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Reference Introduction
Joseph Drust introduces the key features he will be covering in the following videos.
Reference Introduction Using Reference
This video demonstrates the various ways in which you can use reference in ZBrush help in your design process.
Using Reference An Introduction to ZBrush with Kurt Papstein
New to ZBrush? This video is perfect to get a basic understanding of some of the features in ZBrush to help you get started in your next illustration.
An Introduction to … ZRemesher
Joseph Drust demonstrates all of the features in ZRemesher, enabling you to get incredibly clean automatic topology.
ZRemesher Environments with Seth Thompson Part 1
In Part 1, Seth introduces the creative process for constructing his lantern. You'll see how separate pieces are developed using the Panel Loops feature.
Environments with S … Environments with Seth Thompson Part 2
Part 2 sees the development of a front panel for the lantern. This will serve as the basis for introducing duplicate parts. Some of the features you'll see in action include, the See-Through mode, Masking and Polygroups.
Environments with S … Environments with Seth Thompson Part 3
Next, Seth features the power of Transpose, Dynamesh and NoiseMaker. Follow along with Seth and build your very own lantern!
Environments with S …
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Polypaint troll
I continue the polypaint. I use spotlight it's work very well. Bpr render+photoshop to composite

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hi guys heres a little work in progress shot. she is based on a lalique piece, this design will end up as a broach or a pendant ... im still considering what to put in the border of the dress... probably some kind of scroll work. crists and commenst welcome

  • chalkman
    2 Weeks Ago
    Wonderful piece ..... perfection as always! Cheers, David
  • pixelmitherer
    1 Week Ago
    Great figurative work c4th. How did you start this piece? Totally in Zbrush, or did you import a lowpoly mesh to begin with?
  • sassas1209
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    Great works from you... lots of new idea...awesome...I am just into this field ...May I know how do I pave set in z brush????
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Hi guys it's been way to long, here's some new stuff!

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The Dark Lord
Hello everyone this is one of my personal projects, a demon lord, I try different skin shaders and more colourful texturing. The render was done entirely in zbrush and the compositing in photoshop This artwork is also featured in digital art masters 9.

  • TomatoVFX
    5 Hours Ago
    That's amazing work ! such great touch of detailing on the eyes , mouth ..etc and the compositing is fantastic , really great work .keep it up cause i'm watching you
  • Chimz
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    That's badass! Really well done, loving the details, especially on his horns.
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Hello everyone !! thanks for your comments, I'm really glad you like my works so here's a new work I did, it's some kind of mutated snake creature thing xD anyway, I did a little breakdown of it to give you an idea about how I make my illustrations, also I will post some WIPs of it soon. Hope you like it

  • craigz
    1 Day Ago
    SO killer Soufiane great work. With just the perfect amount of comp too, comes of super polished
  • CGsoufiane
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    Hello Everyone, sorry I couldn't reply to you sooner or individualy, I had some internet connection problemes, anyway TOP ROW holy @ç_-(é"&*= hehehe xD I didn't expect get a top row this quick so thanks everyone for your positive feedback and thanks...
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ANother attempt

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    Dragon slayer
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Lost creatures 2
I have been cleaning up my old backup drive and I found and old concept part of a series I was doing called “lost creatures” and I decided to do another take on it and this is what I came up with. hope you guys like it! model: Dynamesh, fur: fibermesh, render: BPR, compositing: PS

  • craigz
    22 Hours Ago
    Beautiful work!
  • Brightori
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    last one looks very cool ) nice atmosphere and creature
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Useful techniques for Creating Rhyton in 4 Parts
Part1 Useful techniques for Creating Rhyton-Part1 from Aidin Salsabili on Vimeo. Part2 Useful techniques for Creating Rhyton-Part2 from Aidin Salsabili on Vimeo. Part3 Useful techniques for Creating Rhyton-Part3 from Aidin Salsabili on Vimeo. Part4 Useful techniques for Creating Rhyton-Part4 from Aidin Salsabili on Vimeo.

