Secrets of the DAZ Studio 4 Pro UNIVERSE!
(special thanks to RKane_1 for starting this post in the older DAZ 3D Forums)
My intent with this thread is to link some commonly asked for items regarding Content Creation and Advanced DAZ Studio usage together for easy location. I hope that this thread is stickied as it grows but if you have any suggestions of new links to useful information or tutorials found here or anywhere else on the web, please let me know and I will link those items here!
What are Displacement Maps and how can I use them?
What are Shaders and Shader Mixers?
Is there a good source for Shader Mixer recipes and more knowledge regarding that?
What is IDL? How do I use it in DAZ Studio?
How do I rig a piece of clothing I have made in another modeller so that it works with Genesis?
How do I Autofit older clothing/hair items to Genesis but retain the morphs of the original item?
How do I model clothes for Genesis NOT using the default androgynous figure but a different form of Genesis?
What are “Ghost Bones”? How do they help me with clothing manipulation?
From the lovely Pendraia’s link:
How do I rig Conforming Clothing and Accessories using the Transfer Tool?
Can you give me specific info on modelling and rigging particular item types?
And though many items in this list are for older version’s of DAZ, I think Seacanyon’s links from the clothes modeling tutorials? thread are worth perusal:
Kattey’s Clothing Creation Workflow
First Steps in Clothing Creation
Clothing Creators Forum (For discussion, tips & commiseration—be sure to check their tutorials list)
SickleYield’s Clothing Creation Workflow
Clothing Creation by Will Dupre
Creating a Legal .cr2
On Rigging Clothing in DS
Thread on Clothing Creation Tips
English Bob’s Intro to Conforming Clothing
Wrinkles with Hexagon
Wrinkles - How is this Done?
Morkomon on using Hex & Poser to Create Morphs
How to Save a New Morph to a Dial in DS with Morph Loader
Daybreak Studios on Grouping with Hexagon
Rigging Clothing for Millennium Figures
Will Dupre on using Hex to group new models
Grouping Objects in Poser
Using Daz Rigging Tools to Pirate a Skeleton (like Quick Conform)
Figure Setup Tools Tutorials on YouTube
Chris Schell on Conforming Items Using Daz Figure Setup Tools
RoxanneJ’s Daz Figure Setup Tools Tutorial
How do I transfer morphs from Gen4 figures to Genesis?[/strong
How do I export an .OBJ file from DAZ while retaining it form after having used Smooth upon it?
How do I make a Smart Prop in Daz Studio?
Packaging and Sale
How do I become a DAZ Published artist?
How do I add an icon to a morph I’ve created?
What is “MetaData” and how can I use it?
How do I create Metadata for my own projects?
How do I package up Metadata for distribution?
Rigging a New Figure
How do I rig an entirely new model I’ve created in another application for Genesis in DAZ Studio 4?
What is ‘Weight Mapping’? How do I use it to rig a figure/prop?
How can I add another limb to my model? What is Geo-Grafting?
The full thread can be seen here: SECRETS of the DAZ STUDIO 4 PRO UNIVERSE!