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Offline kat

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FBX files, videos & tutorials for Blender & IMVU
« on: September 13, 2017, 08:34:45 PM »


To find out how to make items and products for IMVU using the new, easy to use NODES system that dispenses with Armatures and Bones, check out the following tutorial and video links (* = coming soon);

FBX Tutorials & Videos for Blender & IMVU

General FBX
How to import FBX files into IMVU | Video | Transcript
IMVU FBX import Scaling | Video | Transcript

Furniture & Rooms
Make IMVU furniture items using Nodes | Video | Transcript
Avatar poses for furniture using Nodes | Video | Transcript
Make animated furniture using Nodes* | Video* | Transcript*
Make furniture Rooms for IMVU using Nodes* | Video* | Transcript*

Misc. FBX
Using Paint 3D for IMVU | Video | Transcript
Make my first mesh - a Pumpkin* | Video | Transcript

Avatars, Accessories & related
Make custom animated Avatar poses | Video | Transcript
Make custom Avatar clothing* | Video* | Transcript*
Make Pets using Nodes* | Video* | Transcript*
Makes custom Avatar accessories* | Video* | Transcript*

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FBX Starter files for Blender & IMVU

The below files will be updated as the accompanying FBX resources become available (official starter files are available here). Downloads include Blender IMVU skeleton, Blender IMVU female (and male), both of which can be used to make IMVU clothing in Blender, poses and more...

Furniture: standard furniture | furniture custom pose spots | animated furniture
Room: standard room | custom room pose spots | animated room
Accessory: standard accessory | animated accessory
Avatar Pose: avatar female | avatar male | avatar pose | avatar action | couples pose
Clothing/Avatar: standard clothing | avatar replacement
Shapekeys: avatar | furniture | room


Offline kat

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Re: FBX files, videos & tutorials for Blender & IMVU
« Reply #1 on: October 17, 2017, 12:13:39 AM »
Blender can be intimidating at first glance so watch these beginner friendly videos to get a basic overview of the Interface and other aspects of the program.

An overview of Blenders interface.

An overview of Blender keyboard and mouse controls (navigation).

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Re: FBX files, videos & tutorials for Blender & IMVU
« Reply #2 on: December 14, 2017, 11:18:58 PM »
Thanks Jazz for all the work and files. Is IMVU working on files for the other items like clothing, accessories, etc or is that up to the users to do?

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Re: FBX files, videos & tutorials for Blender & IMVU
« Reply #3 on: December 15, 2017, 12:32:35 AM »
Thanks Jazz for all the work and files. Is IMVU working on files for the other items like clothing, accessories, etc or is that up to the users to do?
That's on me (IMVU's files are actually based on content I sent through during testing). The files are ready to go in most cases but have yet to be released for a couple of reasons, mainly; 1) tutorials/education support material is still in the works, and 2) some FBX features are not fully 100% supported/implemented so files might not work as expected. Obviously working as hard as possible to get all this content out and freely available ASAP!.

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Re: FBX files, videos & tutorials for Blender & IMVU
« Reply #4 on: December 23, 2017, 03:00:57 AM »
If you need some help just ask. I will do or test out what I can. Winter on the farm is the slow time of the year. After April first that is a whole other ball game as it is said here in the USA. :)

 

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