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> -----Original Message-----
> From: firstname.lastname@example.org
> [mailto:email@example.com]On Behalf Of Jeff
> Sent: Thursday, November 05, 1998 4:34 PM
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: Re: Lifeforms 3 vs. Poser 3 & Lifeforms 3 vs Lifeforms Studio
> I used Poser 2.0 to do some movement examples displaying
> forms in the commedia
> d'elle arte. One of the advantages was the ability to render
> to QT movies.
> The interface itself is useful, but sometimes a bit opaque,
> especially in
> terms of animating, i.e. the timeline can get both confusing
> and irritating in
> it's quirks and quibbles. I recently acquired Poser 3, and
> am running it
> through it's paces now--so far, the only real improvement is
> in the appearance
> area, which is probably less important to dance.
> In my limited use of life-forms, I've found it wonderfully
> intuitive for
> people with dance training, because you can grab the body
> directly and see
> where it's going and where it's been on the timeline.
> There's also the
> advantage of speedy rendering to see what you've done and
> make corrections.
> However, as far as I know, unless you get a higher end 3d
> modeling program,
> you are very limited in terms of appearance of output (note
> to list: please!
> Prove me wrong!).
> Sorry I can't be more help, but I'm evaluating the products
> myself right now.
> Let me know what you find out.
> Antonini, Lou wrote:
> > Does anyone out there have any experience, opinion, and/or
> knowledge of the
> > pros and cons of using Lifeforms v.3 software verses Poser v.3 for
> > choreography and notation. Also, are there strong
> advantages for dances to
> > use Lifeforms Studio v.3 over Lifeforms v.3.
> > Any help or information would be appreciated.
> > Lou