Join Eric Keller for an in-depth discussion in this video Adding sculpture reference planes, part of ZBrush 3 for Windows Essential Training.
Starting as sculpture in ZBrush has made a lot easier if you have reference…plans, an image that you can use as a guide, as you make your sculpture. Let's…talk a little bit about how to create reference plans and then how to use them in ZBrush.…ZBrush comes with some useful tools and these can be found in the Program…Files/Pixologic/ZBrush3/Ztools folder. The ones I'm talking about are the…ImagePlaneCube and ImagePlaneX. Let's take a look at the ImagePlaneX tool. I'm…going to open this and draw it on the canvas and I'm going to switch to Edit…mode as always so I can rotate it around.…
Do you notice, it looks a little bit strange because things are becoming…visible and invisible. So, if I want to make the whole object visible, I go to…Display Properties in the Tool palette, in tool>Display Properties>Double. By…default, most 3D objects in ZBrush are single-sided, meaning the back sides of…their polygons are invisible and this is just a way to conserve memory…resources in ZBrush. So, if you see part of the model disappearing as you…
- Building and posing digital armatures for sculpture
- Importing models from other 3D programs
- Learning how to sculpt a human head based on reference images
- Detailing skin and surfaces using textures and stencils
- Creating illustrations with depth, lighting, and surface materials
Skill Level Beginner
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1. The ZBrush Interface
2. Working with 3D Models and Primitives
3. Digital Sculpting
4. Color, Texture, and Materials
5. Using ZBrush Sculpts in Other 3D Programs
6. Illustrating with ZBrush
7. Movies, Macros, and ZScripts
8. Top 14 Pitfalls for Beginners
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