Daily Archive for April 21st, 2014

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.

 

Durer’s Mother Re-Imagined

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Trent Tate is an Austin based artist with an eye for the classics. He’s no stranger to the time honored traditions of producing classical drawings and paintings in materials like charcoal and egg tempera. His works have been on display at the Austin Museum of Art, Dallas Museum of Art and his clients include the likes of Dennis Quaid. Lately, he’s moved away from tempura paintings and focused his energy on ZBrush. This series of illustrations demonstrate that a little ingenuity goes a long way. Taking up the challenge of recreating a Durer drawing is no easy task, doing it using ZBrush isn’t something you see everyday! In this case, Trent has climbed the mountain and lived to tell the tale. You can find out more about Trent and his methods of illustration by visiting his website.

 






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