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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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SINAs Combat Suit!
Hi, Here is Part 2 of Sinas Transformation into a Robot! Enjoy! I also have more posted on my blog at www.starrshaw.com Thanks!

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  • glaucolonghi
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    that`s Impressive! Beautiful and stunning! Love it
  • KonginChains
    1 Hour Ago
    Really great work! Love the composition and energy of the shot. Would love to know how you did that skirt
  • solomon
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    this is so beautiful, detailing is incredible.... lighting and texturing is right on point.. wow!
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-I`ve got many questions about the hair. Again, I tend to think like traditional, punching those hairs into a silicone head so I do it by hand, without plugins or scripts. It looks like would take forever to finish but you can place them faster than you think. Also, MUCH quicker than one by one with a needle. Having many variations as possible is key here. Also, single hairs black or white tend to make things pop as they contrast with the others. I paint my alpha cards on photoshop, duplicate it, boost the lightness and then copy to the alpha channel. Export them as TGA 32bits and you are ready to go. I place them inside 3ds max and constantly check rendering and going to marmoset on my pre-set lighting studio. Color, specular and shadows tend to vary in these conditions so I`d do the hair by the end of the project. If you are familiar with 3ds max, I use the bend and twist modifier to help me create directions for different hairs. I also use the layer system so I have more control for later adjustments. For the difuse of those hairs, I use just a plain gradient or the painted hairs. It`ll depend on the color and varitions/limitations I`m going for. -Regarding the skin shader and marmoset rendering, no big deal. Just playing with those values, always using real photo reference. I find myself setting the shader using only the sky light and then tweaking with the lights on. I have a gloss map, normal map, normal detail map (generic noise), translucency map, and a cavity map to help me breaking the spec. If you have any questions about the shader, let me know. Those values can vary from different scales and light conditions. -The leather jacket was also a skin shader based material. The Subdermis Scatter helps to break down the shadows a bit and also give more of the leather look to it. I`ve extracted the normals from zbrush, generated a generic noise to use as a detail normal map, painted some gloss based on the cavity extracted from zbrush. The difuse/Albedo was painted in zbrush and tweaked in photoshop. I also painted some black and white masks in zbrush to create variations on difuse and reflection. That`s it. Hope it helps you to understand a bit my process. Feel free to add or comment below. I`d love to hear your thoughts. My best, Glauco Longhi

  • vladrac
    6 Days Ago
    Amazing work! Thanks a lot for sharing!
  • glaucolonghi
    1 Hour Ago
    Thank you all for those kind words. I appreciated all the comments and critics as well My best,
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Hey guys. Arm is kind of working so I threw some colours on fibermeshed the hair and did a bit of look dev. The final will be in Maya. Cheers. turnaround: Grumpy Link from Polyjunky on Vimeo.

  • Santis
    2 Hours Ago
    Loving that Link, great job!
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Annasophia Robb
Annasophia Robb (Final Sculpt) _ Here is my latest personal portrait sculpt I’m working on, cheers.

  • nagulov
    4 Hours Ago
    Wow. She's a bit scary in grayscale like that, but also, awesome craftsmanship! The folds on her sleeves are also great. In fact the whole thread is really good.
  • vlad74
    3 Hours Ago
    Excelling work. Almost looks like she was scanned.
  • Sho3d
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    Really impressive work !! i love it ! What kind of setup/material did you use for the eyes ?
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Here is the next step. Fingers need cleaning, did some small design stuff, a couple more detail things and I think I'll be ready for low-poly. All the joints in the fingers work, after trial and error, and need cleaning, but the result should be nice.

