Join Eric Keller for an in-depth discussion in this video Tuning shadows, part of ZBrush 3 for Windows Essential Training.
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If you want to add shadows to your illustration while working in ZBrush, you…can do this using Best Render Quality mode. The shadows in ZBrush are pretty…accurate. They are not necessarily going to be the same kind of accurate shadow…you get out of an advanced renderer in 3D package such as Maya but there are…going to be a pretty good approximation and definitely something you can work…with in lot of illustrations.…I'm going to start by quickly creating a scene that can show off some of the…shadow functions. So let's put the Tool palette here in the tray, I'm going to…zoom out a little bit. Choose a plain 3D, switch to Rotate. Now you notice that…the perspective of the plain seems kind of odd so I'm going to improve that by…going to the Draw menu and clicking on Perspective. Now I have something that…looks more like an actual perspective scene.…
Switch to Move and go to Scale and Rotate it, so we have a flat plain there.…Get down just a little bit and I want to choose a material that will react to…
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