be taken back and fourth.
It also covers some of the basic techniques required to get the most out of any Poser/DS content
► Dynamic Hair
Now including a link to Jonstark's video tutorial series!
► Carrara Plugins FAQ & Information - By Jay_NOLA
Jay compilled and organized a great measure of info regarding Plugins specific to our
beloved Carrara. FAQ, Information and Links to help you determine which are right for you. Thank You Jay_NOLA!
► Comprehensive List of Video Tutorials on Carrara - by FractalDemensia
The purpose of this thread is to collect, consolidate, and make available a comprehensive list of all video tutorials available on Carrara.
► What's New for Carrara 8
What does the Daz3d store have to say about their amazing, Flagship Software?
► Technical Specifications and Features Comparison
See for yourself, a list of the named features of Carrara 8.
Add your intuition and imagination and the sky is no longer a limit!
► Old Daz3d Forum - Helpful links to old forum threads
► The Carrara Community Movie Project
This is a consolidation of CMP links
Carrara 8 Training Videos from Infinite Skills
These are explanations of the training videos featuring Phil Wilkes and include some great sample footage from the series. I strongly recommend these products unless you feel that you are an absolute expert at using Carrara.
Learning Carrara 8
Advanced Carrara Techniques
2008 Siggraph Carrara Demo Reel - posted by Marcelo Teixeira (GK DANTAS)
Inside Daz3d The Good Ol' Days - Led by Blaine Furner
Carrara Keyboard Shortcuts Reference
Ever want to see all of the shortcuts to Carrara tools in one, organized document? Well here you go!
►►► Carrara Resources ◄◄◄
►►► Carrara translation in German ◄◄◄
►►► Special Link List for Carrara ◄◄◄
Carrara 6 Quick Tour - This file was originally provided with Carrara 6. Much of the information in it applies to Carrara 7 and 8 as well. It is about 64 MBs in size.
It's a nice little visual walkthrough of various features within Carrara. I think it's a nice little thing to try if you just bought Carrara and would like to see what it has to offer. Even though Carrara will provide much more than what any manual or tutorial could ever hope to explain! Click Here to Download the File