DAZ Studio : Digital Kit Bashing

Saturday January 19 @ 8:00 pm - Sunday January 20 @ 9:30 pm GMT

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Saturday January 19 @ 8:00 pm
End:
Sunday January 20 @ 9:30 pm
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$33 – $99
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In this unique webinar series, you’ll learn how to gain much more value from your DAZ Studio product library, extending the usefulness of your existing models. This will help you create innovative and fresh props/scenes all from your existing content. Drew Spence from the Dynamic Universe will include highly recommended resources as part of this comprehensive process to give you “prop permutations” from your library. Save money by utilising your existing assets to the max!

Missed a part? Buy the “Complete Series” ticket to gain the previous webinar recordings

Digital Kit Bashing Series

What you’ll need for this series:-

  • DAZ Studio
  • Photoshop or a photo-editing program (light use)

Part I : Places and Props (already broadcast)

Date : Sunday January 6th – 20:00 GMT/12:00 PST/15:00 EST

Drew Spence from The Dynamic Universe is back with Digital Art Live to present a kit bashing series of workshops. Part I is a study in extending the usefulness of your Daz library and adding 3rd party parts and pieces to produce your dream place or prop.

We will cover:

  • The best product and product types to facilitate kit-bashing.
  • Generating  textures and creating a uniform look.
  • Shading props and tailoring the feel of your assets.
  • Importing and converting 3rd party products for DAZ Studio usage.
  • Expert uses of scale and lighting to create a signature style

Part II : Space and Spaceships

Date: Saturday January 18th – 20:00 GMT/12:00 PST/15:00 EST (Continued from January 13th)

Part II is all about the open spaces and the starships that travel across your galaxy. We have in the Daz store space HDRI products and alien-world skydomes. We can create our own galactic backdrop and build on those environments through kit bashing. We can take the post work approach and create our own scenery or add our extra touches directly in DAZ Studio to whatever environment we have chosen to use.

We will cover:

  • The best products and environments to start from and aid in our kit bashing efforts.
  • Software to generate spacescapes, skies, beautiful starfields and more!
  • Creating your own planets and worlds in 2D and 3D.
  • Resources for royalty-free images
  • Generate Spaceships or build them yourself plus the best sites for modular parts and pieces.

Part III : Cities and Landscapes

Date: Sunday January 20th – 20:00 GMT/12:00 PST/15:00 EST

Part III brings us to down to the surface of your planet. Do more than arrange buildings by creating a signature city for your characters to inhabit. Control your terrain and craft a world that is familiar or as alien as you need.

We will cover:

  • The best product and product types to facilitate the city and landscape kit-bashing.
  • Options to generate landscape and landmasses for DAZ Studio.
  • Free and low-cost solutions for buildings and facilities.
  • Generating  textures and creating a uniform look for your structures.
  • Shading props and tailoring the feel of your assets.
  • Importing and converting 3rd party products for DAZ Studio usage.
  • Expert uses of scale and lighting to create a signature construction style.

About the Presenter Drew Spence

Drew Spence is a graphic comic writer and illustrator from the United States. He creates under the title of The Dynamic Universe. He has combined his music and video into several works- including Mark of the Griffin, which is both a graphic novel and web series. He is part of the instrumental group Fallout Shelter which provides the soundtrack. The other band members are Domino GreyDynamics Plus and Xodus Phoenix.
Drew Spence is a graduate of Stony Brook University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Fine Art and holds various certificates – from graphic arts to web design. Drew Spence was the CEO and Editor-in-chief of Producer’s Edge magazine, a quarterly publication  dedicated to all aspects of music production. The magazine was packaged with a DVD which included sound samples, instructional videos and software. He currently lives on Long Island, New York and produces his work from the aptly named Fallout Shelter Studios, where he crafts crafty and clever comics using CGI and photorealistic image manipulation.
www.TheDynamicUniverse.com
@DynamicaMusic