Join Ryan Kittleson for an in-depth discussion in this video Navigating the canvas, part of ZBrush 4 Essential Training.
Navigating around your model in ZBrush may seem a little awkward at first.…Once you get the hang of just a few simple controls, it will become second nature.…You'll then be able to move easily from one part of your model to the next…without even thinking about it.…If you have used other 3D programs before, you may be used to how you…navigate in the viewport by holding various keys and clicking or scrolling the mouse wheel.…ZBrush isn't all that different, but it does a few things in its own special way…that takes a little getting used to.…I'm going to show you how to quickly rotate, move, and zoom your way around a 3D model.…
I'm going to double-click on the DemoRhino down here in the Light Box to have…something to work with.…Starting with rotation, ZBrush makes this very easy.…All you do is click and drag on an open area of the canvas--…so any part of the interface that isn't buttons or the model you're working with--…and it will just rotate the model around.…You can move up, down, and left, and right by holding down the Alt button while…
- 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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