CC3 BASE+

The Artist's Base for Refined Sculpts

Designing the best real-time Digital Human character is one of the core values of Character Creator 3. From version 3.3, CC3 Base+ improves character mesh, UV, and skeletal rig; fulfilling the requirements of detailed sculpting and realistic animation.

Topology Enhancement

Evenly-distributed quad surface and perfect edge-loops.

UV Optimization

Head UV includes neck area. High details for hand, nose, lips, and UDIM layout.

Skin-Rig Upgrade

Supports both A-pose & T-pose, enhanced skin-weights.

TOPOLOGY & MESH ENHANCEMENT

Head & Body

Loop Rings

  • Evenly-distributed quad surfaces and perfect edge-loops allow for smooth facial expressions and body animations.
  • 3D sculptors can rejoice as the mesh is easier to subdivide and smooth without artifacts.

Topology for Animation & Morphs

  • One mesh effectively adapted to all kinds of character shapes.
  • Joint Rings (blue) are designed for posing and animation.
  • Muscle Lines (magenta) are referenced for major joints, muscles, and feature alignments.
  • Color marks on CC3+ topology are designed as feature landmarks for character modelers, ZBrush artists (GoZ), or retopologized character from scan models.

One mesh effectively adapted to all character shapes

PARTS
  • Higher-poly Hands and Nails for close ups.
  • Tear Line, and Occlusion Mesh for realistic eyes with Digital Human Shader.
    • Tear Line enhances eyelid moisture, while Occlusion Mesh adds eyeball shadows. There are dedicated shaders for these eye elements.
    • Both can morph along with different eye shapes, and adapt to any expressions.
  • More mesh definition for eyes, crease lines, optimized for blinking, etc.
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Hands

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Eyes

Tear Line & Occlusion Mesh structure

Eye mesh capable of presenting different eye shapes

Enhanced Correct Eyeblink result from CC3+ topology

UV OPTIMIZATION

  • Supports UDIM UV Layout for one time multi-texture baking in ZBrush.
  • Seamless 3D Coat cross-UV painting, and Daz Transformer UV baking.
  • Head and Neck in one UV for improved scan head quality, and effective for animated texture blends.
  • Enlarged UV space for face, nose, hand, eyelash and nail.
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Beneficial UV Design

Cross material ZBrush texture baking (Multi Map Exporter)

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Effective Texture Blending Animation (coming)

Head and Neck in one UV for complete head detail and neck animation

Head and Neck in one UV for complete head detail and neck animation

Enlarged UV Space to Achieve Greater Detail

Upgraded Skinning & Rigging

  • Correct armpit position and enriched shoulder volume.
  • Enhanced skinning for arm raise, knee, ankle and elbow bend.
  • Use A-Pose as bind pose, beneficial for (scan) cloth rigging, arms down shoulder shape, and friendly for ZBrush pipeline.

Improved Skinning for Natural Posing

A-Pose as Bind Pose Suitable for Cloth Design

CONVERSION & COMPATIBILITY

  • Conversion from CC1, CC3 to CC3+.  Know more
  • CC1, CC3 cloth compatibility & conversion optimization.  Learn 3 options
  • New Daz Transformer options - to CC3 Base (T-Pose) / to CC3+ Base (A-Pose). Optimized shoulder and armpit rigging for CC3+ Transformer.  Know More
  • Headshot, and SkinGen Premium plug-ins compatibility.
  • Works with forthcoming enhanced Facial Expression & Lipsync System.

CC Base conversion to CC3+ for optimized looks

Daz Transformer with better shoulder result in CC3 Base+

CONTENT UPDATE

  • Detailed CC3+ characters built with high-res normals and their corresponding Anatomy Morphs.
  • New Content Categories - Skin, Makeup, and morphable Eyelash & Nail.
  • New 1st-level Morph Entries: Eyelash, Nail.

Comparison of CC Base Generations

Category Feature CC1 CC3 CC3+ Game Base
Character Base Bone Count 139 100 100 72
Polygon Count: All elements
*Including Full Body, Eyeball, Teeth, Tongue, Tearline (CC3+ only), Eye Occlusion (CC3+ only)
16,830 16,457 17,683 8,723
Polygon Count: Full Body
*Including Head and Body
10,620 13,100 14,046 5610
Polygon Count: Head
*Including Eyelash, Tear Ducts
3,120 3,734 4,758 1,466
Polygon Count: Body 7,500 9,366 9,288 3,944
Mesh Count: Head to Body Ratio 41% 39% 51% 37%
Texture Count 5 6 6 1 /2 /6
(Single / Eyelash / Multi)
*New in v3.3 - Enhance Eyes with Tear Line and Occlusion Mesh
*New in v3.3 - UDIM
Shader Digital Human Shader
Morph & Skin Adjustment Morph and Skin Templates
Dynamic Texture Editing (Appearance Editor) (SkinGen)
On-screen Sculpt Morph
Morph Slider Adjustments
Content Creation Creating Morph Sliders
Character Auto Rigging (Adjust Bones to Fit Morph)
Bone Adjustment
*New in v3.3 - Set T-Pose to Correct Initial Pose for Animation
Clothes Auto Skinning
Cloth Skin Weight Editing
Character Pipeline Transformer (Daz, Poser, iClone) (Daz G3 & G8 only)
*New in v3.3 - Retopologize Base for High-Poly Normal Bake (Daz, Poser) (Daz G3 & G8 only)
GoZ
LOD Generation
*Powered by InstaLOD
Polygon Optimization
Remeshing
Material Merging
Material Merging Compatible with .rlHead
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