How to Get Started with 2.5D Tools in ZBrush 3


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Getting started with 2.5D tools

When you want to start creating illustrations in ZBrush, specifically 2.5D illustrations, you are going to use the 2.5D Brushes located here at the bottom part of the Brush Library. Well, what does 2.5D mean? It's a way of saying not quite 2D, not quite 3D, something in between. It's a little bit easier to understand when we have some strokes on the canvas. So I'm going to choose just the regular Paint Brush and I'm going to set my Material to just the BasicMaterial, lower my draw size and start painting on my canvas.

And as I paint over existing strokes, you are going to see that the overlapping strokes start to bulge out a little bit, this little highlight here and this little shadow indicates that the stroke actually has a thickness to. Now if you have ever seen a Van Gogh in person, one of the amazing things about his paintings is that there is so much oil on the canvas that it's almost three-dimensional, it's like a sculpture and it actually pokes out at y...

Getting started with 2.5D tools
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Getting started with 2.5D tools 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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