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dForce Cyd Hair for Genesis 3 and 8 Female(s)

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Product Name: dForce Cyd Hair for Genesis 3 and 8 Female(s)
Product ID: 69447
Published Artist(s): AprilYSH
Created By: N/A
Release Date: 2020-04-28

Product Information

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dForce Cyd Hair is an edgy and unique hairstyle for Genesis 3 and 8 Female(s).

This hairstyle is a morphing dForce strands model of a dreadlock ponytail with baby bangs (fringe).

Morph dial sliders help fit your figure poses beyond the 22 sample hair poses provided. The dForce hair is grown on a skull cap that is fitted for Genesis 3 & 8 Female(s) (.DUF) and auto-follows most character head shapes.

Iray and 3Delight diffuse color presets are included. You can modify the tints by changing the diffuse color of the hair.

dForce Cyd Hair is perfect for your steampunk, post-apocalyptic, fantasy, sci-fi, pirates, contemporary hipster, or flower-child hippie scenes! Note: characters, clothing, and environment not included. Please see notes below for “Additional Products used in Promo Images.”

Character recipe: skin is Lanya, shape is Zelara at 100% + Noemi HD Details at 100%.

Product Notes

Installation Packages

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dForce Cyd Hair for Genesis 3 and 8 Female(s) (Core)

  • You can find new icons for loading this product in the following DAZ Studio Folders:
    • “People:Genesis 3 Female:Hair:dForce Cyd Hair”
    • “People:Genesis 8 Female:Hair:dForce Cyd Hair”
    • “People:Genesis 8 Female:Hair:dForce Cyd Hair:Materials 3Delight”
    • “People:Genesis 8 Female:Hair:dForce Cyd Hair:Materials Iray”
    • “People:Genesis 8 Female:Hair:dForce Cyd Hair:Style and Poses”
  • You can find new icons for this product in the following DAZ Studio Categories:
    • “Documents”
    • “Hair:Long”
    • “Materials:Accessories”
    • “Materials:Hair:Hair Colors”
    • “Materials:Iray:Accessories”
    • “Materials:Iray:Hair:Hair Colors”
    • “Materials:Iray:Hair:Settings”
    • “Poses:Hair”
    • “Poses:Other:Reset”
    • “Simulation-Settings”
    • “Utilities:Scripts”
    • “Utilities:Visibility”
    • “Web Links”

Additional Details

  • To use the hair:
    • Single frame method:
      • 1. Apply Simulation Preset Provided: “Simulate Single Frame”
      • 2. Load Genesis
      • 3. Load Hair and apply material and style presets
      • 4. Apply a pose to the figure, and (if required) apply a starting hair pose to make sure the hair is not intersecting shoulders or other bodyparts.
      • 5. [Optionally] click “Simulate” to drape dForce Hair
      • 6. [Optionally] and/or use hair morphs/poses to enhance final drape movement
    • Timeline method:
      • 1. Apply Simulation Preset Provided: “Simulate Timeline”
      • 2. Load Genesis
      • 3. Load Hair and apply material and style presets
      • 4. Go to frame 15 and apply a pose to the figure, and (if required) apply a hair pose to the hair. (Make sure hair doesn't pass through the body between frame 1 and your applied poses in frame 15 or else add intermediate poses in between those two frames to make sure the hair is not intersecting shoulders or other bodyparts.)
      • 5. [Optionally] click “Simulate” to drape dForce Hair (You may need to extend total frames to 90 or longer to give hair time to settle depending on the pose.)
      • 6. [Optionally] and/or use hair morphs/poses to enhance final drape movement
  • dForce Hair render checklist:
    • 1. Daz Studio must be version 4.11 or later.
    • 2. Nvidia driver is 430.86 or later.
    • 3. dForce Starter Essentials content is installed and up to date.
    • 4. Make sure you haven't currently got a geometry editing tool selected, select the pointer tool (Node Selection Tool) instead and then try to render again.
    • 5. If you are doing viewport renders instead of final (new window or direct to file) renders, apply my “Preview Render On” preset (sets “Viewport Tesselation” 2+ and “PR Preview” on.)
    • 6. System check by loading the free simple mohawk in a new empty scene and test if that renders for you. (Installed with dForce Starter Essentials and found in Content LIbrary > [your library] > People > Genesis 8 Male > Hair > Strand-Based Hair Samples - and also in the Genesis 8 Female folder.)
  • Useage Tips:
    • The beads accessories are rigid follow props attached to the scalp, and they can be moved by the translate tool. While auto-follow will match most character head shapes, the beads may require positional adjustment for some shapes. You may also move them to different parts of the hair to your liking.
    • You can easily modify hair colours by selecting your own diffuse colour settings for the hair.
    • After posing, use the style and movement morph dials to match you figure's pose and also ensure fitting.
    • You need at least one light in the scene that will provide the specular highlighting!
  • Copyright Information:
    • dForce Cyd Hair for Genesis 3 & 8 Female(s)
    • Original models and textures, commercial product
    • copyright April Hermans
    • March 2020
    • All of this product's content was created by April (aka AprilYSH)

Resolved Issues

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The contents of this package are in DAZ Studio Native formats