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WC Soft Skin Lights for DS 4.5 REDUX!!!!
Posted: 26 March 2013 03:05 PM   [ Ignore ]
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http://www.sharecg.com/v/68286/view/21/DAZ-Studio/WC-Soft-Skin-Lights-for-DS-4.5

Okay, I have deleted the OLD Soft Skin Lights, it was getting too confusing for everyone, I’m sure… and I have uploaded a new set.

Included is four light presets.  Two have the key light on the left, two on the right.

The close lights are 200cm away from the studio center, the Far Away lights are 800cm (8 Meters) away from the studio center.  Their hight is exactly in line.  Not sure why I needed to do that, but I did, I think it’ll be useful…

There are ALSO four Material Presets.  One is for the LANA texture set.

The rest are for three freebie V4 characters out there and you will need those textures to use the presets.

I was very careful in constructing the materials to work in a manner I think works best, or is (more accurately) as good as I can make them.

Everything in the ZIP file is public domain.  Pull it appart, rebuild it, make it your own… if you’re selling a character on R.com or RDNA or wherever, feel free to include them (lights and material settings) with your product (credit would be nice, but don’t worry too much about that)...

BUt, if you make it BETTER, my only demand is that you share…

Below is Danae’s Dublin… and Samantha smile

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Posted: 27 March 2013 03:03 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 1 ]
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Thanks wancow.

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Posted: 27 March 2013 04:42 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 2 ]
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THANKS a lot wancow.

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Posted: 27 March 2013 02:14 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 3 ]
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Thank you! This is awesome… lighting is always such a pain to me, and yet one of the most important parts of rendering art smile

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Posted: 27 March 2013 08:41 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 4 ]
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Here are a couple of test renders with the new set:
http://wancow.deviantart.com/art/Soft-Skin-Avatar-361750389

This one compares two Uber Environment Presets, Candle LIght and Cornell Box:
http://wancow.deviantart.com/art/UBER-Environment-Test-Candle-and-Cornell-361970200?q=gallery:wancow&qo=0

Nudity on both… so be warned smile

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Posted: 28 March 2013 03:00 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 5 ]
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Btw i used the light set yesterday and LOVED it! beautiful!  Thank you so much smile I hate spending the time on lights! Gorgeous and well appreciated!

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Posted: 28 March 2013 07:25 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 6 ]
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Here’s a complete test of the UE2 shaders: http://www.sharecg.com/v/68286/view/21/DAZ-Studio/WC-Soft-Skin-Lights-for-DS-4.5
Nudity…

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Posted: 28 March 2013 09:40 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 7 ]
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Bree, as in Victoria 5, default, using my lights with Ue2 set to Cornell Box…

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Posted: 31 March 2013 05:04 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 8 ]
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While the lighting itself is good, you may want to have shadows turned on with only one of your lights.  Not used to the UE on a surface method so I didn’t adjust this image.  Plus, I didn’t feel like stopping it mid render.

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Posted: 31 March 2013 10:02 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 9 ]
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Okay, that’s very interesting… I will try this.  Thanks Zamuel, I knew I could count on you for something to work with!

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