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Photogrammetry in Memento and ZBrush

by Justin Marshall

In this course, we'll learn how to create a 3D model from a series of photographs. Software required: Memento, ZBrush 4R7.

What you'll learn

In this course, we'll learn how to create a 3D model from a series of photographs. The process of photogrammetry can be a great way to create 3D models from reality instead of using costly scanners. Memento offers a great way to submit your photos for mesh creation and some nice tools for analyzing and editing the resulting mesh. Once we have a raw mesh, we'll look at how we can use it to create a retopologized mesh with textures in ZBrush. We'll then use ZBrush's sculpting and painting tools to clean up the surface of the mesh as well as the color textures. After finishing this Memento tutorial, you'll know the fundamentals of creating your own 3D models from photos. Software required: Memento, ZBrush 4R7.

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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