Using the ColorUp Workspace
ColorUp is a new workspace that provides you with the ability to create new color options for a specific style in Stylezone. The new capabilities that the ColorUp workspace brings support a smoother ideation process and grant you the opportunity to make better decisions as you change the color and properties of textures and artworks in real-time.
Note: To use the ColorUp workspace, you can only use EGLB files uploaded from VStitcher 2023.1.2 and newer.
To enter the ColorUp workspace, in Stylezone select at the top of the Style Review window. The icon will be visible only when a valid EGLB file is uploaded.
To exit the ColorUp workspace, click the X icon at the top right of the ColorUp workspace.
3D Viewer Window
This window is where the style is displayed; it behaves like the normal Stylezone 3D viewer window. In this window you can:
- View the garment and the avatar in 360.
- Hide or display the avatar.
- Zoom, orbit, and pan.
- For more information, refer to Stylezone 3D Viewer.
The Material panel includes the All Materials tab and the By Piece tab in which you can filter and select the material you want to recolor. The editable properties will be displayed in the Properties panel.
Note: To select the material you want to edit, you can also click a piece on the garment in the 3D Viewer window.
All Materials Tab:
When you select the All Materials tab, a list of the materials the garment is made from is displayed. You can use the Select All option to select all the items in the All Materials tab.
Note: Groups of materials behave as one asset, and any changes are applied to all materials together.
By Piece Tab:
When you select the By Piece tab, the list of materials is filtered by the pieces the garment is made up of. You can use the Select All option to select all the items in the By Piece tab.
Select a piece to display the list of the materials in that piece.
When you select material that you would like to edit, the editable properties are displayed in the Properties panel.
The following table shows the different options of the Properties panel:
The name of the selected material.
Use to restore the original settings.
Note: When the original artwork is replaced by a new artwork, the new artwork is bound by the original artwork settings, and you can only edit its color and scale (not position).
|In this section you can enter values to edit the Position, Scale (width, height), and Rotation.
Toggle the link icon next to Scale to link or unlink the height and width. When height and width are linked, one is automatically adjusted according to the other.
In this section, you can add colors from the available colors palette to use on the garment.
To add a new color:
2. Select a color from the color palette. The color is now in use and is displayed in the color section.
You can add the selected color into the colors collection to save it for later.
To add the color into the colors collection:
|Color Library section
When a color library file is added, it is saved in the color libraries list. The following options will be available:
When a color library is selected, the following options are available:
Use the icon to navigate between Grid/List view of the colors.
Save or discard the style
Edit the style as you want, then click the Save or Discard button at the top of the page.
You can also click the X icon to exit the ColorUp workspace. A pop-up message is displayed.
When a colorway is saved, it is added to the Colorway names panel with an automatic name.
A new style version is created that includes the new colorway. The colorway is also added to the cover image and collection of the style and can be viewed from the edit page in Stylezone.
The Colorway Names Panel
In this panel all the colorways you have created for a specific style are displayed with their names. From this panel you can change the colorway name, start a new colorway, and duplicate colorways.
Note that colorways that have been imported from VStitcher do not have the ColorUp workspace icon at the top right of thumbnail. Colorways that have been created in the ColorUp workspace have the ColorUp icon at the top right of the thumbnail.
To change the name of the colorway:
- Click the name under the colorway in the colorway names panel.
- Type in the new name of the colorway.
- Click anywhere on the screen or the Enter key. The new colorway name is saved.
- The new colorway will be saved in the edit page so you can delete, rename, and manage it from the edit page as well.
To start a new colorway from inside the workspace:
- Select the Add New option in the Colorway names panel.
2. The most recently saved colorway is duplicated and displayed in the 3D viewer window as the starting point for creating a new colorway.
To duplicate a colorway:
To duplicate the original colorway imported from VStitcher:
1. Hover over the colorway. A + icon is displayed on the thumbnail.
2. Click the colorway, the colorway is duplicated.
To duplicate a colorway that was created in the ColorUp workspace:
(Note the at the top right of the thumbnail)
1. Select the Colorup colorway that you want to duplicate. The selected colorway is underlined.
2. Click the Add New thumbnail. The colorway is duplicated.