  • magbhitu
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    great stuff. enjoyed the process videos.
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Original concept art by Michelangelo Almeda.

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Thanks gabo! I really should! XD Here's an idea I started a while back for peter konig's workshop and decided to finish up recently. It's been getting some pretty amusing reactions XD

  • Clintus Maximus
    17 Hours Ago
    Very cool! I love your creature head sculpting! Especially the tree lookin guy. Great work keep at it
  • Robert Z
    1 Hour Ago
    These busts are great I would love to see some full shots of these guys!
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Thanks so much guys. Here is a Venom Fan Art I made.

  • mhfrandsen
    13 Hours Ago
    Thanks dopepope...you are totally right. Venom's been done in many ways, I'm glad you think this version has some uniqueness going on :-)
  • Webhead
    10 Hours Ago
    Not personally a big fan of Venom, but your Venom came out very well! I like your other sculpts as well.
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Hi Everyone! Finally I finished this little buddy! Gargoyles: Lexington - Fan Art Based on concept art of Ryan Lang. More Info here!

  • rodrigo.g
    1 Day Ago
    Thanks charlieThor! I'm glad you liked! It was really fun sculpt him!
  • willtheloon
    2 Hours Ago
    Great work on this little gargoyle. I was a big fan of the original show and you captured the character perfectly. Could you please tell me how you created the single UV set for all your models? I assume this was created from more than one subtool?
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Cerberus
Personal work created with Zbrush with zsphere and Dynamesh Concept Sculpt with the base of Devon Cady-Lee . I hope you like it . Thanks .

  • BlackMath
    6 Hours Ago
    fantastic work and style would love to see how you get such great colors
  • aamirart
    4 Hours Ago
    Thanks Blackmath color i paint in zbrush and create passes in photoshop.
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Breakdown of the multipasses I used to build the colored version of my hobbit Each layer is grabbed from ZBrush and mixed in Photoshop Cheers

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Hi guys, finally found some time to move forward with my hobbit sculpt the concept from Vinod Rams that inspired me: I wasn't so fan of my last render, so I gave it a try in keyshot That fellow haunted me for months, I needed to see how it would look like in color The above render is built in Photoshop with polypaint and multipasses in Zbrush, no additional painting BPR breakdown coming soon Hope you like it

  • marcus_civis
    3 Hours Ago
    Great work, I really like your style. Looking forward to seeing the BPR breakdown!
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Making Of
I grab some wip images when I was sculpting, I used these images for this Making Of, maybe I need apologize for my English first, I hope you can get what I mean with my bad English The first thing I was doing was searching references, I googled a lot of De Niro's pics and evaluate which one will be the best for DeNiro's look, first time I saw the black/white one I knew it was the one I was gonna do, I think it has a very fascinating express and can capture people's eyes quickly. Also I needed more reference especially at this age, it's not possible to find nice enough pictures on internet, so I decided to find a movie of him , Righteous Kill, and grab some very nice pictures of him ,especially the side view of him, and it's very close to his age in the black/white picture. For My experience, you should select 1 or 2 or 3 pictures for the main reference, and other pics just for finding forms and shape connections. 'cause pictures from internet always have very different focal length, and may lead you to the wrong place. In this case , I use those 3 for my main references. Next I was going to start to work on it. After the head was good, I started to wok on the hair. I used maya hair system for hair. The method I modeled hair was base on layers, first I did a general shape of hair with some polygon planes. and then I started to split those meshes to more detailed hair planes. I analyzed the photo and found that at least he has 3 different kind of hair, 1 is black, 1 is grey ,and 1 is white, so there's at least 3 layers. After this I added some messy hair, and some little hair at hairline area. You can see the main layers of hair I did: By the way, the hair shader for black and grey were Vray hair shader3, but the white one is default hair shader. I found it's hard to get "white enough" look by Vray Hair shader3. Next is texture. I didn't spend much time on texture, 'cause it left little time there. The shader for skin is Vray Fast SSS2 shader. The last thing was lighting . It was simple setting, see blew: That's it Hope you like the work. PS, here's a Gif of my sculpting process. I have a Chinese version for the Making Of that I shared with my friends on my blog, if you're interesting in it, check it: http://blog.sina.com.cn/s/blog_88763aa90101h9wy.html

