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.
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.
You may already be familiar with Maxence aka MFleuret on the ZBrushCentral Forum. He recently joined our group of guest artists for the 3D Printer World Expo “sculpt off” challenge. This latest piece sees him ride into battle on a new pony while solidifying a spot on the Top Row.
Something about this sculpt harkens back to the gritty quality of Sin City. Yet, with the full color and cute little dog laying the lick down, the similarities are short lived. This latest ZBrushCentral post by the talented Rudy Massar is a great juxtaposition of the hard and soft. The facial expression really sells the piece and smooches its way onto the TopRow. Still, the thought of Mickey Rourke and his family of Chihuahua’s runs deep. Rudy nailed this one. Check out his user gallery for more of the cute, cuddly, and hardcore!
If you’ve spent any time inside the ZBrushCentral forum, chances are you are already familiar with Magdalena’s work. Well, she’s never one to rest on past laurels and treats us to her latest personal work. Magdalena, aka intervain, is currently working at Ubisoft Toronto and has played a role in helping bring Altair of Assasin’s Creed Revelations fame to life. You can see more awesome top level character art by visiting her homepage.
With a liquid quality all its own, this latest ZBrushCentral post by Ziya Goncu drips its way onto the Top Row. The creepy are only the beginning inside zgoncu’s arsenal of digital sculpts. With realistic anatomy studies, creatures from far off places and a high flying dragon, you’ll get a great mix of the strange and unusual. Visit Ziya’s homepage for even more demons and shadow dwellers.
Breathing new life into old favorites is the name of the game with this latest ZBrushCentral thread by Tom Parker. Get up close and personal with characters like, Street Fighter’s Chun Li and a samurai inspired edition of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle, Leonardo! To see more of Tom aka crazyfool’s professional work, visit his blog.
If you are interested in generating your own suit of armor, be sure to check out our video tutorials inside ZClassroom. With features like Panel Loops and many others, you’ll have all the tools you need to create your very own heroes.
Ralf Stumpf climbs to the Top Row with his latest ZBrushCentral exploits. Chances are you’ve already seen Ralf’s work on the ZBrushCentral forum. Well, it’s time to take a closer look at this awesome collection of digital clay updates to his user gallery. You’ll also want to check out an intimate ZBrush artist interview with Ralf, inside our Artist Interview section. You can discover more interviews with other talented ZBrush artists inside our interviews archive.
Igor Catto leaves the pack and waves good bye to yellow brick road with his latest ZBrushCentral post. With caricatures of legendary rock and rollers like Elton and Ziggy, it’s clear that Igor knows how to strike the right chords. Be sure to get your backstage pass to his user gallery for even more up close and personal encounters with the stars! If you dig deeper, you’ll even find a short film with characters designed in ZBrush.