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Posted: 07 January 2013 02:11 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 196 ]
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If you have any question please don’t be afraid to ask. Just come join us in the New Users forum and ask away.

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Posted: 11 January 2013 01:10 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 197 ]
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DAZ_bfurner - 17 April 2012 11:00 AM

Come on in and tell us about yourself!

Who are you? What inspires your artistic aspirations? Is Meatloaf your favorite food or favorite musician? What makes you the unique and lovable individual you are?

So drop on by, pull up a chair, and fill us in. We’d be very pleased to meet you!

Hi, My name is MarveL and altho I am an old customer of DAZ ( started when they were Zygote Productions in the 90’s ) I haven’t posted on any forums before. I was a Sci-Fi & Mystery novel Illustrator in NYC but am on sabbatical now… I am not sure how to post messages from scratch- not just as a reply—so I may need a little help there. Also where to upload an Avatar. I have come across a great free professional 3d model site ( I think it was originally geared for architects ) and wanted to share it, but don’t know the forum to use etc…THX   M

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Posted: 11 January 2013 04:56 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 198 ]
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Hi MarveL, unlike you, I am still really new to the program and the forums. The people that I have spoken too so far are really nice, so any problems you have just ask away. I am sure that there is loads of people who are willing to help out where they can.

All the same welcome and hope to see your posts soon.

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Posted: 11 January 2013 07:53 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 199 ]
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Hello Marval and welcome to the forums. be sure to join us in the New User forums to get all your questions answered. If you go to a forum main page that shows all the different threads. At the bottom right there is a “New Topic” button that you press if you want to start a new thread. To change your avatar. When your in the forum index page, select Your Control Panel (just above the links to view new posts, active topic, view pending, and mark all read) once in there on the left select Edit Avatar. Browse to an gif, jpg, or png

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Posted: 12 January 2013 12:36 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 200 ]
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Welcome Marvel, as said come join us in the New Users Help Forum for your questions. And do not worry if your Avatar does not work right now, I think the Site is having a Hic-up with those right now.

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Posted: 12 January 2013 05:04 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 201 ]
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Yeah as Jaderail says we are currently having problems with Avatars and image banners. Hopefully this will be sorted sometimes in the not too distant future.

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Posted: 12 January 2013 10:32 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 202 ]
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My bad. I forgot the avatars were broken. Bad Mod!

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Posted: 12 January 2013 01:40 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 203 ]
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Welcome Valz, Zuijlen and Durir to the DAZ Forums.  Do join the fun in the New Users forums, and welcome to your latest addiction.

@Durir - BTW, there’s no addiction clinic around here, or we’d all be insanely boring.  wink

Thanks Miss B for the welcome. So no clinic…....... Oh well, I will have to make sure that I do not stop coming up with ideas to make up. lol

No 12 step program around here, some of us actually revel in our Addict status. cool smile

Ain’t that the truth!!  cool smirk

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Posted: 13 January 2013 10:56 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 204 ]
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DAZ_bfurner - 17 April 2012 11:00 AM

Come on in and tell us about yourself!

Who are you? What inspires your artistic aspirations? Is Meatloaf your favorite food or favorite musician? What makes you the unique and lovable individual you are?

So drop on by, pull up a chair, and fill us in. We’d be very pleased to meet you!

Hi, my name is… Well you really don’t want to know my real name but for my online life I go by stormlyght. By day, I’m a front-end web developer. In the evenings (if I’m not to brain drained from my real job),  I’m a hobbyist digital artist. I love playing in Photoshop, Corel Painter, Lightwave 3D, Poser, and now Daz Studio.

Right now I’m primarily a lurker as I try to figure out DS, which I downloaded back in November. I’m having a lot of fun implementing the different suggestions for renders and lighting; and working through the tutorials. The information on the different forums is awesome. Thank you for being such a wonderful community!

Okay, my real name is Tricia or at work it’s “hey you.”

