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Altering Body Weight in ZBrush

by Lee Magalhaes

Throughout this ZBrush tutorial we'll explore how to sculpt models to look more realistic by understanding fat allocation on the human body. Software required: ZBrush 4R6.

What you'll learn

Throughout this ZBrush tutorial we'll explore how to sculpt models to look more realistic by understanding fat allocation on the human body. We'll aim to challenge your anatomy skills and make you think outside the box in regards to what is 'realism' by adding weight to our characters. First we'll focus on character archetypes, then move on to studying where fat deposits on the body and more importantly how it differs in men and women. By the end of this ZBrush training you'll have expanded your knowledge of the human body and be ahead of the curve when it comes to adding realism to your sculpts. Software required: ZBrush 4R6.

About the author

Lee Magalhães graduated from the Istituto Europeu di Design (IED) in São Paulo with a bachelor’s degree in Digital & Virtual Design. He is currently a freelance 3D artist and has worked on a variety of projects in the industry, from basemesh models for Mudbox releases to high quality models for movies and games. He focuses on character art, anatomy, and digital sculpting.

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