Welcome to Carrara Cafe!
It is a central place for everything Carrara!
Here you will find information about most plug-ins available for Carrara as well as a huge collection of tutorials collected over years, covering nearly every aspect of Carrara software! In addition you will discover beautiful artwork made by talented Carrara artists together with information about interesting projects related to Carrara.
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This is Part 2 of the Carrara-izing Blender article series. This time we will look into different possibilities for moving from Carrara to Blender and also common work methods between them, to make it easier to use them both. The first part was originally written by...read more
Thanks to JoeMamma2000 for a detailed yet easy-to-follow guide on how to adapt Blender, for a Carrara user. Besides the basics like the Graphical-User-Interface differences and tips and tricks, there are detailed descriptions of the different features and methods....read more
The fluid simulation plugin for Carrara, FLUIDOS 1.1, is released now (Windows x64 only, by now) A free christmas present by Alvin Bémar at ShareCG: https://www.sharecg.com/v/90155/view/9/Plug-in/Fluidos. Includes a detailed manual and support for AMD or NVIDIA...read more
GMIC - new plugin online now Philemo: "I'm please to announce the release in the near future of a new plugin for Carrara. It's the integration of GMIC effects as a post renderer." GMIC (also as a plugin for Gimp and Krita), more infos here > http://gmic.eu/ More...read more
New plugin for Carrara - LightX by Alberto (AB) Alberto: "LightX is a plugin with three new types of lights: BulbLightX, SpotLightX and AreaLightX. They are equivalent to Bulb, Spot and Shape (disc) lights in Carrara 8.5, but the LightX counterparts have real distance...read more
New plugin - Triplanar by Philemo for more information and download link see here -> https://www.daz3d.com/forums/discussion/166396/new-plugin You can also look here -> https://sourceforge.net/projects/carrara-time-savers/ ...read more
Philemo has been busy with creating useful plugins for Carrara lately. This time it is the NoPokethrough plugin for Carrara, that had a free alpha version some time ago, but has now timed out while we wait for an official release at a Carrara content store. So what is...read more
The monthly Carrara contest with prizes of up to 100$ is open for entries at the DAZ3D forums. More info and WIP contributions at: http://www.daz3d.com/forums/discussion/147136/carrara-challenge-31-music-for-my-eyes/p1 The challenge this month is to create an image...read more
Philemot has released a Carrara plugin called "Carrara bridge to VWD Cloth and Hair" for the separate application VWD Cloth And Hair by VirtualWorldDynamics. Carrara fans have received new possibilities to create realistic cloth and hair simulation for even better...read more
Dartanbeck over at the Carrara section of the Daz3D forums has created a great thread that serves as an alternative Carrara 8.5 Manual. It includes up to date and sorted links to the video tutorials by Cripeman, details about animation, hair plugins and a lot more....read more