  • Shilin_Li
    6 Hours Ago
    I really like your work, thank you share your production process here.
  • TomatoVFX
    5 Hours Ago
    Such great work ! thanks for sharing the breakdown and your work . it's honor to replay !
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orang mom with baby
concept skulpt in blender, then clean sculpt in zbrush. rendered in cycles. ,,, sorry, i can post only small version here, due to upload size restriction, due to much small detail i cannot compress it enough, therfore larger version on my blog.

  • Lexxx69
    15 Hours Ago
    kokoro, unmatched work. Lighting very liked.
  • blueferret
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    Good Feelings in this, and it reminds me of wood carving...
  • kokoro
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    lexxx, thank you so much :-) blue, this one is intended to look like bronze, seems i neeed learn more about material creation...lol... but, read here ;-)
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The same process in this video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SgsNJ4YkGvE&feature=youtu.be#t=03m50s

  • Sh90
    1 Day Ago
    Hey SKaoru I have a anime render I would like you to help me with, do you do freelance?
  • craigz
    1 Day Ago
    Fantastic work! Just echoing here for sure, but thanks for breaking it down super insightful.
  • Phantomonev
    21 Hours Ago
    Thank you so much for sharing your videos and custom brushes. They are very helpful.
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Jinx the loose cannon, Fan art, League of legends
Hey! Just thought I would share the final game resolution character here too! The texturing part has been recorded as a timelapse in two parts on my youtube channel, if anyone is interested. Hope you like it guys cheers! She is 31k triangles I'll probablu model one of her weapon and do some cool poses soon, will update the thread then !

  • Freewaldo
    11 Hours Ago
    Cool looking, i like her silhouette, good job (nice shading with the leather, nice gloss to it)
  • charlieThor
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    Wow! Really amazing stuff man. Great model. Nicely done, I look forward to seeing the poses and he weapons!
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Archangel - Comicon 2014
I only just ran acorss this thread so i thought id quickly post my submission. Its up for turntables and wallpapers on Gamesartisans under extras

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Velociraptor
Hi guys , studying velociraptor's anatomy through ZBrush . 2 days of working ( modeling , sculpting , UV mapping , texturing , rendering ) any comments are very welcome to enhance the work . ZBrush | Maya | 3Ds Max | PS | vray

  • erocked
    19 Hours Ago
    Looks really good! I especially like the lighting/texturing/painting of the feet. Everything came together on those feet extremely well. The body doesn't have that same dimension coming through like the feet do so maybe a tweaked lighting setup would...
  • TomatoVFX
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    Thanks erocked It was rendered in Maya , vray . I will take care next time about your evaluation and i really appreciate it !
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King kong vs Winged beast
Hi There! It's been a long time since my last post..but the passion for sculpting is never vanished.. Keep praticing with zbrush , lots of fun!! that's a w.i.p of my latest sculpt ...hope you like, Any suggestion is welcome...Thanks! Ciao! ttp://s1156.photobucket.com/user/tomaxborrelli/media/artsy/KONGVSWINGEDBeast-small_zpsa83be08a.jpg.html

  • Diablo
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    such a great work man.very nice pose for both of them.
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Further work on Dragon Home WIP.... All zbrush but for the clouds...

  • PFC666
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    much more interesting
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Seánie's sketchbook thread
Thought I'd start a little sketchbook of stuff I've been playing around with in ZBrush lately. No particular rhyme or reason to them, just bits and pieces really! Hope you like them.

