Join Ryan Kittleson for an in-depth discussion in this video Freezing parts of a sculpt, part of Mudbox 2013 Essential Training.
There may be times when you want to protect a part of your Sculpt from changes.…Maybe you have some details sculpted that you don't want disturbed while you…work on other parts.…Maybe you want to create detail within a particular shape and don't want to…have to worry about that detail getting where you don't want it.…Whatever the reason, Freeze locks some parts of a mesh in place, while allowing…you to work on others. Let's open the Basic Head.…Now I want to put a shirt on this character. We need some more detail on the mesh.…So I am going to subdivide it a few times hitting Ctrl+D until we have about…2 million polygons. Now let's pick the Freeze tool.…
Now you could just simply start brushing on Freeze, however, let's get more done…at once and go to the Marquee tool.…Now let's look at this from a different angle and simply draw a Marquee over…roughly where the shirt should be. All right. Let's see what that did. All right.…Pretty close, now we can just refine this by hand.…I am actually going to go in and hold down Ctrl to unfreeze some of these areas…
- 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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