Learning the basics of Spotlight


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Learning the basics of Spotlight

Spotlight is a new feature in the latest version of ZBrush that makes it easier to use pictures to add color and texture to your models. Spotlight has two main uses: One is a 2D image manipulation tool similar to Photoshop where you can paint clone, smudge, and otherwise edit images. The other use, which I'll cover in the next movie, is transferring that color and texture information directly onto your 3D models. Let's get acquainted with Spotlight without any models first, just using it as a 2D image editor.

We want to load in a picture, so let's go into the Texture palette and let's click on Import to bring in an image. I am going to look for an image that comes with ZBrush. So in the ZBrush folder, there is ZTextures folder, and let's just click on bark17 and click Open. So you see, it brings in bark into ZBrush, but it's not quite usable in Light Box yet. Click on the texture here, and there's this button down here that says Add to Spotlights, so if you just...

Learning the basics of Spotlight
Video duration: 3m 37s 2h 58m Beginner Updated May 07, 2015

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Learning the basics of Spotlight provides you with in-depth training on 3D + Animation. Taught by Ryan Kittleson as part of the ZBrush 4 Essential Training

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3D + Animation
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ZBrush
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