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  • Welcome to my iClone Channel!

    7K views 3 years ago
    Welcome to my channel devoted to the realtime animation of Reallusion's iClone. My techniques are developed to save time and be as simple as possible to create realtime animation like you never thought possible at home, work or for commercial purposes.

    I am a long time user of iClone and the author of the iClone Beginners Guide by PACKT Publishing, a Certified Content Developer and author of eleven whitepapers for the Reallusion Developers Center. I have been chosen and highlighted three times by Reallusion as a Featured Developer and am an iClone Certified Director and Trainer. Show less
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  • Character Creator & Pipeline Play all

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  • Animating in Realtime with iClone Tutorials Play all

    • A Simple Plane Crash with Physics - Duration: 14 minutes.

      • 2 years ago
      • 1,253 views
      Shows how to setup plane and terrain for impact and skid using the physics in iClone. My apologies on some of the audio as I was using a very sensitive studio mic without my sound blankets that pic...
    • Using Simple Gravity for FX - Part 2 Falling - Duration: 2 minutes, 35 seconds.

      • 2 years ago
      • 473 views
      A follow up on the previous tutorial that shows how to make an object fall by simply changing world settings and shutting off the physics so you don't overwrite your animation the next time you pre...
    • Using Simple Gravity for FX - Duration: 9 minutes, 5 seconds.

      • 2 years ago
      • 526 views
      How to use gravity with a dummy to create a blowing, tumbling object. This is another topic I've covered before but the email just keeps on coming in so here's different look at it.
    • Using Opacity to Alter Props - Duration: 8 minutes, 9 seconds.

      • 2 years ago
      • 335 views
      NOTE: This tutorial uses the opacity slider on the diffuse channel not the opacity channel itself. **************************************

      Though some of this has been cove...
    • Basic Spotlights & Filming Shadows - Duration: 8 minutes, 21 seconds.

      • 2 years ago
      • 1,279 views
      This tutorial answers some questions about basic lighting with the directional/spotlight and shows how to setup shadows for filming.
    • Basic Lighting - Point Lights & Atmospherics - Duration: 10 minutes.

      • 2 years ago
      • 1,541 views
      PLEASE NOTE: SPOTLIGHT SHADOW IS SET TO SELF CAST

      How to use point lights, spot lights and improve on the default lighting in iClone. Beginners level.
    • Creating a Simple Steering Wheel Rig - Duration: 6 minutes, 11 seconds.

      • 2 years ago
      • 872 views
      A short tute on creating a steer wheel dummy rig that can be saved and used with future projects. Rig consists of three dummies that use the Reach Target feature for hand placement.
    • Creating a Car Chase with Paths - Duration: 16 minutes.

      • 2 years ago
      • 1,577 views
      Using paths to create the weaving action of a car chase. The intro shows an example of using paths that can be setup in 15 to 20 minutes or less. Demonstrates the use of dummies with paths also.

      *...
    • Converting & Animating DAZ Prop in iClone - Duration: 6 minutes, 29 seconds.

      • 2 years ago
      • 2,782 views
      Converting a DAZ spaceship (Kibarreto's Shuttlestar) with 3DXchange and animating it in iClone. Very simple process of conversion.
    • The "Always" Active iClone Timeline - Duration: 3 minutes, 27 seconds.

      • 2 years ago
      • 872 views
      Another short tutorial going into more detail on the problem of things moving around unintentionally in iClone. The timeline is always active. It is never shut off so any changes made between diffe...
    • AML Sit Here Template & Why are Things Moving Around? - Duration: 4 minutes, 55 seconds.

      • 2 years ago
      • 971 views
      A short tutorial showing how to use the AML Sit Here template and how to correct a scene that has objects unintentionally moving around. The AML templates can be tricky at first due to them being o...
    • Pose to Pose Animation - Duration: 9 minutes, 47 seconds.

      • 2 years ago
      • 3,432 views
      Discussion and email lately have demonstrated to me that some new animators tend to over complicate things. That's understandable and common as a lot of us do that in the beginning. Simple pose to ...
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  • Product Demos Play all

    • Character Creator Alien Drone - Duration: 73 seconds.

      • 3 months ago
      • 241 views
      A re-sculpt of a Character Creator mesh. Exported as an iAvatar for use in iClone 6 with accessories including an animated tail that can be used on other projects.
    • WarLord's Conga Drums - Duration: 79 seconds.

