Learn to sculpt and chisel like the masters using ZBrush 4 and this beautiful, full-color guide. Sculptor and designer Scott Spencer blends cutting-edge technology with artistry to show you how to use ZBrush to create fascinating characters limited only by your imagination.
You'll learn new ZBrush 4 brushes and brush controls, how to sketch complex forms with ZSketch, cool ways to costume your characters, and much more. Above all, you'll master time-honored concepts such as sculpting gesture and sighting proportion—techniques that will help you become a better artist, no matter what the medium.
Bridge the transition from traditional to digital sculpting
Get familiar with ZBrush 4 sculpting tools
Learn valuable techniques for detailing, texture painting, and rendering
Explore ZSpheres, polygon meshes, and adaptive skins
Design a lion's head, a character bust, a biped figure, a raygun, and more
Create animations with the timeline, and export videos and highly rendered images from ZBrush
Gain valuable insights and tips from guest artists throughout the book