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Painting-Introduction
The final addition to this incredible series of videos, will cover all that is necessary to texture the final helmet design. Polypainting, Spotlight, and Materials are some of the key features that will be covered.
Painting-Introduction Painting-Layer Masking
Using a combination of masking and layers, Joseph demonstrates a quick and easy method to applying a custom paint job to the helmet.
Painting-Layer Masking Painting-Spotlight Texturing
Spotlight allows the use of images loaded directly into ZBrush to apply texture information to your model. Joseph demonstrates how he uses this method to apply refined texture details.
Painting-Spotlight … Painting-Alpha Texturing
Alphas are one of the easiest ways to apply texture or sculptural details. Watch how Joseph utilizes this feature to add texture details to the helmet.
Painting-Alpha Text … Reference Introduction
Joseph Drust introduces the key features he will be covering in the following videos.
Reference Introduction Basemesh Introduction
this video gives a brief explanation of the various methods that will be covered in the following base mesh videos.
Basemesh Introduction Sculpting Introduction
Introducing the next topic of videos, sculpting. Joseph covers all topics that are involved in this series.
Sculpting Introduction
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here are some update for the head. still got so much to do. orz......

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  • Masart
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    Lovely works, thanks for sharing,
  • SammehSAMURAI
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    Superb arts! every piece is unique and beautiful!
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    very impressive pieces!
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I did some progress. What do you guys think? Comments and critics are welcome! Thanks!

  • Heelie
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    u seem to improve with every post (well but theres always a lot of time between ) He's sculptet very well. Maybe u try to put more details into the textures. Skin and clothes look pretty clean but his appearance screams for a more dirty look.
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Steampunk Cyborg
Hey, what's up everyone. It's been a long time since my last post here . I'd like to share my latest work. Based on a concept by Young Hwan: http://www.artstation.com/artwork/black-leather Soon I will post some breakdowns. Hope you like it!

  • ARASH-B
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    great stuff man !
  • Heelie
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    fantastic. I wanna see him walk around. Awesome Texturing!
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Wokring on a new project for uni. zbrush makes things so much easier, glad i spent some time on it this summer.

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  • bomoh
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    Amazing work Arda!!! Love everything about these characters man! Massive respect dude!
  • Saik
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    These are amazing high-quality models! Especially texture and shading stuff, me very likes! BTW you use displacements maps in vray as i can see, could u explain how to render displacements with multi-tiled uvs? There are some problems in 2d mode of vray...
  • Heelie
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    fantastic stuff! I like the creatures that make u wanna throw up like the cyst guy. I could not work on this
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  • Vir Norin
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    Very interesting proportions. I'm thinking about making stylized characters too, so images like this are very inspiring to me. Thanks!
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~KóKó Jackson~
Hi Guys, My first Character made with Zbrush. Rendered in Cinema4D.

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Thanks rasmusW, here is an additional image of Fire Breed before clear coat.

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I have been busy with work but I have made massive improvements to the face, general body shape and spine I'm not that sure about but here is my progress so far!

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Small update, started blocking in the rest of the character and refined his face. Hair is all place holder for the moment.

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Likeness Head Sculpt
Got a little free time so did a Likeness head. Here is a basic update on Volumes and little likeness. Havent worked on the features properly. Going to add more age on her.

  • Vimkerk
    17 Hours Ago
    Thanks Vir..for your kind words. I will soon work more on her whenever i get time. @Dragon Yeah mate Shes Carol from Walking Dead.
  • JL-Art
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    Fantastic work!
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    Great job!
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Hi thanks for the appreciation! The first Elder Scrolls Online cinematic was finished months ago, but basically the zbrush specific involvement for this type of character can be sum up this way : In the blocking stage i took care of quickly block out the main elements as separated geometric pieces. We started with very detailed concept designs provided by the client, so the first goal was to quickly assemble all the parts and have something solid in terms of proportions. Some of these pieces were modeled from scratch in brush, other were coming from out libraries and some others , like the plates of the armor and other hard surface elements were polymodeled in 3d studio max. I brought everything into zbrush and started to play with the proportions and placement of the parts. Once i was satisfied with the overall proportions i brought back the objs from zbrush to max, to finalize topology for hard surface elements and on those parts that requires cloth simulation. Once topology and geometry was final i brought it back again into zbrush for a pass of detailing...wrinkles...scratches and all sort of surface enhancement . For the head we started with some very rough scans of actors chosen by the client. We had to intensively resculpt those geometries in order to match the likeness with the actors and add surface details like pores and wrinkles, based on photoreferences. When all the sculpting and the surface detailing were in place we rendered sample stills for approval (internal and external), this is a vital stage that we do in zbrush with BPR before proceeding to texturing. Here`s another example of BPR render before texturing on another project : Ale

  • Nello
    10-07-13
    Awesome work!
  • jbmonge
    10-16-13
    Hello, that is really a great job but just a details in my opinion seems little weird and bother me a little bit : The head of the guys seems a little bit too big for his body ! JB
  • aurick
    01-29-14
    The official trailer has now been released, showing the knight in action. See it here: DVMNQozxqos I've also updated the initial post in the thread.
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Demon Carcarias.
Hy,my last work. Thank you for your comments.

