Join Eric Keller for an in-depth discussion in this video Importing models, part of ZBrush 3 for Windows Essential Training.
You can use ZBrush to modify models that you have created in other 3D…programs, such as, Maya, 3ds Max. All you need to do is import the model…directly into ZBrush. You can import models in the OBJ format and in the DXF…format. I prefer to use the OBJ format because it includes things like UV…information. All I need to do is go to the Tool menu, click on Import, I'm…going to select the hovercraft3 OBJ model, this was actually recently created…in LightWave.…
When you import a model into ZBrush, you may get a warning such as this one.…It's basically telling you that the model as it stands has a few polygons that…have more than four sides or non- standard polygons. ZBrush prefers to have…four-sided polygons as much as possible and occasionally three-sided polygons…are okay, but it really doesn't like polygons with more than four sides.…So ZBrush is asking me if it minds if it divides the model for me. I'm going to…say, go ahead and make quads and triangles and then now I can draw the model…onto the canvas. Switch to Edit mode and you can see this is a vehicle that I…
- 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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