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Smith Micro Announces New Strategic Partnership with Renderosity

Posted by Smith Micro Blogger on Sep 14, 2018 12:04:30 PM

We have some exciting news to share with you!

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Topics: Insider, News, Poser

Animating a Photoshop Sketch in Moho with Mike Roberts - Updated

Posted by Smith Micro Blogger on Jul 26, 2018 8:00:00 AM

Originally published in September 2016, we decided this blog post would be great to resurface for anyone working with Photoshop and Moho. Enjoy!

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Topics: News, Insider, Education, Digital Artists, Featured Artists, Moho (Anime Studio), Other Graphics Software

Quick Poser Tip: Measurement Tools - Updated

Posted by Smith Micro Blogger on Jul 12, 2018 7:00:00 AM

With Poser users asking, "How tall is Paul?", we thought this would be a good time to resurface this blog post by Charles Taylor. Poser 11 and Poser Pro 11 include the Measurement Tool, which can help you scale the height of most figures.

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Topics: Insider, News, Education, Poser, Digital Artists

How To Make Beautiful Realistic Physical Materials in Poser - Updated

Posted by Smith Micro Blogger on Jun 27, 2018 7:00:00 AM

Originally published by Charles Taylor in September 2016, we have had several questions about Cycles lately and thought it might be a good time to remind Poser users of this blog. 

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Topics: News, Poser, Insider, Education, Digital Artists, Featured Artists, Other Graphics Software

Adding a 3D Effect to Your Pictures with Moho Pro 12! - Updated

Posted by Smith Micro Blogger on Jun 12, 2018 8:00:00 AM

Originally published in October 2016, we think Moho users will find this useful to help liven up their pictures with 3D effects.


Smart Warp is one of the most exciting features included in Moho Pro 12. This feature is powerful, yet so easy to use. It allows you to create a mesh and use it to animate images in any way you want.

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Topics: News, Insider, Education, Digital Artists, Featured Artists, Moho (Anime Studio), Back to Basics for Animation, Other Graphics Software

4 Steps to Animating Your Toys in Moho - Updated

Posted by Smith Micro Blogger on Apr 18, 2018 7:46:00 AM

Originally published in May 2016, we felt it was important to bring this to the surface. As you will see, this can have broad appeal to not only the professional animator, but also to the hobbyist just looking to get started. Happy Animating!  


With Moho you can animate just about any object you'd like! Just take a photo of it and go from there! In this post we will show you how to animate your Teddy bear as an example (because we know you still have one)!

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Topics: Insider, Moho (Anime Studio), Featured Artists, News, Education, Digital Artists

4 Ways Poser Pro 11.1 Speeds Up Your Visual FX Pipeline

Posted by Smith Micro Blogger on Apr 12, 2018 11:20:00 AM

Originally published in July 2016, this article has been updated for Poser Pro 11.1 with additional ways Poser can improve this important process.  


Today’s artists and studios need to increase the efficiency of their production pipelines. That requires the best technology to be successful. For freelance artists and teams that are part of a large production studio, Poser Pro 11.1 offers several ways to create your 3D art more efficiently. Here are just a few of the ways you can speed up your visual effects pipeline with Poser Pro 11.1.

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Topics: News, Poser, Insider, Education, Digital Artists, Featured Artists

How to Use Moho’s Curve Profile Tool in 7 Seconds - Updated

Posted by Smith Micro Blogger on Apr 4, 2018 7:01:00 AM

Originally published in June 2016, this is another great example of the great tools available in Moho and how easy it is to get started. Okay, maybe 7 seconds is a little ambitious for a new user. But you get the idea! Happy animating!


The Curve Profile tool is a very powerful feature in Moho. It allows you to create and animate complex shapes rather quickly. You might be wondering when this tool comes in handy. Lets use a gear for example, let's say you have to draw a gear using the Curve Profile tool, in just 7 seconds!

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Topics: News, Insider, Education, Moho (Anime Studio), Featured Artists, Digital Artists

The Making of an Animated GIF in Moho - Updated

Posted by Smith Micro Blogger on Mar 28, 2018 11:31:00 AM


This was originally published in May 2016. We thought it was pretty cool and wanted to bring it back to the forefront as it shows the versatility of the Moho application and how different artists are using Moho.

 


 

We asked Moho Artist Emanuel Rodriguez to explain how he made his Zen Froggie GIF. And though it may seem like a simple GIF, he explains that the process is a bit more in depth. To accompany his explanation, he also shares a 2 minute time-lapse video of the actual animation process – from conception to completion. Enjoy!

 

 

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Topics: Insider, Moho (Anime Studio), Featured Artists, News, Education, Digital Artists

Staying in the Lines: How to Keep Your Line Smooth While Inking in CLIP STUDIO PAINT

Posted by Smith Micro Blogger on Sep 26, 2017 7:27:17 AM

One thing many artists have issues with when digital inking is keeping their lines steady. Often this is due to the disconnect or loss of control a person feels when drawing digitally as opposed to drawing traditionally on paper. When working digitally, you don’t receive the same feedback from your stylus as you would your brush or pen. This lack of feedback often leads to people being overly cautious with their strokes, which in turn, causes them to wobble as they go.

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Topics: News, Insider, Education, Digital Artists, Featured Artists, CLIP STUDIO PAINT (Manga Studio)

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