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I'm striving to become serious about making book covers using CC3.3. I still have a good way to go with making more realistic characters. Especially with Headshot using DIY photos. What I'd like to see is for CC to have a feature whereby a photo shot can be used as a background. Right now, I change the default background color to a solid color. Save the result as either .png or .jpg and open it in Paintshop Pro. There, I transparency the background and place my character in a photo as a new layer. It works just fine but would love to see CC allowing book cover artists to do this inside CC itself.


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There are possibilities to add an image to a CC background.

Look in the Props folder for a suitable item to add your image to. In the screen shot below I added a Wall and then placed a photo in the Base Color slot.

This was a "quick and dirty" demo, but with a little work on the lighting and shadows you could get the "look" that you require.

https://forum.reallusion.com/uploads/images/99181e20-056f-4f0f-8a08-55b0.png

You can copy props from your iClone props folder to the CC Props folder giving you an almost endless choice.

Gerry



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THANK YOU, Gerry. I believe this will save me a lot of time so will be experimenting with your method today. Really appreciate this.


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