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We offer the first and most complete training for 3D artists needing to understand how to use the Marvelous Designer software and all its tools. See here a breakdown of what the CG Elves Marvelous Designer course for beginners covers and what you’ll learn here.
Marvelous Designer Beginners Course Overview
Lesson 1: Interface Overview, Navigation, User Settings & Hotkeys, Simulate & the Pattern Tools.
Lesson 2: Adding Segment Points, Splitting Segment Lines and the 2 Curve Tools.
Lesson 3: How to Transform Patterns by an Exact Distance.
Lesson 4: Rounding Corners & Aligning Points to X-Axis/ Y-Axis.
Lesson 5: Flip Normals, Symmetry, Mirroring, Unfolding & Arranging Patterns.
Lesson 6: All About Sewing: Free Sewing, Segment Sewing, 1:N Sewing, Edit, Reverse & Deactivate Sewing.
Lesson 7: Seam Puckering & Sewing Line Type.
Lesson 8: How to Sew by an Exact Distance.
Lesson 9: How to Make Internal Shapes and Internal Lines for Pockets, Elastic bands, Gathers etc. How to Sew onto Internal Lines and Copy Internal Shapes as Patterns.
Lesson 10: Example Uses of Internal Elastic Lines, How to Fold Internal Lines, Making Holes from Internal Shapes.
Lesson 11: Pattern Cut Tool, Trace Tool, Offset Options & How to Make Curved Internal Lines.
Lesson 12: Fold Arrangement Tool.
Lesson 13: Darts & Double Darts – What are they and how to make them.
Lesson 14: All About Fabrics – Basics of Applying Colors & Textures.
Lesson 15: All About Fabrics – Fabric Color and Texture Options.
Lesson 16: All About Fabrics – Transforming Textures – Fabric Front, Side and Back Options – The Library Tab.
Lesson 17: All About Fabrics – Adding Detail with Normal Maps.
Lesson 18: All About Fabrics – How to use the 2D Graphics Tool to add onto your Clothes Logos, Text, Images, Stitches, Fancy Trims etc.
Lesson 19: All About Fabrics – How to Make Lace Trims.
Lesson 20: Pattern Thickness & Particle Distance.
Lesson 21: Curved Side Geometry Options to round off the cut fabric edges.
Lesson 22: Fabric Physical Properties – How to Change the Way the Cloth Hangs /Drapes /Animates.
Lesson 23: Measuring Your Avatars.
Lesson 24: Avatar Properties: Avatar Friction, Cloth Friction & Avatar Skin Offset.
Lesson 25: Explaining the Layer Clone Feature and How to Correctly Use Pressure to Inflate Clothes to add Thickness.
Lesson 26: The Selection & Pinning Tools.
Lesson 27: How to Roll-over and Roll-under Sleeves using the Select Mesh Tool.
Lesson 28: How to Roll-up Trouser Legs plus Trick to Make ‘ironed’ Folds.
Lesson 29: Tacking & Basting.
Lesson 30: Working with Patterns in 3d Garment Window – Freeze, Deactivate, Hide & Show Patterns, Turn Clothes Mesh from Triangles into Quads, Pattern Layering for Complex Simulations, Super-impose Over and Under.
Lesson 31: Direct Positioning Tool for Avatars, Props and Patterns.
Lesson 32: All About Piping.
Lesson 33: Navigating around the Scene Tab. And how to Fold Seams and the Effect of it.
Lesson 34: Bounding Volumes & Arrangement Points: What are their Uses and How to Make Them How to Create Bounding Volumes & Arrangment Points for Your Own Characters How to Export/ Import Bounding Volumes & Arrangement Points
Lesson 35: The Edit UV tool.
Lesson 36: The Shrinkage Trick: How to Fit One Clothing Item to ALL Avatars.
Lesson 37: How to Pose Models with Xray Joints, Posing Collada files and Posing OBJs by Importing Morph Targets.
Lesson 38: Changing Lights, Applying Wind and Gravity Settings – Plus a Cool Trick How to use Wind to Blow up Skirts (for Crinolines, Ballroom dresses etc).
Lesson 39: Let’s Get Animating! How to Animate MD Avatars & Clothing.
Lesson 40: How to Import Your Own Animated Models and Export Animated Clothing
Lesson 41: Covering All the File Menu Options. Import, Export, Add, Garments, Avatars, Props.