  • ysalex
    17 Hours Ago
    I love YOUR arm. And the yoga pants are quick marvelous designer, the jeans are all sculpted. The top knuckle joint I haven't decided yet, so I left that knuckle open, you can see the gaps, but probably it will be a sphere joint.
  • yamajyaki
    5 Hours Ago
    It is the design of good finger! Is cool!
  • nagulov
    4 Hours Ago
    Since we're discussing the arm design, here's my 2c -- I love the visual complexity of the finger joints and the elbow, but that split in the forearm looks too simplistic by comparison. Perhaps you haven't finalized that area yet, in which case my...
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Vinnie Jones + Arnold skin
Hey folks, Recently I had an opportunity to play with Arnold skin shader. The textures were painted with ZBrush polypaint, then I made adjustment in Photoshop to make the final textures for the Shallow, Mid and Deep scatter layers. Displacement and Bump made in Zbrush too. I had too overdrive the dispalcement and bump settings otherwise Skin Shader suppressed the details. And the result is:

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Sketchbook 2014
So, this is my new sketchbook. I sort of like solving errors with repainting, so there may me many of them(repaints). I will try to take screenshots. Hope you are going to like it.

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Hereīs the homework for last week, I wish I had more time to finish it but I donīt anyways this is what I got

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    Thank you very much truubluu and skasse!! Really glad you like how itīs going Iīm a little bit busy at the time but given how all of you guys like this one so much I think Iīll try to finish it when I get some time
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    Thank you very much Pablander!!
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Venom
Here is my attempt at Venom, I just wanted him to be BIG. Comments and critiques welcome, hope you like him.

  • Ikameka
    19 Hours Ago
    this is one of my favorite venoms by far. Love it!
  • jmturbo
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    Congrats man!!! your work is just too awesome!!
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ZBrush Helmet Design NEW! Project Files Added!
ZBRUSH HELMET DESIGN with Joseph Drust ***POST UPDATE*** With the recent success of this thread, we have had requests for the project files pertaining to these lessons. We are pleased to inform you that we now provide all of the project files necessary for you to create your own mech helmet with ZBRUSH, including alphas, brushes, reference, and scan data! [/URL] Head over to ZCLASSROOM to download! This video series has been formulated to provide you with focused, and easily digestible content with one purpose in mind, to create a futuristic helmet with ZBrush. Joseph Drust will take you through each phase of the design process, including Reference, Base Meshes, Procedural Processes, Sculpting, Hard Surface Detailing, and final surface detailing. Get Started with your lessons, and prepare to be wowed! ***TOPICS 1-10 (41) HAVE BEEN ADDED TO ZCLASSROOM.*** click below to view [U]View in ZCLASSROOM

  • steve33
    06-05-14
    Loved this series, learned a ton! Thank you!
  • Barnacles
    1 Week Ago
    Raising the quality of the ZClassroom considerably. Simple, Clear, Easy to follow, Well narrated, Pedagogic and linear, A breeze to retain the info in these films. Pixologic Page layout, Good, Easy to go back and find bits after viewing in the...
  • vivek_shinde
    7 Hours Ago
    Best series for hard surface sculpting. Really helped me a lot to learn hard surface in ZBrush. Thanks a ton for making it available!
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sherlock homes wip
My progress sherlok homes ..jony lee

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Reptilian Humanoid WIP
Just had a play with one of my renders in Photoshop. Added some textures and a few extra details. Feel free to criticise

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3d printing figures
I was made to ZBrush 3D printer for this model. It is a black heart this character (http://www.compileheart.com/noire/)

  • TheArtMonkey
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    Awesome piece, and I'll second the call for a look at your process. I'd love to see a shot of the figure's pieces, as well as hearing about how you dealt with tricky pieces like the hair and floaty machine bits.
  • Clintus Maximus
    10 Hours Ago
    Also please, who 3d printed and painted her?
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Digital Clay Playground
Hi everybody! My name is Andrea Tarroni and I love drawing monsters! I would like to share with some of my sculptings...I hope you will enjoy them and maybe get inspired! Feel free to comment, every feedback is highly appreciated...

