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Art of Nelson Tai

ā€¦amazon revival!:sunglasses:

nightwoodwolf, Frenchy Pilou - Thanks man!

Totally fantastic and very imaginative work. Love it.

Thanks Rogan! Appreciate it :slight_smile:

Thank you to all at Pixologic for having me on the ZBrush 2018 Beta Team! Really proud to be among this team of talented artists! Happy to see this show up during the presentation :slight_smile:

This was one of the sculpts I did during the beta. The design was a take on the legendary 917K. The new Project Primitive feature makes it fun to explore shapes that were previously hard to achieve. The deformers have definitely opened up many new design possibilities!

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Another design during the beta - The ZPY-18 Drone! Always wanted to do a drone design and the beta gave me the perfect chance when I saw the new Project Primitive feature!

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I would kill for a tutorial to create cars like that in zbrush

heres the Z-Dragon! a dragon sculpt I did to explore the sculptris mode! This mini project was to explore the sculptris mode! Snakehook with sculptris is such an awesome feature - makes it really easy to pull out forms without the stretched out mesh like before. The ā€˜eraserā€™ feature of the scuptris mode also made is fun and easy to create the fire. I got kinda tired by the time I worked on his feet so I just gave him shoes instead for fun haha

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Canā€™t wait to put in action the new deformers for car design!
Thanks pixologic for another great upgrade!

What a great piece Nelson. Thank you for posting.

@jaran - Thanks man! Maybe will do a tutorial someday :slight_smile:
@ilel david - Look forward to your car designs!
@gabo1991 - Thanks so much Paul! Appreciate it!

Do you have any breakdown images on how you did the DRONE?? Love these beta images. Inspiring work.

Thanks for sharing.

Selah

@selahpoetic - hope the following image helps to explain the tools I used to create the drone :slight_smile: Just play around with the project primitive feature and modify the projects around to explore new shapes. Use the ā€˜Blendā€™ cone (pink) to make the projects blend nicely with the original mesh. Definitely try out what each cone does in the deformer. Goodluck and look forward to what youā€™ll create!

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and here is another drone done during the beta! very happy to see it show up during the live presentation! thanks again to Pixologic! this whole beta opportunity means a lot to me :slight_smile:
Project Primitive feature allowed me to make some last minute changes to the design. It lags a bit when projecting onto a dense mesh but I can understand. I projected onto the missile and body of the drone during final stages of the design to see what happensā€¦ got lucky and made the design shape more interestingā€¦ i think haha

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character design done during ZB2018 Beta! Alien species - ZIā€™BA trooper! Started off with the helmet design to try out the PolyGroupIt featureā€¦ then added the character inside to try out Sculptris :slight_smile:
Pretty happy with the characterā€¦ maybe some day will continue to finish the full character! enjoy!

3 modes
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helmet on!
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landed on unknown planetā€¦
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taking a breakā€¦
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checking out this new planetā€¦
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sculpt - helmet off
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sculpt - light helmet
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sculpt - full helmet
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and to wrap up the work done during the betaā€¦ the sphere challenge! started from the amazing work of Pablo Munoz Gomez!

Taking advantage of the new Sculptris modeā€¦ I did a hermit crab that lives inside the sphere!

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918Z Vehicle Design.
These were additional images done for 3D Artist Magazine issue #120. Really honored to have it get featured on the cover :slight_smile: Real special. Again thank you so much to all at Pixologic and 3D Artist Magazine for making this happen.
It is a slightly modified version from the one i did during the ZB2018 Beta and spent more time to improve the presentation of it.

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Z350 moto concept!
Part of my MotoReaper personal project.

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Z350 clay renders:

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Nicely done, as always. Thank you for sharing.

@gabo1991 Thanks Paul! :slight_smile:

and here is the rider to the z350 moto! just lots of fun expanding the project with more and more stuff haha

MotoReaper project #1 | PURSUIT
zb sculpt
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concept art: motoreaper riding through the neon lights. another cyberpunk themed personal project :slight_smile: just love this type of style and colors
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tattoo design on the character
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