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Table of Contents

Chapter: Introduction

What's New In Poser 8

07m 30s

Poser Pro 2010 New Features

05m 9s

Installing Poser 8 Content Libraries

00m 50s

Chapter: Poser Interface


11m 58s

Document Styles

02m 21s

Camera Controls

03m 19s

More Camera Details - Changing Scale And Focal Length

02m 2s

Camera Presets

02m 42s

Light Controls

04m 7s

Loading Light And Camera Settings From The Library

02m 21s

UI Dots - Saving Camera And Pose

02m 25s


01m 20s

Handling Viewports

02m 49s

Poser Rooms

01m 40s

Chapter: Interface

Start Poser And Organize The Interface Controls

02m 19s

Control Cameras

03m 16s

Control Lights

02m 24s

Change The Display Style

02m 18s

Change Viewport Layout And Tracking Mode

01m 26s

Change The Document Window Size

01m 29s

Configure And Save The Interface

01m 2s

Save Interface Layouts

01m 55s

Change Display Units

00m 42s

Access Poser Help

02m 25s

Chapter: The Editing Tools

Moving And Changing Figure Elements - Chapter 4

09m 14s

Using The Chain Break Tool - Chapter 4

01m 42s

View Magnifier Tool

00m 48s

Grouping Tool

02m 3s

Morph Tools

02m 44s

Direct Manipulation Tool

01m 50s

Magnet Deformers

04m 16s

Wave Deformers

02m 36s

Chapter: Editing And Posing Exercise

Position A Figure Within A Scene

05m 4s

Memorize And Restore The Figure Position

02m 19s

Name Figures

01m 37s

Select And Hide Elements

01m 55s

Editing Tools

02m 9s

Using The Direct Manipulation Tool

03m 29s

Using Parameter Dials - Chapter 5

02m 41s

Changing Unique Parameters

01m 35s

Create A Parameter Group

02m 43s

Chapter: New Library - Working With Content

Opening The Library Palette

02m 38s

Floating And Navigating The Library Palette

06m 15s

Switching Between Libraries

05m 11s

Searching For Content

03m 31s

Setting Library Preferences

03m 17s

Creating New Runtime Folders

02m 22s

Adding To And Removing Content From The Library

07m 11s

Create A Custom Library Thumbnail - Chapter 6

03m 41s

Install Using New Poser 8 Library Features

02m 5s

Install Using Built-in Python Scripts

01m 18s

Chapter: Library Exercise - Trying What You've Learnt

Open And Unlock The Library Palette

01m 58s

Search The Library

02m 2s

Load Content From The Library

04m 59s

Load Light And Camera Settings From The Library

03m 26s

Create A New Library

00m 52s

Add A Figure To The Library

01m 39s

Create A Custom Library Thumbnail - Chapter 7

03m 31s

Rename Library Content

02m 6s

Create Favorites

01m 27s

Chapter: The Pose Room - Posing Figures

Moving And Changing Figure Elements - Chapter 8

06m 3s

Using Parameter Dials - Chapter 8

02m 22s

Using Symmetry, Limits, Balance And Inverse Kinematics

06m 12s

Animated Poses

03m 40s

Opening The Hierarchy Editor

02m 36s

Hiding Items

01m 53s

Chapter: Pose Room Exercise

Replace The Current Figure With A New Figure

01m 17s


03m 43s

Inverse Kinematics

04m 6s

Using The Chain Break Tool - Chapter 9

03m 20s

Use The Hierarchy Editor To Hide Elements

02m 5s

Set A Figure's Parents

02m 22s

Adding A Figure Pose To The Library

03m 8s

Chapter: Dealing With Props

Using Props From The Library

03m 28s

Loading External Props

02m 36s

Adding Props To The Library

01m 49s

Using The Editing Tools On Props

01m 34s

Using The Parameter Dials

02m 45s

Dropping Props To The Floor

00m 56s

Setting A Prop's Parents In The Hierarchy Editor

01m 48s

Replacing An Element With A Prop - Disabling The Bend Option

04m 56s

Loading Prop Hair

01m 46s

Loading Library Prop Clothes

01m 50s

Loading Library Conforming Clothes

03m 19s

Chapter: Optimizing External Props For Use In Poser

Import Props

04m 14s

Select And Position Props - Duplicating Props

05m 53s

Attach A Prop To A Figure Element

07m 17s

Make A Figure Element Point At A Prop

03m 2s

Conform Clothes To A Figure

01m 49s

Chapter: Animating Characters

Animate Using Only Poses

05m 2s

Opening The Animation Controls

02m 9s

Animation Palette Interface

03m 32s

Viewing And Selecting Keys

02m 7s

Creating And Deleting Keys

01m 32s

Sliding And Copying Keys

01m 11s

Creating A Walk Path

04m 16s

Using The Walk Designer

06m 20s

Using The Animation Graph Interface

02m 49s

Scaling The Graph View

00m 39s

Adding, Moving And Deleting Keys

01m 17s

Changing The Animation Curve's Shape

00m 55s

Animating Visibility

07m 8s

Using Animation Layers

05m 30s

Creating A New Animation Set

01m 34s

Importing Motion Capture Data (BVH Files)

