Join Ryan Kittleson for an in-depth discussion in this video Combining subtools, part of ZBrush 4 Essential Training.
Sometimes you may have way more subtools than you really need and it can be…helpful to combine some into one.…This is easy to do, and don't worry, you can always split them apart again if you need to.…Let's open up the hank exercise file.…I am just going to click and drag to open this open this and hit Edit to go into Edit mode.…I am also going to hit F so we can see it more clearly on screen.…Let's also close the Light Box. It's just in the way.…Now let's open up the Subtool sub-palette.…
Let's first talk about merging subtools into one.…Let's say we want these two shoes to be the same subtool. First, I am going to…arrange the shoes so that they are next to each other in the list.…I am going to move this one shoe up one, and then I am going to use Merge Down.…What Merge Down does is it combines two Subtool into one by taking the one…that's currently selected and merging it with the one below it.…So I've got the top shoe selected, and I'll just click Merge Down.…
It's just reminding me that this is not undoable. And this is what I want, so…
- Navigating the canvas
- Using perspective and floor
- Creating a mesh with a ZSketch
- Extracting from an existing mesh
- Managing subdivision levels
- Working with alphas
- Masking off parts of a model
- Using deformation
- Using subtools
- Deforming with Transpose
- Painting and texturing
- Creating UV maps
Skill Level Beginner
Q: This course was updated on 05/07/2015. What changed?
A: There is one new movie covering the update for ZBrush 4R7, and a new conclusion.
1. Understanding the Interface
2. Creating Meshes
3. Brushes and Sculpting
4. Working with Tools
5. Working with Subtools
6. Deforming with Transpose
Masking with Transpose1m 49s
7. Painting and Texturing with Color
8. Retopology: Making Riggable Models
Creating new topology3m 55s
9. UV Layout and Maps
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