Day 9: New Skies Ahead, Aave Nainen Dress and Dreamlight Tutorial

It’s the 9th day of the DAZ PA 2014 sale and it’s interesting to see how it’s shaping up. Some common themes are emerging, which is maybe an insight into what kinds of things sell well even when the market seems full of them. That doll-faced, barely-out-of-teens female characters are popular is no surprise, but personally I find it hard to tell them apart after a while. This is just a general observation based on recent female characters and not a criticism of OziChick’s new release, Tatianna, whose youthfulness and lovely natural eyebrows will make her a great character for morphing into even younger characters.

Skimpy or clingy clothing too just seems to keep on selling, even though it takes a lot more work to model clothes that flow away from the body in a natural way. That’s why I always welcome a new Aave Nainen release, such as her Cutie Pie Dress today. This modest and pretty dress has a huge range of drape morphs that work with different pose collections, and Aave has added in additional ones for the Zev0 G2F Growing Up shapes.

However, don’t overlook the Dryade forest outfit because of the skimpiness in the main promo, as I nearly did myself. For some reason they chose to strip away the leaf ‘skirt’ which not only adds a little more modesty but is nicely put-together too. The pretty flower and vine detail on this outfit is eye-catching.

Something else I also always find useful are good skydomes, so the BWC Skies 2 package today from Sedor will be well worth a look.

I hope you find plenty to fill up your punch card this week. You can check it at any time if you are logged in on DAZ by visiting this year’s PA Sale page.

Punches earned this week Save on future PA sale releases Money off DAZ Originals Start Next Week with Extra Punches
5 – 9 10% $10 1
10 – 14 20% $20 2
14 30% $30 3

Day 9 New Releases in the PA Sale

Artist New Release 30% Price 40% Price PC+ / 50% Price
Dreamlight aniMate2 Mastery – Part 1 $27.97 $23.97 $19.98
Aave Nainen Cutie Pie Dress for G2F $20.97 $17.97 $14.98
BoneTech3D CGI Action Combat Vol 3 $17.47 $14.97 $12.48
Larisha Dryade for G2F $13.97 $11.97 $9.98
Oskarsson Flying GearGun $13.97 $11.97 $9.98
OziChick Tatianna $11.87 $10.17 $8.48
PandyGirl Imagine This: Leggings and Top $10.47 $8.97 $7.48

Day 8 New Releases — These Will Still Earn a Punch Today

Artist New Release 30% Price 40% Price PC+ / 50% Price
Dreamlight Render Sphere for DAZ Studio $20.97 $17.97 $14.98
Pretty3D After School for G2F/V4 $17.47 $14.97 $12.48
-esha- Song of Summer $13.97 $11.97 $9.98
MartinJFrost Penny Dreadfull $12.57 $10.77 $8.98
Design Anvil Nightmare for DAZ Horse 2 $11.87 $10.17 $8.48
Raiya Hannah HD for V6 $11.17 $9.57 $7.98
BoneTech3D CGI Action Combat Vol 1 $10.47 $8.97 $7.48
BoneTech3D CGI Action Combat Vol 2 $10.47 $8.97 $7.48
-esha- Song of Summer $9.07 $7.77 $6.48
Muscleman Desdemona Poses for G2F $6.97 $5.97 $4.98

Day 9 Artist Stores on Sale

  • Aave Nainen
  • Oskarsson
  • OziChick
  • Larisha
  • PandyGirl
  • Sedor

Day 8 Artist Stores Still on Sale (Final Day)

  • BoneTech3D
  • Design Anvil
  • Dreamlight
  • -esha-
  • MartinJFrost
  • Muscleman
  • Pretty3D
  • Raiya

Day 9 Related Products on Sale

No DAZ Originals here today so the prices are straightforward — the maximum 50% saving (before applying reward discounts) is shown, which at half-price is equal to the price you pay. Of course, if you earned rewards last week, you will be able to get an even bigger discount.

Artist Product Maximum Saving
GoFigure aniMate2 $29.98
Stonemason Sci Fi Crew Quarters $18.48
Stonemason The Enchanted Forest $17.48
Stonemason Return to The Enchanted Forest $17.48
V3Digitimes Amazing Skins for Genesis 2 Bundle $17.48
The AntFarm School’s Out $9.98
dx30 Platform Pumps 3 for G2F $4.48
dx30 OverKnee Stretch Boots for G2F $4.48
MindVision G.D.S., DarkStarBurning Inferno for G2F $4.48

Quick Link: The 2014 Published Artist Sale at DAZ3D

Other Deals and Steals

Fast Grab has been excellent so far this month with some amazing 70% items included in those 70% off discounts:

  • Cthulhu Rising by Luthbel: $10.49
  • Lady de Lioncourt Dress for G2F by Neftis3D: $5.39
  • AssasSIN by Pretty3D: $8.09
  • Marrakesh Souks 2012 by Jack Tomalin: $8.99
  • Dark Raven Reloaded by MindVision G.D.S.: $8.09
  • Guillaume Hair for Genesis and M4 by Neftis3D: $4.49

Weekly Freebie: The new freebie is here, and will be available until Monday 8th. This week it’s a tasty Coffee Shop doughnut / donut and coffee mug set from ArtCollaborations. Fantastic!

Hivewire3D Sale Ending Soon

Head to the Hivewire 3D Anniversary Sale for the store’s biggest-yet deals on Songbird ReMix, Hivewire Horse releases (including the 3DU Toon Horse) and Alessandro’s furry animals.

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