Adjusting the Transpose Manipulator


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Adjusting the Transpose Manipulator

The Transpose Manipulator is like a joint or a pivot point around which the deformation occurs. It's important to know how to place it so that the transposition happens predictably. Let's open up a SuperAverageMan to practice with. Go into one of the Transpose modes and draw a mask down the arms so that the edge of the mask is over the elbow. I just want to zoom in to make this easier to do. I am going to hold down Ctrl and click and drag. That's about on the elbow. ZBrush automatically makes a manipulator along with the mask, but it's not really where we want it to go.

You can move either end of it by clicking and dragging on these yellow circles. So when you move your mouse over them, they highlight, and so we know we can move this one here. Now, either end of this is going to be the pivot point for the movement, so we want to make sure that's right over the elbow. You could also move the entire manipulator at once with this yellow circle. I also want to take a look at ...

Adjusting the Transpose Manipulator
Video duration: 1m 46s 2h 58m Beginner Updated May 07, 2015

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Adjusting the Transpose Manipulator provides you with in-depth training on 3D + Animation. Taught by Ryan Kittleson as part of the ZBrush 4 Essential Training

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3D + Animation
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ZBrush
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