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Architectural Detailing in ZBrush

by Justin Marshall

In this ZBrush tutorial, we will learn teachniques for interior/exterior architectural detailing in ZBrush Building and detailing environments can be a time consuming process.

What you'll learn

In this ZBrush tutorial, we will learn teachniques for interior/exterior architectural detailing in ZBrush Building and detailing environments can be a time consuming process. To finish your models, you might need to create texture maps, either derived from photos, procedurally generated or hand painted. Adding higher resolution detail, like bricks or stone, to your interior and exterior models can be challenging as well. ZBrush can make this process a little bit easier. We'll start by creating a seamless brick texture that we can apply to our geometry. We'll look at using the Projection Master to quickly add detail to our models. We'll use Noise to interactively dial in some specific patterns, like a knockdown wall texture. We'll also look at building individual elements using primitive geometry that we can then append to our model. Once you're done with the tutorial, you'll have a better understanding of some of the tools you can use to detail your environments in ZBrush and a few ideas to get you going.

About the author

Justin thrives as a lead modeling author at Pluralsight. Growing up, Justin found a deep interest for the computer graphics industry after watching movies like Jurassic Park, Toy Story, and The Abyss. His ambition would lead him to work at Sony Imageworks in Los Angeles on movies like Monster House and Surf's Up. Justin has also had numerous articles, tutorials, and images published in 3D World and 3D Artist. As an author, Justin enjoys collaborating with fellow authors, especially on project... more

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