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Claymation in ZBrush

Hi all, here are some claymations I’ve been doing with ZBrush.

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I sculpt the characters and environments in ZBrush, send to Maya for rough animation, and then back to ZBrush to sculpt on every frame. I’ve found it allows me to get a lot more expressive motion, with smears, jiggle/overlap, arcs, etc.

You can follow more of my work here:
instagram.com/alexanderlee.art
artstation.com/alexanderlee

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some more animations! also some views from the ZBrush viewport

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instagram.com/alexanderlee.art
artstation.com/alexanderlee

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Really interesting work! Thanks for sharing. :+1:

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thanks Marcus!!

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Love the dynamic motion! Such a beautiful combination between figure sculpting and animation, frame by frame!

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So good and unique in so many ways - instant TOP ROW imho - :sunglasses: :+1: :star2: :star2: :star2: :star2: :star2:!!!

I’m clueless atm on how you play that animation in the ZBrush viewport… magic? … .

Thank you for sharing!!

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Most intriguing and wonderfully atmospheric :+1:

There’s an addon for Blender called ‘Keymesh’ that I think you might like - it allows you to sculpt forward with changing geometry/poly count .

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Thanks all!

@Geert_Etcher_Melis Thanks I appreciate it!! I step through the animation in Zbrush by switching subtools

@boozy_floozie Thank you! Yes Keymesh looks like a great tool - they first developed it after I posted my Zbrush claymation work in early 2019, and they told me they’d seen my work previously. I haven’t tried it out yet but I’d like to

So cool to see these type of exploration :clap: Thanks for sharing @alexanderlee.art :slight_smile:
Jaime

Really cool!

This is so lovely and inspiring … thanks for sharing

outstanding. Love the feel of it, so crude and raw. Absolutely beautiful.

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thanks everyone, I really appreciate it!!

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Very strong artistically, and technically remarkable work ! :+1:

Thanks for doing the stream - so much food for thought :sunglasses: :+1: :star2: :star2: :star2: :star2: :star2:!!

Thank you so much for streaming with us @alexanderlee.art , such a cool technique in ZBrush!

Here’s the steam if anyone wants to watch it!

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Bravo! Absolutely fantastic work. It’s great to something unique that impresses without only existing to impress.

That’s such a nice comment, thank you so much!

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That is some really cool work. Bravo!