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Figure Drawing with Virtual Models: Getting the Most Out of Poser® Figure Artist™ by Les Pardew

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Figures

So far we have talked about lighting a ball. Now let’s see how light affects a figure in Figure Artist. Figure 7.20 shows a seated figure with the default lighting in Figure Artist.

Figure 7.20. The default lighting is a start, but should be adjusted in most cases.

You could use this lighting (and many who use the program might just do that), but I recommend that you come up with your own lighting for your figures.

Adjusting Shadows

The default lighting is nice, but for this figure there are some problems. Notice that the cast shadows are very dark, obscuring parts of the figure. Figure Artist allows you to adjust the darkness of the ...

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