To use the 3D styling tools, you first go to the 3D styling pane. When the pane is displayed, you can use the styling tools as required.
For more information, expand the following:
To view the pane and the 3D styling tools:
On the Main toolbar, click .
The 3D styling pane is displayed.
The 3D styling pane and the 3D styling horizontal contextual menu are displayed.
Once you have dressed the avatar, and made 3D styling adjustments, if you click Prepare, this cancels all 3D styling. Instead, if you need to redress the avatar, click Dress, then Finish.
To make 3D styling adjustments:
Click the tool you want to use: Pinch, Brush, or Erase.
Set the required radius. Either drag the slider, or type in the radius.
In the 3D window, use the tool.
In the 3D styling pane, in the 3D Styling Properties section, select the styling property you want to apply: Hold, Flatten, or Retouch.
If required, push or pull the affected area by selecting and dragging it.
Once you have finished styling, on the Main toolbar, click Dress.
The tools and properties are described in the following table:
Use this tool to push or pull the selected point or area by dragging.
Use this tool to paint an area by dragging.
Use this tool to erase previously applied 3D styling.
Note: The size of the erase point matches the specified radius.
Determines the area the point of each tool affects.
The affected area does not move. Areas with this property are colored blue.
The affected area is smoothed out (ironed). Areas with this property are colored orange.
The affected area is stretched or shrunk according to the property values. Areas with this property are colored magenta.
You can select an area over which you have applied 3D styling and selected a property. For example, Pinch + Hold. Each such area displays a selector consisting of two connected, colored globes. One globe is displayed on each side of the garment.
The following image shows the selector for an area on a man’s short sleeved shirt. The avatar is hidden.
An area, click either globe. The globe displays in green to show it is selected.
Multiple areas, press Shift while clicking.
As well as using either globe of the selector to select an area, you can also use it to push or pull the area.
You can clear 3D styling using the Erase tool.
You can also clear:
An area of 3D styling by selecting it, then going to the 3D Styling Properties section and clicking .
Multiple areas of 3D styling by selecting them, then going to the 3D Styling Properties section and clicking .
All 3D styling, by clicking Select All, then Clear. All the styling is cleared.