Fenric has updated his Shader Doctor plugin, which was already a necessity for anyone using Poser content in Carrara, and added Skin Doctor to it as well!
Listen up, everyone who uses Poser characters in Carrara, this little plugin is (IMO) a must-have. I love the texture room, and playing with textures, but as much as I love it no-one wants to spend hundreds of tedious hours going through every shader of every Poser product you put in your scene, tinkering with each sub-shader one by one, and trying to assign new values that will make it Carrara-friendly. Shader doctor allows you to pretty much turn your Poser imported shaders into Carrara-friendly shaders in one click.
The Skin Doctor add-on, may arguably be even more useful - and it’s currently a free add on as part of Shader Doctor! (For those who don’t know, Shader Doctor itself is ridiculously cheap already - just google Fenric Shader Doctor to find his page and see). The regular Shader Doctor wasn’t built to be good for changing skin shaders from the Poser default to something that will look good and realistic in Carrara, so Fenric has put together Skin Doctor, so that in once click you can add SSS, make the specularity something that would be correct in Carrara (most poser materials turn to super shiny plastic when in Carrara) and make a nice skin texture (the example shots of before/after that Fenric posted in the carrara cafe are very nice). It even addresses the shaders of the eyes.
I’ve been super-excited for two things to be released, first Philw’s Portrait Studio (out now and in the daz store!) which I’ve been loving, and now Fenric’s Skin Doctor. Christmas has come early!
I’ve ran over and snatched it up, but haven’t yet had an opportunity to play with it (I’m still in the middle of a render), but I didn’t see an announcement here, so I wanted to let everyone know.