02m 50s

Chapter: Animating Figures and Scenes

Loading a Background Reference Video

05m 35s

Animate with Keyframes

08m 0s

Looking at the Animation Palette

02m 58s

Previewing the Finished Animation

00m 18s

Chapter: The Material Room

Using The Shader Window

01m 53s

Selecting Material Groups With The Material Select Tool

00m 42s

The Simple Material Panel

01m 0s

Creating Simple Materials

01m 4s

The Advanced Material Panel

01m 25s

Using Advanced Material Nodes

03m 5s

Using Wacros

03m 8s

Creating Smoothing And Material Groups

03m 17s

Add Atmospheric Effects

02m 15s

Normal Map Support - Loading Normal Maps

02m 50s

Chapter: Creating And Applying Materials

Access The Shader Window

00m 53s

Load A Material From The Library

01m 1s

Apply Simple Materials

03m 21s

Show A Skeleton Beneath Skin

02m 29s

Use Texture Nodes

02m 3s

Create A Ghost Material

02m 32s

Use A Normal Map

03m 29s

Create A Striped Material

02m 37s

Use A Lighting Node

01m 9s

Add An Image

03m 36s

Chapter: The Face Room

Learn The Face Room Interface

02m 11s

Create A Face From Photos

02m 48s

Preparing A Face Image For Poser

02m 35s

Using The Photo Lineup Tool

04m 20s

Changing Texture Variations

01m 31s

Using Face Shaping Tools

04m 25s

Add The Face To The Figure

02m 28s

Create A Random Face

02m 14s

Chapter: Face Room Exercise - Making A Digital Double

Create A REAL Face From Custom Photos

03m 16s

Add Texture Variation

00m 58s

Using Face Shaping

08m 43s

Face Shaping/Supplement

02m 57s

Save, Edit And Load A Face Texture Map

04m 26s

Chapter: The Hair Room

Learn The Hair Room Interface

02m 8s

Growing And Styling Hair

09m 48s

Using Hair Dynamics

04m 4s

Changing Hair Material

02m 41s

Chapter: Adding Hair

Making A Beard

01m 51s

Creating A Hair Growth Group

05m 17s

Create Guide Hairs

04m 37s

Use The Hairstyle Parameters

01m 52s

Use The Hairstyle Tool

03m 39s

Calculate Hair Dynamics

04m 53s

Create Carpet Or Grass

04m 30s

Chapter: The Cloth Room

Understanding Cloth

01m 33s

Create Cloth Simulation

06m 24s

Create Cloth Groups - Chapter 20

04m 14s

Simulate Cloth Dynamics

06m 7s

Chapter: Dynamic Cloth

Create A New Simulation

00m 41s

Create Cloth

02m 55s

Using Existing Dynamic Dress Prop

04m 46s

Create Cloth Groups - Chapter 21

03m 10s

Converting Conforming Clothes To Dynamic

04m 48s

Calculate A Simulation

01m 56s

Chapter: The Setup Room

The Setup Room

00m 43s

Making A Prop Into A Figure

01m 39s

Access And Edit Existing Bone Structure

03m 36s

Create And Name Bones

05m 9s

Group Body Parts - Chapter 22

03m 35s

Use Inverse Kinematics

03m 51s

Using The Joint Editor - Better Rigging

07m 43s

Chapter: Rigging Bones In A New Figure

Figure Doesn't Have To Be A Human Figure

01m 45s

Edit An Existing Set Of Bones

04m 44s

Load A Skeleton

09m 0s

Create A New Skeleton

13m 5s

Group Body Parts - Chapter 23

04m 51s

Create An IK Chain

04m 26s

Breaking The Parent-Child Relationship

