Japan hosts one of the biggest Figurine events in the world, Wonder Festival (60 000 visitors in just 7 hours, twice a year). I was lucky enough to attend this year's event and give a presentation which involved ZBrush for the figurine creation.
The following images is the piece I presented at the festival. Just to put this into context, during the day I was busy working on the development of ZBrush4R7 and at night I was working on this project. The total time spent on the project was approximately one week (~40 hours, mostly at night), including model preparation, printing and quick painting. I finished the prototype just 3 hours before jumping on the plane to Japan.
This is the first iteration of the model. I'm hoping to improve the quality and the details when I have the time.
Here is a video which focuses on the making of the model. I completed two poses for this project. The first pose has been fully recorded, which represented 8h20 of work. I didn't record the second pose, because of the lack of time (and sleep
Subtitles are available in english and french for the comments.
100% done in ZBrush, printed on a Form1+ at 50 and 100 microns (no time for 25 microns), with the MadeSolid Red V2 resin.
Here are some photos... Please, don't look at the figurine base, because I sculpted a complete towel but had no time to print it before leaving for Japan. In the photos are just portions of that towel. My next version of her will not have the towel style base.