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  • 3D Shenanigans Trailer 2019

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    Join me on Fridays for a coffee and a live chat! I'll come up with a small project, tip or scene, and we'll build it together. I'll use apps like DAZ Studio, Blender, Marvelous Designer, Carrara and perhaps other suspects like Photoshop.

    *Tune in at 4pm EST / 9pm UK / 10pm Europe.*


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    • Jay plays SUBNAUTICA (14) - That Alien Structure - Duration: 1 hour, 54 minutes.

      • Streamed 1 day ago
      • 56 views
      In this episode we'll see our rescue ship Aurora arrive to take us to safety. Or at least that's the plan! While we're at it, we'll happen upon an Alien Structure (again) and see where the story ta...
    • Creating a Sunset Portrait in DAZ Studio - 3D Shenanigans #17 - Duration: 1 hour, 53 minutes.

      • Streamed 2 days ago
      • 235 views
      In this live event I'll show you how to create a realistic sunset portrait in DAZ Studio. I'll explain how to use the Sun and Sky option in the render settings to tweak the time of day, how to make...
    • Jay plays PORTAL (2) - The Restream Test - Duration: 2 hours, 18 minutes.

      • 4 days ago
      • 49 views
      Join me on the continuing journey through Test Chambers 16 to 18 in one of my favourite games: PORTAL. We'll solve puzzles, take out fragile yet evil robots and - tragically - euthanize our compani...
    • Optimizing Viewport Performance in DAZ Studio - Duration: 11 minutes.

      • 4 days ago
      • 337 views
      In this episode I'll show you how to get the most out of your viewport performance. That's when you navigate your 3D scene before you start rendering. DAZ Studio often performs poorly because hardw...
    • Jay plays SUBNAUTICA (13) - Hello, Prawn Suit! - Duration: 2 hours, 22 minutes.

      • Streamed 1 week ago
      • 67 views
      In this episode I'll endeavour to build the Prawn Suit (MK III). It'll turn our character into somewhat of a super human (and it looks cool too). We've recently found the blueprints on the Aurora, ...
    • Atmospheric Fog Planes in DAZ Studio - 3D Shenanigans #16 - Duration: 1 hour, 3 minutes.

      • Streamed 1 week ago
      • 307 views
      In this live event I'll show you how to use Atmospheric Fog Planes in DAZ Studio. They can be used as a subtle effect to make your scenes more realistic. Fog Planes can fill the screen, or they can...
    • Pairing an Apple Keyboard with Windows 10 - Duration: 4 minutes, 24 seconds.

      • 1 week ago
      • 74 views
      In this episode I'll show you how to successfully pair an Apple Wireless Magic Keyboard (first generation, MC184B/A) with Windows 10 (Version 1809). I've found so much conflicting information on th...
    • Jay plays PORTAL (1) - Duration: 2 hours, 18 minutes.

      • 1 week ago
      • 39 views
      Let's play a round of classic PORTAL! I'll be your tour guide in the Aperture Science Enrichment Center, playing through Test Chambers 1-15. We'll meet GLaDOS, get both portal guns and see what the...
    • How to activate aniMate2 in DAZ Studio - Duration: 4 minutes, 10 seconds.

      • 2 weeks ago
      • 418 views
      In this episode I'll show you how to activate the full version of the aniMate 2 plugin. It comes already pre-installed with DAZ Studio, and you can use the full version for 30 days, however it'll r...
    • Jay plays SUBNAUTICA (12) - Visiting Twin Peaks - Duration: 2 hours, 30 minutes.

      • Streamed 2 weeks ago
      • 73 views
      Just when we thought Subnautica couldn't get any more surreal, we find ourselves in the middle of a floating island, atop of which are two mountains that could be mistaken for the title shot of Twi...
    • Shattering my Logo in Blender - 3D Shenanigans #15 - Duration: 1 hour, 46 minutes.

      • Streamed 2 weeks ago
      • 118 views
      On this week's live stream I'll take my 3D Shenanigans Logo and shatter it into pieces, to build a creepy backwards animation using the Cell Fracture add-on in Blender 2.79.

      I'll start by explain...
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  • DAZ Studio Play all

    Tips and Tricks about DAZ Studio, the free 3D content manipulation app from DAZ 3D. I've been using it since before YouTube was even around, and I've discovered "the hard way" how to use it. Perhaps I can save you some frustration with my observations and explanations.
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  • Creating a Logo in Blender Play all

    In this mini series I'll show you my process of creating the logo I'm using for the DAZ Studio 101 series (both the Podcast and the Youtube versions). I'll start by taking a screenshot of the logo I want to use, turn it into a path in Photoshop and then I'll import it into Blender. Here I'll extrude it, build some grass, replicate it, add materials and finally add a density map to the Particle Emitter system (which will serve as a replicator).
    • How to turn a Raster Image into a Vector SVG with Photoshop - Duration: 20 minutes.

      • 7 months ago
      • 558 views
      In this episode I'll show you how to turn a simple screen grab into vectorised curve information in Photoshop and export the result as SVG file. This can be useful if you'd like to extrude a raster...
    • Creating a Logo from a Raster PNG in Blender - Duration: 14 minutes.