  • Diablo
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    looks really nice.you did a great job on the anatomy.keep'em coming.
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Akuma/Gouki
This is my version of Akuma. Hope you like it.

  • julien3d
    1 Week Ago
    Really cool, only one thing... The seams on the clothes are really too small, it's smaller than the pores of the skin. Good job anyway.
  • tiagori
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    Thanks for the tips Julien!
  • LeoAMD
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    Really nice sculpt. The render and materials look great.
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Final Update for the Casey.and now going for the Low-Res version.hope you like it.Any C&C are welcome.thanks for your support.

  • TibiNeag
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    Great work on your last sculpt. The mask looks really cool. I also like your high frequency details! Keep it up, man!
  • Diablo
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    thanks alot guys.really appreciate your comments.that's motivating.
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youre right i did the arms longer but reading it after this doing here a update will work at thanos later, the arms will get longer there too.

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  • Knacki
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    Haha, I really enjoy this thread. So much impatience & curiosity paired with speculations. It is like sitting on a big family table with thousands of children around. Very close to Christmas. BUT the calender is lost. No one knows exactly when...
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    i THINK SOME PEOPLE WANT IT TO BE RELEASED NOW, BECAUSE THE HOLIDAYS ARE AROUND THE CORNER. MEANING LESS TIME TO EXPLORER OR THEY DON'T HAVE ENOUGH MONEY TO PURCHASE IT, BECAUSE THEY ARE ALL OUT OF MONEY. NOTHING I JUST SAID EFFECTS ME
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    Learning the Art of watching rocks grow.
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thanks! I decided to throw it into marmoset

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    this is a funny one, made me laugh, thanks:-)
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Handicapped Gorilla /// New Personal Project even more W.I.P.s
gorilla gone with the fur

  • Godless Dog
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    Great Gorilla! I also looked at your earlier Venom and android woman art and thought that was great as well! I'm guessing this is how you created the separated head and body: 1. Create the head and the body as different subtools 2. Create the...
  • TaichiMesher
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    Hey Godless thanks, glad you like it! You are 100% correct, I did make 2 separate subtools then I painted a mask on each of them and I used that masks to create another 2 subtools (gums let's say) using...
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thx for reply, but i dont want to pose him another. maybe a throne will be coming. he is not ready, but last night i did some work on my hulk, what do you think, about him ?

  • Dragon
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    His calfs seem to be out of proportion compared to the rest of his body... unless this is the look your going for (I have seen many 'toon' characters stylized in this way). Gotta love the hair, makes him look like he is in his teens-
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    As with Thanos, I feel the arms are a little shorter than they should be. He also does not seem to have ankles, it's like the calfs go right into his foot. With bigger guys you should make the arms a tiny bit longer than you would normally expect them to...
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World of Red Sands is a Go!
Hello everyone, Ive been away from ZBrush Central for some time now, but with Good Reason....Ive been working away on an exhibit of alien sculpture. I've been taking my ZBrush designs and creating large scale physical sculpture to show in gallery as an exhibit of alien life-forms including anatomy, design illustration and paintings. A lot of time has been spent just sourcing a mainstream gallery to take a chance and show the work... and I'm happy to say The Endeavor Arts Gallery and Event Space here in Calgary has agreed to host the first long term show! I'm excited to say that without ZBrush Central and its members who encouraged and supported my artwork as it developed here I would not have had the opportunity to take my work as far as I have. Like many here at ZBrush Central its been a passion of mine to see my designs in large scale, to have them accepted, shown and shared in all their alien glory for exactly what they are.... explorations into speculative biology, anatomy and design based in a foundation of traditional and digital skills which are presented purely as art, and and now its actually happening. I've had my project on a local crowd funding site called InvestYYC for several weeks now and I'm nearing my goal. All of the funds go to securing space, travel of the beasts and the creation and presentation of workshops on their creation. when I surpass my funding goal I can begin to expand the world, add additional artifacts and grow the number of its inhabitants. Its been an exciting time and I would love to share it with all of you. Please take a look at the recording below to see some of the progress, investigate the link below and if you can come on board as an investor there are some fun rewards to be had. Thanks to the great and powerful Pixologic You could even Win 1 of 3 Pixologic Prize Packs which include a ZBrush4R6 licenses a free upgrade to 4r7, ZBrush Hats T-shirts and Key Chains. If you live in Canada you will also receive a Charitable tax receipt. In addition you could have your likeness recreated as one of the inhabitants of Red Sands which I would travel with the exhibit as I expand the show to far away lands. Rewards also include hand made sculpting tools used in the creation of my sculptures, prints and much more....have a browse, share your thoughts and invest hard!.... DLhXBQCjWhg Click Here for InvestYYCC Details Here are a few images, Thanks everyone...more updates soon... See My Website Here Interested in how this character was developed...join me at ZBrush Workshops to find out more. Join My ZBrush Workshops Course Today!

  • threetails
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    Thanks KrakenCMT its good to be back here as well.
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    hey cameron! great to see new stuff from you. really really like where this whole thing is going. this is very inspiring. -r
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