ZBrush Studio Projects
Realistic Game Characters
By Ryan Kingslien
Publisher: Wiley / Sybex
Final Release Date: February 2011
Pages: 288

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, andtexture—and 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 ease—and 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


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.

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