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dForce Yarden Hair for Genesis 8

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Product Name: Yarden Hair for Genesis 8
Product ID: 73229
Published Artist(s): AprilYSH
Created By: N/A
Release Date: 2020-09-24

Product Information

  • Required Products: None

Get a fun new intriguing hairstyle that's ready for anybody in your library with Yarden Hair for Genesis 8.

A morphing, polygonal model of mid-length, waved hair, the hair sections in Yarden Hair have an articulate rig consisting of 11 custom bones for posing. Along with the style and movement morphs, ERC pose control dials help fit your figure poses beyond the 12 sample hair poses provided.

The hair is fitted for Genesis 8 Males and Females (.DUF) with auto-conforming custom morphs for Daz Original characters. Additionally, a dForce weight node is included with the hair so you may opt to use dForce cloth draping simulation to help settle the hair.

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

Get Yarden Hair for Genesis 8 and try it on your favorite character today!

Note: Characters, clothing, and environment not included. Please see notes below for “Additional Products used in Promo Images.”

Product Notes

Installation Packages

Below is a list of the installation package types provided by this product. The name of each package contains a Package Qualifier, which is used as a key to indicate something about the contents of that package.

  • 1 Core 1)

[ ] = Optional, depending on target application(s)

Not all installation packages provide files that are displayed to the user within the interface of an application. The packages listed below, do. The application(s), and the location(s) within each application, are shown below.

dForce Yarden Hair for Genesis 8 (Core)

  • You can find new icons for loading this product in the following DAZ Studio Folders:
    • “People:Genesis 8 Female:Hair:Yarden Hair”
    • “People:Genesis 8 Female:Hair:Yarden Hair:Materials 3Delight”
    • “People:Genesis 8 Female:Hair:Yarden Hair:Materials Iray”
    • “People:Genesis 8 Male:Hair:Yarden Hair”
    • “People:Genesis 8 Male:Hair:Yarden Hair:Materials 3Delight”
    • “People:Genesis 8 Male:Hair:Yarden Hair:Materials Iray”
    • “People:Genesis 8 Male:Hair:Yarden Hair:Styles and Poses”
  • You can find new icons for this product in the following DAZ Studio Categories:
    • “Cameras”
    • “Documents”
    • “Hair:Short”
    • “Materials:Hair:Hair Colors”
    • “Materials:Hair:Settings”
    • “Materials:Iray:Hair:Hair Colors”
    • “Materials:Iray:Hair:Settings”
    • “Poses:Hair”
    • “Render-Settings:Iray”
    • “Simulation-Settings”
    • “Utilities:Scripts”
    • “Weblinks”

Additional Details

  • This product contains scripts that include source or derivative code from the following Scripting Samples:
  • To use the hair:
    • 1. Load your human figure then load the hair. (See note below regarding using the hair on incompatible figures.)
    • 2. Apply preset materials and/or modify them for your own use.
    • 3. Apply preset poses and/or dial style and movement sliders.
  • OPTIONAL dForce Simulation - Single frame method:
    • 4. Apply Simulation Preset Provided: “Simulate Single Frame”
    • 5. Make sure the hair is not intersecting shoulders or other bodyparts
    • 6. Click “Simulate” to drape dForce Hair
    • 7. Use hair morphs/poses to further enhance final drape movement
  • OPTIONAL dForce Simulation - Timeline method:
    • 4. Apply Simulation Preset Provided: “Simulate Timeline”
    • 5. Go to frame 15 and apply a pose to the figure. Make sure hair doesn't pass through the body in all positions from frame 1 to frame 15 or else add intermediate poses in between those two frames to move the hair away from the body.
    • 6. 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.
    • 7. Use hair morphs/poses to further enhance final drape movement
  • Usage Tips:
    • Apply the Posing Mat so you can see the hair easier while posing.
    • Pose the hair using
      • the included preset pose samples
      • “Style & Movement” ERC sliders in the Parameters or Posing pane
      • for hairs with custom bones you may select the various hair parts in the Viewport or Scene pane to bend, twist, and scale them individually.
      • use dForce wind node to create further movement in the hair.
    • Use hair's custom fit dials if necessary to fit your custom character's head, such as hairline, crown size and temples.
    • You can easily modify hair colours by selecting your own diffuse colour settings for the hair.
    • You need at least one light in the scene that will provide the specular highlighting!
  • Copyright Information:
    • Yarden Hair for Genesis 8
    • Original models and textures, commercial product
    • copyright April Hermans
    • August 2020
    • All of this product's content was created by April (aka AprilYSH)

Resolved Issues

  • 10-22-2021 Metadata updated to resolve lost and found issues

Known Issues

  • None


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The contents of this package are in DAZ Studio Native formats