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Semicharm’s Splendiferous Symposium of Superfluous oddities [my free stuff]
Posted: 08 April 2013 02:47 PM   [ Ignore ]
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Behold the sights…behold the wonders… Step right up to
Semicharm’s Splendiferous Symposium of Superfluous oddities
a showcase of rarities and oddities unlike you’ve ever seen!

(well, you might have seen a few in the old Daz forum…)

Here, I’ll showcase my current project, and, in the following posts, I’ll list some of my other projects in the works and proposed projects that I want to work on when I finally manage to clear out some of my backlog.


Current project: Maeko
Status: testing

Maeko is a child character for Miki 3. Luckily, the morphs situation had improved considerably since the older G2 line and most clothing I’ve been able to test on her has worked out of the box with little to no adjustment.

04 ~ 22 ~ 2013
New promos for the first release: Dressy Purple


04 ~ 28 ~ 2013
Seems that Karth’s Dressy outfit isn’t currently available. I’ll try to see if I can work something out. Meanwhile, I’m working on the next texture release from the Little Ones Collection. Purple Paradise for Sun by 3Dream.


04 ~ 29 ~ 2013
First texture set released! You can now get Dressy Purple on ShareCG.

A special thank you to Karth for making the Dressy outfit available again, also available on ShareCG.


05 ~ 08 ~ 2013
Finally got the chance to work on Purple Paradise again. The script for translating mats from DS to Poser doesn’t get the displacement and specular settings right, so I had to go back to rebuilding the Poser mats from scratch. Just have to wrap up a few things and it’ll be done. grin

Wrapped and uploaded. Purple Paradise is now up on ShareCG and DeviantArt.


07~21~2013
Summer’s here and it looks like it’s going to be a hot one. The Littles however will be staying cool with my new Summer Sun set—a complete summer line with matching textures for seven Little One clothing items and many options. Most of the textures are done. I just have to finish over a hundred poser and ds mat files and thumbnails…


08~04~2013
Correction, make that over a thousand mat files! I just added another 300 mats to the SummerSun set and still a ways to go before the set is finished. I’m going to have to compress these when I through, the mat poses already outweigh the textures!


08~19~2013
Finally sorted out the Poser issue and added ~1000 mats and thumbs, but still more to go before it’s done. Some parts are being prepped for final testing, so it shouldn’t be too much longer now. 


11~29~2013
Summers come and gone, but there’s still sunshine around the corner. The 2000+ mat and texture set for Summer Sun is basically done, just need to finish testing.


12~21~2013
Getting ready to wrap up Summer Sun in time for Christmas. Hope to finish the promos over the weekend so I can finish Christmas shopping. LOL


01~01~2014
Happy2014!

December was a busy month. Both Little Family and Summer Sun are done. They’re available on ShareCG and DeviantArt. As an extra bonus, I’ve made Little Family and the mesh texture set from Summer Sun available as merchant resources.

Though I might have a few other things for Little One, I’ll be concentrating more on other projects in the coming months.


06~10~2014
Again, I apologize for the long absence. I’ve been trying to finish another project that’s related to Maeko for months. Progress has been much slower than planed. On the upside, I’m finishing yet another related project, a set of royalty free eye textures for Miki2, 3 & 4!

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Posted: 08 April 2013 02:48 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 1 ]
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Here’s some of my other projects currently in the queue. Note: this list may change as some projects may be given priority over others.

Little Miki 2
Status: released - testing update

Little Miki 2 is a young teen character for Miki 2, one of the first I did years ago. I have since addressed some issues in the last update and plan to release a new version. This will continue to be available as a base for creating your own teen characters.


LM2 Refit-Mamomamo CB Collection 1
Status: released - testing update

Little Miki 2 didn’t have much to wear when I released her, so I did a few conversions of Mamo’s ChibiBel outfits. I have since addressed some issues in the last update and plan to release a new version.


G2 Girls
Status: released - testing update

These are based on a set of young teen characters that I did years ago for the Poser G2 line of ladies. In fixing some of the issues in the last update, they ended up looking even younger!. This will continue to be available as a base for creating your own characters.


unnamed texture project for Miki 2
Status: in progress

This is my first major character texture project. I hit a few snags and had to stop working on this, but I hope I can resolve those now. It was originally supposed to use the texture layering system I started on, but that didn’t work out. I plan to at least release the base textures and a few of the extra textures.


MorningCasual ColorChange
Status: updated - waiting final renders

This is a set of shaders I created in Poser that can change the cloth colors of the MorningCasual set that came with Olivia. At the request of a friend, I’ve added the option to have separate t-shirt sleeve colors for a trendy retro style.


Maeko
Status: testing

Maeko is a child character for Miki 3. Luckily, the morphs situation had improved considerably since the older G2 line and most clothing I’ve been able to test on her has worked out of the box with little to no adjustment.

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Posted: 08 April 2013 02:49 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 2 ]
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snagged….

