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Realistic 3d People for everyday scenes
show user profile  jp1979
Hi All,

Ive been using the same 3d people at work for years now... been looking back at my work and they really let the scenes down!...

Although they are good and for what I need can anybody give me a good link to any good photo realistic people that wont let further work look dated!, ideally medium poly count... ie not super high so its hard to work with.
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5/28/2013 7:51:45 PM (last edit: 5/28/2013 7:51:45 PM)
show user profile  LionDebt
I was of the understanding that arch viz people use 2d cutouts of people (ie: photorealistic, but essentially 2 dimensional). Creates the illusion that there are people in the scene, milling about, talking on phones etc.. Might be wrong, or might not be exactly what you need.
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5/28/2013 8:05:52 PM (last edit: 5/28/2013 8:05:52 PM)
show user profile  luxxeon
There's a few free apps that can generate human base meshes (medium to high poly resolution), which can be extensively customized to look different each time. Look into MakeHuman, and Daz Studio.

The resulting meshes might be too dense for some heavily populated arch/viz scenes, but in many cases, should be manageable. They are certainly realistic, especially the Daz ones.

My Youtube Video Tutorials:
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5/28/2013 8:21:59 PM (last edit: 5/28/2013 8:21:59 PM)
show user profile  jp1979
yeah I like the 2d cutouts and think they look really good..
the only bad things are they always face the camera and dont like that... but good for a one off render.. also I do lots of flythroughs so they arnt much good

but might start using them more as the 3d ones i have date bad... !

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5/28/2013 11:19:40 PM (last edit: 5/28/2013 11:19:40 PM)
show user profile  luxxeon
Here's a ton of really good 3D people for ArchViz scenes. Rigged in CS or bones I believe.


My Youtube Video Tutorials:
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5/29/2013 7:44:49 AM (last edit: 5/29/2013 7:44:49 AM)
show user profile  STRAT
for stills, photographic cut outs obviously, for anims? if you want 3d then there aint much cop about for photorealism


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5/29/2013 10:04:29 AM (last edit: 5/29/2013 10:04:29 AM)
show user profile  FX
There's RocketBox, but your going to need a big project budget :)


Not so much of a financial hit as Rocketbox, and has an(i)ma Crowd Animation Software, with Max plugins.

Free 2d cutouts for Arch Viz....

Commercial 2d cutouts/Billboarding (some animation)




That's all my Arch Vis Bookmarks :), hope they're useful.

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5/29/2013 11:33:02 AM (last edit: 5/29/2013 11:34:08 AM)
show user profile  jp1979
Great Thanks!..
Really like the axyz-design models.... exactly what I was looking for animations!.. will download trial today and do some testing!

Thanks FX for the 2d also... Im lacking some good 2d links, and the 2d animations actually look ok to... might even play about with using them on some animations just to make the scene more interesting!.

If anyone else has some good links to good URLs for 2d maps I would really appreciate them!.. especially if they are free!

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5/29/2013 12:03:04 PM (last edit: 5/29/2013 12:03:04 PM)
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