Eric Keller is no stranger to the ZBrushCentral forum. In case you don’t already know, he’s even written several books on the subject. Get your copy today! It’s safe to say the man has an eclectic collection of obsessions and muses. If your squeamish, this thread will have you crawling in your seat. Robotball as he’s known on the ZBrushCentral forum, recently posted a myriad of insect sculptures waiting to get you feeling “icky” all over! This latest collection of work is also available in all its 3D glory inside our Turntable Gallery. Be sure to keep up with Eric Keller’s exploits by visiting his blog. If you are in the Los Angeles area, it’s probably a good idea to try and squeeze your way into one of his classes at the Gnomon School of Visual Effects.
In this featured artist thread, we take a look at the work of new ZBrushCentral member Inner-Freak. These first few posts show a dynamic range of work from vehicle design to creatures and characters. We’ll be keeping a closer eye on this user gallery for more “choice cuts” going forward. You can learn all you’ll need to know about designing vehicles inside ZBrush with our dedicated video series hosted by automotive designer David Bentley. Be sure to check ZClassroom for constant updates to our video tutorial library.
The Vine FX team really pushed the envelope with their latest work on the BBC series “Atlantis”. You can read an in-depth article on the process and workflow at the Digital Media World website. Most of the characters are modeled using ZBrush. They are credited with 1000 VFX shots throughout the 13 episode series. Looks like we’ve got another program to watch!
The kids at the Commonwealth Academy recently showcased their artistic “chops” by taking part in the inaugural White House Film Festival. The Cougar Game Design Studio is comprised of a dynamic group of fifth graders who are obviously hip to the game! You can learn more by watching their submission, “Building Concrete Pathways to the Future.”
Be sure to visit ZBrushCentral artist Ivan.Lu’s user gallery for more views of this over the top sculpting project. This latest piece landed him a spot on the Top Row. Ivan is new to ZBrushCentral but it’s safe to say he’s hit the ground running! Great work. We can’t wait to see more. Remember, you too could land yourself on the Top Row. Keep sculpting and posting inside ZBrushCentral.
ZBrushCentral artist Ben Mauro takes us deep into the process of conceptualizing a mech hangar. Follow along in this informative video as Ben explains his process for generating environment and set designs. There are more interesting mech inspired projects waiting inside his user gallery. Check out all you’ll need to get the most out of your hard surface modeling capacity in ZBrush.