Monthly Archive for April, 2014

Strutting Your Stripes

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ZBSee member Michael Milano takes us on a journey into the realm toy sculpture. Take a closer look at his process with this time-lapsed, video walk-through. Creating your very own toy sculptures inside ZBrush is only a few moves and stretches away. Advance your digital sculpting skills with dedicated tutorial videos highlighting everything you’ll need to create your own “digital clay” masterpieces inside ZClassroom.

 

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Aitor Throup And The Making Of Damon Albarn’s “Everyday Robots”

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We recently had a chance to sit with acclaimed designer, Aitor Throup. He was fresh off the foot-heels from completing work on Damon Albarn’s(Gorillaz, Blur) new, “Everyday Robots” music video. Check out the “Everyday Robots” video to see how ZBrush and the power of ZSpheres were used to bring a rock icon to life in digital clay.

Damon Albarn – Everyday Robots (Official Video)

Conquering New Frontiers

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Alex Alverez just wrapped production on two DVD tutorials featuring everything you’ll need to build your own “brave new worlds”. That’s right, this is your chance to dive in with a true digital art pioneer for over 10 hours of focused learning. The DVD’s titled, “Creating Terrains with Satellite Data, Volume 1 and Volume 2″ are available now through the Gnomon Workshop. Check out Alex’s process and see how ZBrush is playing a role in helping him get the job done. The Gnomon Workshop provides high-end digital art training covering everything from drawing to sophisticated 3D modeling techniques.

Old Favorites With A Twist

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The Street Fighter franchise continues to attract new comers while maintaining an incredible number of die-hard fans. The World Warriors have been at it for over 25 years. It’s hard to believe it’s been so long! Over the years the roster has grown and there have been spin-offs in every direction that brought together the most unlikely of combatants. ZBSee artist Yanarts gives us his interpretation of a few old time favorites. Be sure to check out all the “Street Fighting” goodness inside his user gallery. Does anybody have an extra quarter?

 

Flying Architecture

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Chris Thackrey shifts and morphs digital clay to showcase the potential for architectural and furniture design use inside ZBrush. Visit Flying Architecture for more incredible design concepts from around the world. Be sure to fill your head’s with more industrial design tutorials by visiting our latest series of videos. Navigate to ZClassroom today to take your digital sculpting skills further. Whether your looking for basic videos or more dedicated feartures, ZClassroom has what you need to maximize your Zbrush experience.

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Baking Up A Fresh Batch

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If you’re looking for more educational content to satisfy your digital clay needs, hop on over to Sculpt Cookie. You’ll gain access to video tutorials covering a wide range of topics. This isn’t your ordinary digital sculpting resource center. Sculpt Cookie features traditional methods for sculpting the “old fashioned” way too.

Visit ZClassroom to take your learning even further. Explore a collection of free video tutorials designed to help maximize your ZBrush experience.

 

Maximum Carnage

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In a few days, Peter Parker will return to the world of comics and hit the big screen. In the comic world, this marks the reboot for Marvel’s Amazing Spider-Man comic book franchise. It’s been fun Doc, but you gotta go!

Amid all the hype for variant covers and dealer incentive copies, ZBSee artist adamsacco has decided to focus his energy on Cletus Kasady aka Carnage. Adam has shared a time lapsed video of his process that you won’t want to miss. Check out his user gallery to see more of his ZBrush work. Visit Adam’s website, Soulty 3D Productions for everything from ZBrush creatures and characters, to 3D printed board game pieces.

 

 

Built For A Life In Resin

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ZBSee member mhfrandsen showcases a series of dripping cool creature busts in his latest thread. Look a little closer and you’ll see that one of the lucky beasts has even made the transition from screen to 3D print in the form of a resin kit! Yes it’s true, you too can wonder in delight at the possibilities of taking your very own designs from ZBrush to your table top. Visit Mikkel’s homepage to see more of his digital sculpting projects and a list of available resin kits.

 

Reconstructing The Past

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The Digital Sculpture Project is an undertaking of magnificent proportions. Professor Bernard “Bernie” Frischer leads a team of dedicated men and women committed to the preservation and restoration of priceless artifacts from the ancient world. The program represents the future of archeological preservation and strives to expand the study of how 3D technology “can be applied to the capture, representation and interpretation of sculpture from all periods and cultures.” Learn more about how ZBrush is being used to hold the past together in this telling video breakdown.

Photoscanning, Restoring, and 3D Printing the Amazon Sciarra

Wizard Of Blood and Fire

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ZBSee artist Akelarre, recently added a fire tossing illustration of the Wizard and Hydra character for the DeviantArt “Diablo III-Reaper of Souls” contest to the world of digital clay. Be sure to watch, as Akelarre breaks down the entire process for how the illustration came to life in an epic 4o part video! It’s safe to say he’s thrown us the kitchen sink.

 






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