Join Ryan Kittleson for an in-depth discussion in this video Customizing the sculpt tools, part of Mudbox 2013 Essential Training.
The standard Mudbox tools are pretty good at getting work done.…However, you may find yourself constantly hunting for that one tool that you…use more often or doing repetitive sculpting that could be better done with…some custom settings.…In this video I'll show you some time-saving techniques that make tools perform…better and makes them easier to get to.…Let's go ahead and use the Basic Head for this video.…Now first, I want to customize how the tools are arranged in the palette.…This is really up to your own preference, but I find that there are some tools…that I use a lot, while there is others that I use rarely, or not at all.…
One great thing about the arrangement of tools is that the first nine tools can…be accessed with the number keys.…So let's slide it over to the very beginning of the Sculpt tool palette.…If you hit 1 on the keyboard, you go right to Sculpt, hit 2, go to Smooth, 3 to…Grab, so on and so forth, on down to brush 9.…Now you can set up your brushes so that the ones you use most are in this first…
- Optimizing a Wacom tablet for Mudbox
- Navigating the 3D space
- Editing materials
- Sculpting with stamps, stencils, and layers
- Creating and importing UV maps
- Texturing with Ptex
- Painting bump maps
- Creating ambient occlusion and displacement maps
- Posing characters with jointed skeletons
- Lighting a scene
- Rendering still images and movies from Mudbox
Skill Level Beginner
1. Getting Started
3. Working with Multiple Objects
4. Painting Textures
5. Using Texture Channels
6. Posing a Character
7. Presenting Work
Lighting the scene5m 17s
Next steps1m 45s
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