Tutorial : Mirroring Parts Mad-Darkness 166 9
How to render MMD videos like a pro!
The DeviantArt MMD community is notorious for its drama and mini-conflicts. It has also been the one in which I've encountered some of the rudest people on the Internet. However, I have also been rather fortunate in being able to become acquainted with some of the nicest, talented and knowledgeable people I've ever encountered anywhere. Many of these have graced my gallery with their visits, comments, encouragement and attentions. And a few, perhaps some of the most talented, have graciously given me access to hard to get models, exclusive previews of their MMD work and even insights into their methods of doing things.
Occasionally, I am gifted with real gems and this was the case when garmus1 dropped a note in my inbox the other night. Apart from the depth of knowledge that he gives into his methods, he's also given me permission to share that knowledge with the rest of the community.
Now, I know that some of you will have, after reading only
MMD Model Checklist
Want to put something up for download?
Before you do that, please make sure you've done the following...
If you plan on edit locking your model, I suggest you go by this list at least 2-3 times before locking it.
There is nothing more embarrassing than edit locking a broken model.
Have a name for the model ( English AND Japanese )Secured the model info ( English AND Japanese )
Deleted ALL the unnecessary bones, both visible and invisible (aka. the gray bones)Gave each bone it's proper names (English AND Japanese)Made sure all bones are connected properly.Made sure all bones have it's appropriate parent bones.
Deleted any invisible vertices (IMPORTANT)Weighted ALL the vertices to the appropriate bones
Correctly named all the materials. (English AND Japanese)Made