CREATE DIGITAL SCULPTURES THAT ASTOUND
Design remarkably realistic creatures, people, and objects using ZBrush and the new edition of this top-selling book. ZBrush might seem intimidating at first, but professional Hollywood animator and ZBrush artist Eric Keller combines his firsthand experience with detailed, step-by-step explanations to make you feel right at home with the interface and tools.
The book reinforces the core concepts of ZBrush through fun, hands-on tutorials that will help you achieve amazing results. Whether you're a digital-art novice or a professional designer seeking to add ZBrush 4 to your toolkit, Introducing ZBrush 4 is the book to get you there.
Understand ZBrush's unique sculpting and painting technology
Take a tour of ZBrush 4's innovative interface and powerful toolkit
Work with digital clay and effectively use the full array of sculpting brushes
Master ZSpheres for armature and ZSketching for creating meshes
Explore exciting new tools for creating hard surface objects
Learn how to set lighting, create materials, and render in ZBrush
Create animated turntables within ZBrush to show off your work
VALUABLE COMPANION DVD
The DVD includes example files and models to help guide you through each lesson, as well as movies to show you the sculpting techniques used to create many of the digital sculptures.
Render fur and fiber
Add realistic lighting and materials to your models
Master detailing and texturing techniques