sculpting fur on a fox
Hello to all I'm new here and i need some help with my model, its a fox but i don't know how to sculpt fur is it a textur or a tool that you can use
i want to make it look like it has fur.
Like in some of the animated movies the fur moves around when the charater moves.
Sculptris has no tools for fur.
You can use Blender to add fur to your model. You should find tutorials via google/youtube.
Also if you want to animate a model created in sculptris you should think about retopo. There's a video thread, posted by justdeletedguy in this forum(don't know what page) where retopo is explained for Wings3D.
You can use textures to create a cartoonish semi-fur look by adding bump and slight color variations to the surface.
Often, at least if you're not going for realism, this looks better. Especially if you don't have any experience with hair/fur in 3D.
Also hair/fur is a resource-hog, if you don't have a good computer, rendering hair/fur takes ages if you want it to look good not to mention realistic.
I'd say try it in Blender and you'll see if it's for you. Fur isn't as hard to make look good as long hair, so take a shot
Originally Posted by Michaevelli81
hey there, I make virtual animals as a business and one way that you can create fur texture is not by physically or I should digitally sculpting the fur. Instead you can use programs like photoshop or even, my favorite, artrage to create the fur from photographic reference sources. Basically, you would be painting on the fur in photoshop on your texture map.
You can also use projection painting which Sculptris, I understand, supports even though I have not yet tried it but i have seen a demo on it and it looks really good.
Hope this helps.