Creating MatCap materials


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Creating MatCap materials

So if you would like to create your own MatCap material, you want to start with a photograph, because that's where the colors and the material qualities are sampled from. To start with I'm going to get photograph here in ZBrush and show you the basic workflow for creating your own MatCap material. So, I'm going to turn Edit mode off, press Ctrl+N to remove my greenMan model from the canvas. Let's go to the Texture palette and choose Import, and I'm going to choose the tomatoes image here. And once I open it, it loads in the Texture palette, and I'm going to use Crop and Fill to basically replace the entire canvas with the image.

When I do this, I want to make sure to choose the Flat Color material, otherwise this material color will affect the way the photograph looks. It's something that I almost always forget, so just remember, when you want to put a photograph onto the canvas, choose Flag Color first, then go to the Texture palette and choose Crop and Fil...

Creating MatCap materials
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Creating MatCap materials provides you with in-depth training on 3D + Animation. Taught by Eric Keller as part of the ZBrush 3 for Windows Essential Training

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3D + Animation
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ZBrush
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