Create Sharp Edges with the Crease Tool in ZBrush 3


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Creating sharp edges with the Crease tool

ZBrush is well-known for making nice, smooth, organic models, but it's certainly not limited to that. You can also create more manufactured looking or hard edge surfaces by adding creasing to your models. So I'm going to start with a very simple model to demonstrate this. I'm going to load up the Poly Sphere which is my favorite starting model. To do this I'm going to press on the Default ZScript button and this is just a shortcut technique to bring up that Poly Sphere. So I get the startup screen, click on Poly Sphere. Immediately it's on the canvas and I'm in Edit mode and here it is. See Edit mode is activated and I can rotate the model. I'm going to go to the Tool palette and click on Geometry and reduce the number of Subdivisions by moving that slider down to one.

I'm going to add a couple of lower levels of Subdivision by clicking on Reconstruct Subdivision. So this is like the opposite of dividing the model. It's adding lower levels of Subdivis...

Creating sharp edges with the Crease tool
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Creating sharp edges with the Crease tool 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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