If you're confused on the second slide, then let me explain; posing in blender in a slow and painful thing to do, it's easier to go into pmd/ pmx editor and load the pose onto the model so that the model is shaped to the pose, this tutorial will explain: [link] Note that you will need to know the basic skills of using Blender
Sorry it's short and may not address all of your questions, but if I were to mention everything in one tutorial it would of gotten to hairy and complicated. MY BLENDER INCLUDING PMD/ PMX IMPORT SCRIPTS DL: [link]
I've uploaded the blender I'm using to prevent a lot of questions like "what version are you using?" "do i move the script files or the whole folder?"
This download is my blender with the pmd and pmx import scripts added.
If the model you're loading has transparent textures (e.g. TDA Miku with her transparent eyes and hair shadow) then follow this tutorial to fixing them: [link]
If you've seen my deviation "IA [Successful Blender Render]" then you may think "how come in this tutorial, IA is a lot less bright and saturated?" I edited the materials and textured withing blender making her look more bright, along with extra lighting.Q & AI don't see the option to import a pmd/ pmx model into blender.
Try pressing ctrl + alt + U simultaneously to open the User Preferences window. Click on the Addons tab and check the MikuMikuDance plug in. If you can't find it check all of the plug ins and see if the option to import models shows up. Q: I don't fully understand how the camera works
A: The camera in blender, is what sets the positioning and camera angle for the final render (to view final render press F12 on your keyboard.) to change to the camera's perspective press 0 on the number pad, if nothing's happening make sure that your Number Lock is turned on.
In MikuMikuDance the camera isn't something you can see or click-and-drag to move around, the camera perspective is always constant in MMD or MMMQ: Where can I download blender and the scripts needed to import MMD Models?
A: Blender: [link]
The download includes multiple folders for different versions of Blender. My current Blender version is 2.65 and I used the scripts for version 2.63Q: Is Blender free?
A: Yes.Q: Where do I put the scrips once I have downloaded them?
A: Place the whole scrips file in the "Blender" folder usually located in:
Local Disk (C: ) > Program Files (x86) > Blender Foundation > BlenderQ: What version of blender are you using?
A: 2.65 but you can use any script as long as it's not meant for a version newer than your version of blender e.g. if you have Blender 2.0, it probably won't work out if you used a script 2.65.
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I will get round to making more Blender/ MMD tutorials!
If this tutorial helped you, please comment a link to your render as I would love to see it Next tutorial; LIGHTING (more in-depth): [link]
IF YOU STILL HAVE QUESTION'S, THERE'S THIS REALLY ODD THING CALLED GOOGLE
I DON'T KNOW IF YOU'VE HEARD OF IT.