Join Eric Keller for an in-depth discussion in this video Working with levels of detail, part of ZBrush 3 for Windows Essential Training.
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One of the more powerful features of ZBrush is the ability to move between…levels of subdivision when you are working on a sculpture. I'm working on this…oldMan sculpture here in this file, its called oldMan_v02. The premium users…can find this file with the other project files. You can also use the Demo Head…model that comes with the ZBrush as an example if you like.…I have basically blocked out the primary forms in this model and I'm ready to…add a little more detail. To do this, I can subdivide the model. Now, the…Subdivision controls are found in the Tool palette. So I have the Tool palette…here on my tray, and I'm going to click on Geometry, and in the Geometry…subpalette I find the controls for the various levels of Subdivision.…
To add a level of Subdivision to the model all I have to do is click on the…Divide button. What this does is it quadruples the number of polygons in the…model. So if I turn on the Frame button, you can see the actual outline of the…polygons in the model. So I just zoomed in by clicking and dragging on the…
- Building and posing digital armatures for sculpture
- Importing models from other 3D programs
- Learning how to sculpt a human head based on reference images
- Detailing skin and surfaces using textures and stencils
- Creating illustrations with depth, lighting, and surface materials
Skill Level Beginner
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1. The ZBrush Interface
2. Working with 3D Models and Primitives
3. Digital Sculpting
4. Color, Texture, and Materials
5. Using ZBrush Sculpts in Other 3D Programs
6. Illustrating with ZBrush
7. Movies, Macros, and ZScripts
8. Top 14 Pitfalls for Beginners
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