  • seanforsyth
    15 Hours Ago
    Glad you like them! The cartoony look was done using the SSS shaders combined with the Orton render filters. Other than that, it's just flat colour. Oh, and it's not a dragon, it's Louis the alligator from The Princess and the Frog, based on some concept...
  • grazingsheep
    13 Hours Ago
    thanks so much! and Stallone's face is priceless.
  • seanforsyth
    5 Hours Ago
    You're welcome! If you use the SSS_Startup demo project in the DemoProjects folder, the shader is pretty much setup for you, you can just tweak it slightly to get what you want.
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  • 3dMob
    07-08-13
    Character Artist - Solomon Gaitan
  • truthhunter
    07-08-13
    i loved supes coz he is my favorite waiting for more i am hungry daddy wanna have some food the great ZFOOD--- all your work is tasty as i always say keep em comin......trust me the food is good
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new video is up
finally found some time to record the video .. enjoy https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D4_Sc5NRUj0

  • BlackMath
    6 Hours Ago
    could you share that composite sketch material from the mechanic/car or if not could you explain the properties of it it has a great line art like look that I've been trying to get for awhile thanks for the videos lots of cool tricks in there
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  • Robert Z
    9 Hours Ago
    Damn dude... you got some wicked stuff! Really love that Warrior bug, excellent
  • jamienoguchi
    8 Hours Ago
    Wow! These are all my favorite kaiju!!!! Excellent work! I was stalking this thread waaaay before I signed up to the community.
  • Webhead
    7 Hours Ago
    Ghidorah! One of my all time favorites! I used to go to Godzilla movies every Saturday when I was a kid. Your sculpts sure bring back some great childhood memories!
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tests for fun

  • SpiritDreamer
    1 Day Ago
    Nice job on these latest ...especially like the transparents flying over the structure..Great idea I've yet to try out the transparent feature in ZBrush...Next on my list of to do's Glenn
  • PFC666
    1 Day Ago
    thanks glenn, transparencies are always interesting
  • blueferret
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    The Black and White compositions are really striking, well done...
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Eagle's head. Curtain cornice's holder.

  • BOATDUDEGUY
    23 Hours Ago
    i think its time to change the title of this thread your clearly not just learning
  • craigz
    22 Hours Ago
    Yeah man, you may still be learning - but you're doing fantastic! Because I dont see any of this going on! (below)
  • blueferret
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    Beautiful Clean work on the raptor head, Vey Cool ...
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Jamie's Sketchies
Hey gang! Been lurking a while, but I just recently joined the community. I work mostly in 2D as a webcartoonist so 3D is a fun new challenge for me. ZBrush has totally opened my eyes! So here goes! Working on this selfie thing to get more familiar with the program and all that. Lots of dynamoooshing! Based on this silly sketch. And I recorded a timelapse: uPDevCk8z7Q

  • dopepope
    9 Hours Ago
    pretty great, man. You'll have the hang of this in no time. Looking forward to seeing you progress.
  • jamienoguchi
    8 Hours Ago
    Thanks for the encouraging words!
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samson
I did the human in poser and zbrush. Building was zbrush. Lighting was in lightwave..made the rope brush

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update
http://oscarperezart.com/

  • aamirart
    11 Hours Ago
    awsome huge amount of work
  • Jake Rupert
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    The lighting turned out great. renderengine? Seems you need alittle more space...
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New images, wip ...
hello guys mew images my Project, ...wip. ... Thanks

  • Clintus Maximus
    20 Hours Ago
    Cool i like him! His face/head looks nice. I dont know if you are looking for a review or not, but if you are feel free to keep reading. These are all my opinion, so feel free to ignore it all OR if you are just showing your work and not looking for a...
  • leandrojsj
    8 Hours Ago
    Clintus Maximus, your tips are very good, I will try to improve my style. thank you