Join Eric Keller for an in-depth discussion in this video Can't activate the Transpose tool, part of ZBrush 3 for Windows Essential Training.
You might encounter this problem when you're first learning ZBrush and just getting used to the interface. I've decided that…I want to pose my model using the Transpose tool.…So I have my demo soldier model loaded in the canvas and I know to activate the Transpose tool I just need to click the Move, …Scale or Rotate buttons.…As you may anticipate when I do this I'm going to encounter a problem.…So I click on Move and instead of the Transpose handle I get…this strange looking tool. This is the Transform Gyro.…
I can rotate the model and move it around.…You can see he's actually interacting with the back of the canvas there.…But I don't have my Transpose handles.…The reason this occurred is I forgot…that I need to be in Edit mode…to make the Transpose tool active.…So I'm going to switch back to Draw, turn on Edit,…and I can see this border's…here indicating Edit mode and my button is on. Now when I click Move…I have my Transpose tool and I'm ready to start working with it.…
- 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
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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