Restoring symmetry


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Restoring symmetry

Sometimes you may be working on a model that you intend to be symmetrical, but you forgot to turn on symmetrical sculpting beforehand. Now, you've put all this work into one side and now you are dreading having to redo all that work. Not to fear: ZBrush can transfer detail from one side of a model to another with a deformation called Smart ReSym. Let's open up SuperAverageMan and expand the Deformation sub-palette. Just for demonstration purposes, sculpt some random shape into one side of the model.

Now, we want to get the same detail on the other side. The Smart ReSym button allows you to set which axis you want to mirror. By default, it's on X, and that is the one we want. Now, if you click the button, you see that what it's done is average the two halves to be the same. Usually, this is not what you want it to do; usually you want all the detail from one side to go over to the un-detailed side. So, I'm going to hit Ctrl+Z to undo that. In order to get all this detail ...

Restoring symmetry
Video duration: 1m 45s 2h 58m Beginner Updated May 07, 2015

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Restoring symmetry provides you with in-depth training on 3D + Animation. Taught by Ryan Kittleson as part of the ZBrush 4 Essential Training

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3D + Animation
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ZBrush
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