The Presentation

This is another personal project, an attempt at fantasy-themed presentation. I imagine this image is part of a book cover or a marquee poster. The lead character, a man who possesses extra ordinary powers, is at a crossroads between light and dark, goodness and evil. The wonder in the story lies not just in his […]

Daz Studio Toon Shader

As an avid fan of manga, I’ve always wondered how I could emulate the comic book line art style in the 3D renders I produce. Fortunately DazStudio, the 3D software tool I use, has a few plug-ins that allows for setting the shader accordingly. So what’s a shader? A working definition of this CGI technology […]

Lighting Technique: Two Light Setup in Daz

Second only perhaps to the need to find an interesting subject before the camera, proper lighting ranks high in a portrait photographer’s must-have list. With Daz Studio, lighting is fairly easy as the software emulates lights common to studio photography. In this blog I wanted to write about a two light setup, involving a key […]