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Posted: 09 April 2013 05:46 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 3 ]
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While working on these, I never got around to doing any updated renders. So, here’s a few.

The first one is from G2 Teens. The render includes one of the Color Change shaders for the t-shirt that comes with Olivia and a set of morphs that add the Ultimate Body Morphs to the clothes that come with Jessi or Sydney.

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Posted: 09 April 2013 05:58 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 4 ]
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Next up is for Little Miki 2. It includes my textures and the dress outfit from the Mamomamo collection.

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Posted: 09 April 2013 06:02 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 5 ]
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And finally, a debut render of Maeko for Miki 3.

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Posted: 09 April 2013 06:36 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 6 ]
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Wow - these look fabulous!!

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Posted: 10 April 2013 02:47 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 7 ]
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Watching with interest - I remember the Little Miki character. Now I’m wondering if the process would work in reverse, to make them older? smile

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Posted: 10 April 2013 03:21 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 8 ]
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Are these going to be freebies?

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Posted: 10 April 2013 09:36 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 9 ]
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Alisa Uh-Lisa - 09 April 2013 06:36 PM

Wow - these look fabulous!!

Thanks!

English Bob - 10 April 2013 02:47 AM

Watching with interest - I remember the Little Miki character. Now I’m wondering if the process would work in reverse, to make them older? smile

Do you mean older than these child characters, or older than the base figure itself? There are ways of making these characters older, one I’ve used a few times is to load the base figure and morphs, skip ahead on the animation timeline and apply the child character. Then, you can just move along the timeline to dial-in any age in between.

If you want to go even older, the popular morph sets out there could accomplish that. I’ve seen others out there specifically for aged characters, such as the Maturing V4 Morph Pack by Tempest or Elder Grandmother Huian and Weici by cyllan.

chohole - 10 April 2013 03:21 AM

Are these going to be freebies?

Of course, it’s the Freepozitory after all. Some of these are updates for freebies I’ve already released, and others will be new. The only thing that I cannot offer as a freebie is the skin textures for Little One, as they’re based on one of 3Dreams resource kits.

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Posted: 10 April 2013 10:00 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 10 ]
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Here’s a render I did of Little Miki a while back…

 

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Posted: 15 April 2013 03:46 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 11 ]
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semicharm - 10 April 2013 09:36 AM

Do you mean older than these child characters, or older than the base figure itself?
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Elder Grandmother Huian and Weici by cyllan.

Thanks for taking my question seriously, I was just musing aloud. I must remember to stop doing that in public. smile

I meant older than the base figures, although not as old as Huian and Weici - I have them somewhere. I have the Fountain of Youth morphs for V4, and had heard that you could dial them in reverse to make the character older, although I have yet to try it for myself. I was just wondering if these would work the same way, but of course the answer is to wait patiently and then see for myself! wink

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Posted: 15 April 2013 08:57 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 12 ]
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English Bob - 15 April 2013 03:46 AM
semicharm - 10 April 2013 09:36 AM

Do you mean older than these child characters, or older than the base figure itself?
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Elder Grandmother Huian and Weici by cyllan.

Thanks for taking my question seriously, I was just musing aloud. I must remember to stop doing that in public. smile

I meant older than the base figures, although not as old as Huian and Weici - I have them somewhere. I have the Fountain of Youth morphs for V4, and had heard that you could dial them in reverse to make the character older, although I have yet to try it for myself. I was just wondering if these would work the same way, but of course the answer is to wait patiently and then see for myself! wink

No problem Bob. cool smile What I meant was that these characters have almost no custom morphs, as I rarely bother to handcraft morphs myself. They mostly use the figure’s base morphs, or an off-the-self morph set. Either way, the range of morphs available are definitely capable of doing older characters.  In fact, if I were a sane person, that’s what I would be doing, as I find going younger is much harder than going older. That’s why I do younger characters, purely for the challenge. That, and there isn’t that many young characters out there.

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Posted: 22 April 2013 11:25 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 13 ]
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Been a bit under the weather lately. Still making progress though. Here’s the promos for the first release, Dressy Purple for Dressy by Karth. It’s my first real attempt at doing a promo collage.

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Posted: 27 April 2013 03:36 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 14 ]
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Just recently found out that the Dressy outfit is no longer available in Renderosity freebies were I got it. I tried contacting Karth there if to see if it’s available elsewhere, but haven’t heard back. Does anyone know of a better way to contact her? After all this, I going to release my texture regardless, but it would be nice for those who didn’t already have the outfit to be able to enjoy them.

In the meantime, I’m working on the next release, a texture set to turn the swimsuit into a strapped blouse. Still waiting on the new render, which I hope to post soon. smile

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Posted: 27 April 2013 04:27 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 15 ]
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I sent her a message though other channels, so hopefully she’ll see it soon and post…:)

I did a search for the outfit and don’t see that it’s available anywhere at this time.

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