Creative software for creative users!
Bryce 7 Pro and Daz Studio are just two of the fantastic programs on offer from Daz3d
Now there’s no excuse for not being able to unleash your artistic talents and produce superb images and animations using these fantastic tools.
Daz3D also provides a huge selection of 3D models available from various artists through their online store. Some are free and others range in price from just a few dollars. Compatible figures for Daz Studio make realistic figure modeling a breeze. Click here to visit their site or see the links below for more information.
DAZ Studio is a 3D figure application released by DAZ 3D that is primarily used for digital illustration and animation. The software allows you to work with three dimensional figures which you can purchase seperately or obtain free from their website. You can also include a variety of props and accessories, as well as backgrounds, and arrange them in any way you like to produce and render high quality images, which you can use for commercial and no-commercial purposes.
Unlike most 3D software applications, where 3D objects are often created from scratch, DAZ Studio allows the user to manipulate “ready to use” models and figures. Originally, Daz Studio was created as a direct alternative to Poser, which is now considered by many as a high end application, but has a price tag to match. In comparison to Poser, DAZ Studio provides their program free of charge, with all the features required to create scenes and images that can be exported and saved for whatever use the designer chooses.
Both programs have their advantages and disadvantages, but for a beginner who is looking for a program to get started in 3D figure creation I would have to recommend Daz Studio as the best way to go. Especially now it’s free!
A free version of Bryce used to be available to download for a period of time but that offer is unfortunately no longer available. However, the full current version of Bryce Pro can be purchased at a the Daz3d website and is extremely affordable, so it’s great value for money.
After purchasing, downloading and installing the program using the serial code provided you can start using the program to produce your own 3D art and animations.
For many years Bryce has been a popular and affordable program for producing exciting pictures by imaginative digital artists all around the World. Now, with the latest updated version, Bryce 7 gives you the ability to create even better more fantastic scenes and realistic environments than ever before. With the new ‘Instancing Lab’ and the totally redesigned bridge to DAZ Studio, as well as many other enhanced features, Bryce 7 can provide you with the easy to use software you need to create unique and wonderous Worlds from your own imagination.
New features include:
- Instancing Lab – Create copies of individual objects, or produce entire sets and create huge forests and rock gardens quickly and easily.
- Improved Light Lab – New distant, spotlight, parallel, cluster, dome and 3D fill lights are available along with settings for specularity and diffuse intensity. Also includes optimized true ambience, lens flare, and cast shadow intensity settings.
- Improved Sky Lab – Includes new controls over cloud settings and the ability to use the sky as a light source. Plus, add a specular map to your IBL, control shadow softness, background DOF, transparency controls, tone-map, and create and export your own HDR Images.
- Particle Emitter – Create animated particles from sphere objects with control over size, gravity, and max particles.
Bryce 7 also has improved Import/Export features. You can now import and export FBX and COLLADA date files, including the import of Google SketchUp models or Spore™ creatures.
Last, but not least, it’s now possible to create seamless productions of environments populated with human figures, animals and other characters imported from DAZ Studio.