      • 2 years ago
      • 349 views
      Conga Drum Prop for iClone consisting of 3 drums:

      Tumba
      Conga
      Quinto
    • WarLord's Cinematic Props - Duration: 3 minutes, 7 seconds.

      • 2 years ago
      • 348 views
      Cinematic props from an animated Clapboard to microphones and a broadcast studio camera.
    • Using the Broadcast Camera - Duration: 2 minutes, 54 seconds.

      • 2 years ago
      • 425 views
      How to quickly attach an actor to the camera using the reach target dummies and the attach feature.
    • How to Use the Clapboard - Duration: 2 minutes, 39 seconds.

      • 2 years ago
      • 525 views
      Show how to use the included reach targets with the built in animation for quick interaction with a character.
    • How to use the Mics - Duration: 2 minutes, 55 seconds.

      • 2 years ago
      • 206 views
      How to use the Boom Mic with the reach targets and how to adjust the height of Mic 1 and Mic 2 from the Cinematic Props Pack.
    • WarLord's Winter Drop-In Crowd for iClone - Duration: 3 minutes, 57 seconds.

      • 2 years ago
      • 597 views
      Another single prop instant crowd with built in crowd idle animation. Less than 36K poly overhead! Easily duplicate the entire crowd including using the Multi-Duplicate function while retaining a...
    • Pirates - Drop In Deck Crew - Duration: 4 minutes, 2 seconds.

      • 2 years ago
      • 444 views
      After feedback from the iClone community the original developer of crowds and characters as props in iClone is announcing the release of the first Drop-In Crowd prop from the Total Crowd Solution s...
    • Product Box Character - Duration: 2 minutes, 42 seconds.

      • 2 years ago
      • 374 views
      A functioning iClone character that works with iClone motions and keyframing. Add accessories, reposition and create your own characters as shown in the demo.

      The front and back of the box are map...
    • WarLord's Ragdoll "Shot Against Wall" Motions - Duration: 57 seconds.

      • 3 years ago
      • 943 views
      Drag and drop onto character or load with a double click from the left menu. Easy to use.
    • Low Poly Swat/Police Weapons & Accessories Kit - Duration: 4 minutes, 8 seconds.

      • 3 years ago
      • 597 views
      Low poly kit for SWAT/Police type usage. Props are delivered attached to a dummy. Detach and save the items. DO NOT detach the combo Male and Female belts in one mass detachment. Detach the top lev...
    • PB99 Sniper Rifle & Weapons System - Duration: 4 minutes, 44 seconds.

      • 3 years ago
      • 261 views
      Component based sniper rifle. Can easily convert to other guns such as an assault rifle, shotgun and pistol. See the video for instructions on how to create variations.
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  • Demo Reel Play all

    • Studio Max Crowds in iClone 6 - Duration: 3 minutes, 23 seconds.

      • 1 year ago
      • 1,372 views
      Creating crowds in Studio Max with the Populate command is a simple point an click, draw out the area, type of tool that quickly fills a scene with groups, singles, sitting, running and other optio...
    • zSphere to iClone Character - Duration: 4 minutes, 14 seconds.

      • 1 year ago
      • 792 views
      A speed sculpt using zBrush's powerful zSpheres to quickly shape the body of a bipedal fantasy creature. Then I use just a few brushes, Move - Clay Buildup - Smooth, etc... along with masking to sc...
    • The Adventures of Zac and Dez - Duration: 2 minutes, 21 seconds.

      • 1 year ago
      • 635 views
      A short teaser/demo reel featuring my stepson, Zac Ward and his friend Desmond Fox in outakes from various scenes. Also used to test my 3D models for quality control.

      Music: Willy Moon/Railroad Track
    • Launch Test - Duration: 88 seconds.

      • 2 years ago
      • 809 views
      Using iClone as the engine with Daz and iClone assets for a launch bay sequence. The only post work on this is editing and sound effects. This ship will be used in the debris field instead of the N...
    • Debris Field Test - Duration: 44 seconds.

      • 2 years ago
      • 482 views
      A test of a debris field. No compositing. All objects including the ship mesh are in iClone Pro 64 bit. PC handles it with no problems. The multi-duplicate feature makes this an easy task. The 64 b...
    • Demo - iClone Characters and Animals in Unity 3D - Duration: 3 minutes, 8 seconds.

