Join Eric Keller for an in-depth discussion in this video Building surfaces by extracting meshes, part of ZBrush 3 for Windows Essential Training.
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So you would like add additional items to an object such as clothing or…creeping vines or something that conforms to the surface of the original…sculpture. You can do this by extracting a mesh from the original object. I'm…going to demonstrate this by creating some vines and some leaves on top of my…greenMan sculpture.…To do this, I'm going to load my greenMan_v01 model. So I'm drawing the…greenMan out on the canvas, switch to Edit mode and I will press F to center…the object, and I'm going to switch my material to the light-brown clay…material just because I like it.…
Now there is a couple of ways to extract meshes. One of the simplest ways is to…do this using just a mask, this one painted on the surface. So I'm going to…increase my geometry of my object to the 6 subdivision (6 SDiv) level. I reduce…my Draw Size, and I'm going to start just by painting a simple mask on the…surface. Let's turn Activate Symmetry off.…I'm going to hold the Ctrl key and then just start painting my vines. Put some…
- 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
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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
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