      • 7 months ago
      • 250 views
      In this episode I'll show you how to use the SVG file with curve information and turn it into an extruded logo using Blender. I'll setup the scene and ground plane, get the camera ready and turn th...
    • Replicating an Object with Blender's Particle Emitter - Duration: 21 minutes.

      • 7 months ago
      • 224 views
      In this episode I'm building several simple grass stalks and replicate them along a plane using Blender's Particle Emitter. I'll talk you through the scary options we need and explain some of the c...
    • Adding Materials to our Objects in Blender (Cycles) - Duration: 20 minutes.

      • 7 months ago
      • 96 views
      In this episode I'm giving our objects some colour with simple shaders: I'm making the grass green, give the ground an earthy brown and add a shiny golden touch to our logo. I'm also covering the l...
    • Using a Density Map with the Blender Particle Emitter (Replicator) - Duration: 23 minutes.

      • 7 months ago
      • 251 views
      In this final episode of our serves I'll show you how to create and apply a Density Map for use in Blender's Particle Emitter. This will allow us to specify where objects are replicated and how may...
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  • Iray 101 Play all

    In this quick series I'll tell you all I know about the NVIDIA Iray render engine in DAZ Studio. It's work in progress, and I have several other episodes planned - so watch this space.

    Iray is an advanced topic. If you're new to DAZ Studio, check out my introductory series DAZ Studio 101: DAZ Studio 101 https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLPcx_LSSGfZeCEvFO0...
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    • How to remove data from your iCloud Storage - Duration: 10 minutes.

      • 5 years ago
      • 123,088 views
      Trouble backing up your device to iCloud? Is your storage constantly at the limit? In this video I'll show you some option you have to deal with the dreaded message "Not enough iCloud Storage".

      He...
    • How to fit DAZ Clothing using Marvelous Designer - Duration: 25 minutes.

      • 1 year ago
      • 36,693 views
      Support me on Patreon:
      https://www.patreon.com/versluis

      In this episode I'll show you how to use existing items of clothing and re-fit them to a other characters in DAZ Studio, using Marvelous De...
    • How to turn an Image Sequence into a Video in Photoshop - Duration: 9 minutes, 3 seconds.

      • 2 years ago
      • 32,861 views
      Support me on Patreon:
      https://www.patreon.com/versluis

      In this episode I'll show you how to combine an image sequence into a video file using Photoshop CC 2017. This is helpful if you've rendere...
    • How to build a UICollectionView in iOS 8 - Duration: 27 minutes.

      • 4 years ago
      • 24,462 views
      In this video I'll show you how to build a UICollectionView from scratch in Xcode 6. The class is available for both iPhone and iPad since iOS 6. If you know how to build a UITableView then buildin...
    • How to find your YouTube Channel URL - Duration: 12 minutes.

      • 1 year ago
      • 23,538 views
      In this video I'll show you four ways of finding your YouTube Channel's URL. I'll also explain why there are three types of YouTube Channel URLs, and what the query parameters are that you can appe...
    • Iray 105: Render Settings in DAZ Studio - Duration: 11 minutes.

      • 2 years ago
      • 21,429 views
      Support me on Patreon:
      https://www.patreon.com/versluis

      In this episode I'll talk you through many of the render settings in DAZ Studio and how to get the best out of the Iray engine.

      Catch this...
    • Creating an In-App Purchase in iOS 7 - Part 1: Setup - Duration: 16 minutes.

      • 4 years ago
      • 20,118 views
      Support me on Patreon:
      https://patreon.com/versluis

      In this 6-part series I'll show you how to create an In-App Purchase in iOS 7 with Xcode 5.1. The course will run you through everything from se...
    • How to export animations from DAZ Studio to Marvelous Designer and back - Duration: 30 minutes.

      • 4 years ago
      • 17,759 views
      Support me on Patreon:
      https://www.patreon.com/versluis

      In this episode I'll demonstrate how to create an animation in DAZ Studio and export it into Marvelous Designer 4.5. One there I'll create ...
    • How to create dramatic lights in DAZ Studio (Iray) - Duration: 32 minutes.

      • 1 year ago
      • 16,719 views
      Support me on Patreon:
      https://www.patreon.com/versluis

      In this episode I'll show you how to create a strong side light in DAZ Studio 4.9. The default light looks very soft and does not create a ...
    • How to install content for DAZ Studio - Duration: 18 minutes.

      • 2 years ago
      • 14,645 views
      In this episode I'll show you how to install content you've bought for use in DAZ Studio. I'll go through using Install Manager, DAZ Connect, and I'll explain how to install content from ZIP archiv...
    • Plesk 12 - Quick Tour - Duration: 6 minutes, 7 seconds.

      • 4 years ago
      • 14,427 views
      In this screencast I'll give you a quick overview of Parallels Plesk 12, the control panel we're using at WP Hosting since the summer of 2014. This video only touches on where is what and general u...
    • Creating Walk Animations in DAZ Studio - Duration: 37 minutes.

      • 2 years ago
      • 14,391 views
      In this episode I'll show you how to use aniBlocks to animate a character, how to animate a camera around it like a dolly, and how to merge one scene with another.

      This is a kind of a "behind the ...
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