To Model or Not To Model
To model from scratch or not. This question has caused great debate between modellers and Poser users.
Same Base, Different Face
Here is a visual demonstration of what a good base mesh can be. All the faces in this article were built off the same base mesh, which can be downloaded at the end of this article.
A Female Touch (September 2012)
Applying a female touch to my face anatomy studies.
More ZBrush Heads (September 2012)
Practice sketches (maquettes) in Zbrush. Just testing my knowledge of Head anatomy. Many thanks to ZBrushworkshops.
Base Mesh Camp for ZBrush 4
When building 3d models I’ve seen time and time again that topology can affect how a model bends, how it looks in certain lighting and even how well it can be morphed.
In recent months I’ve been making an effort to improve my sculpting skills in Zbrush. Here are are some heads I made with ZBrush based upon the great teaching of Ryan Kingslien at Zbrushworkshops.
To view more heads…
ZBrush 4R2 – DynaMesh: Bye bye manual retopology?
DynaMesh is a new feature Of ZBrush 4 release 2 that allows the user to add to a mesh while at the same time maintaining an evenly distributed topology! What is even better about DynaMesh is that the new topology is mostly made of quads, making it easier to sculpt in ZBrush and animate in other 3D apps.
Use ZSpheres with any mesh!
ZSpheres give artists the flexibility to create while at the same time maintaining excellent edge flow. Edge flow may not matter for a static sculpt but it can have a huge impact on animating a rigged model.