A dForce Dress Challenge

For any of you who may be curious as to how I got the girl's dress to drape over the back of the horse, while riding up naturally along her legs... Or for anyone who just wants a laugh... I decided to post these screenshots. This is not a step-by-step tutorial, but a simple illustration of what can be done with d-Force with a little imagination. I hope it's helpful.

image

Full version can be seen in my gallery at: https://www.daz3d.com/gallery/#images/496226/

Girl and Horse Jumping 01.jpg
2199 x 1713 - 1M
Girl and Horse Jumping 02.jpg
2199 x 1713 - 941K
Girl and Horse Jumping 03.jpg
2199 x 1713 - 949K
Girl and Horse Jumping 04.jpg
2199 x 1713 - 987K
Girl and Horse Jumping 05.jpg
2199 x 1713 - 824K
Girl and Horse Jumping 06.jpg
2199 x 1713 - 935K
Girl and Horse Jumping 07.jpg
2199 x 1713 - 804K
Girl and Horse Jumping 08.jpg
2199 x 1713 - 822K
Girl and Horse Jumping 10.jpg
2600 x 2514 - 4M

Comments

  • nonesuch00nonesuch00 Posts: 8,881

    Wow, cool, thanks for the instructions. 

  • AreynaAreyna Posts: 23

    Thanks, nonesuch00, glad I could help. Trick is using gravity to your advantage. :)

  • Oh, that looks great. Thank you for sharing!

  • PhilWPhilW Posts: 4,666

    Clever - thanks for sharing!

  • LlynaraLlynara Posts: 4,462
    edited January 3

    That's beautiful. Areyna! Great work and thanks for the tips. I never thought to try that upside down. I have done a couple now where I've draped dresses over other items. 

    In this one, I put a static dForce modifier on the log and used timeline animation drape. This worked since she started out standing and then was slowly sitting down on the log.

    Here I had to be more creative with the timeline. The chair started out away from her and came into final position in the last few frames (otherwise, explosion city.)

    Brenda-G3_Llynara.jpg
    2000 x 1600 - 701K
    dForce-Monica_Llynara.jpg
    2000 x 2000 - 645K
    Post edited by Llynara on
  • PhilWPhilW Posts: 4,666

    Llynara - beautiful examples!

  • AreynaAreyna Posts: 23

    Thank you, Mary Baker. Good luck with your renders!

    Thank you, Phil! Thanks for telling me about dForce when it first came out! Love it!

    And Lynara, those are gorgeous renders! I learned about moving a bench toward the subject when I bought the dForce Trumpet dress. It came with a full scene with timeline. So I could see the bench move into place. That's what gave me the idea of using "animation" to position the subject and objects in such a way that at the end of the animation, the fabric drapes where you want it to. (With patience and a little trial and error). Your second render is a perfect example of this. And I love how the fabric drapes over the back of her leg as well! Great job! And I really like the first example you shared of the woman "carefully" sitting down on the log. I'm excited that we can now do seated figures. Thanks for sharing these. :)

  • KarukiKaruki Posts: 302
    Llynara said:

    That's beautiful. Areyna! Great work and thanks for the tips. I never thought to try that upside down. I have done a couple now where I've draped dresses over other items. 

    In this one, I put a static dForce modifier on the log and used timeline animation drape. This worked since she started out standing and then was slowly sitting down on the log.

    Here I had to be more creative with the timeline. The chair started out away from her and came into final position in the last few frames (otherwise, explosion city.)

    Wow!! Where is that log from? I must have it!

  • LlynaraLlynara Posts: 4,462
    edited January 4

    Thank you all! I'm having a blast playing with dForce. When it works, it works well. I still blow up a lot of things. 

    @karuki That's from ShaaraMuse3d's Paralia Beach set at Rendo: https://www.renderosity.com/mod/bcs/3d-scenery-paralia-beach/119171/

    Her stuff is made for Poser but most of it works fine in DAZ with minor tweaks.

    By the way, the stool and pose in the second image are freebies from Zeddicuss's site. 

    Post edited by Llynara on
  • LlynaraLlynara Posts: 4,462
    edited January 4

    TIP: If you have trouble with some of the newer dForce outfits slipping weirdly on the character and not following them in animation drapes, make sure you have the latest version of DAZ studio.

    I was struggling with this gorgeous FREE dForce dress from 3dkRender.com. It was not following the character right. I had a couple of other dForce items doing that too and couldn't figure out what I was doing wrong. Turned out, I missed a DAZ update and didn't realize it. I was on 4.10.0.107 and the latest is .123. It does make a difference- they must've fixed some dForce things. This dress works beautifully in the latest version and is adorable! You can find it here: https://www.3dkrender.com/freebies/dressmolt (there are G3 and G8 versions, both are free right now.)

    dForce-Molt-Dress.jpg
    2000 x 2000 - 964K
    Post edited by Llynara on
  • brainmuffinbrainmuffin Posts: 402

    Very nice. Studio crashes on me when I try to pose a single Vicky wearing the MFD in a standing pose.

  • PhilWPhilW Posts: 4,666

    Llynara - thanks for the link, that looks to be a lovely dress, and such good value!

  • maikdeckermaikdecker Posts: 591
    Areyna said:

    For any of you who may be curious as to how I got the girl's dress to drape over the back of the horse, while riding up naturally along her legs... Or for anyone who just wants a laugh... I decided to post these screenshots. This is not a step-by-step tutorial, but a simple illustration of what can be done with d-Force with a little imagination. I hope it's helpful.

    Looks really great.

    I've played around with primitives trying to add some "undressing" effect to stuff that has no morphs for it. Nothing to show yet, though, but I have high hopes... Using the "head down, legs up and let's move the figure down through a sphere to push his pants up to his knees" did work... kinda... wink

  • PhilWPhilW Posts: 4,666

    I'll look forward to seeing your results - sounds interesting!

Sign In or Register to comment.