We have an incredible Top Row thread to get your weekend started. Hive FX artist Jerod Bogh (aka jBogh at ZBrushCentral) has posted a slew of artwork, a time lapse video, and screen shots from the TV series Grimm. The crew at Hive FX specialize in the “morphing” that is often used in the show. Starting from a base mesh, Jerod first sculpts the actors using reference views. He then uses concept art or a prosthetic reference image to morph them into creatures or monsters on a separate 3D layer. He likens the process to traditional prosthetics, but with the power and speed of digital sculpting.
Jerod also included a side by side image of the Sabertooth Marnassier using different BPR renders. The first is SkinShade4 at default with basic lighting, and the second is a result of a technique he learned from “ZBrush Professional Tips and Techniques,” a book by our own Paul Gaboury. (You can pick up a copy of the book here.)
If you’re looking for some weekend sculpting inspiration, check out all of the goodies in Jerod’s thread.