One of our YouTube subscribers asked if one can create custom avatars in Marvelous Designer program with strange body proportions such as horror creatures with uneven, stretched arms and legs.
Well, you can distort the default Marvelous Designer avatars or any rigged custom avatar you import by clicking on their X-Ray Joints and then stretching their limbs out of proportion to create strange distorted avatars.
While you can achieve strange looking avatars, it’s not the best solution to create custom avatars with symmetric proportions or an exact look.
The best method to create the custom avatars is to model them in a 3D modeling program and then import them into Marvelous Designer.
Here is how you can stretch avatars in Marvelous Designer:
To start with, show the rigged avatar’s X-Ray joints (Shift+X or click the 4th icon in the avatar display menu).
Next, to stretch any of the avatar’s limbs, click on one of the X-Ray joint points and stretch it in any direction you desire.
Here is an example of moving an avatar’s joint:
And here’s the final custom Marvelous Designer avatar result:
We hope this Marvelous Designer avatar tutorial helps you and can’t wait to see the strange avatars you create!
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