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In preparation for this summer’s Trojan Horse Was A Unicorn festival happening in Portugal, ZBsee member CarlosVidal “cooks up” a little crab meat to keep our appetites in check. Take a look at how Dynamesh, ZRemesher and UV Master come together to help finalize his designs. Visit CarlosVidal’s user gallery for more beach ready digital sculpting.
ZBSee member Steve Talkowski, aka SketchGuy’s TikiBot is the latest iteration in the SketchBot family. Check out how TikiBot came to life and learn more about designing your own vinyl toy sensation. Be sure keep up with our latest video tutorial updates inside ZClassroom. You’ll get the inside line on everything new and exciting inside ZBrush!
This “toothed wonder” could actually have walked the Earth. The entire project was sculpted using you guessed it, ZBrush! Visit ZBrusher Brahimaz’s user gallery to see this and other creatures along with a series of head bust studies. Adding fur and fibers to your digital sculpting projects is easy and fun. Visit ZClassroom to learn more about incorporating these dynamic features into your workflow.
Renaud Galand puts the rhythm “in bloom” with his latest ZBrush project. This new age disco queen comes with breakdowns gauranteed to get you up on your good foot. Check out how Dynamesh was used to create her hair and other features like MatCaps, sculpting brushes, alphas, polypainting and BPR rendering helped bring her to life. Visit Ranaud’s user gallery to see more stylized character goodness.
Fangs, wings, scales and other creepy staples are what you’ll find inside ZBSee member Swordlord’s thread. Living up to his username, the beasts have been officially “slayed” and his clients at SpecialOne are probably reveling in glory! Check out some cool animation breakdowns and a user gallery filled with more cold blooded critters than you can shake a tail at! Be sure to visit the ZBrush download center to download alphas and other useful resources designed to help add dynamic layers of realism to your work. The download center is full of community created content being used by other ZBrushers just like you.
That monkey just climbed himself onto the Top Row! ZBSee member, seid brought the big guns on this one and added a touch of furry just for good measure. Check out more of seid’s work inside his user gallery. Be sure to visit ZClassroom to push your ZBrush projects further. With features like FiberMesh explained in detail, you’ll be one step closer to getting your “digital fur” groove on.
The cold may have thawed out across most of the country but the Winter Soldier is ready for a fight! Check out ZBSee member artsunshine’s latest addition to the ZBrush universe. Old “cap” has his sights set on a battle of epic proportions. Gameloft presents their mobile version, “Captain America: The Winter Soldier” available on Android, iPhone and iPad. If you want to see more character art from this and other Gameloft titles, be sure to visit the RedSteam Creative Studio. There’s a whole host of heroes and heroins waiting to be discovered. When your ready to come in from the cold, visit artsunshine’s user gallery.
The Spider-Man franchise continues to weave a web through movie theaters. The latest iteration of everybody’s favorite “web-slinger” hit the big screen to rave reviews with the Amazing Spider-Man 2. Check out ZBSee memeber, monstermash’s renditions of Spidey and a new take on the Rhino. These concepts were developed for the Aaron Sims Company and helped formulate new looks for the characters in the film. Check out more of Jared’s ZBrush work inside his user gallery.
The world turns in strange ways from time to time. The most recent oddity we’ve come across is a 3D print “while you shop” solution from the UK based grocery chain ASDA. You read that right. Get a virtual double of yourself printed in store while your stocking up on carrots and milk. Check it out for yourself and see how ZBrush is playing a hand in helping to get you and your “mini body double” out of the store in record time.