New preview of IK and muscles
09 September 2017
Development and integration of IK and basic muscle system completed: see how they work in the new preview. [See the video]
Improvements of anatomy
02 September 2017
Better 3D feet, toes, nails. Also improvements of 3d tongue for professional phonemes animation. [See the image...]
Hair shader and physics
24 August 2017
Testing the hair shader and the best way to use physics with polygonal hair [Read more...]
Testing the lab in Blender 2.79
10 August 2017
Awesome results with Filmic color management and denoising filter [Read more...]
New video preview for the muscle system
04 August 2017
See the preview of the muscle system GUI and how it works for all types of characters. [Read more...]
Preview of the base muscle system for 1.6.0
22 July 2017
A cool video + article to show the prototype of the base muscle system for 1.6.0 [Read more...]
Facebook official page
If you like the lab...
New advanced rigging for 1.6.0
11 July 2017
Two new images showing the new advanced rigging system with basic muscles masses. [Read more...]
1.6.0 W.I.P. Hair test
01 July 2017
Dev progress and hair test [Read more..]
Official Youtube channel
If you like the lab...
This channel collects videos about the development of my open source projects related to 3d humanoids, computer graphic and Blender [ Visit the channel...]
1.6.0 W.I.P. Hair library
22 June 2017
High quality 3D hair library and improvements of the proxy system [Read more..]
1.6.0 W.I.P. New expression system
07 June 2017
Article + video preview of the new expression system [Read more..]
1.6.0 W.I.P. New animation correction tool
01 June 2017
A short article + one video to show this new feature under development for lab 1.6.0 [Read more..]
1.6.0 W.I.P. New philosophy in production pipeline
27 May 2017
The lab will be more usable and productive. The article illustrates the main changes in GUI and philosophy. [Read more..]
1.6.0 W.I.P. male improvement
17 May 2017
Increasing the correctness of the male anatomy. [See the image..]
1.6.0 W.I.P. IK prototype
11 May 2017
Testing the prototype of IK rigging for characters in vers. 1.6.0. [See the video]
1.6.0 W.I.P. Hands improvement
05 May 2017
Increasing the correctness of the hand anatomy and the realism of hand poses. [See the image..]
1.6.0 W.I.P. Skeleton improvements
02 May 2017
These improvements will greatly improve realism of animations. [See the image..]
1.6.0 tasks progress page
25 April 2017
The detailed tasks progress page for 1.6.0 is ready and will be updated very often! [Read more..]
14 April 2017
The new version 1.5.0 is available! [See the release notes]
Since Jan 2016
See the full development history. [Visit the archive]
Development progress for vers. 1.5.0
Updated: 14 April 2017
To trace a clear outline of the development and ETA, the list below contains the remaining tasks to complete the release of ManuelbastioniLAB 1.5.0. The page is updated every 3-4 days
Conversion and improvement of the morph library for Afro female:
Conversion and improvement of the morph library for Caucasian female:
Conversion and improvement of the morph library for Asian female:
Conversion and improvement of the morph library for Realistic anime female.
Conversion and improvement of the morph library for Asian male:
Conversion and improvement of the morph library for Elf male.
Conversion and improvement of the morph library for Dwarf male.
Conversion and improvement of the morph library for Realistic anime male.
Addition of twist bones in anime armatures.
Integration of the new database system.
Conversion of the pose library to the new skeleton.
Conversion of the automodelling database to the new topology.
Regeneration of the displacement data with the new maps.
Regeneration of the database of characters presets for the new topology.
Integration of the prototype of motion capture transfer system.
Bugfixing of some verts in anime characters.
Modification the material engine module in order to work with the new shaders.
Integration of the code for new features in finalize process.
Addition of new morph parameters for legs and ears.
Double checking of the weights for new prototypes topology.
Completion of the microexpressions library.
Final quality check
Creation of a short 1.5 intro video.