Join Ryan Kittleson for an in-depth discussion in this video Making a ZSketch, part of ZBrush 4 Essential Training.
ZSketch is yet another way to flesh out new shapes that can then be converted to polymeshes.…Of all the methods mentioned so far, it may be the most appealing technique for…traditional artists, because of its freeform nature--…by this I mean the ability to simply draw shapes directly into 3D space.…ZSketch is a way of quickly drawing 3D volumes out in strokes.…It works on top of existing ZSpheres.…Let's start with how to create them on the ZSphere.…So if I go over to my Tool palette, I am just going to click on the ZSphere and…click and drag that out into the canvas.…
We will also go into Edit mode and turn off Light Box because it's just in the way.…To start with ZSketch, we just want to go down to the ZSketch sub-palette.…So, down here it opens up, and there are several different options, but the…only one you really need to be worried about is EditSketch, and this just turn…on ZSketching mode.…So, you can see that the ZSphere has changed color.…It's one solid color now. And also our Brush palette up here has changed, so…
- Navigating the canvas
- Using perspective and floor
- Creating a mesh with a ZSketch
- Extracting from an existing mesh
- Managing subdivision levels
- Working with alphas
- Masking off parts of a model
- Using deformation
- Using subtools
- Deforming with Transpose
- Painting and texturing
- Creating UV maps
Skill Level Beginner
Q: This course was updated on 05/07/2015. What changed?
A: There is one new movie covering the update for ZBrush 4R7, and a new conclusion.
1. Understanding the Interface
2. Creating Meshes
3. Brushes and Sculpting
4. Working with Tools
5. Working with Subtools
6. Deforming with Transpose
Masking with Transpose1m 49s
7. Painting and Texturing with Color
8. Retopology: Making Riggable Models
Creating new topology3m 55s
9. UV Layout and Maps
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