Luxus for Carrara alpha version released – Luxrender for Carrara plugin

Developer Spheric Labs that is selling Luxus the Luxrender plugin for Daz Studio,  has already released an alpha release for the Carrara version. Since it is an alpha version, it is very limited and should be seen a glimpse of what we may see in the near future if all goes well. Here is the Forum thread with the discussion and download (updated): http://carraracafe.com/forum-3/#cid=1,tid=30 Direct download link for Luxus: http://sphericlabs.com/carrara/Luxus.zip I have made the following simplifications to get this to you quicker. 1) Win64 only for now. (Please don't kill me over this) 2) LuxRender must … Continue Reading ››

Carrara Shaders For Aiko 5 On Sale now.

RingoMonfort is back in the shader business with the first Genesis shader kit for Carrara 8.5 beta. The usual 30% off introduction price, but also 50% off Carrara 8 Pro gets you both for $99.47 if you are a PC member, an awesome deal! Take a look at the DAZ 3D store and the forum thread for some more renders: http://www.daz3d.com/dp-carrara-shaders-for-aiko-5 http://www.daz3d.com/forums/viewthread/20234/ DP - Carrara Shaders For Aiko 5 comes with 6 stunning skin shaders. This product takes advantage of Carrara’s most advanced shader features to create natural and photorealistic looking skin shaders. Add a striking look to … Continue Reading ››

CarraraCafe forum upgrade plans

Holly Wetcircuit has posted about the new forum upgrade plans, here is the original thread if you want to join the discussion:
In the next weeks I'll be launching the new section of the Cafe, with better forums, groups, and galleries. No old posts are being deleted from THIS forum, but unfortunately there doesn’t seem to be a way to export old posts to the new forum…. We are still looking for a way to port them, but it’s possible we will be forced to start clean. I would like to keep the old forums … Continue Reading ››

Added download mirrors for YAToon plugin and Mimic Pro manual

The bad news is that the YAToon site is offline, but the good news is that CarraraCafe mirrors all the versions of the freeware toon rendering plugin for Carrara, both for PC and Mac. Also, the manual for Mimic Pro plugin for Carrara is now mirrored here, it got lost in the upgrade the the new DAZ 3D site. Also, some watermarks have been added, when you want to show what software was used to render. Thanks to Jay_NOLA for providing the files. Get them all on the Downloads page right here: http://carraracafe.com/downloads/ Continue Reading ››

Carrara Skies Lightdomes 2 now in store, 50% off on release day

Tim Payne is back with an update of his previous item and on the release day an amazing 50% off with the March Madness sale. Here are the details from Tim himself: I’m getting back into content creation, and I’m really happy to finally be presenting Carrara Skies Lightdomes 2 - all the great features of the first volume, but with a much wider range of lighting colors. Whether you’re rendering alien worlds, ancient adventures, future dystopias, or portraits of your favorite characters, CSLD2 makes it really easy to get great lighting results. Carrara Skies Lightdomes 2 … Continue Reading ››

Massive March Madness sale of Carrara items at DAZ3D

Todays March Madness sale at DAZ3D.com is the biggest for Carrara yet. Not only is Carrara 8 Pro itself on sale for about 120$ for PC members, but also the stores of Tim Payne and Howie Farkes are half off when you get at least 2 items. March Madness items change daily, so act quick: Carrara 8 Pro: http://www.daz3d.com/catalog/product/view/id/10608/s/carrara-8-pro/category/1436/ Tim Payne's store: http://www.daz3d.com/tim-payne/ Howie Farkes store: http://www.daz3d.com/howiefarkes/ More March Madness deals: http://www.daz3d.com/sales-promotions/ These Forum thread are updated on a regular basis with Carrara items: http://carraracafe.com/forum-2/general/march-madness-2013-carrara-items/ http://www.daz3d.com/forums/viewthread/18074/ mm

New V4 Bikini texture set released with Carrara shader support – JeansMania. Freebie included.

Our resident artist/vendor/administrator GKDantas has just released a new V4 Bikini texture set called JeansMania, with Carrara shader support. Unlike other texture sets, you get support for Poser, Daz Studio and Carrara, with unique extra shaders for Carrara. You need V4 and Basicwear for V4, both are included for free with Carrara 8 Pro (not sure about C8 non Pro). More details at Renderosity: http://www.renderosity.com/mod/bcs/jeansmania-for-v4-bikini/98136/ A freebie single bikini set with Carrara shaders can be downloaded from here: http://www.euqfiz.com.br/2010/jeansmania-freebie/   JM  

Exclusive news: Carrara 8.5 to be released end of summer 2013, Carrara 9 in Q1 2014

carrara A CarraraCafe exclusive news piece, straight for Daz HQ in Utah. It is the February news announcement that brings the release dates for both Carrara 8.5 and 9. We will be releasing Carrara 8.5 by end of summer 2013, and are working on some plans to release 9.0 either Q4 or Q1 2014.  Carrara 8.5 will include: - Support for up to Windows 8 and OSX 10.8 - DSON support - Metadata support - New animation tools (keyframe tool improvements, smoothing, keying every frame, etc.) - Graph editor improvements - Improvements to … Continue Reading ››

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