10m 6s

Editing Joint Parameters

14m 28s

Define Falloff Zones

04m 24s

Edit Parameter Dials

01m 33s

Make Bulging Muscles

01m 27s

Chapter: The Content Room

Access Content Paradise

01m 37s

Loading Custom Content Via The Content Room And Using Custom Installers

02m 26s

Mac File Structure - Managing Files

01m 45s

Windows File Structure - Managing Files

08m 45s

Chapter: Working With Content Files

Load And Save A Scene File

02m 6s

Import A 3D Object

01m 50s

Export A Figure - Part 1

01m 36s

Export A Figure - Part 2

01m 2s

Add New Content

04m 9s

Searching Content Paradise

01m 54s

Chapter: Facial Expressions And Animation

Using Expressions

00m 36s

Loading Expressions From The Library

01m 52s

Creating A Custom Expression

03m 52s

Using The Talk Designer Interface

04m 51s

Working With Sounds

04m 56s

Chapter: Facial Expression And Lip Synching

Load An Expression From The Library

00m 48s

Save An Expression To The Library

04m 5s

Animate A Figure Talking

01m 43s

Add And Sync A Sound File

03m 40s

Chapter: Rendering Scenes And Outputting From Poser

Render Images

03m 41s

Render Panel Controls

06m 23s

Access Render Settings

05m 21s

Using The Sketch Designer

03m 5s

Render Animations

05m 12s

Using Rendering Effects

08m 10s

Render In Background (POSER PRO 2010)

01m 1s

64-Bit Render Engine (POSER PRO 2010)

02m 14s

Network Render Queue (POSER PRO 2010)

03m 56s

HDRI (High Dynamic Range Image) Export (POSER PRO 2010)

01m 57s

Exporting BVH Motion Capture Data

01m 22s

Tone Mapping And Exposure Control

02m 4s

Gamma Correction/Linear Rendering (POSER PRO 2010)

02m 53s

Chapter: Rendering

Rendering An Image

01m 23s

Compare Images

01m 24s

Set Render Dimensions

01m 34s

Render Images In Selected Document Style

01m 56s

Handling Render Settings

07m 21s

Make A Movie Using Best Quality Settings For Video

02m 52s

Make A Flash Movie

03m 11s

Chapter: Using Poser With Other 3D Software

Using Poser With Other Smith Micro Products - Part 1

04m 12s

Using Poser With Other Smith Micro Products - Part 2

02m 13s

Using Poser With Other Smith Micro Products - Part 3

01m 50s

COLLADA Import/Export - Part 1 (POSER PRO 2010)

02m 53s

COLLADA Import/Export - Part 2 (POSER PRO 2010)

01m 54s

Poser Fusion Hosting Plugins (POSER PRO 2010)

04m 9s

Chapter: Using Poser With Other Software

Opening Poser Images In Photoshop

03m 54s

Retouching Images - Post Work

05m 7s

Fixing Holes And Poke-through

07m 14s

Filtering Images To Give A Unique Look

01m 1s

Chapter: Using Python Scripts

Accessing Pre-built Scripts

03m 11s

Using Wardrobe Wizard

03m 34s

Edit Python Scripts

01m 44s

Chapter: Python Script

Install 3rd Party Script

02m 54s

Run Python Script - Render Results

00m 30s

Python Scripts Palette

00m 30s

Run Wardrobe Wizard And Convert And Inflate Clothes

04m 51s

Open A Script For Editing

00m 28s

Chapter: About The Author

Who I Am

00m 18s

Why I Use Poser

01m 21s