Do you want to take your Poser skills beyond the basics and put the new features of Poser 7 into practice right away? If so, you've come to the right place. Practical Poser 7 is an updated edition of this best-selling reference for intermediate to advanced Poser users. It teaches the tasks you want and need to know to get the most out of Poser 7 for achieving professional, commercial-quality work. This edition covers new Poser features, including new animation functionality, morphing tools, and more. Learn texturing and material techniques from a master texture artist, and explore the work of Poser pros in the beautiful color section!
Denise Tyler has been an avid Poser user since version one and is the author of several books relating to computer graphics and Web development. She has been involved with 3D art and texturing since 1992, and creates Poser content for DAZ and Runtime DNA.
Chapter 1: Using and Maintaining Poser Content Chapter 2: Using Cameras Chapter 3: Mastering Lights and Shadows Chapter 4: Creating Materials Chapter 5: Creating Custom Faces Chapter 6: Working with Poser Hair Chapter 7: Working with Poser Clothing Chapter 8: Creating Custom Morphs Chapter 9: UV Mapping Chapter 10: Groups and Materials for Models Chapter 11: Creating Your Own Image-Based Textures Chapter 12: From Modeler to Poser Library Chapter 13: Basics of Joint Parameters Chapter 14: Animation Overview Chapter 15: Animation in Poser Chapter 16: New Animation Features Chapter 17: Rendering Chapter 18: Post Work and Other Things to Consider Appendix A: About the CD-ROM Appendix B: Frequently Asked Questions