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Real Cars


Tired of your DAZ Studio car renders ending up on the other spectrum of realism? With this simple, step-by-step guide, you’ll not only be creating the most realistic car renders ever, but you’ll have full control over every pixel, turning on all cylinders and finally having fun too.

Featuring Val Cameron from Dreamlight, the leading 3D expert and coach for new and intermediate artists and bestselling DAZ 3D vendor since 2006. Features three modules plus a bonus module.

Product Description


Downloadable WMV / MP4 HD 1280 x 720 high quality videos.

Although conducted in DAZ Studio 4.5 / 4.6 Advanced, this training is purely generic. The techniques can be applied to virtually any 3D software.

Overview of the training program:

MODULE 1: THE POSE (Released April 12 2013)

This module explains how low and high rez car models affect your renders and where to find them. It also covers how to import non DAZ Studio models into DAZ Studio and how to make them look good alone, with other cars and against a city background.

01.01 – Low Rez And High Rez Car Models
01.02 – Where To Find Free, Cheap And Quality Car Models
01.03 – How To Import Non DAZ Studio Car Models
01.04 – How To Pose A Single Car
01.05 – How To Pose Dual Cars
01.06 – How To Pose A Single Car Against A City Background

MODULE 2: THE LOOK (Released May 5 2013)

This module breaks down the lighting and surfaces of your car models, making them look more realistic.

02.01 – Module 2 Overview And What You Need To Know About Surfaces
02.02 – Lighting Made Easy – The Shocking Truth About Lighting Cars
02.03 – How To Make Reflections Look Realistic

MODULE 3: FX (Released June 4 2013)

This module covers postwork effects done in Photoshop as well as additional DAZ Studio effects such as motion effects, additional reflections and other lighting effects.

03.01 – Module 3 Overview
03.02 – Motion Blur
03.03 – Extra Reflections
03.04 – Lights, Glows And Beams


This module ties all the other modules together, and deepens the relationship of all the components.

Bonus 1 – Posing And Scene Creation
Bonus 2 – Lighting, Reflections, Rendering And Additional Scene Tweaks
Bonus 3 – Final Layering And Effects In Photoshop


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