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Figures, Characters, and Avatars, Second Edition by Les Pardew

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1Introduction to 3D Graphics

Welcome to the world of 3D graphics and DAZ Studio. This first chapter is a basic primer for understanding 3D graphics. It will cover what 3D graphics are and what they can be used for. Along the way, you will see some amazing art. Just remember that anything you see in this book is within your power to create with DAZ Studio. You don’t have to be a trained artist to create incredible art.

3D stands for three-dimensional. 3D graphics are three-dimensional objects that exist in virtual space. This means that you can rotate and look at these objects from any angle on your computer screen. You can also take a picture of the objects from any angle and print it on your computer printer. 3D objects are often referred to ...

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