Ugh, so frustrating! I wonder how some people even manage doing this stuff!?
Recently I’ve been wanting to give making a MMD model a try. Or more like simple editing to get me started and used to the program I’m using to edit. Sadly I use two, it can just get confusing at times (
more like all the time. )
Luckily, being a resourceful human being and actually looking up tutorials on Deviant Art and YouTube, I’ve gotten these things down;
- Importing parts ( clothes, heads, jewelry, etc )
- Texture editing ( changing colors mostly )
- Deleting unwanted Materials ( Physical appearance stuff )
- Seperating Materials from others
Those are all about the only things I can really do. Though I do admit, I can’t really add heels to a model…
a lot of people say those are some of the hardest things to add. Despite having a model who’s wearing a dress, has hair, and unbroken textures, I still have a lot of problems in the model editing and assembly process.
Here are some of the things I NEED to learn to actually correct models so they don’t move like spiders;
- Adding and fixing Physics
- Adding Facials ( not necessary but would be nice… )
- Attaching materials to bones
- Creating and adding onto bones
- Correcting bone/material motion ( when you move a bone in actual MMD something moves with it )
The list is and could probably be longer, but you know. Those were the only things I could think of off the top of my head that were really important at the time.
I would like to be able to make my own models with few to little parts from others. At this point, I don’t think that’s going to be possible so editing models to my liking would be my goal. It’s okay I guess if they can’t dance, but I want to be able to pose the models I make so I can make pictures, banners, etc.
Time to start reading up on those guides!
Practicing would also probably help.
For people in my position, I would like to point out that I’ve posted a really huge guide to MMD Model editing and creating at the bottom of my MMD Credits page! It’s really usesful!