Pablander takes us on a journey into the depths of the forest. It’s a good thing he’s provided a breakdown of how we’ll get there. Check out his latest ZBSee post to see how this winter wonderland and its strange inhabitant came to life. The piece was modeled using Dynamesh and the fur was created with Fibermesh. Pablander even rendered the final image using the BPR rendering capabilities found inside ZBrush. Overall, we’d say it’s a fairy tale come true.
Hossein Diba draws inspiration for his Top Row winner from what looks like a “Taxi Driver” era DeNiro. To find out if he’s “talkin’ to you”, visit Hossein’s user gallery. You’ll get a breakdown of Hossein’s workflow and see how to generate everything from eyes to hair. Take advantage of our video tutorial library inside ZClassroom.
Farhadnojumi recently shared some of his professional work with the team at the Alzahra Visual Effects Studio with the community here on ZBrushCentral. The pieces are from a project called, “Cheetoz 2″. Farhad’s user gallery features a dynamic range of character work. Be sure to stop in and check out more of his ZBrush handy work. Visit the Alzahra VFX website to see more of their animation projects.
The Beatles hit American shores in the 1960′s and changed the way we listened to music. This Rhino beetle will change the way you see bugs. ZBrushCentral member, RossMccabe delivers a “whole lotta Rosie” with his first post. Check out more renders of the this small earth dweller inside his user gallery. If it’s bugs your into, be sure to check out fellow ZBSee member Eric Keller aka robotball’s latest DVD from the Gnomon Workshop, “Hyper-Reel Insect Design”.
We’re back with another automotive inspired “digital clay” breakdown. This time, the CarStylus team presents everything you’ll need to create wheel designs inside ZBrush. Whether you’re into rat-rods, muscle cars or high output prototype racers, this video should help you burn serious amounts of digital rubber! If you are looking for more industrial design tutorials, be sure to check out our latest video series on designing a futuristic helmet. We’ve produced over 25 video tutorials inside ZClassroom to help you take your industrial designs to the next level.
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.
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.
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?
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.
The annual Game Artisans ComicCon Challenge has come and gone. Yes, it’s hard to believe that another year of comic book action has already passed us by! This ZBSee post features an incredible collection of work created for the epic challenge. Visit our dedicated forum space for a walk down memory lane and your chance to see all the incredible ZBrush work leading up to the final days of the contest. ZBSee members Ballo, joymepls, Stepanchikov, Danpetro and CgNara landed themselves at the top of the superhero heap. They placed first through fifth respectively. It looks like ZBrush helped these artists land a crushing blow!