  • Andrea.Tarroni
    18 Hours Ago
    Thank you so much guys! @IKAMEKA: This was actually done following your Monster Concepting Tutorial!!!...awesome course, great teacher, loved it and it was incredibly inspiring!!
  • Clintus Maximus
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    Ha! Thats frickin awesome. It looks really cool!
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Hey everyone! This one was a Maya/Mental ray piece from couple years back, I'm just redigging into it now and am going to do a lightly detailed zbrush pass on a couple scenes. Funny seeing all the different tricks I used BEFORE I had dug into the great ZBRUSH :P full animation is here. WOO ZEEEBRUSH

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Some Proccess
Hey!! here I share you some images with the process for this piece. I hope you like it 1.References 2.Exploring Shapes 3. Cleaning mesh 4.Details - alphas 5.Panel Loops 6. Alien Sculpt 7. BPR Render Passes

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Here`s the wireframe , other details are completed in the Zbrush , render in Mental ray and Post Processing in PS

  • Razaur
    22 Hours Ago
    Amazing work! You should scale down your image though. WAY too big. Congratz
  • Greedsun
    16 Hours Ago
    Prokhor,Razaur,Thank you for your suggestion and appreciation,I will modify the size.
  • Freewaldo
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    Nice looking metal and leather i can tell. The only drawback is the cropping of the image when displayed on a monitor. Its huge and i have to scroll to the right and miss all the detail of your work. You should display your image according to the website...
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ZBrush Summit 2014
[/URL] Big news! Pixologic is pleased to announce the first ever ZBrush Summit, taking the idea of our periodic User Group Meetings to a whole new level! The ZBrush Summit is a 3-day event happening Friday, August 8 through Sunday, August 10 in Los Angeles, CA and streaming LIVE around the world. Whether you are here in person or at home, experiencing the ZBrush Summit is easy. Stay connected with our live feed. No matter where you are, we'll be there! Register Now! Live and breathe ZBrush with dynamic presentations, panel discussions from a variety of industries and a sneak peek of the newest version of ZBrush with members of the Pixologic Team. Whether you are present in person or attending via the internet, the ZBrush Summit will encourage participation. Your questions can be heard via a live moderated chat window within the [U]ZBrush Summit Streaming Portal. Additionally, you can use Twitter to ask presenters questions about their respective workflows. Workflow related questions will be featured live and on camera! Attendance -- both online and in person -- is completely FREE! So mark your calendars and don't miss this opportunity to be part of the first ever ZBrush Summit! For schedules, registration information, streaming link and much more, CLICK HERE. See you there!

  • vlad74
    1 Day Ago
    "Maybe this is wishful thinking but I would love to see and integration of light versions of Zbrush for Android and Ipad devices" I second that and especially for Android.
  • joebount
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    Textures painting (polypaint is nice but no texture editing makes me sad ) Cloth simulation (Marvelous is great but for the price, poor support/update...) 64 Bit Zremesher tweaking to remove spiraling I would be a happy bunny
  • dillster
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    Big news for Keyshot users. I read on their forum today that "the "ZBrush plugin" will not be a plugin but actually a full integration into the new version of ZBrush." Read the 4th post down in this thread:...
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Some ingame screens

  • Volanaro
    03-12-14
    This is the perfect armor I've been looking for. Have you finished it and if so where can I get it?
  • BallinLikeStalin
    05-24-14
    Why'd this die when it was almost finished? Real shame.
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    How to get this beauty?
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Flamenco
Hola~I am newbie on ZBrushcentral. This is my first post here and my topic is about Flamenco. The ideal come from a small Spain restaurant which my wife and I went together. We ate dinner there, and saw Flamenco performance unexpectedly. Toque(guitar),cante(song),baile(dance) ,performer interacted with audience were so impressing me. So I want to keep this joyful moment in my work. I hope you like this and join us to feel the fascination of Flamenco. Ole!

  • skinnybonez
    16 Hours Ago
    Wow!!!! Amazing!!!! Top row!!!!
  • Doug Jones
    16 Hours Ago
    Top row for sure!! 5 STARS