Join Eric Keller for an in-depth discussion in this video Creating bump maps, part of ZBrush 3 for Windows Essential Training.
ZBrush has a special material called the BumpViewerMaterial. It's located here…in the lower right-hand corner of the Material Library. This material is useful…when you want to create a Bump Map for a 3D character.…Now when you are creating a Bump Map, it's a texture that you use in another 3D…program such as Maya or 3D Studio Max to add a fine level of detail to an…object, but you can create the texture here very easily in ZBrush and then…export it for use.…I'm going to show you how to do this using the femaleHead_v01 model, which is…available to premium users. You can also use one of the demonstration models…that comes with ZBrush.…
So now that it's loaded I want to draw it onto the canvas. Press T to switch to…Edit mode, F to center it on the canvas. I'm going to expand the Geometry…palette and move this all the way up to the highest level, which is 4, for this…model. This model has maybe about 100 ,000 polygons on it. So I'm going to…divide it at another time to get a little more resolution.…
- 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
Modeling a Character in 3ds Maxwith Ryan Kittleson4h 31m Intermediate
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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