Join Eric Keller for an in-depth discussion in this video Picking colors, part of ZBrush 3 for Windows Essential Training.
As you are working on a model in ZBrush, you may notice in the bottom end of…the interface here, we have this Color Picker. How does this Color Picker…affect the model that you are working on?…You already can see that there is a nice red color to the surface of the model.…I'm using the old man painted model and this is available for Premium Users.…Well this red color that you see is actually part of the material that's…applied. Simply put, the material affects how the surface reacts to lighting in the scene.…
Some materials, actually, have a color built into them. I'm going to switch to…the basic material down here at the bottom of the Material palette and this one…has no color applied to it, and that's part of the material.…So the surface color is actually white; the variations in value that we are…getting is a result of the lighting in the scene. I can change the lighting by…opening the Light palette and moving the Light Cursor around. So we are getting…white to gray to black and that's mainly because of the preview shadows that…
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