Sideshow Collectibles Utilizing ZBrush in Their Pipeline
Sep 23, 2015
The annual ZBrush Summit is fast approaching and this year’s guest list is filled with a veritable who’s who of the digital sculpting world. One of this year’s presenters Sideshow Collectibles have been heavy hitters for years now and are big users of ZBrush. Sideshow sculptors Nathan Mansfield, Matthew Black and Walter O’Neal recently sat down with CGSociety to shed some light on the myths and merits of digital sculpting. The interview makes for a good read and the perfect appetizer for what’s sure to be a great presentation by the artists at Sideshow!
Read the full article at CGSociety.org
The Art of ZBrush Gallery
Sep 11, 2015
Pixologic and The Gnomon Gallery are proud to present The Art of ZBrush. This diverse collection of art is curated from the portfolios of a hand-picked selection of ZBrush artists from across the globe. These artists have each been honored with acknowledgments in the highly acclaimed ZBrushCentral Top Row Gallery, which is world-renowned for being the bar that artists strive toward for ultimate recognition of their digital sculpting skills.
The ZBrush Summit 2015 party will coincide with the Gnomon Gallery opening, offering fantastic opportunities to mingle with an eclectic mix of ZBrush experts and fans at the Gnomon campus.
The Art of ZBrush At Gnomon Gallery Opening Reception Saturday, September 26th, 2015, 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm - Click here for more info
Trojan Horse was a Unicorn Conference is Coming to Portugal
Sep 09, 2015
The Trojan Horse was a Unicorn conference is about to take over the beaches of Troia, Portugal. Located a short drive from the capital of Lisbon, the conference is regarded as one of the industry's finest gatherings. Pixologic friend Louie Tucci gives us the lowdown in this exclusive 3D Total interview. Be sure to get yourself a virtual ticket for over 90 hours of educational content and live streaming madness! THU TV is your behind the scenes pass into the belly of the beast.
Louie Tucci interview
Trojan Horse was a Unicorn website
Mold3D Academy Offering Classes for ZBrushers
Aug 28, 2015
Mold3D, best known for their 3D Printing educational content, workshops, digital products and more, has recently launched a new online platform, Mold3D Academy.
Their mission is to create one of a kind programs to educate the aspiring maker. Classes are lead by experienced designers in fields of toy design, jewelry design, product/industrial design, and prototyping for the entertainment industry.
Along with these programs, 4 new exciting ZBrush courses are being announced.
-3D Printing for ZBrush Artists
-Jewelry Design for 3D Printing
-Mastering Organic Modeling
-Intro to ZBrush Character Creation.
If you've ever wanted to learn how to create your own products, this new lineup of ZBrush courses is a great way to start!
To find out more information : mold3dacademy.com
Gnomon School of VFX presents a special workshop hosted by AnatomyTools.com
Aug 14, 2015
Hosted by AnatomyTools.com & the Gnomon School, this workshop will take place right after the 2015 ZBrush Summit from Tuesday, September 29th through Saturday, September 3rd. Work one-on-one with Andrew Cawrse & Kris Costa, two of the world’s leading artists and experts on human anatomy.
The course will include 50+ hours of incredible instruction and ZBrush demonstrations of sculpting from live models. Plus, enjoy a private tour and lecture at the BODIES Exhibit.
For more information, visit AnatomyTools.com
2015 CG Student Awards Winners Announced
Jun 29, 2015
The winners of the 2015 CG Student Awards have been announced! Pixologic helped sponsor the event which showcases excellence in computer graphics from students and recent graduates. Many careers have been started as a direct result of the competition and artists from around the world have been able to show their work via the platform which unites artists both professional and and aspiring alike. We are proud to be a part of such an exciting event that fosters creativity and originality in digital art. Check out the winners below!
2015 CG Student Awards Results
Compete in the World’s Largest Digital Art Competition Using ZBrush
Jun 11, 2015
A world class digital art competition would not be so without the use of a world class digital tool. IT’S ART is putting on their Master League art competition, and the Speed Sculpting portion will be executed using Pixologic’s own ZBrush to bring competitors’ imaginations to life. Each contestant will have one hour to create their best speed sculpt every two weeks during the qualifications using ZBrush, which has proven to be the best weapon for quickly translating the imaginations of the world’s best artists into the highest quality 3D models. With DynaMesh and the new ZModeler feature, both organic and hard surface sculpts come together faster than ever.
For details, visit http://www.itsartmag.com/features/projects/its-art-master-league/
ZBrush Summit 2015
Apr 01, 2015
Get ready for the ZBrush Summit 2015! On 25 – 27 September, Pixologic will take over LA’s prestigious Gnomon School facilities to bring you the ultimate ZBrush experience. Just like last year, attendees will be able to live and breathe ZBrush through a host of dynamic presentations and panel discussions. Plus, new to 2015 will be on-site workshops, the LIVE ZBrush Sculpt-Off Championship, and the first-ever ZBrush Awards!
If you can’t make it in person, never fear: the ZBrush Summit 2015 will be streamed live – including artist and studio presentations, artist interviews, plus competitions galore to help you win a bunch of prizes, whether you’re in LA or watching from the comfort of your home (or phone!).
Want to know more? Register your interest to stay in the loop with upcoming announcements.
Update to ZBrush 4R7 Patch 3
Mar 31, 2015
ZBrush 4R7 Patch 3 is now available for both Windows and Mac. ZRemesher, UVMaster, Decimation Master, 3D Print Exporter, FBX ExportImport, ZAppLink, SubTool Master, Noise Plugin, and GoZ have all received updates. You don’t need to update to Patch 1 or Patch 2 before installing P3 – this new version automatically includes everything from the previous patches.
It is highly recommended that ZBrush 4R7 users update to the P3 version for both Windows and Mac OS X systems. Download and installation instructions are available on ZBrush Central.
NanoTile Textures – new plug-in by Joseph Drust
Mar 26, 2015
NanoTile Textures is an unofficial plug-in by Joseph Drust that allows for the creation of tiling textures using NanoMeshes inside of ZBrush 4R7. With this new plug-in, ZBrush 4R7 users will be able to create seamless tiling textures using NanoMesh indexes, while still respecting Polypainted and textured NanoMeshes. Artists will also be able to generate ZBrush-rendered BPR, Preview, Albedo, Ambient Occlusion, Normal, Bump, Polygroup ID, and Height maps. What's more, this handy new plug-in will create 256, 512, 1024, 20148, and 4096 resolution textures.
Check out NanoTile Textures on the ZBrush Central forums for installation instructions and further information.