Several people have asked, “how to rotate Marvelous Designer avatars“?
You can rotate avatars in Marvelous Designer including the default Marvelous avatars, custom imported avatars, as well as “avatars” which are props in your scene (such as belt buckles, zippers, armor etc.). Now, when using the mouse to rotate in the 3D window, while it appears that you’re rotating the avatar, you’re actually just rotating AROUND the avatar in 3D space.
There are ways how to rotate Marvelous Designer avatars in 3D space and ways to rotate around the avatar without rotating the actual avatar.
To rotate around an avatar in Marvelous Designer, you can either use your mouse controls or the camera controls new to Marvelous Designer 7.
Simply right-click in the 3D garment window and drag around your avatar to rotate around it.
A new way to rotate around avatars in Marvelous Designer 7, is by using the precise camera rotation controls.
Here is a Marvelous Designer 7 video tutorial on rotating around avatars with camera controls:
Here’s how to rotate a Marvelous Designer avatar itself.
Show the avatar’s X-ray joints by clicking on the X-ray joints icon in the “avatar display” menu. The avatar’s joints will be visible.
Click on the Marvelous Designer avatar’s blue center point (usually found in the avatar’s abdomen or by the avatar’s feet).
A gizmo will appear.
Use the gizmo to rotate the avatar in the Marvelous Designer 3D garment window.
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