Creating document layers


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Creating document layers

When you are creating 2.5D illustrations in ZBrush, it's nice to have a way to organize all of the pixels that have been painted on to the canvas. To do this, you can use document layers. Document layers are found here in the Layer palette. Now these layers are very different from the layers you see here in the Tool palette. If I have a 3D object selected as my tool, you will see layers appear here as a sub-palette. These are the 3D layers and they are used to organize details while you are sculpting. They are a completely different animal than the document layers. It's a little bit confusing because they have the same name but if you remember to refer to these as document layers and refer to these as 3D layers, that can help you keep them separate in your mind as you are working.

So, let's take the Layer palette and I want to click on the switch and put it over in the tray. By default, there is already a single layer created on the canvas. There is always at least one. So...

Creating document layers
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Creating document layers 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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