Using Paint Deform


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Using Paint Deform

Paint Deform is a powerful character modeling tool that can make modifications to your models quickly and smoothly. You'll want to use this to make artistic organic changes to your models, because it behaves in a very intuitive artist-friendly way. It differs from stand-alone sculpting programs like Zbrush or Mudbox in one major way, in that it doesn't subdivide your mesh in order to create fine details. It only works with the mesh that you give it. If the mesh isn't dense enough to create fine detail, Paint Deform will not be able to do it.

So we have got our exercise file open here. Let's just click on Hank's body. To use paint deform, we will go up to the FreeFrom menu and then click Paint Deform. There are lots of options to choose from, but basically they all deform the surface of models in a sculptural way. The brushes are fairly straightforward, as their names indicate. However, there is a few special ways that they can be used for character modeling that I will g...

Using Paint Deform
Video duration: 8m 58s 4h 31m Intermediate

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Using Paint Deform provides you with in-depth training on 3D + Animation. Taught by Ryan Kittleson as part of the Modeling a Character in 3ds Max

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3D + Animation
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3ds Max
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