Get real and give your game memorable characters
How do you create unforgettable characters for today's games?Pick up ZBrush and follow the anatomy lessons and studio-savvy tipsin this insightful guide. Using ZBrush's rich toolkit and his ownexperience as founder of zbrushworkshops.com and as a former ZBrushproduct manager, Ryan Kingslien helps you hone the techniquesyou'll need to create human characters with compelling faces,bodies, clothing, and weaponry.
You'll learn by doing a series of projects that encompassesanatomy, sculpting, proportion, gesture, color, andtextureand master techniques straight from the studio.Discover what to do, what not to do, and how to make your gamecharacters breathtakingly real with this must-have guide.
Get comfortable with key ZBrush 4 tools
Tackle the complexity of the human form with easy-to-followprojects
Master human body and facial anatomy
Sculpt eyes, noses, brows, and mouths with easeand paintskin texture, exotic eye makeup, and brilliant color
Build killer weaponry and costumes that draw players back againand again
Apply pictures to models using photo reference, with the newSpotlight tool
Connect seamlessly with Photoshop® and spot-fix texturefiles
Learn the anatomy of the face
Use Transpose to pose your models
Create realistic clothing and wrinkles
Sculpt hard surfaces using Clip brushes
VALUABLE COMPANION DVD
The DVD includes all the project files and other support filesyou need to complete the projects in the book, as well as videoinstruction on key topics.