Digital Art Zone (DAZ) announced the newest version of its popular 3D male model, Michael 5 for Genesis.
Press release from Digital Art Zone:
DRAPER, Utah – Digital Art Zone (DAZ) announced the newest version of its popular 3D male model,Michael 5 for Genesis. Available now, this advanced human model facilitates final renderings that are nearly indistinguishable from photography. Michael 5 follows the successful launch of Victoria 5, and employs the same award-winning Genesis 3D model platform, providing powerful rigging, contour, and pose adjustments to a single base.
Derived from high-resolution body scans, Michael 5 allows characters with different heads, body shapes, genders, ages and races to be morphed and mixed, providing an unmatched platform for limitless character creation. High-resolution photo-realistic skin texture maps showcasing irregularities such as pores, freckles, veins, age and muscle striations produce stunning levels of realism.
"With Michael 5 and Genesis, artists can now create almost any 3D figure imaginable," said DAZ's CEO, James Thornton. "Combined with DAZ Studio you can create a character, add clothing, hair, environments and animation, and then render or export to your favorite 3D software. Michael 5 is the most realistic, versatile and accurate male 3D model ever."
Pricing and Availability Michael 5 is available now and priced at $39.95. There are also bundles of clothing, hair, and other add-ons in the DAZ 3D storewhich range in price from USD $34.97 to $199.97.
About Michael Debuting to wide acclaim in 1999, Michael has become the most widely supported male 3D figure on the planet. Used by over one hundred thousand digital artists, game developers and animators, the figure is compatible with most 3D software including DAZ Studio, Cinema4D, Maya and Carrara.
Jennifer Wolfe is Director of News & Content at Animation World Network.