      • 2 years ago
      • 3,406 views
      Bits and pieces of various projects, renders and pre-vizs created with Unity 3D using iClone for the characters and animals. Animations (except camera) were done in iClone too.
    • Night City Unity/iClone Test Scene - Duration: 88 seconds.

      • 2 years ago
      • 2,102 views
      A Unity scene with an iClone animated character. A short test to see the final results of the shaders and effects used. This is a powerful combination of tools with fast results. Used FRAPS to capt...
    • African Pirate zBrush to Max to iClone - Duration: 2 minutes, 59 seconds.

      • 2 years ago
      • 433 views
      Continuing on the pirate theme using zBrush to create simple clothing and jewelry then the character mesh is dumped into Studio Max. Weighting the jawbone to the mesh is shown to give a brief demo ...
    • Female Pirate - zBrush to iClone - Duration: 6 minutes.

      • 2 years ago
      • 2,326 views
      Another character in the Pirate Motif. Simple clothing, hair and accessory creation using a handful of the many brushes available.

      DoRag & Hair: 0:37
      Texturing: 4:36
      iClone Demo: 5:35
    • Helmsman - Demo of Hair/Beard/Clothing Creation in zBrush - Duration: 6 minutes, 5 seconds.

      • 2 years ago
      • 2,586 views
      The Pirate Helmsman is a commissioned character that I ported to iClone for testing even though the character was created for use in Studio Max. This is a simple demonstration of using zBrush to cr...
    • zBrush/iClone Character Demo Reel - Duration: 3 minutes, 36 seconds.

      • 3 years ago
      • 2,352 views
      Examples of high and medium poly zBrush models. Reduced to low poly and ported into iClone for initial testing. Some modeling, a couple of iClone tests and the character meshes are shown.
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  • 3DXchange 5.X Tutorials Play all

    • Animated iClone Character Import to Unity 3D - Duration: 8 minutes, 19 seconds.

      • 2 years ago
      • 28,980 views
      Quick tutorial covering the animation of a character in iClone with the Motion Puppet and Motion Editor. Then with the click of a button in iClone the character is transported to 3DXchange Pipeline...
    • DAZ to iClone Full Body Morph - Duration: 5 minutes, 40 seconds.

      • 3 years ago
      • 6,177 views
      Transfer the morph from DAZ to 3DXChange 5.4 and use the expression editor to set the keys for the transform. Explains two ways to control the morph in iClone.
    • Converting the Toon Donkey to iClone with 3DXchange - Duration: 15 minutes.

      • 3 years ago
      • 8,345 views
      A very quick and dirty method of converting the 3D Universe Toon Donkey for use in iClone with auto lip sync. This involves the Poser version of the model and also briefly touches on the DAZ Studio...
    • Correcting a Bad Conversion - Duration: 104 seconds.

      • 3 years ago
      • 692 views
      In this video I correct a conversion error I had made on Klank's fingers causing them to be out of place in some movements. Very simple fix.
    • Poser to iClone via 3DXChange with Lip Sync - Duration: 16 minutes.

      • 3 years ago
      • 8,465 views
      How to bring in the older poser characters (Klank in this case) and setup us the available bones and morphs for use.
    • Daz Genesis to iClone - Duration: 9 minutes, 20 seconds.

      • 3 years ago
      • 14,747 views
      Body and Face mapping with the DAZ Genesis character for use in iClone.
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  • Archived & Other Tutorials Play all

    iClone tutorial and How To videos from the author of the iClone Beginners Guide, PACKT Publishing.
    • Point & Click Movement & Keyframes - Duration: 15 minutes.

      • 3 years ago
      • 2,998 views
      This tutorial is in response to some emails I have received about using both the point and click movement system and simple animation with keyframes. Correct character going through floor and creat...
    • Basic Character Animation - Duration: 8 minutes, 43 seconds.

      • 3 years ago
      • 2,236 views
      This tutorial explores the use of collect clip to save and apply to other characters as well as showing how to work with 2 characters.

      A very basic tutorial for beginners similar to the Masterchie...
    • iClone Basic Action Scene - Duration: 28 minutes.

      • 3 years ago
      • 4,512 views
      This video demonstrates iClone basics such as visibility, Simple Human IK animation, editing on the timeline and other features.

      Download the tutorial assets at the link below:

      http://www.icloner...
    • iClone in the Pipeline - Duration: 21 minutes.

      • 4 years ago
      • 18,760 views
      A Post Magazine exclusive tutorial on using iClone in the production pipeline with Studio Max and After Effects.