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Posted: 13 January 2013 11:13 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 205 ]
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Welcome to the forums. If you have any questions come and join us in the New Users forum. We have a dedicated bunch of community volunteers to help with anything you have to ask.

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Posted: 13 January 2013 01:55 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 206 ]
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Welcome to the DAZ forums stormlyght (Tricia), and welcome to your latest addiction.  grin

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Posted: 13 January 2013 03:06 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 207 ]
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Miss B - 13 January 2013 01:55 PM

Welcome to the DAZ forums stormlyght (Tricia), and welcome to your latest addiction.  grin

Thank you all for the welcome.

Yes. It has already become an addiction. I’ve spent my entire Sunday reading the forums smile

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Posted: 13 January 2013 10:11 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 208 ]
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Miss B - 13 January 2013 01:55 PM

Welcome to the DAZ forums stormlyght (Tricia), and welcome to your latest addiction.  grin

Thank you all for the welcome.

Yes. It has already become an addiction. I’ve spent my entire Sunday reading the forums smile

Oh that’s not the addiction part.  The addiction is when you open the software and can’t close it . . . that’s the addiction.  cool grin

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Posted: 16 January 2013 11:33 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 209 ]
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Two weeks ago (has it only been two weeks?), on a whim, I downloaded your product, DAZ Studio 4.5.  In the past I had taken a look at previous versions of your products, and although I was intrigued and impressed by the ambition of their scope, for myself, I found them too cumbersome to use, not flexible enough, too expensive and my initial results did not reinforce an investment of time and money.  After a few minutes of using version 4.5 and your Genesis character model, I realized what an extraordinary improvement to your product you’ve made and that it would be extremely fun to use. Free is a very reasonable price for the software itself and I have, oh so willingly, spent a great deal of money on content so far.  Let’s face it, software programs are not very compelling, but a giant robot or Mediterranean street-scape or wizards robes or an enchanted forest cottage entwined with wisteria inhabited by an avatar of my younger self, here’s my money!

The quality of your Genesis model is outstanding.  While your previous models improved from generation to generation, even generation 4, save for perhaps with a great deal work and refining, remained within the uncanny valley.  Your Genesis models have left the valley behind.  For me, they bring to mind the luminous realism of the 19th century French Academy painters like Ingres.  In my opinion, the Genesis models are superior to the previous generations by a magnitude and I look forward to seeing what new products are developed with this model and purchasing them for my library.

The new lighting environment’s (I’m a fan of the uberenviroment plug-ins and the other uber-isms) and rendering options give your users very rewarding results without real suffering.  As I know little about lighting technique I’ve downloaded and purchased some tutorials.  “Easy to Use, Hard to Master”, is an excellent product model.  Every day I learn something new thanks primarily to the excellent videos on YouTube provided by various DAZ3D community members.  And with each bit of new knowledge,  my scenes improve; this, I think, is the thing that is most fun about DAZ Studio.

In closing, I just want to express my gratitude to your dedication to your product and your users.  You have made a new user, customer and fan.

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Posted: 18 January 2013 04:51 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 210 ]
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  Hi, I’m a returning user who found a previous version of Daz too complicated and confusing to learn. Also, my computer would freeze every now and again so it was really frustrating and I gave up. I have a newer computer now, so I thought I wouId give it another try, so I recently downloaded Daz 4.5 and I have spent 30 or so hours playing with the genesis model/figure and was able to actually do something!
  I made a couple of different characters, modified them, and posed them to react to each other(all in the same scene). I now want to learn how to put them into an environment with props, learn lighting, etc. and play some more. I guess I will be watching the tutorials and reading the new users forum to get help in doing that.
  My main interest at the moment lies in creating realistic character driven CG picture stories which I may want to add text to. It would be like a little film strip of stills.
  As a new user,I’ve enjoyed reading the other posters comments and the welcoming spirit of this forum. Thanks.

PS. I’m thinking of getting the Victoria and Michael combo bundle. OK for a new user? What other beginner products would you recommend?

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