Motion retarget system: video preview
28 March 2017
A preview of the retarget system that will be included in expressions of 1.5.0 [See the video]
Completion of asian female prototype
18 March 2017
Manuelbastionilab 1.5.0 W.I.P: Asian female prototype completed. [See the image...]
Micro movements in the expressions
11 March 2017
A preview of the muscle micro movements that will be included in expressions of 1.5.0 [See the video]
Facebook official page
If you like the lab...
1.5.0 dev progress
03 March 2017
A page to follow the progress of 1.5.0 development [Read more...]
21 February 2017
The new female elf prototype. [Read more...]
9 February 2017
The new caucasian male prototype. [Read more...]
2 February 2017
Teeth and tongue shader and textures. [Read more...]
Official Youtube channel
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This channel collects videos about the development of my open source projects related to 3d humanoids, computer graphic and Blender [ Visit the channel...]
22 January 2017
A new character to test the lab technology. [Read more...]
16 January 2017
Improvement of Asian female prototype. [Read more...]
9 January 2017
Improvement of Caucasian female prototype. [Read more...]
31 December 2016
Improvement of Caucasian male prototype. [Read more...]
24 December 2016
More details, more realism for base templates. [Read more...]
Testing the retarget feature for 1.5
10 December 2016
A short video with the results of the new retargeting system. [See the video]
Gallery for 1.5 WIP
18 November 2016
New room in the gallery: The work in progress for vers. 1.5. The new skin shader. [Visit the gallery]
13 November 2016
Published the estimated roadmap from vers. 1.5 to 1.8 [Read more...]
10 November 2016
Just released the 1.4.0a to fix the compatibility with Blender 2.77. [Download]
Version 1.4.0 !
03 November 2016
The new version 1.4.0 is available! [See the release notes]
W.I.P. new proxy system for lab 1.4
14 October 2016
A video preview of the new proxy system for clothes and hair fitting. [See the youtube video]
07 October 2016
Update for 1.4 W.I.P. The female elf. [Visit the gallery...]
Since Jan 2016
See the full development history. [Visit the archive]
November 3th, 2016
The new version 1.4.0 of ManuelBastioniLAB, the open source character generator for Blender, is ready for download here!
ManuelBastioniLAB 1.4.0 is focused on:
- The extension of humanoid templates, adding new NPR and fantasy base characters
- The optimization and improvement of existing algorithms, in particular the proxy fitting
- The optimization and improvement of textures and UV layout
- Improvement of usability and learning curve
To better know the new cool features and bugfixes, please read the release notes.
ManuelbastioniLAB is a project aimed to create a scientific and powerful 3D humanoids editor. The result of the research is released as a free and open source advanced addons for Blender: explore the features.
Read ManuelBastioniLAB guide, to discover how it works and to find interesting tips about 3d characters creations.
The gallery contains the results of experiments, screenshots and final works.
The images are realized using Blender with Cycles engine.
About this site
This website collects articles, tools, and experiments realized by Manuel Bastioni in over 15 years of development of projects related to 3d humanoids and CG.
The aim is to expand, develop and share all this stuff in the spirit of open knowledge.