• Make your own Backpack with Opacity

    What is opacity? Opacity refers to the level of visibility of the parts of a product. In IMVU, this is manipulated through the opacity map. Opacity maps are shades of black and white. A pure-black part of the map is hidden from view, while a pure white part is visible….

  • Rooms & Furniture Animation in IMVU Studio

    Room animation (furniture/feature) Animated room, rooms that include animated components, are essentially exactly the same as normal rooms with the exception of an animated component that, depending on the action being performed, requires one or two additional steps to create an actual animated sequence, and slight modifications if the underlying…

  • Cycling (looping) Animation in IMVU Studio

    IMVU uses looping or cycling animations extensively, from simple tail swishes, to complex avatar and product interactions, all can be made to appear as though they are performing avatar or product motion that repeats infinitely or a fixed number of times depending on the settings used, and activated by an…

  • Avatar Body Parts Intro – IMVU Studio

    Introduction: In IMVU, you can replace the default avatar clothing with clothing of your own design. You can make individual pieces of clothing, complete outfits or anything in between. Shirts. Pants. Fawn legs. Bear suits. Peg legs. The choices are limitless. However, building clothing is hard as it requires a patience and…

  • Pets – IMVU Studio

    Pets Introduction A Pet is a glorified Avatar Accessory product. An Avatar Accessory product, simply put, is a product that can be attached to an avatar but that does not override any avatar body parts (like shirts or shoes). An Accessory product can also be anything you can possibly think…

  • Intro to Avatar Accessories – IMVU Studio

    Introduction In IMVU, you can create Avatar Accessories. Accessories are products that can attach themselves to a bone in an avatar’s skeleton. This means that you have the power to make watches, halos, wings, PETS. Anything! The power is in your hands. Just like Furniture products can be added to…

  • Avatar Heads in IMVU Studio

    For the purposes of this tutorial, we will be building the head in 3DS MAX. OK. Straight up. No lies. Building a *complete* avatar head is REALLY hard. It is not for the faint of heart. The road is fraught with peril and disappointment. However, the bright light at the…

  • How To Build A Skeleton for IMVU Studio

    What is a Skeleton? If you are new to creating 3D products for IMVU then you will quickly come in contact with the idea of Skeletons. A Skeleton is made up of the various elements that are needed in any 3D product to tell IMVU how all of its many…

  • How to Make a Pattern in GIMP and Photoshop

    This tutorial will show you how to make a pattern for your textures, through GIMP and Photoshop! You can either watch the video, follow the written tutorial, or use both! Creating a Pattern in GIMP Load all the textures of your product into GIMP. You can load all of them…

  • Tips In Making Patterns

    Create your own brushes in Photoshop Watch this video, follow the written tutorial, or use both! Open a new canvas in Photoshop. The dimensions do not matter, as long as it’s a square canvas. Create a new layer. If you want to make a symmetrical brush, you can select the Symmetry…