Making Realistic Dinosaurs With ZBrush

Upcoming Fox Series Terra Nova uses some impressive visual effects for a TV production. In creating a TV program, production time is a major issue, so visual-effects supervisor Kevin Blank, animation supervisor Colin Brady, and character designer Dan Katcher use ZBrush to sculpt the show’s dinosaurs and other assorted creatures.

“We’re modeling as part of the design process, rather than taking a lot of time doing orthographic drawings. So we’re starting very efficiently from the design process, using pretty much off-the-shelf software.” – Colin Brady, animation supervisor

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