      Article:
      http://www.postmagazine.com/Publications/Post-Magazine/20......
    • Silhouette and Other Lighting - Duration: 7 minutes, 43 seconds.

      • 4 years ago
      • 1,220 views
      Simple methods of silhouette lighting within iClone. Use fog, background images and other methods for different looks.
    • Working with Low Poly Crowds - Duration: 10 minutes.

      • 4 years ago
      • 555 views
      Briefly touches on the differences in Simplified and Advanced props then delves into using the advanced prop and how to modify it.
    • Creating an Epic Sized Space Fleet - Duration: 10 minutes.

      • 4 years ago
      • 488 views
      Download the low poly assets used in this tutorial here:
      http://www.mediafire.com/?dy0qiu3gvxj7b72

      How to use just a couple of models and a star sphere to create an epic sized space fleet. Low pol...
    • War Machine Tutorial - Duration: 20 minutes.

      • 4 years ago
      • 490 views
      An introduction by yours truly and then the tutorial that shows how to use the War Machine prop.
    • Daz to iClone with 3DXchange 5 - Duration: 16 minutes.

      • 4 years ago
      • 14,540 views
      Converting mostly non-Genesis Daz characters to iClone non-standard character which is compatible with iClone motions and MotionPuppet.
    • How to Simulate Pushing an Object - Duration: 6 minutes, 49 seconds.

      • 4 years ago
      • 950 views
      A quick way to simulate pushing an object with the Reach Target feature and the Motion Puppet for walking.
    • Avatars and AML - Duration: 4 minutes, 29 seconds.

      • 4 years ago
      • 845 views
      Using AML scripts with avatars. Covers the problem of using a different scale avatar with AML script.
    • Camera Physics Rig - Camera Shake - Duration: 17 minutes.

      • 4 years ago
      • 669 views
      How to build a simple camera rig to mimic camera shake. Adjustable rig for different results. Create earthquake type motions without a plug-in or post work.
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  • Animated Shorts Play all

    My animated realtime short film projects from the early days of The Movies to iClone. The Sniper and Ode to the Visual were chosen as screeners at two subsequent Machinima-Expos.
    • Ode to the Visual - Duration: 2 minutes, 40 seconds.

      • 4 years ago
      • 2,230 views
      A animated journey of art inspired by the rantings of Peter Greenaway. Is art visual, a narrative, both or neither?

      This piece was rendered with the iClone 5 Toon render trying to achieve a 196...
    • Air Duel - Duration: 111 seconds.

      • 4 years ago
      • 2,374 views
      A short dogfight demonstrating the new capabilities of iClone 5 including Toon Render and MoCap for the Pilots. The Pilot motion was captured sitting in a chair playing pilot! Not gonna say whether...
    • A Very Vader Christmas - Duration: 4 minutes, 59 seconds.

      • 4 years ago
      • 1,412 views
      This is the result of what happens when a 3D animator gets bored... should be working on something else... but instead makes something totally worthless then posts it for the world to see.

      Not tak...
    • Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within Opening - PreViz iClone Demo - Duration: 2 minutes, 53 seconds.

      • 3 years ago
      • 5,090 views
      Based very loosely on the first minutes of Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within, including the soundtrack from the movie. Not a copy of the actual scenes but instead an adaptation of the opening creat...
    • A Bump in the Night - Duration: 8 minutes, 47 seconds.

      • 5 years ago
      • 224 views
      Created for and screened at Chris62's Halloween Horror Film Festival at TMUTheater.com on Halloween night. A great festival with lots of cool flicks. A man visits his isolated country home for the...
    • The Outland - Freeport 7 Promo - Duration: 2 minutes, 20 seconds.

      • 6 years ago
      • 331 views
      This is a promo for a pilot episode that is premiering February 15th at http://www.tmutheater.com. The full video will available here and at www.tmunderground.com after the premier. Created in iClo...
    • The Outland - Freeport 7 - Duration: 9 minutes, 24 seconds.

      • 6 years ago
      • 524 views
      Pilot episode of a mini-series about life on the Strazi border. The Strazi are a brutal and powerful enemy that in times past have raided the border and attempted several invasions that were ultima...
    • Machinima Versus Anymation - Duration: 91 seconds.

      • 6 years ago
      • 1,434 views
      Machinima Versus Anymation is the first episode of an on going series of spoofs directed at machinima and home animation in general. Conceived by WarLord and assisted by Dulci in screenwriting and ...
    • Machinima Versus Anymation Episode 2 - Duration: 115 seconds.

