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Pixologic ZBrush 4

Video Description

ZBrush 4 builds on the already massively popular core features of ZBrush to add many powerful new sculpting and painting features and several new timesaving plugins. The main theme of this new release from Pixologic is hard surface sculpting using new features like the clipping, planar, trim, and polish brushes. Taught in a comprehensive but easytofollow manner by successful artist Jason Maranto, this course will give you a rock solid foundation on which to build your ZBrush projects. Primarily focusing on workflow concepts and tools for integrating ZBrush into your existing pipeline, this unique series is designed to remove the intimidation of the ZBrush user interface and unleash its power for both new and established 3D artists alike. Get started now by clicking the movie links below!

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction
    1. Welcome 00:04:05
    2. 2.5D 00:04:05
    3. Tool 00:07:17
    4. Alphas 00:04:01
    5. Strokes 00:03:24
    6. Focal Shift 00:05:14
    7. Zadd / Zsub 00:03:21
    8. Materials 00:04:11
    9. Colors 00:07:42
    10. Move / Scale / Rotate 00:07:39
  2. UI
    1. Ctrl Quick Info 00:07:19
    2. Memory 00:04:50
    3. Lightbox 00:04:57
    4. Spacebar 00:03:43
    5. Custom UI 00:04:22
    6. Navigating the Document 00:06:39
    7. Preview Rendering 00:06:48
    8. Shadows and Light 00:07:40
    9. Primitives Initialize 00:05:39
    10. Make Polymesh 00:07:09
  3. 3D Workspace Basics
    1. QuickSketch 00:04:52
    2. Navigating in 3D 00:06:24
    3. Perspective and Floor 00:08:46
    4. Symmetry 00:04:43
    5. Subdivide 00:09:46
    6. Hide and Show 00:08:19
    7. Polygroups 00:06:26
    8. Visibility 00:06:40
  4. Hard Surface Brushes
    1. Clip Brushes pt. 1 00:06:53
    2. Clip Brushes pt. 2 00:03:29
    3. Curve Stroke 00:03:50
    4. Brush Radius 00:05:14
    5. Planar Cut / Depth / Imbed 00:04:34
    6. Planar Brushes 00:03:40
    7. Trim Brushes 00:03:27
    8. Polish Brushes 00:05:00
  5. Masking and Smoothing
    1. Masking 00:06:05
    2. Masking Brushes 00:05:41
    3. Masking Sub-Palette 00:05:15
    4. Mask Ambient Occlusion 00:08:01
    5. Mask By Cavity 00:04:36
    6. Smoothing 00:06:47
  6. Custom Brush Settings
    1. Curve 00:07:18
    2. Curve with Alpha 00:06:35
    3. Alpha Tiling 00:04:42
    4. Gravity 00:03:31
    5. Orientation 00:04:45
    6. Surface Noise 00:04:55
    7. Polypaint Mode 00:05:39
    8. Backface Auto Mask 00:07:27
  7. Custom Alphas
    1. Alpha Palette 00:05:23
    2. Alpha Adjustments 00:07:01
    3. Make 3D Mesh 00:06:03
    4. Make Texture / Stencil 00:06:08
    5. Crop and Fill 00:04:24
  8. Transpose
    1. Masking 00:04:33
    2. Rotate 00:04:34
    3. Posable Symmetry 00:04:15
    4. Hard Surface Transpose 00:06:30
    5. Measuring 00:06:03
  9. SubTools
    1. SubTools 00:08:58
    2. Groups Split 00:08:06
    3. Extraction 00:09:52
    4. ShadowBox 00:06:55
    5. ShadowBox Example 00:07:42
    6. Remeshing / Projection 00:07:57
  10. Spotlight
    1. Texture Menu 00:07:03
    2. Using Spotlight 00:06:36
    3. Managing Spotlights 00:07:58
    4. Cheat Sheet 00:04:58
    5. Painting and Sculpting 00:08:00
  11. UV Creation
    1. UV Sub-Palette 00:08:31
    2. UV Master 00:08:27
    3. Figure 00:06:17
    4. Protect and Attract 00:07:33
  12. Exporting Maps
    1. Multi-Map Exporter 00:08:36
    2. Export Options 00:04:15
    3. Displacement Map 00:06:16
    4. Normal Map 00:04:23
    5. Texture / Ambient Occlusion / Cavity Maps 00:04:36
    6. Export Mesh 00:06:12
  13. Conclusion
    1. Course Wrap Up 00:05:48
  14. Credits
    1. About the Author 00:05:24