Join Eric Keller for an in-depth discussion in this video Can't maintain symmetry, part of ZBrush 3 for Windows Essential Training.
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While working on a 3-D model such as a head,…you may encounter a situation where you lose the symmetry of the model.…Normally when I'm working on a model like this I have symmetry activated. So this is making symmetry across the X axis…and when the M button is activated that symmetry is mirrored. So if I switch to the Move tool,…and make a change you can see it occurs to both sides.…If I turn symmetry off,…and now make a change,…it only occurs to that one side.…But if I decide for some reason that I need to mirror the changes I made to this side over to this side, …I could do that very easily by going to…the Deformation sub-paletette. So let's take a look of where we are here. We're in the Tool palette.…
I have the tool loaded on the canvas in Edit mode.…I'm going to go and expand…the Deformation sub-palette…and I'm have few buttons up here that will help out with symmetry.…To mirror changes that I made to one side to the other,…what I want to do is first…is mask the part of the model off that I don't want to change.…
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- 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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