have been working on a sculpt of the Apatosaurus; polypainting also now done. Going to do aposed version and then at some point a low poly mesh with rig and animation.
spiderDude's post on polycount forum was a big help in figuring out a transpose issue that was giving me 'no matching data' mesh will be 'skipped' problem that was preventing posing; so now i will be on to posing:
"Side note, if you ever get a weird error from transpose master saying "No matching data set":
save your ztool
open up lightbox
load a zproject(any project, I chose one of the spheres)
load your ztool
use transpose master(also make sure no subtool has dynamesh active)
tranpose to your heart's desire"
the link is here: http://www.polycount.com/forum/archive/index.php/t-115683.html
thanks spiderDude! this worked!