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!
Take your industrial design skills further with this in-depth look at automotive design. Car Stylus: Digital Tools & Techniques for Vehicle designers is a website dedicated to advancing your skills in the areas of vehicle and industrial design. With a mantra “geared” toward helping designers master the newest and latest tools, Car Stylus ensures “that busy designers get timely tips, tricks and techniques that’ll help improve digital workflows.” The video tutorials are thorough and hammer home key concepts that will no doubt help with your next project. For even more industrial design tutorials, check out our latest video series on designing a futuristic helmet.
Everyday millions of toys ride trucks to the shelves of toy stores around the world. This latest post reminds us that no matter how big or small, ZBrush helps to make some of those toys a reality. Be sure to check out more toy designs inside ZBSee member devoid’s user gallery.
Mariano Steiner turns it loose with his latest ZBSee thread. Check out this high-caliber “digital clay” bad guy, along with a whole host of other ZBrush projects inside his user gallery. Mariano even shares some of his process for making accessories and rendering his final image. Learn more about taking your ZBrush projects further by visiting ZClassroom.
ZBSee member Aidin Salsabili recently shared news about an Iranian virtual museum exhibit. Check out Aidin’s videos for a behind the scenes look at the process used to create these priceless artifacts. Aidin’s user gallery will keep you busy exploring countless artifacts recreated using ZBrush.
This latest addition to the world of ZBSee has us all up in arms. Disney’s Gargoyles franchise is an old time favorite around here. Rodrigo.G delivers the goods by bringing Ryan Lang’s Lexington concept to life inside ZBrush! You’ll see a breakdown of the process used to build the model and lots of other cool characters waiting for you inside his user gallery. Be sure to visit Rodrigo.G’s homepage for more digital clay excitement.
ZBSee member ArTooRo, recently shared a post featuring the game Nitro Nation produced by Creative Mobile Games. Platige Image handled the cinematic work for the trailer which features an all out duel between two modern American Muscle cars. Take a closer look at the anatomy of a cinematic trailer with this informative thread. ArTooRo’s included a break down of the “clean up” process used to create the female racer.
The ever popular “monster” in Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein recently received the reboot treatment. This latest installment sees the famed monster sharing the screen with some new beasts in the form of Gargoyles. ZBrush was instrumental in helping artists at Iloura formulate the initial concept designs and finalizing the proportions, anatomy and surface textures for these new allies. Oops, there’s a spoiler! You can read about the making of I, Frankenstein by visiting the ARTofVFX website.
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ZBrushCentral artist jpericles recently found a spot on the Top Row with his subtle rendition of the male figure. Be sure to check out the Top Row gallery for more incredible ZBrush sculptures. Visit jpericles user gallery to see more digital sculpting goodness.
The ZBrush User Group meeting at the Zagreb Design Week is coming up, and the lineup of artists has just been posted. User Group Meetings are always the place to absorb knowledge, pick up useful tips and tricks and discover the power of bringing your designs to life. They provide an intimate way to maximize your use of ZBrush while showcasing workflows and methods used by the pros.
Join us at TDZG2014 where Boonar Studio presents lectures by David Bentley, Ben Mauro and many others. The event takes place April 23-27 in Zagreb, Croatia.
Find out more info about the event and about the presenter at our Zagreb UGM Page.