Join Ryan Kittleson for an in-depth discussion in this video Masking with Transpose, part of ZBrush 4 Essential Training.
Transpose is a trio of controls that allow you to pose, deform, and otherwise…alter the shape of models.…It's designed for bending limbs, resizing anatomy, and adjusting body proportions.…Let's open up the SuperAverageMan to have something to practice with.…You enter Transpose mode by clicking on any of these three Move, Scale, or Rotate buttons.…Transpose comes with its own way of masking that is turned on whenever one of…these Transpose modes is active.…Let's click the Move Transpose mode.…
These weird circles that we see now is part of the Transpose Manipulator.…I'll go into that in the next movie.…But for now, let's see how this special mode of masking works.…Hold down Ctrl like you would to normally paint a mask.…Now, click and drag on the model.…What we get is a mask that is created directionally.…Take a moment to create several masks to get used to how this works.…It kind of follows the structure of the mesh, as it divides a model into a…masked and unmasked portion.…
You can also add to this mask by holding down Ctrl and Alt as you click and drag.…
- 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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