Join Ryan Kittleson for an in-depth discussion in this video Recovering a corrupted model, part of ZBrush 4 Essential Training.
Sometimes a Ztool may become corrupted and there is not a previous version to fall back on.…All hope is not lost.…There is a way to extract the model from the Ztool and restore it.…Let's open up the Super Average Man project.…Now imagine that the Ztool is corrupted.…There is a variety of things that can go wrong, such as ZBrush crashing…often, certain functions stop working, or the model may do strange things…when you sculpt on it.…There's no way to list them all, but whatever the glitch, there is one solution…that usually fixes it.…
You can export the model as an OBJ and then import it into a new Ztool.…Let's go through the steps.…Make sure that your model is on the highest subdivision level. When we export,…only one subdivision level can go out, so if you choose a lower one, you'll…lose any finer detail.…Click on Export in the Tool menu and save it anywhere you want.…I'm going to save it on the desktop.…
Now close ZBrush and restart. Sometimes the bug will be in the software and it…will corrupt any model that is opened, so make sure that you're working with a…
- 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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