      • 6 years ago
      • 625 views
      The second installment of the series takes a look at modding and what the machinima and anymation characters are sometimes forced to do. Script by Dulci, animation by WarLord.
    • Wulf-B-Gone - Duration: 96 seconds.

      • 6 years ago
      • 142 views
      Spoof of a commercial for the suffers of lycanthropy. Was created for the TMUTheather Halloween Filmfest but couldn't get it completed before the deadline.
    • The Rave - Duration: 6 minutes, 4 seconds.

      • 6 years ago
      • 235 views
      This was originally produced months ago then it sat on the shelf forgotten. I dusted it off and updated a few things. It was created to test G1 through G3 characters in iClone 4. Its about a digita...
    • The Sniper - Duration: 15 minutes.

      • 7 years ago
      • 2,821 views
      A do or die mission... the sniper is sent out alone to bring down one of the high ranking and dangerous officers of the 5th Panzer Army. The German officers efficiency and ability to rally his troo...
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  • Popular uploads Play all

    • Lumion Demo - Duration: 2 minutes, 53 seconds.

      • 4 years ago
      • 52,337 views
      Spent several hours working with the free version of Lumion which was a real treat. A very easy program to grasp but the drawback to me was the slow rendering time of the high quality render settin...
    • iClone 6 - Your first scene - Duration: 32 minutes.

      • 1 year ago
      • 37,839 views
      Creating your first scene in iClone 6. Covers many basic features of using iClone 6. Break down of tutorial listed below:

      00:25 Extract Assets From Existing Project
      01:27 New Scene - Add Charact...
    • Animated iClone Character Import to Unity 3D - Duration: 8 minutes, 19 seconds.

      • 2 years ago
      • 28,980 views
      Quick tutorial covering the animation of a character in iClone with the Motion Puppet and Motion Editor. Then with the click of a button in iClone the character is transported to 3DXchange Pipeline...
    • Crazy Talk Animator Demo - Duration: 4 minutes, 54 seconds.

      • 5 years ago
      • 22,495 views
      Finally got time to play around with Crazy Talk Animator. Very interesting program. Very enjoyable.

      Outland Commander - Voiced by K4 aka Tinman
      Valley Girl - Written and voiced by Shirley Martin a...
    • First iClone Scene: Where to Start - Duration: 17 minutes.

      • 2 years ago
      • 20,924 views
      A simplified scene showing how to add terrain, sky, characters along with camera placement and camera switch usage to switch between multiple cameras. Show more of this comment to see a detailed ti...
    • iClone in the Pipeline - Duration: 21 minutes.

      • 4 years ago
      • 18,760 views
      A Post Magazine exclusive tutorial on using iClone in the production pipeline with Studio Max and After Effects.

      Article:
      http://www.postmagazine.com/Publications/Post-Magazine/20......
    • Daz Genesis to iClone - Duration: 9 minutes, 20 seconds.

      • 3 years ago
      • 14,747 views
      Body and Face mapping with the DAZ Genesis character for use in iClone.
    • Daz to iClone with 3DXchange 5 - Duration: 16 minutes.

      • 4 years ago
      • 14,540 views
      Converting mostly non-Genesis Daz characters to iClone non-standard character which is compatible with iClone motions and MotionPuppet.
    • iClone 6 Beginners Tutorial - Duration: 12 minutes.

      • 1 year ago
      • 9,796 views
      A tutorial covering the basics of iClone and image rendering with the Indigo plug-in.
    • Animating Characters in iClone - Duration: 12 minutes.

      • 1 year ago
      • 8,680 views
      A brief tutorial covering three areas:

      1. General application and Editing of Character Motions.
      2. 5:56 Using Existing Motions as Basis for other Motions.
      3. 8:02 Using a two handed weapon or object.
    • Poser to iClone via 3DXChange with Lip Sync - Duration: 16 minutes.

      • 3 years ago
      • 8,465 views
      How to bring in the older poser characters (Klank in this case) and setup us the available bones and morphs for use.
    • iClone 6 - What is it? - Duration: 8 minutes, 29 seconds.

      • 1 year ago
      • 8,433 views
      A look at iClone 6 and what it actually is. What you can do with it. New engine, new user interface... love it or hate it... it's here to stay and a powerful animation tool for the price. Is it per...
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