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My Prop-only Ball-Joint Doll 2017 for Poser

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Published: March 23, 2017
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I created a prop-only collection of body parts which make up a Ball-Joint Doll, and set them up as a group of props for use inside Poser. (I use Poser Pro 11).  This character cannot be used for animation, unles you are making stop-motion frames to compile into a video.  Reason is because it is NOT a rigged figure !  I generated the body parts using Terawell Doll Designer, then I cleaned up the parts using Shade 3D.  I adjusted the position of the parts inside Poser, and then adjusted the joint parameters so that the Centre and End of each Joint Parameter of each part more or less coincide in 3D space.  The location of the Centre and End of each Joint Parameter roughly falls where the body part must pivot around - just like a real BJD or poseable jointed doll.  Then I tested with actual poses.  I also created material zones on the Head, Abdomen and Thighs, so that the doll looks like it has face and hair and clothing painted on it.  Because this is a set of parented props, this doll's body parts can be separated to make it look like it is falling apart.  
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