Sculpting leathery skin


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Sculpting leathery skin

Leathery skin is a special sculpting challenge. There's so much going on that it can become overwhelming. There are so many things to keep track of that sometimes it helps to make a list. The way that leathery skin looks is a combination of several things; one, how the underlying bone and muscle push and pull on the skin to form cracks. So for example, with this elephant, you can see that cracks are forming in a certain pattern that's because the motion of this elephant walking everyday for years has forced the skin into forming certain crack patterns.

Two, the variation of bumps on the skin and how those bumps transition across the skin. So for example, on this rhinoceros, you can see that there's where there's large bumps and then there's smaller bumps and there's kind of this transition in between them. That kind of pattern and the relationship between those different patterns can add a lot of believability, variety, and artistic interest in your work. Three, ...

Sculpting leathery skin
Video duration: 8m 4s 5h 11m Intermediate

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Sculpting leathery skin provides you with in-depth training on 3D + Animation. Taught by Ryan Kittleson as part of the Digital Creature Creation in ZBrush, Photoshop, and Maya

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3D + Animation
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Maya Photoshop ZBrush
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