In this ZBrush polypainting tutorial, instructor Michael Ingrassia shows you the last polish details he added to create the final version of his pirate’s journal texture. You will now finalize the polypainted texture for your pirate’s journal sculpt as well. Once your painting is complete, you will be ready to create some renders.
- [Voiceover] One of the other things I can do is…I can actually texture within Photoshop…and bring that texture into ZBrush.…So, for example, the book cover does not have to be…polypainted within ZBrush.…I can actually do that in an outside program,…and then bring that texture map into ZBrush,…and apply it to the book cover.…And then I can also convert that to a polypaint,…so you can actually convert texture to polypaint.…
And one of the things I do want to demonstrate,…just quickly in this particular tutorial,…is I'm going to show you the general direction of…what you need to do if you do wish to texture outside.…So, finally in closing, I'm very happy with the overall look…of the project, and I'll certainly demonstrate some of the…additional changes that I'll be making outside of ZBrush…to show you how I now push the final model…to look almost exactly like the concept art.…
The most important thing I want you to take away from…these lessons, is that this is something you can do.…The most important thing is that you take your time,…
To learn how to sculpt the 3D pirate journal featured here, check out Michael's previous course, ZBrush: Stylized Sculpting.
- Setup and preparation
- Painting a metallic object
- Adding base and highlight colors
- Refining sculpt details
- Using masking
- Adding a stippled texture with Colorized Spray